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The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Family | Music  -  19 March 1975 (USA)
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The original Muppet Show Pilot. The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins.

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Cast overview:
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Nigel / George Washington / Swedish Chef / Dr. Teeth / Kermit the Frog / Youknow Bird / Green Heap / Ernie Girl / Hudson (voice)
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Richard Hunt ...
Crazy Harry / Ohboy Bird / Pig / Lust (voice)
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Avarice / Zoot / Righton Bird / Brewsters (voice)
Fran Brill ...
Receptionist / Janice / Ohreally Bird / Xomfey / Leafy Green Vegetables / Miss Piggy / Dancer (voice)
John Lovelady ...
Rollin Krewson ...
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The original Muppet Show Pilot. The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins.

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"Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the end of sex and violence on television!"

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Comedy | Family | Music

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This second Muppet Show pilot was produced in association with the Children's Television Workshop and filmed in New York city. Director Dave Wilson would work with the Muppets again that same year during the first season of Saturday Night Live (1975), before Henson and Co would finally find a home for The Muppet Show (1976) in England thanks to Lew Grade. See more »

Quotes

Sam The Eagle: Do we want an eighth deadly sin for the pageant?
Nigel: Which one?
Sam The Eagle: [Into phone] Who's your eight?
[To Nigel]
Sam The Eagle: Wearing funny pants to a funeral.
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Followed by The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) See more »

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Such a great show!
28 November 2005 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

stars: Jerry Nelson as Floyd Pepper and various sins.

Jim Henson as Nigel, Dr.Teeth, Swedish chef, Waldorf, Rowlf and Kermit.

Frank Oz as Sam the Eagle, George the janitor, Animal and others.

Richard Hunt as Statler, The Wrestler, Greed, Abraham Lincoln and other

Fran Brill as Janice and various sins.

Dave Goelz as Zoot, wrestler 2 and various sins.

This is obviously a pilot to the show, but also very different than the show. We've got Nigel the band conductor backstage before an Electric Mayhem concert. Sam the eagle is there with him, and they end up playing chess. Meanwhile the Electric Mayhem has a concert. The sub-plot stories are Swedish chef, talking Mount Rushmore, Statler and Waldorf at home, two wrestlers that end up tied up and the Muppet Show's At the Dance segment. Meanwhile, Nigel, Sam and Electric Mayhem's Floyd introduce the deadly sins. Very entertaining and great! You can find this show as a special feature on Muppet Show season one.

TVPG A plus.


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