Most Voted Titles With Jim Henson


1. Labyrinth (1986)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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50 Metascore

A selfish 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.

Writers: Dennis Lee, Jim Henson, Terry Jones | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Votes: 94,680 | Gross: $12.73M

2. The Muppets (2011)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.1
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75 Metascore

A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.

Writers: Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson | Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

Votes: 75,036 | Gross: $88.63M

3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas.

Writers: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Bobby Herbeck, Todd W. Langen | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, David Forman

Votes: 69,662 | Gross: $135.27M

4. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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60 Metascore

Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Writer: John Landis | Director: John Landis | Stars: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne

Votes: 64,121

5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)

PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last canister of the ooze that created the Turtles, with which Shredder wants to unleash an army of new mutants.

Writers: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Todd W. Langen | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti, Leif Tilden

Votes: 42,676 | Gross: $78.66M

6. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.2
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On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Writers: David Odell, Jim Henson | Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 41,552

7. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Jerry Juhl | Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 33,776 | Gross: $27.28M

8. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 32,777

9. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.7
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69 Metascore

Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.

Writers: Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 25,408 | Gross: $76.66M

10. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Allan Scott | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 24,419 | Gross: $10.36M

11. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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61 Metascore

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Writers: James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson | Director: James Bobin | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 24,206 | Gross: $51.18M

12. Newsies (1992)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Family, History

6.9
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46 Metascore

A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

Writers: Bob Tzudiker, Noni White | Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret

Votes: 15,439 | Gross: $2.82M

13. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.

Writers: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses, Frank Oz | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 15,167

14. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.5
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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 14,759

15. Dinosaurs (1991–1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TVs, fridges, etc. The only humans around are cavemen, who are viewed as pets and wild animals.

Creators: Michael Jacobs, Bob Young | Stars: Stuart Pankin, Jessica Walter, Jason Willinger, Leif Tilden

Votes: 12,483

16. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

7.2
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Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.

Writers: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses, Jerry Juhl, Jack Rose | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 9,867

17. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 8,028

18. Into the Night (1985)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Koslow | Director: John Landis | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stacey Pickren, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 7,799 | Gross: $6.70M

19. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: Karen Prell, Gerard Parkes, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 4,174

20. The Muppets. (2015–2016)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.6
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Jim Henson's loveable puppets return to the small screen in this mockumentary-style series that follows their personal and professional lives.

Creators: Bob Kushell, Bill Prady | Stars: Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson, Bill Barretta, Peter Linz

Votes: 4,068

21. Follow That Bird (1985)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

Writers: Tony Geiss, Judy Freudberg | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

Votes: 3,415

22. Muppet Babies (1984–1991)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Family

7.6
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The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery.

Creators: Jim Henson, Jeffrey Scott | Stars: Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien, Russi Taylor

Votes: 2,924

23. The Storyteller (1987– )

225 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Votes: 2,881

24. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)

47 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.2
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.

Writer: Jerry Juhl | Directors: Peter Harris, Eric Till | Stars: Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen

Votes: 2,375

25. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977 TV Movie)

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.4
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A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Writers: Lillian Hoban, Russell Hoban, Jerry Juhl | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Marilyn Sokol, Dave Goelz

Votes: 2,196

26. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.5
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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

Votes: 2,154

27. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 2,100

28. 60 Minutes (1968– )

60 min | Documentary, News

7.6
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A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.

Creator: Don Hewitt | Stars: Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft, Morley Safer

Votes: 2,035

29. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,039

30. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990 TV Mini-Series)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.3
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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Creator: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

Votes: 1,006

31. Muppet*vision 3-D (1991)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

8.4
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Muppet*vision 3-D, more appropriately, 4-D, can only be seen at the Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL and also at California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort, ... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Prady | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 988

32. Fraggle Rock (1987–1988)

TV-Y | Animation, Family

7.5
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An animated version of Jim Henson's classic series.

Stars: Michael Laskin, Patricia Parris, Rob Paulsen, Stu Rosen

Votes: 851

33. The Christmas Toy (1986 TV Movie)

50 min | Family, Musical

8.1
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When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ... See full summary »

Writer: Laura Phillips | Director: Eric Till | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 795

34. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.4
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga, Ron Claiborne

Votes: 781

35. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 735

36. The Arsenio Hall Show (1989–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.4
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Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show.

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Burton Richardson, Michael Wolff, Sinbad

Votes: 570

37. NBC Experiment in Television (1967–1971)
Episode: The Cube (1969)

53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A man is trapped inside a mysterious cube.

Writers: Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Richard Schaal, Hugh Webster, Rex Sevenoaks, Jack Van Evera

Votes: 551

38. Time Piece (1965)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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A surreal stream of consciousness montage about time and related bizarreness.

Writer: Jim Henson | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Enid Cafritz, Dennis Paget, Jim Hutchison

Votes: 497

39. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.8
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

Writers: Jon Stone, Joseph A. Bailey | Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 452

40. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Pig Girls Don't Cry (2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.4
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Miss Piggy is livid when Kermit books Elizabeth Banks as a guest on her late-night talk show; and Fozzie meets his girlfriend's parents in the premiere of this mockumentary-style series starring Jim Henson's loveable puppets.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson, Peter Linz

Votes: 420

41. John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979 TV Movie)

50 min | Family, Comedy, Music

8.0
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In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday songs.

Writers: Herbert Baker, Bob Finkel | Director: Tony Charmoli | Stars: John Denver, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 414

42. Inside the Labyrinth (1986 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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A behind-the-scenes look at the David Bowie film Labyrinth (1986), also featuring director Jim Henson and co-star Jennifer Connelly.

Writer: Jim Henson | Director: Desmond Saunders | Stars: Jim Henson, David Bowie, Charles Augins, Brian Henson

Votes: 404

43. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 388

44. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 388

45. Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow (2015 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Adventure, Family

5.8
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The Emmerson family heads to the quaint town of Turkey Hollow to visit Aunt Cly. Tim and Annie quickly grow bored without the Internet, and soon try to track the howling hoodoo, an elusive monster the locals dismiss as a legend.

Writers: Tim Burns, Christopher Baldi, Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl, Kirk R. Thatcher | Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Jay Harrington, Graham Verchere, Genevieve Buechner

Votes: 342

46. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Hostile Makeover (2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.5
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In an attempt to improve one of Miss Piggy's notorious foul moods, Kermit arranges for Josh Groban to be her date to the People's Choice Awards, but he soon begins to interfere with the show.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson, Peter Linz, David Rudman

Votes: 306

47. Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

8.1
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Frog and princess, both cursed by a witch, figure out how to break each other's spell.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Trudy Young, Gordon Thomson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 277

48. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Muppets at Walt Disney World (1990)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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Kermit and his friends tour the theme park as the future members of the Disney family.

Writer: Jerry Juhl | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Charles Grodin, Raven-Symoné, Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Votes: 263

49. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, David Brenner, Sergio Franchi

Votes: 262

50. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Bear Left Then Bear Write (2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.4
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Kermit gives Fozzie advice that the bear, as usual, goes extreme to heed, so Nick Offerman offers the gang a helping hand. Meanwhile, Christina Applegate is the guest on Miss Piggy's late night talk show.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Eric Jacobson, Peter Linz, David Rudman, Matt Vogel

Votes: 260

51. The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986 TV Movie)

Family, Musical

8.2
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Bean Bunny is too small to be useful (says his brother) to help prepare for the Bunny Picnic, so he wanders off and sees a legendary persecutor of all rabbits: the farmer's dog. But nobody ... See full summary »

Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson | Directors: Jim Henson, David G. Hillier | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Richard Hunt, Camille Bonora, Ron Mueck

Votes: 251

52. The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.7
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The original Muppet Show Pilot. The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins.

Writers: Marshall Brickman, Jon Stone, Norman Stiles, Jim Henson | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 249

53. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Pig Out (2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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The gang runs into Ed Helms on a crazy night out at Rowlf's Tavern, where they dust off their favorite karaoke. But Kermit is annoyed when no one shows up for work the next day. Meanwhile, Fozzie has an unfortunate accident.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Peter Linz, David Rudman, Matt Vogel, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 245

54. The Jim Henson Hour (1989– )

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

Stars: Jim Henson, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Dave Goelz

Votes: 231

55. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: George Carlin/Billy Preston/Janis Ian (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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The host for the episode is George Carlin, and the musical guests are Billy Preston and Janis Ian. The skits for this episode are as follows: an ESL teacher gives increasingly bizarre ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Beatts, Chevy Chase, Al Franken, Tom Davis, Lorne Michaels, Rosie Shuster, Garrett Morris, Michael O'Donoghue, Herbert Sargent, Tom Schiller, Alan Zweibel, Albert Brooks | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: George Carlin, Janis Ian, Billy Preston, Albert Brooks

Votes: 226

56. Big Bird in China (1983 TV Movie)

75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese ... See full summary »

Writers: Jon Stone, Joseph A. Bailey | Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Brian Muehl, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 221

57. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Walk the Swine (2015)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.6
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Miss Piggy and Reese Witherspoon have a heated rivalry, but when the two volunteer for Habitat for Humanity their feud escalates to a whole new level. Meanwhile, Fozzie and his girlfriend Becky hit a rough patch.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: David Rudman, Matt Vogel, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta

Votes: 202

58. The Muppets Valentine Show (1974 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.3
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The Muppets Valentine show was the first of the two specials for The Muppet Show. Valentine on ABC in 1974.

Creator: Jim Henson | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Mia Farrow, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 198

59. The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Writers: Don Hinkley, Jerry Juhl | Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 187

60. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: The Ex-Factor (2015)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.7
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Kermit scrambles to find the perfect birthday gift for Denise and turns to Miss Piggy for help. Meanwhile, guest Kristin Chenoweth agrees to do a gig with The Electric Mayhem and inadvertently causes a rift within the band.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Matt Vogel, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz

Votes: 186

61. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Pig's in a Blackout (2015)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.0
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After Kermit has a particularly stressful day, Miss Piggy insists he should spend a long weekend at a yoga retreat, where he bumps into Jason Batemen. In his absence, the show starts to fall apart.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Matt Sohn | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson

Votes: 184

62. Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.0
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Four mistreated farm animals seek refuge as a band of traveling musicians in this musical tale narrated by Kermit the Frog.

Writer: Jerry Juhl | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 181

63. Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy

8.5
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As the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes, Big Bird decides to leave his Sesame Street friends behind in search of Snuffy. Once locked inside for the night, educational hilarity ensues as ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Geiss | Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson

Votes: 173

64. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Going, Going, Gonzo (2015)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.1
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Gonzo prepares to perform the daredevil stunt of his dreams, while Miss Piggy tries to promote her own brand of bottled water.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson, Peter Linz, David Rudman

Votes: 167

65. The 58th Annual Academy Awards (1986 TV Special)

4.8
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, Robin Williams, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 164

66. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: The Soldier and Death (1988)

24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

9.0
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An honest soldier receives a ruby whistle, a comparable dance, an unbeatable deck of cards and a magic sack for being kind to three beggars. He defeats a bunch of devils by playing cards ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Bob Peck, Stuart Richman, Walter Sparrow

Votes: 164

67. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Too Hot to Handler (2015)

TV-PG | 20 min | Comedy

7.5
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After booking Chelsea Handler on Miss Piggy's show, a besotted Scooter asks her out on a date, which does not go well. Meanwhile, Fozzie makes plans to move in with Becky, but Kermit has suspicions about her.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Matt Sohn | Stars: Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson, Peter Linz

Votes: 160

68. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Single All the Way (2015)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.0
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The Muppets all face different challenges as they try to create a live Christmas special.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Matt Sohn | Stars: Eric Jacobson, Peter Linz, David Rudman, Matt Vogel

Votes: 159

70. The Puppet Monster Massacre (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 70 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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A group of teens are challenged to spend a night in the Wagner mansion on the edge of town. Little do they know the owner has concocted a monstrosity in the basement.

Writer: Dustin Mills | Director: Dustin Mills | Stars: Steve Rimpici, Jessica Daniels, Bart Flynn, Ethan Holey

Votes: 151

71. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Juliet Prowse (1977)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.0
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Kermit is pressured into allowing Scooter to do a musical number with Muppy the dog. Guest star Juliet Prowse dances to a Scott Joplin melody.

Writers: Jack Burns, Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Juliet Prowse, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 150

72. Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

6.8
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Writers: Robert Guenette, Greg O'Neil | Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Kenny Baker, David Alan Barclay

Votes: 149

73. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Swine Song (2016)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.6
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As the Muppets return from hiatus, they are disheartened to hear that the network has decided to drastically revamp Up Late with Miss Piggy.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Peter Linz, David Rudman, Matt Vogel, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 142

74. Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and the Muppets (1983 TV Special)

Unrated | 47 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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John Denver takes the Muppets (tm) on a camping trip in the mountains of Colorado.

Writers: Joseph A. Bailey, Jon Stone | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: John Denver, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz

Votes: 140

75. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Paul Simon/Randy Newman/Phoebe Snow (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

6.3
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The host for the episode is Paul Simon, and the musical guests are Randy Newman and Phoebe Snow. The skits for this episode are as follows: former Chicago Seven member Billy Rubin pitches ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Beatts, Chevy Chase, Al Franken, Tom Davis, Lorne Michaels, Rosie Shuster, Michael O'Donoghue, Herbert Sargent, Tom Schiller, Alan Zweibel | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 138

76. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Richard Pryor/Gil Scott-Heron (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.6
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The host for the episode is Richard Pryor, and the musical guest is Gil Scott-Heron. The skits for this episode are as follows: Garrett Morris tricks Chevy Chase into taking a bad fall ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Beatts, Chevy Chase, Al Franken, Tom Davis, Lorne Michaels, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Paul Mooney, Michael O'Donoghue, Herbert Sargent, Tom Schiller, Rosie Shuster, Alan Zweibel | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gil Scott-Heron, Shelley R. Bonus, The Muppets

Votes: 134

77. The Hollywood Palace (1964–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Various guest hosts present a musical variety show.

Stars: Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Jimmy Durante, Sid Caesar

Votes: 132

78. Hey Cinderella! (1969 TV Movie)

52 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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Cinderella with a difference!

Writers: Jon Stone, Tom Whedon | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Belinda Montgomery, Robin Ward, Joyce Gordon, Pat Galloway

Votes: 129

79. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

9.0
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

Votes: 126

80. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: Hans My Hedgehog (1987)

24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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A farmer's wife wishes to have a child so badly she doesn't care what it looked like. And as if by a miracle, she does get pregnant but the child, Hans, looks like a cross between a human ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: John Hurt, Eric Richard, Maggie Wilkinson, David Swift

Votes: 125

81. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: A Tail of Two Piggies (2016)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.7
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When Miss Piggy suffers a scandalous wardrobe malfunction, the network is outraged, and Piggy is forced to question everything she stands for. Meanwhile, Gonzo misses his ex-girlfriend Camila, so Pepe and Rizzo decide to cheer him up.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: David Rudman, Matt Vogel, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta

Votes: 124

82. The Muppets Go to the Movies (1981 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Comedy

7.6
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Writers: Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl, Chris Langham | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Dudley Moore, Lily Tomlin, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 117

83. The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980 TV Special)

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Writers: Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Johnny Carson, Nick Allder, Ann-Margret, Tamara Asseyev

Votes: 116

84. Dinosaurs (1991–1994)
Episode: The Mighty Megalosaurus (1991)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.7
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Earl tells Baby the story of how he came into the world... a story in which he asks for a raise from Mr. Richfield and has to choose between buying Fran a new cookware set or buying himself a 90-inch television set.

Creators: Michael Jacobs, Bob Young | Director: William Dear | Stars: Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Stuart Pankin, Allan Trautman

Votes: 115

85. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: Sapsorrow (1988)

24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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A king with three grown daughters is looking to find a new wife and proclaims to marry whomever fits the original queen's ring. When his daughter Sapsorrow puts on the ring by mistake, she ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: John Hurt, Alison Doody, James Wilby, Jennifer Saunders

Votes: 113

86. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 112

87. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Connie Stevens (1977)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.9
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When Fozzie overhears Hilda, Kermit, and Scooter talking about getting rid of "that bear" he thinks they're talking about him when in actual truth it's Gonzo's teddy bear that is being ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Burns, Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Connie Stevens, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 111

88. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Rita Moreno (1976)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.3
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On stage, guest star Rita Moreno battles several Muppets including Animal who backs on drums in her closing number "Fever". Backstage, Fozzie answers a string of rather unusual (and very funny) phone calls.

Writers: Jack Burns, Marc London, Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Rita Moreno, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 110

89. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Joel Grey (1976)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.0
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Fozzie takes on a new act - jokes on any subject - which drives everybody crazy. When he takes the stage, he asks for any word. Naturally, Statler & Waldorf call his bluff by yelling out "Amoeba!"

Creator: Jim Henson | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Joel Grey, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 109

90. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Rob Reiner (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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The host for the episode is Rob Reiner, but there is no musical guest. The skits for this episode are as follows: a man in a wheelchair inadvertently discovers he can walk, but is unable to... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Beatts, Chevy Chase, Al Franken, Tom Davis, Lorne Michaels, Rosie Shuster, Michael O'Donoghue, Herbert Sargent, Tom Schiller, Alan Zweibel | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Rob Reiner, Penny Marshall, The Lockers, The Muppets

Votes: 109

91. The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986 TV Movie)

Comedy, Family

8.8
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For the first time in their careers, all the Muppets (except the ones that couldn't make it, like the Doozers, Gorgs and most of the Fraggles) have gathered together in one place to ... See full summary »

Writer: Jerry Juhl | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 108

92. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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The host for the episode is Candice Bergen, and the musical guest is Esther Phillips. The skits for this episode are as follows: President Ford gives an accident-laden introduction to the ... See full summary »

Writers: Rosie Shuster, Anne Beatts, Chevy Chase, Al Franken, Tom Davis, Lorne Michaels, Michael O'Donoghue, Herbert Sargent, Tom Schiller, Alan Zweibel | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Candice Bergen, Little Esther Phillips, The Muppets, Albert Brooks

Votes: 108

93. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: The Stars of Star Wars (1980)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.1
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While the Star Wars characters search for Chewbacca around the theatre, Luke's cousin, Mark Hamill, offers to perform over the objections of the Gershwin gargling guest star, Angus McGonagle.

Writers: Jerry Juhl, David Odell, Jim Henson, Don Hinkley | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker

Votes: 106

94. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.1
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 105

95. Sesame Street, Special (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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There's a special going on at Sesame Street. First, Gladys Knight and the Pips sing the theme song, then Phil Donahue interviews the residents; Alastaire Cookie tells us the tale of "The 39... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Stiles, Christopher Cerf, Cathi Turow, Mark Saltzman, Nancy Sans, Luis Santeiro | Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long

Votes: 105

96. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Little Green Lie (2016)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.6
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Sparks fly when Kermit and Miss Piggy pretend that they are back together for the sake of Kermit's impressionable nephew Robin. With Camilla taking up all of Gonzo's time, Pepe and Rizzo audition a replacement wingman.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Bill Barretta | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson

Votes: 103

97. The Muppets. (2015–2016)
Episode: Got Silk? (2016)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.4
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Miss Piggy goes to an aerial silks class in an attempt to make new friends while Gonzo, Pepe and Rizzo fall under Pizza's spell.

Creators: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell | Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Matt Vogel, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz

Votes: 101

98. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 100

99. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: The True Bride (1988)

24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.9
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Anja has been forced to work for a nasty troll all her life. When her master's tasks become increasingly difficult, a magical white lion appears out of nowhere to help her out. After being ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Hurt, Jane Horrocks, Sean Bean, Frederick Warder

Votes: 99

100. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Vincent Price (1977)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.3
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In honor of guest star Vincent Price, the show is filled with monsters, ghosts, vampires and spooky sketches. Meanwhile, a three-headed monster tries to audition for Kermit.

Writers: Jack Burns, Marc London, Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl | Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Vincent Price, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 99