The Muppet Show: Season 1, Episode 24

Mummenschanz (21 May 1977)

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Episode complete credited cast:
Andres Bossard ...
Themselves (as The Mummenschanz)
Floriana Frassetto ...
Themselves (as The Mummenschanz)
Bernie Schürch ...
Themselves (as The Mummenschanz)
Floyd Pepper / Vendaface (voice)
Richard Hunt ...
Scooter / Wayne / Pig Dancers / Statler (voice)
Gonzo (voice)
Eren Ozker ...
Girl Dancers (voice)
John Lovelady ...
Whatnot Dancers (voice)


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Comedy | Family | Music




Release Date:

21 May 1977 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


This episode marks the debut of one of Gonzo's trademarks. Him rushing rapidly through the camera with a WHOOSH sound effect. See more »


In the library sketch, we can briefly see Wanda's puppeteer's head underneath her. This sketch is later marketed on its own as a Muppet Meeting Film. See more »


[Miss Piggy mistook Gonzo's love letter on her dressing room door for a letter from Kermit]
Gonzo: [singing] She kissed me... She put her arms around me and she kissed me...
Miss Piggy: It was a CASE of mistaken identity!
Gonzo: Oh, hug me Miss Piggy! HOLD me!
Miss Piggy: I will not hug you, you... TWIT TURKEY!
Gonzo: Hold my hand, pig of my dreams!
Miss Piggy: Will you beat it, twerp?
Gonzo: Just touch me, o hog of my heart!
Miss Piggy: Here's a touch for ya, wimp buzzard!
Gonzo: I'm ready!
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References Finian's Rainbow (1968) See more »


He Touched Me
(as "She Touched Me")
Written by Bill Gaither
Performed by Dave Goelz
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