Dial-a-Muppet was a telephone service provided during the 1980s by which someone could call a designated number and hear a pre-recorded joke told by the Muppets. Writers for the sketches included Bill Prady, Chris Grabenstein, and Mitchell Kriegman. The service was managed by Mary Manilla.
A music stand does not conceal much of a six-foot-three-inch man. True, I could not see his face, but his jacket, hands and legs were wiggling as he wheezed and convulsed. Meanwhile, Frank's strangled laughter escaped from the sealed drum room as a whining, crying sound reminiscent of a tortured Miss Piggy. The engineers shifted in their seats. I was laughing so hard there was no way I could pull myself together.After the customary twenty minutes of reeling around the room gasping like morons, nature took its course and the three of us calmed down enough to resume work. ”