When The Muppet Show first debuted in syndication, original promo spots were filmed to promote each show. These promos often featured Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, though others occasionally appeared to promote the upcoming shows.
A handful of promos from the first season were included in The Muppet Show: Season One.
- Fozzie pats Kermit while he talks about the show. A clip of Ruth Buzzi from the set of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" is shown.
- Fozzie pats Kermit's head and rubs his stomach while he talks about this week's show. After a clip of Paul Williams on the Talk Spot set is shown, Fozzie begins patting Kermit to the stage floor.
- Kermit and Fozzie appear in the "At the Dance" ballroom, and after a clip of Peter Ustinov is shown, Fozzie starts tickling Kermit.
- Kermit mentions this week's guest star as Fozzie uses his hat as a puppet.
- A clip from the "A Nice Girl Like Me" number is shown, and Kermit says to start the show off with a bang.
- Fozzie tickles Kermit while he talks about this week's show.
- Fozzie is standing in front of Kermit onstage and mimes to Kermit's voice. A clip of Liberace dancing with Fletcher Bird is shown.
- Kermit talks about the show while Fozzie examines Kermit's arms.
- Gonzo tries to tell Kermit something while he talks about this weeks show. When Kermit finally asks Gonzo what he wants, Gonzo says that he's quitting. A clip from "He's the Greatest Dancer" is shown.
- Kermit talks about the show while Fozzie holds onto balloons.