“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!”
On Tuesday, Disney+ announced that all five seasons of Jim Henson’s classic variety series, The Muppet Show, will start streaming on February 19th. That means we can watch some of our favorite celebs of the past interact with our favorite muppets.
The series premiered in 1976, ending in 1981. During its monumental run, this variety show had some of the best of the best in show biz. Once again we can revisit Steve Martin, Elton John, Liza Minelli, Alice Cooper, Julie Andrews, Bernadette Peters, Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Gene Kelly, Mark Hamill, and Vincent Price in some of the most unusual settings they’ve been in.