The Muppet Show: Season 5, Episode 5

James Coburn (27 Sep. 1980)

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James Coburn tries to encourage Animal to embrace serenity through Zen Buddhism, but it proves a hopeless task.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Animal / Fozzie Bear (voice)
Floyd Pepper / Pops / Announcer / Sundance the Lion (voice)
Richard Hunt ...
Scooter / Statler / Janice (voice)
Gonzo / Zoot / Banananose Moledenaldo (voice)
Louise Gold ...
Additional Muppets (voice)
Rizzo the Rat / Lips (voice)
Kathryn Mullen ...
Additional Muppets (voice)
Betsy Baytos ...
Betsy Bird (voice)


James Coburn tries to encourage Animal to embrace serenity through Zen Buddhism, but it proves a hopeless task.

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Comedy | Family | Music




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27 September 1980 (USA)  »

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When Betsy says, "Hit it!" to the band, her mouth doesn't open. See more »


Kermit the Frog: Oh, boy, finally we have a real Hollywood tough guy on this show.
James Coburn: [Animal enters, flinging a squid he attacked from the first act off him, and breaking a chair around his neck] What do you call this - the Easter bunny?
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References The Gong Show (1976) See more »

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