The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
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Zero Mostel 

Statler and Waldorf decide to watch TV in their box, instead of watching the show. Meanwhile, Kermit can't make payroll ($27.14), but Muppet Theatre owner J. P. Grosse says he'll give him ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Harris

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Zero Mostel ... Himself - Special Guest Star
Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy / Sam the Eagle / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Whatnot Dancers (voice)
Jerry Nelson ... Granny the Gouger / Floyd Pepper / Crazy Harry / Behemoth / Beautiful Day Monster (voice)
Richard Hunt ... Scooter / Statler / Janice / Beaker / Whatnot Dancers / Blue Frackle
Dave Goelz ... Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Muppy / Marvin / Whatnot Dancer / Mean Mama (voice)
Jim Henson ... Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Waldorf / Girl Dancer / Tennis Balls (voice)
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Storyline

Statler and Waldorf decide to watch TV in their box, instead of watching the show. Meanwhile, Kermit can't make payroll ($27.14), but Muppet Theatre owner J. P. Grosse says he'll give him the money if he puts "good old-fashioned entertainment" back in the show -- meaning lady wrestlers.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1977 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Zero Mostel died three months before this show aired, making it his last television performance. See more »

Goofs

In the "At the Dance" sketch, the tennis balls are white rather than green, making them look more like baseballs. See more »

Quotes

Kermit the Frog: It's time for our special guest to do something special.
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Connections

References Roberta (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

What Do the Simple Folk Do?
(uncredited)
Music by Frederick Loewe
Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Performed by Richenda Carey and Zero Mostel
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