Muppets from Space (1999) Poster


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The Muppets Valentine Show (1974) (TV Movie)
The Muppet Show (1976) (TV Series)
Inner Tube (1987) (TV Short)
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) (TV Movie)
The Jim Henson Hour (1989) (TV Series)
Muppet Classic Theater (1994) (Video)
Muppets Tonight (1996) (TV Series)

Followed by 

Kermit's Swamp Years (2002) (Video)
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005) (TV Movie)
The Muppets (2011)
The Muppets. (2015) (TV Series)


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Rizzo quotes Dorothy's line "Auntie M, it's a twister!" during the centrifuge experiment.
Captain Kangaroo (1955) (TV Series)
Rentro says besides the satellite photo of Gonzo's lawn mower message, his Captain Kangaroo pajamas arrived.
From Russia with Love (1963)
Dr. Bunsen outfits The Muppets with various bizarre gadgets which come in handy as dei ex machina in improbable situations, just as Q always did for Bond starting in From Russia with Love.
Get Smart (1965) (TV Series)
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
K. Edgar Singer quotes Kirk's opening lines from the show's intro.
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Miss Piggy calls Gonzo "The geek who fell to Earth".
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
A replica of Gonzo's head is made out of mashed potatoes.
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (1980) (TV Movie)
After Pepe wins the poker game with a pair of twos he started singing "You Got To Know When To Hold 'Em, Know When To Fold 'Em..." which is from the Gambler
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
At the beginning of the film after Gonzo wakes up from his nightmare, Rizzo is seen sleeping with his head up against a pillow with New York written on it.
Spies Like Us (1985)
Kermit and Pepe are posing as doctors.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The hole that Rizzo makes behind a sexy poster of the "Mice Girls" is a reference to the hole Andy Dufresne makes in the film behind various posters of female movie stars when he escapes from prison.
Independence Day (1996)
Elements of the plot. Also, Dr. Phil Van Neuter is attacked in a smoke-filled room by the rats just like Brent Spiner's character got attacked by the captured alien in ID. He gets pushed up against the glass and says "release me".
Contact (1997)
Dawson's Creek (1998) (TV Series)
In a cameo, Katie Holmes and Joshua Jackson reprise their roles from the show as Joey Potter and Pacey Witter.

Referenced in 

Wheel of Fortune: Episode #16.185 (1999) (TV Episode)
Kermit and Gonzo appear to promote the movie.
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005) (Short)
Poster in "how will we get there" sequence.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Muppets (2011)
DVD on Gary and Walter's TV
AniMat's Reviews: The Muppets (2011) (TV Episode)
A Muppets film that failed to be a Muppet fan's dream film.
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Gonzo among the graffiti names references this rare Muppet movie involving his species.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Future of the Universal Monsters (2015) (TV Episode)
James mentions the Muppets in space

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #23.17 (2000) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at upcoming Danish summer releases + clip shown
Muppet Race Mania (2000) (Video Game)


Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
One of the imprisoned lab rats is called Birdman. He's not all there and has a bird for a pet.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Cosmic fish tell Gonzo: "May the Fish be with you".
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
There is a scene in which dozens of people witness Gonzo's declaration of his alien origins on live TV. One follower explains that they were drawn to the Muppet Boarding House and produces a mashed potato sculpture in the shape of Gonzo's head. The concept spoofs a similar phenomenon from Close Encounters of the Third Kind whereupon earthlings were drawn to Devil's Tower by images of the monolith implanted in their brains by the aliens.
Field of Dreams (1989)
Early in the movie, the king prawn Pepe distorts his voice by talking into a table fan and says "Build a jacuzzi and we will come, okay?". This remark is a spoof on Field Of Dreams (1989) where Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice in his field that says: "Build it and he will come" (where "it" refers to a baseball field). In both movies the main characters go with the voices and finish their projects without really knowing why.
Pretty Woman (1990)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The film parodies Andy's escape scene
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Men in Black (1997)
Men in Black are the villains in the movie.
Lost in Space (1998)
The Matrix (1999)

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