Over the years, the Muppet community has had many conflicts which have become fights and brawls. Miss Piggy and Animal, for instance, are particularly violent, but other Muppets, or guest stars, can pick a fight too.

The Muppet Show

Some female guests stars like Rita Moreno, Connie Stevens, Ruth Buzzi or Raquel Welch proved they weren't "the weaker sex", and in the first season, the Panel Discussions were often the occasion of epic battles.

  • Episode 107 - The Panel Discussion turns into confusion, and Miss Piggy fights Muppy, who was attacking Kermit.
  • Episode 109 - In the Panel Discussion, “What is Man’s Role in the Universe ?” (with Gonzo, Sam the Eagle, Hilda and Mildred Huxtetter ), Gonzo takes every phrase literally, to the great displeasure of the other featured guests. The Panel Discussion finally turns once again into a general chaos.
  • Episode 205 - The Koozebanian Phoob turns into a double of Kermit, and claims he is the real Kermit the Frog. A big fight ensues, between the real Kermit and his clone.
  • Episode 213 - Miss Piggy and Link Hogthrob sing “La Ci Darem La Mano”. They get into a rivalry, and upstage each other and hit each other. Miss Piggy bumps Link with her halberd, and Link ripostes, knocking Miss Piggy with his shield.
  • Episode 221 - Kermit advises Animal to find a hobby to calm down. The fiery drummer listens this advice : he wrestles with alligators.
  • Episode 405 - Gonzo and his chickens brave Link Hogthrob and his louts pigs, singing "Macho Man". Gonzo's gang wins the battle, the pigs hoist the white flag.
  • Episode 411 - During the show's closing, after the final song "United We Stand", the Muppets get into a clash (Gonzo : "Miss Piggy, you're standing on my foot !" Miss Piggy : "The whip is back !" Scooter : "Hey, don't call me whip !") in contradiction with the lyrics of the song.

Sesame Street

  • Episode 0746 - Count von Count hires Ernie to answer his phone. But when it rings, the Count wants to count the rings, and prevents Ernie from picking up the phone. The Count wants to count, and Ernie wants to pick up, so a fight ensues.
  • Episode 0758 - While Kermit is getting ready to interview the Seven Dwarfs, Count Von Count rushes into their house to count them, and makes a fighting mess.



  • The Muppets Go Hollywood - Rita Moreno is involved in Muppet battles again. Animal, always women maniac, wrestles with her, shouting "Women ! Women !". Then, when she does her impression of Carmen Miranda, her dancers partners, the Mutations, push and mistreat her. The exasperated Rita points her fists towards them, ready to fight.

The Muppets


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