The Muppet Show

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February 21, 2014


Museum of the Moving Image


All Ages

$12 adults; $9 seniors and students with ID

Event description: Be a part of Jim Henson's world at these screenings of episodes featuring notable guest appearances by Carol Burnett, Steve Martin, and Rita Moreno.

The Muppet Show was the most widely watched television show around the world in the late 1970s. Every week, special guest performers joined Muppet regulars including Miss Piggy, Kermit, Rowlf, and Fozzie. These three episodes feature guest stars currently being honored for their lifetime achievments: Rita Moreno, winner of the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, and a Grammy-Oscar-Emmy-Tony winner, earned her first Emmy for her appearance on the series? debut broadcastin 1976. Steve Martin, who recently received an Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, brought his act to Episode 208,, 1977. Finally, Carol Burnett, the 2013 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor danced her way through Episode 515, 1980), a dance marathon episode which won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing. Total running time 78 mins.

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Museum of the Moving Image advances the understanding, enjoyment, and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media by presenting exhibitions, education programs, significant moving-image works, and interpretive programs, and collecting and preserving moving-image related artifacts.


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