When Gene Kelly was first booked for the show he said to the writers that he didn't just want to do, 'Singing in the Rain'. The writers turned Gene's request into a running gag for the show... See full summary »

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Miss Piggy (voice)
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Dr. Julius Strangepork / Announcer / Wolfhound / Pops / Chris Rudolph / Slim Wilson (voice)
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Gonzo / Beauregard (voice)
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Annie Sue Pig (voice)
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When Gene Kelly was first booked for the show he said to the writers that he didn't just want to do, 'Singing in the Rain'. The writers turned Gene's request into a running gag for the show, and much to Kermits dismay, Gene Kelly insists on just passively watching the Muppet's do their "thing" from the wings of the stage. But of course, the Muppets get their way in the end, and Gene Kelly performs a few numbers while backstage with Kermit and the gang, including the song 'Singing in the Rain'. Written by brtndr

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28 February 1981 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was the final episode of the series to be filmed. See more »

Quotes

Beauregard: The world is going to end and when it does, something will happen that has never happened before.
Janice: You mean like if Dr. Bob actually cured a patient?
Rowlf the Dog: [as Dr. Bob] Or if Nurse Janice ever kept her mouth shut?
Miss Piggy: Or if we ever got one honest laugh?
Rowlf the Dog: Well, if the world's waiting for that, it will be around for a long time. Cue the announcer!
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Connections

References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

You Wonderful You
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Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Jack Brooks and Saul Chaplin
Sung by Gene Kelly, Miss Piggy and Gonzo
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