All 5 Season Of Iconic Series ‘The Muppet Show’ Come To Disney+ From February
It’s time to play the music, It’s time to light the lights, It’s time to meet the Muppets on ‘The Muppet Show’ tonight!.. Well, February actually, but great news still! Disney+ will be adding all 5 seasons of the original, beloved and iconic, series to the streaming service from Friday, 19th February 2021.
‘The Muppet Show’ stars Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Swedish Chef, and more in a groundbreaking twist on the classic variety show, blending original songs, sketch comedy, and guest stars into a prime-time hit for all ages. This will be the first time the 4th and 5th seasons have ever been released on any form of home entertainment viewing.
“It’s going to be great to welcome back longtime fans, and to give a new generation of fans a chance to see how we got our start, how Miss Piggy became a star and so much more,” commented host and star Kermit the Frog. “Today, I’m proud to say: ‘It’s time to play the music, light the lights and meet the Muppets on Disney Plus tonight!’ And as for Statler and Waldorf, the two old guys in the balcony, I can only add: ‘Sorry, guys, but….here we go again.”
Originally premiering in 1976, some of Hollywood’s brightest stars stopped by ‘The Muppet Show’ for unforgettable comedy and chaos including Steve Martin, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Alice Cooper, Julie Andrews, Bernadette Peters, Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Gene Kelly, and Mark Hamill.
Along with all five seasons of ‘The Muppet Show’, Disney+ also hosts Muppet favourites like ‘Muppet Treasure Island’ celebrating its 25th anniversary next month, the fantastic ‘Muppet Christmas Carol’, and new hits like ‘Muppets Now’. You can find the entire Muppet Collection here on Disney+.
‘The Muppet Show’ premieres Friday, 19th February 2021 on Disney+.
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