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Muppet show: Beverly Sills


Running length: 27  minutes


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Statler and Waldorf take control of the show and perform a burlesque-style opening number, "Take Ten Terrific Girls," with a chorus line of Muppet show girls, while Fozzie Bear heckles them. Fozzie mistakenly introduces opera singer, Beverly Sills as the "Queen of Nashville," obliging her to sing a country-and-western song, "When the Bloom is on the Sage." At Muppet University, Sam the Eagle delivers a lecture about the microscopic wonders contained in a drop of water, and discovers Kermit the Protozoa and Fozzie the Amoeba. Sills appears in the opera "Pigaletto" with Miss Piggy and a cast of Muppet pigs from the Muppetopolitan Opera.


Muppet performers, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Louise Gold, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen, Jim Henson ; Muppet designers, Amy Van Gilder, Caroly Wilcox, Mari Kaestle, Jan Rosenthal, Robert Payne, Rollin Krewson, Barbara Davis, Cheryl Henson, Jane Gootnick, Tim Miller, Dave Goelz, Ed Christie, Nomi Fredrick, Larry Jameson, Faz Fazakas, Don Sahlin ; Muppet costumes, Calista Hendrickson ; creative consultant, Frank Oz ; choreographer, Norman Maen.

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