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…)

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Season 2, Episode 17 Rudolf Nureyev

First Aired: January 22, 1978

Rudolf Nureyev dances to "Swine Lake" with a Muppet pig (played by the Royal Ballet's Graham Fletcher). Nureyev dons top hat and tails for a tap-dance number, and sings "Baby, It's Cold Outside" with Miss Piggy.

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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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