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If there ever was a season six of the Muppet show.....

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by Greengables95, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    Miss piggy singing with adele.
    Double awesome.
  2. Hayley B

    Hayley B Active Member

    Thinking of what TMZ said last week. It would be interesting to see Miss Piggy and Ivana Trump together.
  3. Hayley B

    Hayley B Active Member

    *thinking 1982 now* Maybe some of the casts from Happy Days. Like Henry Winkler or Tom Bosley. I want to say Ron Howard. But Ron would be gone from Happy Days during 1982.

    Gary Coleman might have had been famous during this time.

    The existing Beatles during this time. Paul, George, & Ringo.

    Last person. I would like to see Desi Arnaz.
  4. mupcollector1

    mupcollector1 Well-Known Member

    Jim ending The Muppet Show mainly because we wanted to make The Dark Crystal right? Was there ever a thought of a revival around Jim's time, before finally deciding on MuppetTelevision?
  5. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    Not quite. The Dark Crystal was already in development a few years before ending TMS. Actually, Henson and co. wanted to end TMS after five season because they wanted to end while the show was still on top. It was actually a smart idea. It would be the end of new TMS episodes, but certainly not the end of the Muppets.
  6. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    Yeah, Gary was pretty famous at the time. If he had been on TMS in '82, he would have been the youngest guest star to appear.
  7. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    But I think part of it was also that Jim wanted to focus his energy on other ideas he had, though, such as for The Dark Crystal and Fraggle Rock.
  8. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    Oh, I see what you and mupcollector1 mean there. Yeah, Jim wanted to move more into doing movies and whatnot.
  9. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    He wanted to end with a bang.
    Now when everyone was tired of the muppet show
  10. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    I think it was a combination of the two. He wanted TMS to end while it was still on top, and he wanted to be able to move onto other things without having to do a weekly series.
  11. MissMusical12

    MissMusical12 Well-Known Member

    If TMS did do a sixth season, here's who I guess could be excellent guest stars.....
    *Raul Julia
    *Tommy Tune
    *Olivia Newton John
    *Chita Rivera
    *Billy Joel
    *Jerry Orbach (He's the guy who was Lumiere in Beauty and The Beast, for those of you that don't know)
    *Yul Brynner
    *Angela Lansbury
    *Pat Benatar
    *Robert Goulet
    *Robert Englund (He'd make a great guest star for a Halloween episode)
    *Jennifer Holliday
    *Mandy Patinkin
    *Eddie Murphy
    *Ray Bolger (If they made the season before his death in 1987)
    *Mickey Rooney
    *Jerry Lewis (the comedian. He'd be great for the show!)
    *Meryl Streep
    (I would do more, but that's all I could think of.......)
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  12. Greengables95

    Greengables95 Member

    MUPPET SHOW SEASON 7: (I was bored)
    Episode 1: Leslie Neilsen
    Episode 2: Sammy Davis Jr.
    Episode 3: Dick Martin
    Episode 4: Lee Merriweather
    Episode 5: Dana Hill
    Episode 6: Matt Dillon
    Episode 7: Cliff Robertson
    Episode 8: Sesame Street Cast (including the humans)
    Episode 9: Mary Tyler Moore
    Episode 10: Chevy Chase
    Episode 11: Cyndi Lauper
    Episode 12: Richard Pryor
    Episode 13: Charles Grodin
    Episode 14: Pat Butram
    Episode 15: Whitney Houston
    Episode 16: Cast of Star Trek
    Episode 17: Dustin Hoffman
    Episode 18: Teri Garr
    Episode 19: Art Carney
    Episode 20: Billy Joel
    Episode 21: Kim Carbons
    Episode 22: Tim Curry
    Episode 23: Coco Taylor
    Episode 24: Heart
  13. Ignatz

    Ignatz Member

    My list of people who I would to have been ina sixth season of the Muppet Show or more seasons after that:
    Eric Idle
    Ronnie Barker
    Ronnie Corbett
    Benny Hill
    Peter Cook
    Eric Sykes
    Harry Seacombe
    Morecombe and Wise
    David Bowie
    Any of the Beatles
    Paul Lynde
    Screamin' Jay Hawkins
    Little Richard
    Kenneth Williams
    John Inman
    Orson Welles
    Ella Fitzgerald
    Nina Simone
    John Zacherle
    Randy Newman
    Angela Lansbury
    Count Gore de Vol
    Tito Puenta
    Marcel Marceau
    Gene Wilder
    Stevie Wonder
    Aretha Franklin
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  14. muppetfan24/7

    muppetfan24/7 Well-Known Member

    Cool list, Ignatz! You may be even smarter than the average human.
  15. Ignatz

    Ignatz Member

    I was struggling at the time I wrote it to think of that many female guest stars. My list also was going to have some drag artists on there but I didn't know how apropriate that would be for the Muppet Show. So any way here are some of my female guest stars
    Annete Funicello
    Dinah Shore
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
    The Del Rubio triplets
    Lucille Ball
    Lauren Bacall
    Doris Day
    Carole King
    Donna Summer
    Karne Carpenter
    Patti Smith
    Stevie Nicks
    Tammy Wynette
    Tina Turner
  16. MissMusical12

    MissMusical12 Well-Known Member

    I actually have written an outline for Carole King on The Muppet Show.
  17. Ignatz

    Ignatz Member

    That sounds great! Where can I read it?
  18. MissMusical12

    MissMusical12 Well-Known Member

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