|Writer||Nell Scovell, Emily Wilson, Bob Kushell and Steve Rudnick|
|Premiere|| November 2, 2015 (Citytv)|
November 3, 2015 (ABC)
"The Ex-Factor" is the sixth episode of the 2015 television series The Muppets.
Kermit is scrambling to find the perfect birthday gift for Denise, so he turns to Miss Piggy for help. Meanwhile, Kristin Chenoweth agrees to do a gig with The Electric Mayhem and inadvertently causes a rift between the band.
- Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Scooter, Denise, Rizzo the Rat, Pepe the King Prawn, Statler and Waldorf, Bobo the Bear, Dr. Teeth, Animal, Floyd Pepper, Janice, Zoot, Lips, Uncle Deadly, Yolanda Rat, Chip
- Story by: Nell Scovell & Emily Wilson
- Written by: Bob Kushell & Steve Rudnick
- Directed by: Randall Einhorn
- Kristin Chenoweth as herself
- Bill Barretta as Dr. Teeth, Bobo and Pepe
- Julianne Buescher as Denise and Yolanda
- Dave Goelz as Gonzo, Waldorf, Zoot and Chip
- Eric Jacobson as Miss Piggy and Animal
- Peter Linz
- David Rudman as Scooter and Janice
- Matt Vogel as Floyd and Uncle Deadly
- Steve Whitmire as Kermit, Statler, Lips and Rizzo
Additional Muppet Performers:
- The title of the episode is a play on the idiom "the X factor" which refers to an unknown or hard-to-define influence or a factor with unknown or unforeseeable consequences. It is also the title of a reality talent-competition show.
- In this episode Scooter mentions his mom has a boyfriend named Ken.
- This is one of two episodes of the series (the other being "Going Going Gonzo") that does not feature Fozzie Bear. Additionally it is also the only episode that does not feature Bunsen, Beaker, Sam Eagle, and Sweetums.
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