|The Muppet Show|
|Production||April 18-20, 1978|
|Premiere|| UK: December 15, 1978|
US: December 21, 1978
Kermit is pestered by Lew Zealand, who wants to audition his boomerang fish act: "I throw the fish in the air... they sail away... and then they come back to me!" Meanwhile, Miss Piggy plans the closing comedy sketch -- a wedding "sketch" starring her as the bride and Kermit as the groom. Secretly, she books a real minister, and Scooter fools Kermit into signing the marriage license.
- "Red Pigs Dance," performed by Russian pigs
- Marisa dances with some Feather Boas.
- Louis Kazagger covers a wig race for Muppet Sports.
- UK Spot: Robin the Frog sings "Someone to Watch Over Me"
- Kermit, Annie Sue, Scooter, a Salamander, Robin, Beauregard & Fozzie sing "Do-Re-Mi",which winds up going bad when the performers sing when they aren't supposed to.
- Marisa sings "You're Always Welcome at Our House" and traps Whatnots in her house
- Sketch: "The Wedding"
|Cold Open: Scooter leaves some (living) alligator luggage for Marisa.|
|The Muppet Show Theme: Gonzo starts to blow his trumpet, but Kermit cuts in with his own trumpet, blowing Gonzo out of the "O".|
|Kermit attempts to hide in Statler and Waldorf's box, offering them tickets for next week's show. The two hecklers, less than willing to oblige, throw Kermit out of the balcony.|
- After "You're Always Welcome at Our House",The Swedish Chef shows Gladys the wedding cake that he's made. The cake is topped with figures of Kermit and Piggy as the groom and bride. The figures were actually commercially available PVC toys, repainted in new clothes; Miss Piggy was made by German company Schleich, the Kermit figure is a pencil topper from the United Kingdom (company unknown).
- This is the first episode featuring Lew Zealand, Louis Kazagger and Beauregard, although, Louis had appeared for the unique opening sequence two episodes earlier.
- Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Scooter, Lew Zealand, Rowlf the Dog, Animal, Statler and Waldorf, Robin the Frog, Beauregard, Louis Kazagger, Wig Trainer, Greased Lightning, the Swedish Chef, Gladys, Wayne, Whatnots, Pigs, Annie Sue, Pig Minister
- Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, the Swedish Chef and Waldorf
- Frank Oz as Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Animal
- Jerry Nelson as Lew Zealand, Louis Kazagger, Robin the Frog and Salesman
- Richard Hunt as Scooter, Gladys the Cafeteria Lady, Wayne and Statler
- Dave Goelz as Gonzo, Beauregard, Wig Trainer and Pig Minister
- Louise Gold as Annie Sue Pig
- Steve Whitmire as Whatnot and original Dr. Salamander
- Falk, Karen. "Jim Henson's Red Book", 4/18/1978 - Marisa Berenson (MS)
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