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Muppet show: Edgar Bergen


Running length: 27  minutes


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This episode features ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his dummy, Charlie McCarthy. Highlights include: barnyard roosters sing "Baby Face"; Kermit exchanges barbs with the belligerent Charlie McCarthy; Gonzo the Great wrestles a brick and is vanquished in the first round; Capt. Link Hogthrob and Doctor Strangepork force Miss Piggy to do the laundry for the entire Swinetrek crew in an installment of the ongoing saga "Pigs in Space"; Bergen introduces Fozzie Bear to one of his puppets, Mortimer Snerd, a shy, slow-witted country bumpkin; and a Muppet scientist conducts experiments with rejuvenating drugs while singing "Time in a Bottle."


Muppet performers, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson ; puppets and costumes, Caroly Wilcox, Mari Kaestle, Dave Goelz, John Lovelady, Rollin Krewson, 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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