The Muppet Show

  • 1976
  • TV Show
  • None

Jim Henson's fanciful creations, headed by host Kermit the Frog, cavort on-stage and backstage with celebs in this classic family series, which, during its five-year syndicated run, was viewed by an estimated 235 million people in some 100 countries. Produced in England, `The Muppet Show' won three Emmys and a Peabody. Guest stars included Elton John, B (more…)

Season 2, Episode 11 Steve Martin

First Aired: December 9, 1977

Kermit the Frog holds auditions for the show. Hopefuls include comic Steve Martin, who does a balloon-animal act, plays the banjo and sings. The Googalala Jubilee Jug Band backs him on “Dueling Banjos.” Also taking to the stage are veteran hecklers Statler and Waldorf, who perform “Varsity Drag”; and Gonzo, with a dancing cheese.

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  • Premiered: September 5, 1976
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Jim Henson's fanciful creations, headed by host Kermit the Frog, cavort on-stage and backstage with celebs in this classic family series, which, during its five-year syndicated run, was viewed by an estimated 235 million people in some 100 countries. Produ… (more)

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