The BEST Episodes of The Muppets

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

The Muppets return to primetime with a contemporary, documentary-style show. For the first time ever, a series will explore the Muppets' personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, breakups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires. This is a more adult Muppet show, for "kids" of all ages.

Generally Inhospitable

#1 - Generally Inhospitable

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 1, 2016

When Miss Piggy breaks her leg rehearsing a dance number, Kermit gathers the crew and they 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.

star 7.73
271 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Angeli Millan, Margee Magee
Walk the Swine

#2 - Walk the Swine

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 27, 2015

Miss Piggy and Reese Witherspoon have a heated rivalry but when the two volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, their feud escalates to a whole new level. Meanwhile, Fozzie and his girlfriend hit a rough patch.

star 7.73
430 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Dave Caplan, Gregg Mettler, Nell Scovell, Steve Rudnicl
Because... Love

#3 - Because... Love

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 1, 2016

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

star 7.67
273 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Emily Wilson, Scott Weinger
Going, Going, Gonzo

#4 - Going, Going, Gonzo

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 1, 2015

After a show-stopping duet with Miss Piggy on “Up Late with Miss Piggy,” Joseph Gordon-Levitt joins Scooter, Pepe, and the gang for poker night. The Great Gonzo gears up to perform his dream stunt and Dave Grohl challenges Animal to a drum-off.

star 7.64
368 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Franklin Hardy, Gus Hickey, Jordan Reddout, Shane Kosakowski
A Tail of Two Piggies

#5 - A Tail of Two Piggies

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 9, 2016

When Miss Piggy suffers a scandalous wardrobe malfunction, the network is outraged, and Piggy is forced to question everything she stands for, but Kermit and the gang rally together and come to her defense. Meanwhile, Gonzo misses his ex-girlfriend Camilla, so Pepe and Rizzo decide to throw a house party to cheer him up.

star 7.57
325 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Nell Scovell, Steve Rudnick
Single All the Way

#6 - Single All the Way

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 8, 2015

The gang is preparing for the annual “Up Late” live Christmas special with, special guest Mindy Kaling. Animal is in charge of tinsel, Sweetums hangs the lights, Sam Eagle strategically places the mistletoe – everything is in order. Or so it seems. Meanwhile, Miss Piggy offers relationship advice to Fozzie, which forces her to reevaluate her relationship with Kermit. Yolanda rigs the Secret Santa gift exchange, and Echosmith performs at the crew’s Christmas party.

star 7.52
359 votes
Directors: Matt Sohn
Writers: Bob Kushell, Dave Caplan, Gregg Mettler, Nell Scovell
Pig Girls Don't Cry

#7 - Pig Girls Don't Cry

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 2015

Miss Piggy is furious that Kermit booked Elizabeth Banks as a guest on her late night talk show Up Late with Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear meets his girlfriend’s parents, and Grammy Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons performs their new single “Roots”.

star 7.46
864 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell
Little Green Lie

#8 - Little Green Lie

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 23, 2016

Sparks fly when Kermit and Miss Piggy pretend that they are back together for the sake of Kermit's impressionable nephew Robin. And now that Camilla is taking up all of Gonzo's time, Pepe and Rizzo audition for a replacement wingman.

star 7.45
284 votes
Directors: Bill Barretta
Writers: Dave Caplan, Gus Hickey, Jordan Reddout
Pig's in a Blackout

#9 - Pig's in a Blackout

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 10, 2015

Kermit is feeling the pressure at work and is forced to go to a private Yoga retreat where he runs into a stressed out Jason Bateman. Meanwhile, with Kermit out of the office, Scooter is left to run the show and things go from bad to worse.

star 7.42
393 votes
Directors: Matt Sohn
Writers: Angeli Millan, Emily Wilson, Margee Magee, Steve Rudnick
Pig Out

#10 - Pig Out

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 2015

The gang has an epic night out when they run into Ed Helms at Rowlf’s Tavern and they all perform their favorite karaoke jams, but Kermit is not pleased when no one shows up to work the next day. Meanwhile, Fozzie has an unfortunate accident during the show.

star 7.37
463 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Bob Kushell, Dave Caplan, Gregg Mettler, Nell Scovell
The Ex-Factor

#11 - The Ex-Factor

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 3, 2015

Kermit is scrambling to find the perfect birthday gift for Denise, so he turns to Miss Piggy for help. Meanwhile, Kristin Chenoweth agrees to do a gig with The Electric Mayhem and inadvertently causes a rift between the band.

star 7.37
401 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Bob Kushell, Emily Wilson, Nell Scovell, Steve Rudnick
Swine Song

#12 - Swine Song

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 2, 2016

The whole crew just returned from hiatus, and everyone is rested, recharged and ready to get back to work. But when a new branding guru comes in to revamp "Up Late," the gang rallies together and realizes that they don't need gimmicks and hijinks; they just need each other and a couple of familiar tunes to get them back on track.

star 7.37
326 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Emily Wilson, Gregg Mettler
Bear Left Then Bear Write

#13 - Bear Left Then Bear Write

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 2015

Fozzie takes things a little too far when Kermit offers him advice and Nick Offerman steps in to help the gang. Meanwhile, Christina Applegate guests on “Up Late,” and brings Miss Piggy a sweet surprise that doesn't go over well and Pepe, Rizzo and Liam Hemsworth try to help Gonzo out with his online dating situation.

star 7.33
545 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Dave Caplan, Gregg Mettler, Nell Scovell, Steve Rudnick
Too Hot to Handler

#14 - Too Hot to Handler

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 17, 2015

Scooter books his long time TV crush, Chelsea Handler, who really heats things up both on 'Up Late' and in Scooter's personal life. Meanwhile, Fozzie wants to take it to the next level with Becky but when Kermit and Denise go on a double date with them, Kermit discovers that Becky might have a few skeletons in her closet.

star 7.33
364 votes
Directors: Matt Sohn
Writers: Angeli Millan, Franklin Hardy, Margee Magee, Shane Kosakowski
Hostile Makeover

#15 - Hostile Makeover

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2015

In an attempt to make Miss Piggy happy, Kermit sets her up with Josh Groban who fills her head with ideas on how to make Up Late with Miss Piggy better. Meanwhile, Fozzie is invited to a party at Jay Leno’s house and everyone is annoyed that Bobo is selling cookies for his daughter’s troop.

star 7.33
633 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Bill Prady, Bob Kushell
Got Silk?

#16 - Got Silk?

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 16, 2016

Miss Piggy goes to an aerial silks class in at attempt to make new friends and Gonzo, Pepe and Rizzo fall under Pache's spell.

star 7.19
313 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Franklin Hardy, Shane Kosakowski