The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
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Christopher Reeve 

Piggy is determined to perform with Christopher Reeve, who is playing up the Superman references such as a telephone booth near his dressing room for costume changes, his Kryptonian strength, and invulnerability.

Director:

Peter Harris

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Christopher Reeve ... Himself - Special Guest Star
Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Killer Lamb (voice)
Jerry Nelson ... Yorick / Floyd Pepper / Announcer (voice)
Richard Hunt ... Scooter / Statler / Janice / Beaker (voice)
Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Beauregard / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (voice)
Louise Gold Louise Gold ... Additional Muppets (voice)
Steve Whitmire ... Rizzo the Rat / Foo-Foo (voice)
Kathryn Mullen ... Additional Muppets (voice)
Jim Henson ... Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob / Muppet Newsman / Waldorf (voice)
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Storyline

Piggy is determined to perform with Christopher Reeve, who is playing up the Superman references such as a telephone booth near his dressing room for costume changes, his Kryptonian strength, and invulnerability.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1980 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This episode is the first appearance of Rizzo the Rat. He began as a silent background character and grew into a prominent member of the Muppets troupe. Rizzo appears in a group of rats following Christopher around backstage. In addition, he mugs and reacts to practically every line of dialogue. See more »

Quotes

Waldorf: I liked that tune, how about you?
Statler: I like New York in June, how about you?
[both humming "How about You?"]
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Connections

References Superman (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Sam's Song
written by Lew Quadling and Jack Elliott
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