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* In one installment of [[The Muppets (comic strip)|''The Muppets'' comic strip]] (reprinted in [[The_Muppets_(comic_strip)#Book_collections|''Moving Right Along'']]), [[Fozzie Bear]] is cleaning his room and considers tidying away all his "nostalgic junk," including his "autographed picture of Milton Berle."
 
* In one installment of [[The Muppets (comic strip)|''The Muppets'' comic strip]] (reprinted in [[The_Muppets_(comic_strip)#Book_collections|''Moving Right Along'']]), [[Fozzie Bear]] is cleaning his room and considers tidying away all his "nostalgic junk," including his "autographed picture of Milton Berle."
   
* One of Berle's signature gags was the line "Makeup!", followed by an oversized powder puff hitting the person, normally Berle, in the face with a large cloud of dust. In the ''[[Muppet Babies]]'' episode "[[Episode 406: This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood]]," [[Baby Animal]] uses the gag on [[Baby Piggy]] in a running gag throughout the episode. This gag was also incorporated into the opening of Berle's ''Muppet Show'' episode.
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* One of Berle's signature gags was the line "Makeup!", followed by an oversized powder puff hitting the person, normally Berle, in the face with a large cloud of dust. In the ''[[Muppet Babies]]'' episode "[[Episode 406: This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood|This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood]]," [[Baby Animal]] uses the gag on [[Baby Piggy]] in a running gag throughout the episode. This gag was also incorporated into the opening of Berle's ''Muppet Show'' episode.
* In 1978, Kermit appeared on an NBC Special ''A Tribute to Mr. Television: Milton Berle'' introducing a montage of Berle's "Makeup!" gags, which included the clip from Berle's ''Muppet Show'' episode.
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* In 1978, Kermit appeared on an NBC Special ''[[A Tribute to Mr. Television: Milton Berle]]'' introducing a montage of Berle's "Makeup!" gags, which included the clip from Berle's ''Muppet Show'' episode.
   
 
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The Muppet Show guest star
episode 203
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Publicity photo showing Berle performing his famous "Top Banana" sketch with Fozzie Bear on The Muppet Show, Episode 203.

Miltonberle

Berle (as Mad Mooney) and Sweetums from The Muppet Movie.

Milton Berle (1908-2002) was a comedian known for his work on vaudeville, in films, and especially early TV comedy (earning the nickname "Mr. Television" for his work on Texaco Star Theater).

Berle guest starred on The Muppet Show episode 203.

He made a cameo appearance in The Muppet Movie as the used-car salesman Mad Man Mooney.

References

  • One of Berle's signature gags was the line "Makeup!", followed by an oversized powder puff hitting the person, normally Berle, in the face with a large cloud of dust. In the Muppet Babies episode "This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood," Baby Animal uses the gag on Baby Piggy in a running gag throughout the episode. This gag was also incorporated into the opening of Berle's Muppet Show episode.

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