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The Muppet Show

ITV sketch show / sitcom. 120 episodes (5 series), 1976 - 1981.

The Muppet Show - Series One

The Muppet Show - Series One

Perhaps the strangest variety show ever to air on television, the wildly popular The Muppet Show helped to spawn an entire series starring Jim Henson's crew of puppet comedians. Combining musical numbers with comedy, The Muppet Show centred on the efforts of Kermit the Frog and his team of performers to put on a weekly show, featuring both the onstage acts as well as the backstage problems. Each week a new guest star, among the most distinguished entertainers of the time, would appear to participate in some of the skits and assist Kermit in making order out of the backstage chaos. Although the humour of The Muppet Show was often more adult and occasionally risque than the later Muppet endeavours, it was still appropriate for every member of the family.

Includes:
All 24 episodes of the first series
The Original Muppet Pitch Reel - A presentation by Jim Henson that started it all
The Original Muppet Show Pilot
Muppet Morsels - Special play mode filled with fun facts about The Muppets
Series One Promo Gag Reel - Out-takes full of slapstick Muppet mayhem

First released: Monday 14th November 2005

  • Distributor: Walt Disney Home Entertainment
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 4
  • Subtitles: English, English for the hearing impaired, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
  • Catalogue: BUA0014201

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  • Distributor: Walt Disney Home Entertainment
  • Region: All regions
  • Discs: 4
  • Subtitles: English, English for the hearing impaired, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
  • Catalogue: BUA0014201

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