Muppet show: Beverly Sills

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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.
Hendrickson, Calista; Maen, Norman; Casson, Philip; Sills, Beverly; Henson, Jim; Juhl, Jerry; Oz, Frank; Nelson, Jerry, 1934-; Hunt, Richard, d. 1992; Goelz, Dave; Gold, Louise, 1956-; Whitmire, Steve, 1959-; Mullen, Kathryn; Van Gilder, Amy; Wilcox, Caroly; Kaestle, Mari; Rosenthal, Jan; Payne, Bob, 1957-; Krewson, Rollie; Davis, Barbara S; Henson, Cheryl; Gootnick, Jane; Miller, Tim, 1958-; Christie, Edward G; Fredrick, Nomi; Jameson, Larry; Fazakas, Faz; Sahlin, Donald G
Henson Associates; CBS Inc; Jim Henson Television; Incorporated Television Company
Television programs; Television comedies; Puppet television programs
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Muppets (Fictitious characters); Kermit the Frog (Fictitious character); Piggy, Miss (Fictitious character); Fozzie Bear (Fictitious character)
North America; United States of America
The Jim Henson video collection at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Terms of Use
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
027 minutes; color

Creation/Production Credits

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.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1037; Catalog Key: alephsys003283222; Catalog Key: HENSON 009; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/357

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