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Episode 406: This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood

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Muppet Babies
Air Date October 24, 1987
Written by Sindy McKay
Larry Swerdlove
Director
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Baby Piggy imagines herself as a movie star. She goes on Star Search and becomes incredibly famous and a billionaire. The babies imagine going to Hollywood with her, with Kermit directing a movie and Piggy co-starring with Andrew McCarthy (via archive footage).

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Notes

  • Near the beginning of this episode, a still photo of Bert and Ernie is shown, as well as a photo of Jim Henson.
  • The Babies send fan letters to their favorite stars. Baby Kermit sends his to Magnum, P.I., Gonzo to King Kong, Skeeter to Supergirl, and Scooter to Pee-Wee Herman.
  • Milton Berle's signature "Makeup!" joke is used as a running gag in the episode between Baby Animal and Baby Piggy.
  • During one part of the episode, Piggy imagines being in a parody of I Love Lucy, entitled I Love Piggy with Baby Piggy playing Lucy and Baby Kermit playing Ricky Ricardo.
  • Another fantasy of Baby Piggy is being interviewed on Lifestyles of the Pink and Famous by Robin Leach, after she becomes the famous Pigdonna. Her estate is known as Pinkford, a take on Mary Pickford's estate Pickford. During the interview she finds out she has been offered another movie, "Outrageous Pigpen."
  • Michael J. Fox and Bill Cosby appear in archive footage.
  • Among the Hollywood landmarks featured in this episode are the Hollywood Bowl, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the Hollywood Sign, and the Academy Awards.
  • Beginning with this episode, the overseas animation studio changes from the Japanese-based TOEI to the Korean-based AKOM.

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