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Favorite Muppet Show Episode

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by MuppetFan12, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. MuppetFan12

    MuppetFan12 Member

    Out of all 5 seasons of The Muppet Show which is your favorite?
  2. Zoot Fan 1981

    Zoot Fan 1981 Well-Known Member

    I like the one with Anne Murray. There were some good sketches in that episode.
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  3. Janice+Floyd<3

    Janice+Floyd<3 Well-Known Member

    Elton John!!! All the way! But I also love Linda ronstadt,Gilda Radner,Harry belafonte and Pearl bailey
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  4. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    Steve Matrin, and Spike Mullagen.
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  5. Weirdo96

    Weirdo96 Active Member

    Steve Martin, John Cleese, Harry Belafonte, Elton John... there are so many great episodes of the Muppet Show, that it's hard to pick just one.
    Is there even such a thing as a bad Muppet Show episode?
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  6. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    Harry Belafonte hands down. The episode has some great Fozzie Bear moments and he is by far my favorite Muppet. The show also has a lot of heart and the song at the end almost makes me cry as I know it was used at Jim Henson's funeral as well.
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  7. charlietheowl

    charlietheowl Well-Known Member

    I'd have to say the Lesley Ann Warren episode, it was filled with so much energy and goofy sketches.
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  8. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    I also love the Roy Clark show, Fozzie is so wonderful in that one as well.
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  9. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    I also love the Kenny Rogers show, and the song "Love Lifted Me"
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  10. PigsInSpace2205

    PigsInSpace2205 Well-Known Member

    Christopher Reeve!!!!!!!!!!
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  11. Eyeball

    Eyeball Well-Known Member

    Dom Deluise! The backstage plot if that episode was great and very funny.
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  12. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    At the moment, I would say Christopher Reeve, and Alice Cooper in a very close second, but I have only seen seasons 1-4 and have yet to see all of season 5. I also love a lot of the season 2 episodes.
  13. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Well-Known Member

    Mine would have to be Loretta Lynn episode just cause it takes place at a train station and not at the theater. To me when they change something like that to a show it makes it even funnier. But the Paul Williams episode was pretty funny too. I loved all the short jokes.
  14. Harleena

    Harleena Well-Known Member

    I liked the Ethel Merman episode, the Elton John episode, the Alice Cooper episode, and the Marisa Berensen episode ("And we know…you will stay. *flashes Grell Sutcliff teeth*"). I don't have a favorite, those ones just stood out the most to me.
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  15. PigsInSpace2205

    PigsInSpace2205 Well-Known Member

    Alice Cooper I forgot about him, I love that episode
  16. Vax Novier

    Vax Novier Member

    Season 1-Paul Williams
    Season 2-John Cleese
    Season 3- Marisa Berenson
    Season 4-Star Wars
    Season 5-(So far Debbie Harry)
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  17. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    There were so many great episodes from seasons 2-5, it's hard too decide but, I think one of my favorites would have to be the Spike Milligan episode. He was even crazier than the Muppets themselves!
  18. jobi71

    jobi71 Well-Known Member

    My favorite is Steve Martin

    Best over all plot/use of guest: John Cleese
    Best closing number: Pearl Bailey
    Best use of Muppets as silly and fun/meaningful and social conscience: Harry Belafonte

    All of these are, of course, just my opinion. There are close seconds for all of them as well. ;-)
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  19. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Star Wars!
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  20. scooterfan360

    scooterfan360 Well-Known Member

    the Lola falana episode:), I like when they all sung united we stand. and the ben vereen episode, when he sung, pure imagination.
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