The Muppets. (2015–2016)
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Because... Love 

After her stint in the hospital, Miss Piggy and Kermit reevaluate their relationship, and Kermit turns to rocker Jack White for advice.

Director:

Randall Einhorn

Writers:

Bill Prady (developed by), Bob Kushell (developed by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (voice)
Eric Jacobson ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / Marvin Suggs (voice)
Peter Linz ... Gloria Estefan / Droop / Snowth (voice)
David Rudman ... Janice / Scooter (voice)
Matt Vogel ... Uncle Deadly / Lew Zealand / Crazy Harry / Snowth (voice)
Steve Whitmire ... Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Foo-Foo (voice)
Bill Barretta ... Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Bobo / Rowlf / Howard Tubman / Mahna Mahna / Bubba (voice)
Jack White ... Jack White
Julianne Buescher ... Yolanda (voice)
Tyler Bunch ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Kevin Carlson ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Alice Dinnean ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Sean W. Johnson Sean W. Johnson ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice) (as Sean Johnson)
Tim Lagasse ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Bruce Lanoil ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
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Storyline

When Miss Piggy breaks her leg rehearsing a dance number, Kermit gathers the crew to broadcast "Up Late" from the hospital. Back at the studio, Rizzo, Pepe and Yolanda find creative ways to keep Pache occupied so he doesn't ruin the show while Kermit is out.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Last episode of the series. See more »

Quotes

Yolanda: [the studio is elaborately decorated for Kermit's surprise love declaration to Miss Piggy] Looks like Liberace's quinceañera in here.
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Connections

References The Revenant (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Mahna Mahna
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Performed by Bip Bipodotta
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Okay, fine, they're allowed one secret weapon
8 March 2016 | by mbkfoxSee all my reviews

I've been very hard on the show the entire post-break season, and they deserved it for many reasons, most notably their sudden Prozac- injected mood that permeated the series once the series creator left, the lack of Muppet trademark irreverence and zaniness, as well as the abandoning of storyline overabundance per show in favor of a more focused, 90's sitcom flavored, emptier type of storytelling. This episode still had many of those issues, but whatever they lacked in those aforementioned departments was made up for in a huge influx of Muppet nostalgia. Every television series' season finale is always expected to be bigger and better and more exciting than their regular episodes, and The Muppets' season (hopefully just season) farewell definitely lived up to that requirement. There was an extra layer of excitement, urgency and bravado that was felt in the story, the set, and the welcomed classic acts. Its job was to wrap up the ongoing arc without being too conclusive and that was done very well. Still, the puns are all but gone. The only joke I really enjoyed was, when Piggy kept accusing Kermit of waffling, the Swedish Chef would show up offering waffles, with the third and final waffle gag of the set being the cutest.

I would have given the show an 8.5, but a Mahna Mahna appearance will always force any grade up to a 10. So cheap! That trick only works once per series though!


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