Hudson astronaut suit
PERFORMER Jim Henson
DEBUT 1975
DESIGN John Lovelady designer

Rex (named in MOMI-SexViolenceNamesthe script as well as the character design[1]) is a humanoid astronaut who is trapped by a bunch of alien pigs in the "Return to Beneath the Planet of the Pigs" sketch on The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence.

In dialogue, when Rex impersonates a pig butler, the pigs call him "Hudson," in reference to Upstairs, Downstairs.

Sources

  1. "8/13/1974 – ‘Get final OK from ABC regarding deal – pilot – after school consultant and film development.’", Jim Henson's Red Book, August 15, 2014
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