February 21, 2007

Even Stattler and Waldorf couldn't complain

Loads of Muppet Show goodness for you today, from the initial pitch for companies to buy the show right down to the finale of The Muppet Movie...

It's amazing to look back at the guests that they had - from the cast of Star Wars to John Cleese to Elton John to Victor Borge to Mummenschanz


- the original pitch for "The Muppet Show"


- "The Muppet Show" intro


- Peter Sellers


- the Mahnahmuhnah sketch


- Zero Mostel


- Kenny Rogers


- Harry Belafonte


- "With a Little Help from My Friends"


- Swedish Chef making lobster


- Star Wars invades (part 1...part 2...part 3)


- Lynda Carter singing "Rubber Band"


- Marvin Suggs and his Muppaphone


- Rudolph Nureyev


- Mummenschanz


- Alice Cooper


- Gene Kelly


- Steve Martin


- "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"


- Danny Kaye


- Elton John


- John Cleese


- Beaker and Bunsen


- "Happy Wanderer"


- Rita Moreno


- Sandy Duncan


- Vetrenarian's Hospital


- Andy Kauffman


- "Danny Boy"


- Jim Nabors


- Victor Borge


- the enduring popularity of the Muppets, thanks to Weezer


- the end of The Muppet Movie

1 comment:

Joey said...

holy crap. how long did this take??? either way, some cool stuff in here. I liked the manamana clip, andy kaufman (it never ceases to amaze me how weird that dude was) and the star wars episode. sweet stuff.

oh and the weezer video, obviously.