The Muppet Show: Season 1, Episode 23

Kaye Ballard (7 May 1977)

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Embarrassed at the "square" music that he and the others have to play each week on the show, Floyd announces that the band is quitting.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Herself / Gretchen Powers
Miss Piggy / Animal / Scraggly Woman / Fozzie Bear / Frank / George the Janitor / Mildred (voice)
Floyd Pepper / Thog / Jerry / Paul / Barber's Customer / Shouting Lady / Herman / Vendaface (voice)
Richard Hunt ...
Statler (voice)
Zoot (voice)
Eren Ozker ...
Trumpet Girl / Janice / Plain Woman (voice)
John Lovelady ...
Nigel / Barber (voice)


Embarrassed at the "square" music that he and the others have to play each week on the show, Floyd announces that the band is quitting.

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Comedy | Family | Music




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7 May 1977 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Throughout the entire closing number, we can see Dave's hair in the crevice in the set dividing Zoot from Animal's drums. See more »


Fozzie Bear: Hey, have you heard the one about this very fat pig?
Miss Piggy: [angrily] Have you heard this one about this very FLAT bear? Hiii-ya!
[she karate-chops him]
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Crazy Credits

With the band refusing to leave the backstage due to their frustration with the theme song, Rowlf ended up playing the closing theme by himself. Rowlf then admitted he thought the song was square as well. See more »


Oh Babe What Would You Say
Written by Norman 'Hurricane' Smith
Performed by Kaye Ballard and Jerry Nelson
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