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Season 2, Episode 21 Bob Hope

First Aired: February 19, 1978

Guest Bob Hope opens the show with a monologue and sings “Don't Fence Me In.” Miss Piggy and Kermit do a calypso number, and drummer Animal follows Kermit's advice to take up a hobby. Also: the Swedish Chef. Puppeteers include Jim Henson (Kermit/Swedish Chef) and Frank Oz (Miss Piggy/Animal).

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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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