At the beginning of each episode, an announcer would state that a fictional program was being preempted for You Can't Do That on Television. These announcements were often accompanied by a drawing, several of which featured the Muppets. (This type of introduction was borrowed from the third season of Saturday Night Live.)
- Ruth Buzzi was a regular on the 1980 CTV network version of You Can't Do That on Television, called Whatever Turns You On.
- Regular Alasdair Gillis was interviewed in Muppet Magazine issue 12.