The Muppet Show (1976)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sketch Comedy, Variety Show [TV]  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom , United States   |  
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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, Bob Hope, Carol Burnett, Julie Andrews, Peter Sellers and Rudolf Nureyev (dancing a pas de deux with Miss Piggy from 'Swine Lake').

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comedy, guest-host, humor, Muppets, sketch-comedy