Questions tagged [the-muppet-show]

For use with questions about Jim Henson's The Muppet Show (1976–1981).

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Is Sesame Street canonical to The Muppet Show?

This question came out of my previous question Are Sesame Street Muppets human? and how it raised questions about the exact canon under discussion. When I was a child, I always assumed it was obvious ...
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Why are there... PIGS... IN... SPACE?

Pigs In Space was a recurring sketch on The Muppet Show in the late 1970s. For those who've never seen an episode, It was a broad parody of shows like Star Trek, Space:1999, or Buck Rogers, and could ...
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Why not credit Kenny Baker as R2-D2 on The Muppet Show?

Given the release of The Force Awakens and my subsequent introduction to the Star Wars universe, it seemed appropriate to rewatch Episode 4.17 of The Muppet Show, guest starring "The Stars of ...
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