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Muppet show: Bob Hope


Running length: 27  minutes


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Muppet show performers are in a state of anxiety when it appears that guest Bob Hope will not be able to appear on the show due to previous engagements. Highlights include a calypso number featuring Miss Piggy and an all-pig marimba band; the Swedish Chef fouling up a recipe for pressed duck; the melon-headed Dr. Bunsen Honeydew introducing the latest development in garbage disposal - a trash can that eats; a takeoff on the Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young sixties protest song "For What It's Worth," performed by Muppet woodland animals attempting to hide from hunters in the forest; and Bob Hope as a cowboy with a wisecracking horse, singing "Don't Fence Me In."


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

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