The Muppet Show: Season 2, Episode 8

Steve Martin (29 Oct. 1977)

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Much to Steve Martin's initial displeasure, Kermit cancels the regular show and holds private auditions for new acts.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Miss Piggy / Marvin Suggs / Fazoob / Zucchini Brother (voice)
Floyd Pepper / Baskerville the Hound / Frog / Fazoob / Artichoke / Scallions / Slim Wilson (voice)
Richard Hunt ...
Scooter / Lenny the Lizard / Statler / Cauliflower / Asparagus / Zucchini Brother (voice)
Gonzo / Zucchini Brother / Cabbage (voice)
Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / The Swedish Chef / Waldorf / Fazoob / Cantaloupe (voice)


Much to Steve Martin's initial displeasure, Kermit cancels the regular show and holds private auditions for new acts.

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Comedy | Family | Music




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29 October 1977 (USA)  »

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Show was hosted by Steve Martin featured "auditions" of new acts for the show. It was actually a dumping ground for all of the ideas that hadn't quite formed into coherent scenes. Since there was no "audience", the laugh track wasn't used. Instead, the producers had a few stagehands provide the laughter. Because there is no audience track in this show, it is thus the only show in which the closing theme is audible for its entirety; in all other shows the closing theme is obscured by canned applause and audience laughter. See more »


Statler: Well, that was different.
Waldorf: Yeah, lousy.
StatlerWaldorf: But different.
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