The Muppet Show: Season 5, Episode 5

James Coburn (27 Sep. 1980)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Family | Music
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 16 users  
Reviews: write review

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


0Check in

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.

Related Items

Search for "James Coburn" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: James Coburn (27 Sep 1980)

James Coburn (27 Sep 1980) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Muppet Show.
« Previous Episode | 101 of 120 Episodes | Next Episode »


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


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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Family | Music




Release Date:

27 September 1980 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


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?
See more »


References The Gong Show (1976) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What are your top four favorite muppet characters? texmaze
Which episode has the Monster swallowing the girl on stage? makeshift5
Miss Piggy less agressive with Kermit in Season 5 NostalgiaFan
The hold up on seasons 4 and 5 might be to put the movies on Bluray rockstar_nerd
Ground Breaking! flatulatte
Ok where is it? lakerkiss
Discuss James Coburn (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: