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1978

11 Mar. 1978
Nancy Walker
Kermit is off sick with the flu so Fozzie must manage the show. Things do not go so well for the bear and he is afraid Kermit may fire him.
 
23 Jan. 1978
Rudolf Nureyev
When Sam the Eagle finally recognizes the guest star, Rudolf Nureyev, he is horrified at the silliness the ballet dancer is eager to perform with the gang.
 
4 Feb. 1978
Elton John
Elton John performs four of his biggest hit songs of the '70's like, "Crocodile Rock", "Bennie and the Jets", "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road", and, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart", with Miss Piggy filling in for Kiki Dee.
 
11 Feb. 1978
Bob Hope
The Muppets find they have accommodate Bob Hope's hectic volunteer schedule.
 
20 May 1978
Cloris Leachman
The pigs seize control of the Muppet Show and forcibly replace the other cast members with pig versions.
 
30 Sep. 1978
Jean Stapleton
Kermit puts up with various problems in the theater: Animal eats Gonzo's trained Mexican jumping beans, which make him jump whenever someone says "Arriba", he gets a strange sandwich from Gladys, and he has to put up with Miss Piggy's temper when Annie Sue is chosen over her in the melodrama sketch. On top of all this, Jean Stapleton announces who she'd like as her partner for the closing number partner: Crazy Harry.
 
28 Oct. 1978
Alice Cooper
When not performing, Alice Cooper is doing some devilry backstage looking for souls to purchase.
 
21 Oct. 1978
Loretta Lynn
With the regular theater being fumigated, Kermit and the gang have to stage the show at an active train station.
 
14 Oct. 1978
Liberace
 
16 Sep. 1978
Helen Reddy
The Muppet Theater's incompetent new janitor and craftsman, Beauregard, is causing chaos both on and backstage.
 

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