The Muppet Show: Season 4, Episode 17

The Stars of Star Wars (23 Feb. 1980)

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While the Star Wars characters search for Chewbacca around the theatre, Luke's cousin, Mark Hamill, offers to perform over the objections of the Gershwin gargling guest star, Angus McGonagle.

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Richard Hunt ...
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Gonzo / Zoot (voice)
Louise Gold ...
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While the Star Wars characters search for Chewbacca around the theatre, Luke's cousin, Mark Hamill, offers to perform over the objections of the Gershwin gargling guest star, Angus McGonagle.

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The Star Wars "Pigs In Space" sketch's musical finale is concluded by a brief rendition of the song "When You Wish Upon A Star", complete with a Disney-esque castle and shooting stars in the background. This is bizarrely prophetic, as the Muppets were acquired by Disney in 2004, and LucasFilm (owners of the Star Wars franchise) was acquired by Disney in 2012. See more »

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Miss Piggy: [pulling Luke down, dressed as Princess Leia] Look, Skywalker, play along or I'll cut you in half...
Luke Skywalker: Look! It's the princess!
C-3PO: She doesn't look like a princess.
Miss Piggy: Watch it, hardware...
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References Pinocchio (1940) See more »

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