Issue #1: Winter 1983

Muppet Round-Ups

Floyd's Record Rap as told to Marianne Meyer

The Go-Go's, Linda Ronstadt, the Doobie Brothers, the Eagles, Miss Piggy's Aerobique Exercise Workout Album, The Muppet Love Song Album (unreleased)

At the Movies with Statler and Waldorf as told to Bill McKay

Something Wicked This Way Comes, Airplane II: The Sequel, Trenchcoat, The Trail of the Pink Panther, Tex, The Outsiders, Heidi's Song, Twice Upon a Time, The Dark Crystal

Rowlf On Books as told to Donna Bass

The Amazing Amazeman, Secrets of the Super Athletes: Football Tips for Fans and Players, The Kids' Whole Fortune Catalog, The Black Stallion Returns, A Dictionary of American Pop/Rock, Grown-Ups and Other Problems: Help for Small People in a Big World, Basic Fun: Computer Games, Puzzles, and Problems Children Can Write, Kermit's Garden of Verses, Miss Piggy's Calendar of Calendars


  • "Newsbreakers"
News covering the Muppet Magazine launch party, casting for Grease III, and a spoof cover of Rolling Stone featuring Animal.
  • "A Special Preview"
One-page preview for The Dark Crystal and The Tale of the Dark Crystal
Kermit interviews Robin Williams with comments from (and photos with) Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy
Green Christmas, Please Rest Ye Grumpy Gentlemen, Fozzie the Showman, Wreck the Malls
Pac-Man inspired maze
Pages from the journal of Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, featuring Beaker
Gonzo stars as the title alien, seen mostly in shadows, with Kermit in the Elliot role. Piggy plays "Mom," Fozzie Bear substitutes for Michael, Annie Sue fills in as Gertie, Bunsen and Beaker play the scientists, and Statler appears as the biology teacher. Also appearing: Animal, Scooter, Janice, Rowlf, and on TV, Ernie and Bert.
  • "Greene Meets Green"
Robin the Frog interviews Joe Greene as told by Andrew Ames
  • "Fozzie's Night Out"
Fozzie attends the 10th anniversary of the comedy club Catch a Falling Star and meets Pat Benatar, Gabe Kaplan, Billy Crystal, David Brenner, and Robin Williams.
Susan Lucci is interviewed and appears in a Vet's Hospital photo series.
  • "It's Just What I Always Wanted..."
Thank you letters from the Muppets.
  • "The Great Muppet Look-Alike Contest"
Gene Shalit and The Swedish Chef
Richard Bassett and Beaker
Carly Simon and Janice
John Denver and Scooter
Dick Cavett and Kermit
Jon Richards and Ed Leitner, Statler and Waldorf
Ed Koch and Gonzo
Faye Dunaway and Miss Piggy

Mondo Muppet

Volume One: Undersea Oddities

Weirder Than Me

Gonzo investigates mysterious ocean creatures.

Statler and Waldorf Reveal How to Heckle Your Way Through Life

Rarely Sighted Muppets

Traditional Holiday Spoon-Hanging

featuring Gonzo and Beverly Sills from The Muppet Show episode 409

Tech Watch: True Happenings in the World of High Tech Electronics

Martian antennas, pocket-sized Sony Watchman, Mattel synsonics drums

Miss Piggy's Advice as told to Henry Beard

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