The Muppet Show: Season 1, Episode 11

Lena Horne (30 Oct. 1976)

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Kermit cancels Miss Piggy's song for fear of overshadowing guest star Lena Horne. At least that's Piggy thinks, until finds out the real reason for being cut: he didn't want her to look ... See full summary »

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Kermit cancels Miss Piggy's song for fear of overshadowing guest star Lena Horne. At least that's Piggy thinks, until finds out the real reason for being cut: he didn't want her to look foolish following Lena. Sometimes, the truth can hurt and not just for Piggy...Kermit, too. Written by miss mazie

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Lena Horne was the first African-American to guest star on the show. See more »

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During the final musical number, Lena Horne lifts Kermit up and his arm sock is briefly visible. See more »

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Fozzie: I bet on a horse that came in so late they had to pay the jockey time and a half.
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References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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Sing
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Written by Joe Raposo
Performed by Lena Horne, with Dave Goelz, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt, Frank Oz, and Eren Ozker
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