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Writer Steve Rudnick, Emily Wilson, Margee Magee and Angeli Millan
Director Matt Sohn
Guests Jason Bateman and Pentatonix
Premiere November 9, 2015 (Citytv)
November 10, 2015 (ABC)

"Pig's in a Blackout" is the seventh episode of the 2015 television series The Muppets.


Kermit is feeling the pressure at work so he goes to a private yoga retreat where he runs into a stressed out Jason Bateman. Meanwhile Scooter must run the show while Kermit is away and things go from bad to worse. Scooter starts to lose all faith until Gonzo steps in to help him out.



Muppet Characters:

Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie BearGonzo, Scooter, Rizzo the Rat, Pepe the King Prawn, Rowlf the DogSweetums, Big Mean Carl, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Beaker, Bobo the Bear, Animal, Janice, Zoot, Sam the Eagle, Yolanda Rat, Denise, Uncle Deadly, The Swedish Chef, Chip, Statler and Waldorf

Background Muppets:

Andy and Randy Pig, Beautiful Day Monster, Crazy Harry, Dr. Teeth, Floyd Pepper, Lips


(see full episode credits)

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  • The title of the episode is a play on the phrase "Pigs in a blanket."
  • Originally, Kermit's line in response to his new, backyard swamp referred to it as "a little piece of the past."[1] In the televised version, he instead calls it "a little piece of home."

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