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"The Muppet Show" Joel Grey (1976)

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Original Air Date:
5 September 1976 (Season 1, Episode 3)
Fozzie takes on a new act - jokes on any subject - which drives everybody crazy. When he takes the stage, he asks for any word. Naturally, Statler & Waldorf call his bluff by yelling out "Amoeba!" | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Joel Grey ... Himself

Frank Oz ... Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Sam the Eagle / Gorgon Heap / Villain / George / Mildred / Gloat / Banana (voice)

Richard Hunt ... Boppity / Statler / Miss Piggy / Pig / Wayne / Mildred / Hat (voice)

Dave Goelz ... Miss Kitty / Lenny Lizard / Zoot the Sax Player / The Great Gonzo (voice)
Eren Ozker ... Green Frackle / Mary Louise / Janice / Muppet Lady / Wanda / Hilda (voice)
John Lovelady ... Snake Frackle / Baskerville the Hound / Villain / Crazy Harry (voice)

Jane Henson ... Additional Muppets (voice)

Jim Henson ... Kermit the Frog / Rowlf the Dog / Beautiful Day Monster / Villain / Waldorf / Gloat / Newsman / Dr. Teeth / Turkish Whatnot (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Kermit the Frog ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Peter Harris 
Writing credits
Jack Burns (written by) &
Marc London (written by) &
Jim Henson (written by) and
Jerry Juhl (written by)

Jim Henson  creator (uncredited)

Produced by
Jack Burns .... producer
Jim Henson .... executive producer
David Lazer .... executive producer: Henson Associates
Art Direction by
David Chandler 
Costume Design by
Sue Le Cash  (as Sue Lecash)
Makeup Department
Shirley Muslin .... makeup artist
Art Department
Colin Harris .... production buyer (uncredited)
Terry Royce .... stand-by props (uncredited)
Sound Department
Ted Scott .... audio
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Brown .... senior cameraman
John Crane .... senior video engineer
Phil Hawkes .... lighting director
Eddy Burns .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Brian Grant .... camera operator (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bonnie Erickson .... costume designer: muppets
Editorial Department
Moyra Bird .... vision mixer
John Hawkins .... video tape editor
Music Department
Larry Grossman .... music consultant
Jack Parnell .... conductor: orchestra
Sam Pottle .... composer: theme music
Derek Scott .... musical associate
Other crew
Martin G. Baker .... floor manager (as Martin Baker)
Caryl Cruickshank .... stage manager
Bonnie Erickson .... puppets
Faz Fazakas .... puppets
Michael K. Frith .... muppet creative consultant (as Mike Frith)
Dave Goelz .... puppets
Richard Holloway .... senior floor manager
Larry Jameson .... puppets
Mari Kaestle .... puppets
Rollin Krewson .... puppets
Gillian Lynne .... choreographer
Frank Oz .... muppet creative consultant
Don Sahlin .... special puppets
Sue Taylor .... assistant to producers
Caroly Wilcox .... puppets
Crew believed to be complete

Production Companies

Additional Details

25 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Kermit tells Joel Grey to keep practicing his German accent as it might come in handy. This is a reference to the fact that the accent did come in handy as Grey had already won a Tony, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for playing the German Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret (1972).See more »
Crew or equipment visible: Near the end of Joel Grey's musical number, we can see the tip of Dave Goelz's head under Zoot's and Janice's waists.See more »
Kermit the Frog:It's "The Muppet Show" with tonight's guest star: Mr. Joel Grey.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Cabaret (1972)See more »
At The DanceSee more »


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