Rejoice! It’s time for some true feel-good factor because from Friday 19th February, Seasons 1 to 5 of Jim Henson’s iconic variety series The Muppet Show will be streaming on Disney+!
Of course, The Muppet Show stars modern icons Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Swedish Chef, and SO many more this the groundbreaking twist on the classic variety show, blending original songs, sketch comedy, and guest stars into a prime-time hit for all ages. Kermit had this to say:
“It’s going to be great to welcome back longtime fans, and to give a new generation of fans a chance to see how we got our start, how Miss Piggy became a star and so much more. Today, I’m proud to say: ‘It’s time to play the music, light the lights and meet the Muppets on Disney Plus tonight!’ And as for Statler and Waldorf, the two old guys in the balcony, I can only add: ‘Sorry, guys, but….here we go again.”
Originally premiering in 1976, some of Hollywood’s brightest stars stopped by The Muppet Show for unforgettable comedy and chaos including Steve Martin, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Alice Cooper, Julie Andrews, Bernadette Peters, Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Gene Kelly, and Mark Hamill.
With all five seasons of The Muppet Show, Muppet favourites like Muppet Treasure Island celebrating its 25th anniversary next month, and new hits like Muppets Now, Disney+ is now the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational streaming service on Earth. Yeah, we said it.