|Air Date||December 1, 1984|
|Written by||Jeffrey Scott|
The Muppet Babies are playing outer space explorers when a strange creature enters the nursery. The creature, cloaked in a sweatshirt, bucket and belt from the Babies' closet, was assumed to be a alien named Irma. The Babies think she is from the planet Neptune and was left behind on Earth by her family. The Babies try calling Irma's family and building a huge slingshot to shoot her home. After many failed attempts, the Babies, using their imagination, set off into outer space to take Irma back home.
It turns out that Irma is a koala bear named Charlie that escaped from the nearby zoo. A zoo keeper comes and gets Irma and gives the babies free passes to the zoo for taking care of him.
- Irma's Family
- Zoo Keeper
- The plotline is a reference to E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial.
- The title is a reference to one of the opening lines of Star Wars: "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away."
- When the spaceship lands on Saturn's rings like a record player, the music being played is an instrumental version of the Muppet Babies Theme.
- The zoo keeper (probably named Mr. Johansen) says that a koala is a type of bear which is a common mistake. Koalas are actually marsupials that resemble bears probably because they have ears about the same shapes as bears' ears would be.
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