Sketch: The Flying Zucchini Brothers human cannonball act auditions. Note: Zero Mostel died before this episode was broadcast, the only guest to have this distinction. Sam's Editorial: Sam announces he's disassociating himself with the show. Song: Rowlf plays Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata." Talk Spot: Kermit attempts a quiet chat with Julie Andrews. Pigs in Space: The Swinetrek plummets towards Earth at an incredible rate of speed, needing to toss some excess weight overboard to slow down.
Guest Act: Steve plays "Dueling Banjos" with the Jug Band, the All Food Glee Club, the Fazoobs, and the Flying Zucchini Brothers. Song: Piano-sax duet, "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes." Guest Act: 'Fears' poem. Guest Act: "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly." Muppet News Flash: The Newsman's report catches on fire. Sketch: Kermit reports from planet Koozebane to interview the Foob. Song: Kermit and Fozzie sing "Any Old Iron." Guest Act: "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" with the Electric Mayhem. Guest Act: "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" with Miss Piggy. Backstage: Bob Hope is splitting his time between The Muppet Show and several charity shows. Song: "Pig Calypso" featuring Piggy and various other pigs. Song: Gonzo sings "Won't Someone Dance with Me." Song: "Borneo" by the Jugband. Guest Act: "Whistle a Happy Tune." Backstage: Bunsen and Beaker keep appearing and disappearing, as well as other cast members and items. News Flash: The London Symphony Orchestra jettisons some instruments from their flight. Guest Act: "That Old Black Magic" with the Electric Mayhem.
There is no set broadcast order for the episodes, as they were shown in varying order in different regions. UK Spot: "To Morrow." Song: "Lady of Spain" by Marvin Suggs and his Muppophones. Muppet News Flash: 'There is no news tonight.' Talk Spot: Cue Cards. Guest Act: "Gone with the Wind." Muppet News Flash: Flying saucer lands at gas station. Wayne and Wanda: "Indian Love Call" from the operetta Rose-Marie. Song: "Never Smile at a Crocodile" by Mary Louise (Whatnot version) featuring the Crocodile and some Frogs. Guest Act: Buzzi breaks her torturers down under pressures. Muppet News Flash: Brooklyn is held hostage by a retired bus driver. Wayne and Wanda: "You do something to me." Muppet News Flash: 'I picked up the phone and there was no one there.' Fozzie's Act: The telephone pole bit.
though six song sequences were cut from the set because of licensing issues. Wayne and Wanda: "Goody Goody." Fozzie's Act: 'Charlton Heston doesn't tell jokes.' Guest Act: "Fever." Backstage: Scooter's first day. Fozzie's Act: 'If you don't laugh, I'll never come back.' Guest Act: Nabors works bakery security. Song: "You Can't Rollerskate in a Buffalo Herd." Panel Discussion: Is the human body obsolete? Gonzo's Act: Destroying a vintage automobile to "The Anvil Chorus." Guest Act: "Razzle Dazzle" from the musical Chicago. Guest Act: "Sad Song." Backstage: Piggy won't be performing this week. Guest Act: "I Got a Name." Muppet News Flash: Woman has eaten nothing but seaweed.
Guest Act: Valerie convinces Kermit to let her do the opening act by singing "Broadway Baby." Swedish Chef: Chef decorates then smooshs cake. Rowlf's Act: Rowlf reads poem "The Butterfly." At the Dance: Bat attack. Veterinarian's Hospital: Bob's nerves are getting to him. Song: "I Feel Pretty" from the musical West Side Story. Veterinarian's Hospital: Bob saved nine out of ten this week. UK Spot: "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On the Bedpost Overnight? Guest Act: "Jump, Shout, Knock Yourself Out." Guest Act: "Mr. Wayne and Wanda: "I'll Know." Fozzie's Act: Fozzie in a box. Backstage: Three-headed monster wants to be on the show.
UK Spot: Rowlf and Sam sing "Tit-willow" (from The Mikado). Wayne and Wanda: "I Get a Kick out of You." Guest Act: Chicken outfit. ' Muppet News Flash: Boxer will defend title against himself. Cellophane." Muppet News Flash: Flagpole sitting record. Song: "I've Got You Under My Skin." Guest Act: 'House of Horror' sketch. Song: "Hugga Wugga"/"You are my sunshine." Muppet Labs: Exploding hats Veterinarian's Hospital: Loaf of bread.
Talk Spot: Kermit chats backstage with Edgar Bergen and Charlie Mc Carthy about frogs and sings "Consider Yourself" (from Oliver!
Song: Marvin Suggs and His All Food Glee Club, "Yes, We Have No Bananas Today." Guest Act: Juggling. Guest Act: "Leatherwing Bat." Pigs in Space: Mid-course correction manoeuvre. Gonzo's Act: Gonzo plays the bagpipes from a flagpole 10 feet in the air, but the act is cut short when a beaver gnaws the flagpole, prompting it to fall down.
Song: "Kermit sings Lydia the Tattooed Lady." Swedish Chef: Meatballs. Backstage: Scooter and Muppy convince Kermit to allow them to do a number and then make various demands. Backstage: The cast is plagued by a gossip columnist from The Daily Scandal.
Guest Act: "A Teenager in Love" by Connie Stevens and "The Mutations." At the Dance: Classy Rats. Guest Act: "(They Long to Be) Close to You" by Connie Stevens. Gonzo's Act: Grow a tomato plant to the 1812 Overture. Guest Act: Bert sings while Connie Stevens dances in background "Some Enchanted Evening." Backstage: Piggy tries to make Kermit jealous. Guest Act: Sir Avery versus the monster of the moor. Song: "Mah Nà Mah Nà." Gonzo's Act: Eating a tire to 'Flight of the Bumblebee.' Guest Act: Juliet Prowse dances to the second half of Scott Joplin's 'Solace.' At the Dance: 'Mind if I Smoke? Song: Piggy sings "Cuanto Le Gusta." Guest Act: Rowlf accompanies George Burns as they discuss dog acts and sings "Train Back Home." Song: "Chattanooga Choo-Choo." Veterinarian's Hospital: Dr. Song: Fozzie sings "Wotcher (Knocked 'Em in the Old Kent Road)." Talk Spot: Gonzo chats with George Burns about Gonzo's early showbiz days.
It is common for television executives to insist on an edit of video release rather than pay money to the owners of the copyright of songs. The hosting duties are attended to by a character called Wally. Guest Act: "Thank God I'm a Country Boy." Backstage: Kermit wants to know what the banana sketch is. Song: "Comedy Tonight" (from the musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) by the Frackles and the Whatnot Criminals. Backstage: Fozzie and Scooter prepare to do the telephone pole bit. " UK Spot: "I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog" by Mary Louise (Whatnot version) featuring Kermit the Frog, Robin the Frog, and the other Frogs. At the Dance: 'You're always blowing your top.' UK Spot: "(Where Do I Begin? Talk Spot: Fozzie wants to talk to the guest stars. Gonzo's Act: Unique version of "Pop Goes the Weasel." Guest Act: "I'm Glad There is You." Fozzie's Act: Tribute to Marcel Marceau.
Examples include the Vincent Price episode, which is available uncut and in English on the German DVD. Other characters include George the Janitor, Mildred Huxtetter, Droop, Brewster, and "Crazy Donald" (called Crazy Harry in later episodes). Most of the remaining characters appearing were from previous Jim Henson productions. Viewers got glimpses of several of the future Muppet stars. Guest Act: "A Nice Girl Like Me." Swedish Chef: Doughnut. Song: "All of Me." Guest Act: "An Old Fashioned Love Song." Muppet Labs: All-purpose tenderiser. Guest Act: "Sing." Backstage: Kermit is jealous of Ustinov. UK Spot: "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song." Song: "You Do Something to Me." Muppet News Flash: Cure for the common cold.