Muppet show: Edgar Bergen
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 Works at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
- Physical Description
027 minutes; color
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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