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Muppet show: Rita Moreno


Running length: 27  minutes


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Guest Rita Moreno begins the show with a dance routine set in a Parisian cafe with a life size Muppet as her partner. Other highlights: Rowlf the Dog, as orthopedic surgeon Dr. Bob, attempts to operate on a reluctant Fozzie Bear, the Swedish Chef flips flapjacks; Marvin Suggs performs "Lady of Spain" on his Muppaphone; Kermit moderates a panel discussion about the dying art of conversation which degenerates into a heated argument between Moreno and Miss Piggy; Moreno sings "Fever" while Animal's wild drumming threatens to upstage her.


Muppet performers, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Eren Ozker, John Lovelady ; Muppet designers, Bonnie Erickson, Caroly Wilcox, Don Sahlin, Dave Goelz, Rollin Krewson, Faz Fazakas, Larry Jameson ; choreographer, Gillian Lynne.

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