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Muppet show: Elton John

1978

Running length: 26  minutes

 

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Summary

Special guest Elton John opens the show with a performance of "Crocodile Rock," accompanied by members of the Muppet band and a quartet of crocodiles. Highlights include: the Swedish Chef has a culinary adventure with a renegade chicken; John performs "Bennie and the Jets" with a chorus of Muppets, and "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" with Sgt. Floyd Pepper, Zoot, Animal, and the rest of the Muppet band; Miss Piggy, Capt. Link Hogthrob, and Doctor Strangepork battle boredom in the ongoing saga "Pigs in Space"; and, in the finale, John and Miss Piggy sing "Don't Go Breakin' My Heart."

Credits

Muppet performers, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson ; Muppets and costumes, Caroly Wilcox, Mari Kaestle, Dave Goelz, John Lovelady, Amy Van Gilder, Calista Hendrickson, Faz Fazakas, Larry Jameson, Bonnie Erickson ; special puppets, Don Sahlin ; Muppet creative consultants, Frank Oz, Michael K. Frith.

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