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{{episodetm|image=Reese Witherspoon Walk the Swine.jpg|writer=[[Dave Caplan]], [[Steve Rudnick]], [[Gregg Mettler]] and [[Nell Scovell]]|director=[[Randall Einhorn]]|star=[[Reese Witherspoon]]|production=|airdate=October 26, 2015 <small>([[Citytv]])</small><br>October 27, 2015 <small>([[ABC]])</small>|video=}}
 
{{episodetm|image=Reese Witherspoon Walk the Swine.jpg|writer=[[Dave Caplan]], [[Steve Rudnick]], [[Gregg Mettler]] and [[Nell Scovell]]|director=[[Randall Einhorn]]|star=[[Reese Witherspoon]]|production=|airdate=October 26, 2015 <small>([[Citytv]])</small><br>October 27, 2015 <small>([[ABC]])</small>|video=}}
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[[File:Showbiz Express - Miss Piggy & Scooter of 'The Muppets'|thumb|300px|One of the promotional interviews Miss Piggy & Scooter gave before the episode aired.]]
   
 
"'''Walk the Swine'''" is the fifth episode of the 2015 television series ''[[The Muppets (2015)|The Muppets]]''.
 
"'''Walk the Swine'''" is the fifth episode of the 2015 television series ''[[The Muppets (2015)|The Muppets]]''.
   
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
[[Miss Piggy]] and [[Reese Witherspoon]] have a heated rivalry but when the two volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, their feud escalates to a whole new level. Meanwhile, [[Fozzie]] and his girlfriend [[Becky]] hit a rough patch.
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[[Miss Piggy]] and [[Reese Witherspoon]] have a heated rivalry but when the two volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, their feud escalates to a whole new level, causing Piggy’s reputation to be shattered. In a rare moment of humility, Piggy decides to find a way to fix her mistake. Meanwhile, [[Fozzie Bear|Fozzie]] and his girlfriend [[Becky]] hit a rough patch when Fozzie starts telling jokes about her on stage, and [[Rizzo the Rat|Rizzo]] causes some car troubles for [[Scooter]].
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==Songs==
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*"[[I'm Sorry]]"
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*"[[True Colors]]"
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==Muppets==
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'''Muppet Characters:'''
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:[[Kermit the Frog]], [[Miss Piggy]], [[Fozzie Bear]], [[Gonzo]], [[Scooter]], [[Rizzo the Rat]], [[Pepe the King Prawn]], [[Bobo the Bear]], [[Sam the Eagle]], [[Uncle Deadly]], [[Sweetums]], [[Floyd Pepper]], [[Dr. Teeth]], [[Zoot]]
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'''Background Muppets:'''
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:[[Andy and Randy Pig]], [[Angel Marie]], [[Animal]], [[Beauregard]], [[Beautiful Day Monster]], [[Behemoth]], [[Dr. Bunsen Honeydew]], [[Chip]], [[Janice]], [[Lips]]
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==Credits==
 
==Credits==
 
{{TM2015-Credits}}
 
{{TM2015-Credits}}
* Story by: [[Dave Caplan]] & [[Steve Rudnick]]
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* Story by: [[Dave Caplan]] & [[Steve Rudnick]]
 
* Written by: [[Gregg Mettler]] & [[Nell Scovell]]
 
* Written by: [[Gregg Mettler]] & [[Nell Scovell]]
 
* Directed by: [[Randall Einhorn]]
 
* Directed by: [[Randall Einhorn]]
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'''Muppet Performers:'''
 
'''Muppet Performers:'''
* [[Bill Barretta]]
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* [[Bill Barretta]] as Pepe the King Prawn, Bobo the Bear and Dr. Teeth
* [[Dave Goelz]]
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* [[Dave Goelz]] as Gonzo
* [[Eric Jacobson]]
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* [[Eric Jacobson]] as Miss Piggy. Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle
 
* [[Peter Linz]]
 
* [[Peter Linz]]
* [[David Rudman]]
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* [[David Rudman]] as Scooter
* [[Matt Vogel]]
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* [[Matt Vogel]] as Floyd Pepper, Uncle Deadly and Sweetums
* [[Steve Whitmire]]
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* [[Steve Whitmire]] as Kermit the Frog and Rizzo the Rat
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'''Additional Muppet Performers:'''
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* [[Julianne Buescher]], [[Tim Lagasse]], [[Bruce Lanoil]], [[Mike Quinn]], [[Michelan Sisti]]
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==Gallery==
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<gallery widths=150 orientation=landscape spacing=small>
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Walk_the_swine_01.jpg
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Walk_the_swine_02.jpg
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Walk_the_swine_03.jpg
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Walk_the_swine_04.jpg
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Walk_the_swine_05.jpg
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TheMuppets-S01E05-UncleDeadly-UmbrellaBunsen-Kermit.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-RizzoDriving.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-ScooterAirbag.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-KermitWorried.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-ScooterHyperventilating.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-PiggyPuppeteeringKermit.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-Piggy'sLimo.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-JokeWarehouse-Fozzie.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-JokeWarehouse.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-PiggyWorkingIt.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-Piggy&Reese-Oops.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-BeckyPayback.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-PiggySunglasses.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-SadLittlePiggy.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-Scooter-Sam-Bobo-Kermit.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-ElectricMayhem.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-PiggyOnDesk.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-DrTeeth.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-PiggyPosing.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-KermitDispleased.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-Piggy&Dancers.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-Zoot&Lips.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-PiggyGlitter.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-PiggyMicDrop.png
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TheMuppets-S01E05-Fozzie&Becky.png
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</gallery>
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==Notes==
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* The title of the episode is a play on the idiom "[[wiktionary:walk the line|Walk the Line]]" which refers to maintaining an intermediate position or exercising self-control. It is also the title of a popular [[Johnny Cash]] song, as well as a biopic of Cash, which starred Witherspoon.
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*Miss Piggy and Scooter gave a couple of promotional interviews before the episode aired, referencing Piggy's feud with Reese Witherspoon, Kermit's relationship with Denise, as well as the future (and nature) of the show.<ref>[http://abc7ny.com/1052765/ ABC 7 (New York) Eyewitness News - Miss Piggy and Scooter talk about 'The Muppets'] (2015-10-27)</ref><ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4RACuF9fSE KTNV Channel 13 (Las Vegas) - Miss Piggy & Scooter talk about 'The Muppets'] (2015-10-27)</ref><ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UbHrh-HYPU YouTube - Showbiz Express - Miss Piggy & Scooter of 'The Muppets'] (2015-10-27)</ref>
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*This is the only episode of the series that does not feature [[Yolanda Rat]].
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==Sources==
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<references />
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{{Ep-nav|prev="[[Episode 104: Pig Out|Pig Out]]"|next="[[Episode 106: The Ex-Factor|The Ex-Factor]]"}}
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Latest revision as of 03:24, September 13, 2019

the muppets.
Reese Witherspoon Walk the Swine
Writer Dave Caplan, Steve Rudnick, Gregg Mettler and Nell Scovell
Director Randall Einhorn
Guests Reese Witherspoon
Premiere October 26, 2015 (Citytv)
October 27, 2015 (ABC)
Showbiz Express - Miss Piggy & Scooter of 'The Muppets'

Showbiz Express - Miss Piggy & Scooter of 'The Muppets'

One of the promotional interviews Miss Piggy & Scooter gave before the episode aired.

"Walk the Swine" is the fifth episode of the 2015 television series The Muppets.

PlotEdit

Miss Piggy and Reese Witherspoon have a heated rivalry but when the two volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, their feud escalates to a whole new level, causing Piggy’s reputation to be shattered. In a rare moment of humility, Piggy decides to find a way to fix her mistake. Meanwhile, Fozzie and his girlfriend Becky hit a rough patch when Fozzie starts telling jokes about her on stage, and Rizzo causes some car troubles for Scooter.

SongsEdit

MuppetsEdit

Muppet Characters:

Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Scooter, Rizzo the Rat, Pepe the King Prawn, Bobo the Bear, Sam the Eagle, Uncle Deadly, Sweetums, Floyd Pepper, Dr. Teeth, Zoot

Background Muppets:

Andy and Randy Pig, Angel Marie, Animal, Beauregard, Beautiful Day Monster, Behemoth, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Chip, Janice, Lips

CreditsEdit

(see full episode credits)

Guest stars:

Muppet Performers:

Additional Muppet Performers:

GalleryEdit

NotesEdit

  • The title of the episode is a play on the idiom "Walk the Line" which refers to maintaining an intermediate position or exercising self-control. It is also the title of a popular Johnny Cash song, as well as a biopic of Cash, which starred Witherspoon.
  • Miss Piggy and Scooter gave a couple of promotional interviews before the episode aired, referencing Piggy's feud with Reese Witherspoon, Kermit's relationship with Denise, as well as the future (and nature) of the show.[1][2][3]
  • This is the only episode of the series that does not feature Yolanda Rat.

SourcesEdit

  1. ABC 7 (New York) Eyewitness News - Miss Piggy and Scooter talk about 'The Muppets' (2015-10-27)
  2. KTNV Channel 13 (Las Vegas) - Miss Piggy & Scooter talk about 'The Muppets' (2015-10-27)
  3. YouTube - Showbiz Express - Miss Piggy & Scooter of 'The Muppets' (2015-10-27)


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