The Muppet Show. Copyright: Disney Corporation
The Muppet Show

The Muppet Show

  • TV sitcom / variety / sketch show
  • ITV
  • 1976 - 1981
  • 120 episodes (5 series)

Part sitcom, part sketch show, part variety; The Muppet Show features the Muppets performing their weekly variety show, with glimpses backstage.

The Muppet Show. Copyright: Disney Corporation

Key details

Genres
Sitcom, Variety, Sketch Show
Broadcast
1976 - 1981
Channels
ITV
Episodes
120 (5 series)
Creator
Jim Henson
Writer
Jim Henson
Companies

Stream and download

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
The real orchestra used on the series was conducted by Jack Parnell. The theme tune was composed by Sam Pottle.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 5th September 1976 at 4:15pm on ITV

Recording details

  • ATV Elstree

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