Muppet show: Edgar Bergen

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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."
Bergen, Edgar, 1903-1978; Juhl, Jerry; Casson, Philip; Oz, Frank; Nelson, Jerry, 1934-; Hunt, Richard, d. 1992; Goelz, Dave; Wilcox, Caroly; Kaestle, Mari; Lovelady, John; Krewson, Rollie; Van Gilder, Amy; Hendrickson, Calista; Fazakas, Faz; Jameson, Larry; Erickson, Bonnie; Sahlin, Donald G; Frith, Michael K; Akst, Harry, 1894-1963 Baby face; Croce, Jim Time in a bottle; Henson, Jim
Incorporated Television Company; Henson Associates; CBS Inc; Jim Henson Television
Television comedies; Puppet television programs; Television programs
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Muppets (Fictitious characters); Kermit the Frog (Fictitious character); Fozzie Bear (Fictitious character); Piggy, Miss (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, 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.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1025; Catalog Key: alephsys003272577; Catalog Key: HENSON 003; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/351

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