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1979

3 Feb. 1979
Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye finds his gig on the show rather discouraging considering Statler and Waldorf are sitting outside rather than see the guest star.
 
20 Jan. 1979
Spike Milligan
The Muppet Show celebrates its international success with a global theme with the great Goon comedian, Spike Milligan.
 
12 May 1979
Roger Miller
The Muppet Theater has an outbreak of cluckitis, that causes sufferers to turn into chickens.
 
6 Oct. 1979
Crystal Gayle
The show is plagued by the Prairie Dog Glee Club who not only sing, but steal everything not nailed down.
 
29 Sep. 1979
Shields & Yarnell
Inspired by the American pantomime duo Shields and Yarnell, Fozzie Bear works on a mime act, including "Bear walking against the wind". Kermit suggests that Fozzie find a more original act, so Fozzie tries out "Bear feeding spaghetti to an elephant" and "Bear going to a drive-in movie with a porcupine".
 
20 Oct. 1979
Dudley Moore
When Dudley Moore brings his own robot to perform the show's music arrangements, the idled Electric Mayhem band won't stand for it.
 
13 Oct. 1979
Kenny Rogers
While Kenny Rogers is dealing with Arab oilers in his dressing room, Kermit gets the worst of a painful series of accidents during the show.
 
24 Nov. 1979
Lola Falana
Gonzo the Great receives an offer from a film studio in Bombay, and makes plans to quit the show. Miss Piggy, feeling jealous, asks Gonzo to keep her in mind when he talks to the producers. While singing "I Did It My Way" before he leaves, Gonzo breaks down in tears. The film deal falls through when the producers thought that they were hiring Gonzo the Mediocre, but when Gonzo returns to the theatre, he has to face his replacement, Trevor the Gross.
 
1 Dec. 1979
Phyllis George
Despite Kermit's disapproval, the first Muppet Awards are given out with Phyllis George presenting.
 
17 Nov. 1979
Liza Minnelli
Private eye Kermit must solve a series of murders in the Muppet Theatre.
 

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