The Muppet Show: Season 2

The Muppet Show: Season 2

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Jim Henson's classic, unbeatable 1970s variety show starring Kermit the Frog and his muppet friends as they perform skits, talk to guests, feature music acts, and try to keep the show running from behind the curtain.

1977Rating: GUK
ComedyClassic

Episodes

EPISODE 2.1

George Burns

Sketches/Songs: "Cuento Le Gusta", "Train Back Home", "Chattanooga Choo Choo",... More "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Wotcher (Knocked 'Em in the Old Kent Road)", "I Won't Dance", "World's Most Powerful Explosive", "Medley"

EPISODE 2.2

Madeline Kahn

Sketches/Songs: "Happy Feet", "Feet", "Drum Solo by Animal", "Swedish Chef",... More "New York State of Mind", "Pigs In Space", "The Pig Got Up and Slowly Walked Away", "Sunny Day", "Muppet Newsflash", "Up and Away", "Wishing Song"

EPISODE 2.3

Milton Berle

Sketches/Songs: "There are Millions of us Who are Ugly", Milton... More Berle's monologue, "Pigs In Space", "The Entertainer" (Milton Berle), "The Entertainer" (Miss Piggy), "Who", "Top Banana"

EPISODE 2.4

John Cleese

Sketches/Songs: "Somebody Stole My Gal", Gonzo's Act, "Muppet Newsflash", Rowlf... More plays piano, "Pigs In Space", "At the Dance", "Waiting at the Church", "We Got Each Other", "Koozebanian Spoobol", "The Impossible Dream"

EPISODE 2.5

Nancy Walker

Kermit is at home sick so Fozzie has to run... More the show and proves how bad he could be by having Crazy Harry of all people have an opening skit "Target Practice", then getting "Vets' Hospital" and "At The Dance" on the same stage at the same time, causing a lot of trouble for the bear and his costars.

EPISODE 2.6

Rich Little

Sketches/Songs: "Chan Son D'amour", Rich impersonates the Muppets, "At the... More Dance", "The Boy in the Gallery", "Inchworm", "Veterinarian's Hospital", Gonzo and Lolita (a chicken), "Medley", A Salute to Hollywood musicals

EPISODE 2.7

Edgar Bergen

Sketches/Songs: "Baby Face", "Consider Yourself", "Muppet Newsflash", Gonzo's Act, "Pigs... More In Space", "Show Me a Rose", Fozzie's Act, "Time in a Bottle", "Down at Papa Joe's", Edgar and Charlie perform

EPISODE 2.8

Bernadette Peters

Sketches/Songs: "How Could You Believe Me When I Said I... More Loved You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life", "Take a Little One-Step", Chickens playing piano, "Veterinarian's Hospital", "The Sheik of Araby", "The Ant and the Grasshopper", "Just One Person", "Swedish Chef", "Muppet Labs", "I'm Five", "Muppet Newsflash", "Apple Jack"

EPISODE 2.9

Dom DeLuise

Sketches/Songs: "Don't Dilly Dally on the Way", "Merdlelidop", "Drum Solo... More by Animal", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Henrietta's Wedding", "Don't Blame the Dynamite", "Animal Shelter", "We Got Us"

EPISODE 2.10

Teresa Brewer

Sketches/Songs: "Cotton Fields", "Pigs In Space", "Wild Thing", Gonzo's Act,... More "At the Dance", "Cheese Cake", "Muppet Labs", "At the Hop", "Spinning Wheel", "Nickelodeon"

EPISODE 2.11

Steve Martin

Kermit auditions new acts for the next show. Songs/Sketches: "The... More Garbage Can Can", "Swannee River", balloons, "Tie a Yellow Ribbit Round an Ole Oak Tree", Baskerville auditions as comedian, Lenny Lizard auditions for emcee, The Four Fazoobs, "Gonzales & Yolanda", "Old Man River", "Ramblin' Guy", "Varisity Drag", "Yes, We Have No Bananas", "Jugglin' Guy", "Flying Zucchini Brothers", Steve plays with Lubbock Lou & the Jug-Huggers.

EPISODE 2.12

Lou Rawls

Sketches/Songs: "Groovy People", "Muppet Newsflash", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Swedish Chef", "At... More the Dance", "Ukelele Lady", "Sonny Boy", "Bye Bye Blackbird", "Muppet Labs", Fozzie's Act, "You're the One"

EPISODE 2.13

Julie Andrews

Sketches/Songs: "The Lonely Goatherd", "Muppet Newsflash", Gonzo's Act, "Moonlight Sonata",... More "Won't Somebody Dance With Me?", "Borneo", "When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish", "An Editorial by Sam The Eagle", "Muppet Labs", "I Whistle a Happy Tune"

EPISODE 2.14

Peter Sellers

Sketches/Songs: "A Gypsy's Violin", "When", "Down Memory Lane", Masseur sketch,... More "It's Not Easy Bein' Green", "Muppet Labs", "Cigarettes & Whiskey"

EPISODE 2.15

Elton John

Sketches/Songs: "Crocodile Rock", "Swedish Chef", "Benny and the Jets", "Veterinarian's... More Hospital", "Any Old Iron", "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road", "Pigs In Space", "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"

EPISODE 2.16

Cleo Laine

Sketches/Songs: "Limbo", "Ain't Got That Swing", "Pigs In Space", Bruce... More Schwartz, "Mad Dogs and Englishmen", "Swedish Chef", "(I Wonder Why) You're Just In Love", Fozzie's Act, "If"

EPISODE 2.17

Rudolf Nureyev

Sketches/Songs: The Electric Mayhem, A Wagner opera performed, "Swine Lake",... More "Something's Missing", "Veterinarian's Hospital", "It's Cold Outside", "Clair De Lune", "Top Hat"

EPISODE 2.18

Judy Collins

Sketches/Songs: "Leatherwing Bat", "Pigs In Space", "An Editorial by Sam... More The Eagle", "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly", "Muppet Newsflash", "Talk to the Trees", "Koozebanian Phoob", "Do-Re-Mi", "Swedish Chef", "Send in the Clowns"

EPISODE 2.19

Don Knotts

Sketches/Songs: "Cuento Le Gusta", "Train Back Home", "Chattanooga Choo Choo",... More "Veterinarian's Hospital", "Wotcher (Knocked 'Em in the Old Kent Road)", "I Won't Dance", "World's Most Powerful Explosive", "Medley"

EPISODE 2.20

Cloris Leachman

Sketches/Songs: "That's Entertainment", "My Hero", Fozzie's Act, "Swedish Chef", "Vedgetarian's... More Hospital", "Muppet Newsflash", "Pigs In Space", "Just in Time"

EPISODE 2.21

Bob Hope

Sketches/Songs: "The Pig Calypso", "For What It's Worth", "Muppet Newsflash",... More "Swedish Chef", "Muppet Newsflash", Rowlf plays piano, "Long Long Ago", "Muppet Labs", Rowlf plays piano, "Don't Fence Me In"

EPISODE 2.22

Jaye P. Morgan

Sketches/Songs: "Tweedle Dee Dee", "Swedish Chef", "At the Dance", "English... More Country Garden", "Talk Spot", "Pigs In Space", "Muppet Newsflash", "An Editorial by Sam The Eagle", "That Old Black Magic"

EPISODE 2.23

Zero Mostel

Sketches/Songs: "Chopin's Polonaise in a Flat", "What do the Simple... More Folk Do?", "At the Dance", "Muppet Labs", "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", "Fears", "Drum Solo by Animal", "Lady Wrestling"

EPISODE 2.24

Petula Clark

Sketches/Songs: "Tweedle Dee Dee", "Swedish Chef", "At the Dance", "English... More Country Garden", "Talk Spot", "Pigs In Space", "Muppet Newsflash", "An Editorial by Sam The Eagle", "That Old Black Magic"

EPISODE 2.25

Roy Clark

Sketches/Songs: ""Rocky Top"", ""Swedish Chef"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""Yesterday When... More I Was Young"", ""I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire"", ""Talk Spot"", ""At the Barn-Dance"", Gonzo's Act, ""Sally Was a Good Ol' Girl""

EPISODE 2.26

Leo Sayer

Sketches/Songs: ""You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"", ""Carbon Paper"", ""The... More Daffodills"", ""The Show Must Go On"", ""She was a Dear Little Dicky Bird"", Fozzie's Act, ""When I Need You""

EPISODE 2.27

Gilda Radner

Sketches/Songs: ""The Lullaby of Broadway"", ""Modern Major General"", ""Muppet Melodrama"",... More ""Witch Doctor"", ""A Saucy Little Bird on Nellie's Hat"", ""Muppet Labs"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", ""Tap Your Troubles Away""

EPISODE 2.28

Pearl Bailey

Sketches/Songs: ""My Soul is a Witness"", ""Muppet Labs"", ""Muppet Newsflash"",... More ""In the Good Old Summertime"", ""An Actor's Life For Me"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""At the Dance"", The Camelot joust

EPISODE 2.29

Jean Stapleton

Sketches/Songs: ""Tico Tico"", ""Play a Simple Melody"", ""At the Dance"",... More ""Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow-Wow"", ""Talk Spot"", ""Muppet Melodrama"", ""Muppet Labs"", ""I'm Just Wild About Harry""

EPISODE 2.30

Loretta Lynn

Sketches/Songs: ""You're Looking at Country"", ""I'm All Alone"", ""Muppet Newsflash"",... More Fozzie's Act, ""At the Dance"", ""Sentimental Journey"", ""Oh, Lonesome Me"", ""Veterinarian's Hospital"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", ""The Rhyming Song"", ""One's on the Way""

The Muppet Show: Season 2 | Reviews

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

The series remains a joy to watch, like a tadpole becoming a frog before our very eyes.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Jim Henson and his team of pun-loving writers, vocalists, and puppeteers had clearly emerged into their own.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

When Milton Berle takes the stage to do a stand-up routine, he gets into a hilarious back-and-forth with hecklers Statler & Waldorf.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Frequently charming, and always imaginative.

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The Muppet Show: Season 2 | Release Details

The Muppet Show: Season 2 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Disney+.