The Muppet Show
Guest Mummenschanz
Production November 23-26, 1976
Premiere 1977
Releases Best of the Muppet Show
Season One



Mummenschanz and Kermit in the Talk Spot

Miss Piggy is repulsed when Gonzo tells her that he loves her. Kermit tries to help by asking Piggy if she would like to go to dinner -- and when she accepts, he fixes her up with Gonzo. Everybody gets karate-chopped.



  • This episode marks the debut of Gonzo's trademark, rushing rapidly through camera with a WHOOSH sound effect.
  • As the last episode of the first season, this was the last episode to feature the voices of John Lovelady and Eren Ozker, and the last episode to be written and produced by Jack Burns.



Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Scooter, Rowlf the Dog, Statler and Waldorf, Floyd Pepper, George the Janitor, Mildred Huxtetter, Animal, Red-Haired Woman, Sexy Muppet, Whatnots, The Eel, Sam the Eagle, Wayne, Vendaface, The Newsman

Background Muppets:

Dr. Teeth, Janice, Zoot, Hilda, Nigel, Zelda Rose, Wanda


Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, Eel, the Newsman, and Waldorf
Frank Oz as Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam the Eagle, George the Janitor, and Mildred
Dave Goelz as Gonzo
Jerry Nelson as Floyd Pepper and Vendaface
Richard Hunt as Scooter, Wayne, Pig Dancers, and Statler
Eren Ozker as Rowlf's and Animal's dancing partners
John Lovelady as Whatnot Dancers



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