The Best Episodes of The Muppet Show

Dom DeLuise

#1 - Dom DeLuise 8.83

Season 2 - Episode 4

Sketches/Songs: ""Don't Dilly Dally on the Way"", ""Merdlelidop"", ""Drum Solo by Animal"", ""Veterinarian's Hospital"", ""Henrietta's Wedding"", ""Don't Blame the Dynamite"", ""Animal Shelter"", ""We Got Us""

Rudolf Nureyev

#2 - Rudolf Nureyev 8.67

Season 2 - Episode 14

Sketches/Songs: The Electric Mayhem, A Wagner opera performed, ""Swine Lake"", ""Something's Missing"", ""Veterinarian's Hospital"", ""It's Cold Outside"", ""Clair De Lune"", ""Top Hat""

Marisa Berenson

#3 - Marisa Berenson 8.67

Season 3 - Episode 14

Sketches/Songs: ""Russian Pig Dance"", ""Dance"", ""Muppet Sports"", ""Someone to Watch Over Me"", ""Do-Re-Mi"", ""Our House"", ""The Wedding""

George Burns

#4 - George Burns 8.64

Season 2 - Episode 1

Sketches/Songs: ""Cuento Le Gusta"", ""Train Back Home"", ""Chattanooga Choo Choo"", ""Veterinarian's Hospital"", ""Wotcher (Knocked 'Em in the Old Kent Road)"", ""I Won't Dance"", ""World's Most Powerful Explosive"", ""Medley""

Pearl Bailey

#5 - Pearl Bailey 8.63

Season 3 - Episode 9

Sketches/Songs: ""My Soul is a Witness"", ""Muppet Labs"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", ""In the Good Old Summertime"", ""An Actor's Life For Me"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""At the Dance"", The Camelot joust

Steve Martin

#6 - Steve Martin 8.61

Season 2 - Episode 6

Kermit auditions new acts for the next show. Songs/Sketches: ""The Garbage Can Can"", ""Swannee River"", balloons, ""Tie a Yellow Ribbit Round an Ole Oak Tree"", Baskerville auditions as comedian, Lenny Lizard auditions for emcee, The Four Fazoobs, ""Gonzales & Yolanda"", ""Old Man River"", ""Ramblin' Guy"", ""Varisity Drag"", ""Yes, We Have No Bananas"", ""Jugglin' Guy"", ""Flying Zucchini Brothers"", Steve plays with Lubbock Lou & the Jug-Huggers.

Bob Hope

#7 - Bob Hope 8.60

Season 2 - Episode 17

Sketches/Songs: ""The Pig Calypso"", ""For What It's Worth"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", ""Swedish Chef"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", Rowlf plays piano, ""Long Long Ago"", ""Muppet Labs"", Rowlf plays piano, ""Don't Fence Me In""

Sylvester Stallone

#8 - Sylvester Stallone 8.60

Season 3 - Episode 20

Sketches/Songs: ""Hawaiian War Chant"", ""Let's Call the Whole Thing Off"", ""Lady Be Good"", ""The William Tell Overture"", ""Veterinarian's Hospital"", Fozzie's Act, ""Bird in a Gilded Cage""

Edgar Bergen

#9 - Edgar Bergen 8.57

Season 2 - Episode 3

Sketches/Songs: ""Baby Face"", ""Consider Yourself"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", Gonzo's Act, ""Pigs In Space"", ""Show Me a Rose"", Fozzie's Act, ""Time in a Bottle"", ""Down at Papa Joe's"", Edgar and Charlie perform

Mark Hamill

#10 - Mark Hamill 8.55

Season 4 - Episode 16

The regularly-scheduled guest (a terrible singer) is bumped when four stars of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope suddenly appear in the theater. It's a natural for the Pigs in Space.

Cheryl Ladd

#11 - Cheryl Ladd 8.50

Season 3 - Episode 8

Sketches/Songs: ""True Love"", ""South Rampart Street Parade"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""There's a New Sound"", ""I Enjoy Being a Girl"", Gonzo's Act, ""Sunshine on my Shoulder""

Petula Clark

#12 - Petula Clark 8.50

Season 2 - Episode 22

Sketches/Songs: ""Sea Chantey"", ""The Boy From Ipanema"", Saloon sketch, ""At the Dance"", ""Upidee"", ""Too Shy To Say"", ""Veterinarian's Hospital"", ""Swedish Chef"", ""Tomorrow""

Milton Berle

#13 - Milton Berle 8.50

Season 2 - Episode 8

Sketches/Songs: ""There are Millions of us Who are Ugly"", Milton Berle's monologue, ""Pigs In Space"", ""The Entertainer"" (Milton Berle), ""The Entertainer"" (Miss Piggy), ""Who"", ""Top Banana""

Dizzy Gillespie

#14 - Dizzy Gillespie 8.47

Season 4 - Episode 17

Statler is sick (of the show), so Waldorf brings his wife Astoria to the show. Meanwhile, Inspector LaBrea of the County Environmental Department arrives backstage to monitor the noise level of the show. LaBrea tells Kermit that to keep the noise down, he has to cut the trumpets for the show. Kermit tries to keep LaBrea busy while Dizzy performs.

Bernadette Peters

#15 - Bernadette Peters 8.43

Season 2 - Episode 7

Sketches/Songs: ""How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life"", ""Take a Little One-Step"", Chickens playing piano, ""Veterinarian's Hospital"", ""The Sheik of Araby"", ""The Ant and the Grasshopper"", ""Just One Person"", ""Swedish Chef"", ""Muppet Labs"", ""I'm Five"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", ""Apple Jack""

Harry Belafonte

#16 - Harry Belafonte 8.43

Season 3 - Episode 19

Sketches/Songs: ""Day-O"", ""Tea For Two"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""Honeysuckle Rose"", Animal and Harry play the drums, ""Muppet Sports"", ""Turn the World Around""

Alice Cooper

#17 - Alice Cooper 8.42

Season 3 - Episode 7

Sketches/Songs: ""Welcome to my Nightmare"", ""Muppet Labs"", ""Toothache"", ""Somewhere Over the Rainbow"", ""Once a Year Day"", ""You and Me"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""School's Out""

John Denver

#18 - John Denver 8.38

Season 4 - Episode 1

John and Kermit have a surprise for the cast; they're all going to Kermits' home the swamp! But even Gonzo, even with his love of the nasty and strange, thinks it's a bad idea and no one is willing to take him up on the offer even when Kermit offers them to go.

Teresa Brewer

#19 - Teresa Brewer 8.38

Season 2 - Episode 11

Sketches/Songs: ""Cotton Fields"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""Wild Thing"", Gonzo's Act, ""At the Dance"", ""Cheese Cake"", ""Muppet Labs"", ""At the Hop"", ""Spinning Wheel"", ""Nickelodeon""

Leo Sayer

#20 - Leo Sayer 8.33

Season 3 - Episode 12

Sketches/Songs: ""You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"", ""Carbon Paper"", ""The Daffodills"", ""The Show Must Go On"", ""She was a Dear Little Dicky Bird"", Fozzie's Act, ""When I Need You""

Madeline Kahn

#21 - Madeline Kahn 8.31

Season 2 - Episode 2

Sketches/Songs: ""Happy Feet"", ""Feet"", ""Drum Solo by Animal"", ""Swedish Chef"", ""New York State of Mind"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""The Pig Got Up and Slowly Walked Away"", ""Sunny Day"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", ""Up and Away"", ""Wishing Song""

Roy Clark

#22 - Roy Clark 8.30

Season 3 - Episode 2

Sketches/Songs: ""Rocky Top"", ""Swedish Chef"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""Yesterday When I Was Young"", ""I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire"", ""Talk Spot"", ""At the Barn-Dance"", Gonzo's Act, ""Sally Was a Good Ol' Girl""

Elton John

#23 - Elton John 8.29

Season 2 - Episode 16

Sketches/Songs: ""Crocodile Rock"", ""Swedish Chef"", ""Benny and the Jets"", ""Veterinarian's Hospital"", ""Any Old Iron"", ""Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"", ""Pigs In Space"", ""Don't Go Breaking My Heart""

Senor Wences

#24 - Senor Wences 8.25

Season 5 - Episode 7

In honor of Señor Wences and his puppets, Kermit decides to do something new -- a puppet show! Fozzie wants to do a marionette act with a Dancing Clown puppet, but the marionette eventually pulls Fozzie down on the stage with him and takes control of the strings himself.

Julie Andrews

#25 - Julie Andrews 8.25

Season 2 - Episode 18

Sketches/Songs: ""The Lonely Goatherd"", ""Muppet Newsflash"", Gonzo's Act, ""Moonlight Sonata"", ""Won't Somebody Dance With Me?"", ""Borneo"", ""When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish"", ""An Editorial by Sam The Eagle"", ""Muppet Labs"", ""I Whistle a Happy Tune""