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(1989– )

Episode List


Season 1

14 Apr. 1989
Science Fiction
In the "MuppeTelevision" segment, Digit overloads his circuits while trying to show programming from outer space. Louie Anderson appears in sketches. The second half of the show is the "Storyteller" episode "The Heartless Giant."
21 Apr. 1989
Aquatic Life
In "MuppeTelevision," the studio gets flooded while Ted Danson delivers an environmental message. The second half is a short film called "Lighthouse Island."
28 Apr. 1989
Monster Telethon
In "MuppeTelevision," the gang doesn't know what to do when Kermit takes a vacation, while Fozzie visits "The Today Show." The second half is the "Storyteller" episode "The Soldier and Death."
Dog City
In the tough streets of Dog City, Ace inherits a saloon from his late Uncle Harry and is unwilling to pay the protection money.
14 May 1989
The Ratings Game - Miss Piggy's Hollywood
In "MuppeTelevision," Kermit tries to find a way to up the ratings. In "Miss Piggy's Hollywood," Piggy attempts to hobnob with celebrities but finds her plans inadvertently foiled by Gonzo.
9 Jul. 1989
Monster Maker
A boy dreams of working for his mentor, a creature-maker, and comes face to face with a giant creature.
16 Jul. 1989
Health and Fitness
Digit gets a cold, the chickens catch sneezing fits, and Link Hogthrob worries that he has Canadian snout fever.
23 Jul. 1989
In "MuppeTelevision," Buster Poindexter visits, the band plays, and Kermit finds that Gonzo's prerecorded appearance can strangely interact with him in real time. The second half is the "Storyteller" episode "The True Bride."
30 Jul. 1989
Singer k.d. Lang visits "MuppeTelevision" while Kermit tries to get rid of a bunch of unwanted talking garbage bags. The second half is the "Storyteller" episode "Sapsorrow."
29 Nov. 1992
Secrets of the Muppets
After a dog named Jojo asks Jim Henson, "How do the Muppets work?" Jim explains many of their tricks and special effects, even though Gonzo and Leon and other characters get freaked out when he tries to do so.
Living with Dinosaurs
A socially awkward young English boy deals with his fears about his unemployed artist father, his pregnant mother, and his asthma, with the help of his favorite doll, a stuffed dinosaur named Dog.
Kermit has trouble getting the show going, because his entire staff is waiting for their lunch to be delivered.
7 Apr. 1989
Sesame Street: 20 Years - And Still Counting
Bill Cosby takes us on the tour to Sesame Street as the show goes on it's 20th Anniversary. It had interviews of the cast and crews of the show and memories of the show. It also features a multi-language version of some classic Sesame Street songs, Such as "Rubber Ducky".

 Season 1 

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Episode Cast | Rated Episodes (by date / vote)| TV Schedule

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