Fozzie performs Gags Beasley's famous "banana sketch," which everyone has heard of except Kermit. When Kermit asks Sandy and Fozzie to tell him what it is, they laugh too hard to explain it

Songs/Sketches Edit

  • "A Nice Girl Like Me"
  • The Swedish Chef: donuts
  • Fozzie's Monologue: The Banana Sketch
  • At the Dance
  • Inner Beauty
  • UK Spot: "Nobody"
  • "Never Smile at a Crocodile"
  • Talk Spot
  • Muppet News Flash: Jumping in Place
  • Veterinarian's Hospital: Old Man
  • "Try to Remember"

Notes Edit

  • Mary Louise can be seen in the front row of the audience right before her number, "Never Smile at a Crocodile."
    • A smaller version of the Robin puppet is used for the jumping effect at the beginning of "Never Smile at a Crocodile."
      • Muppet Show writer Jack Burns also played a washed up Gags Beasley on Saturday Night Live during the 1976-1977 season, and mentioned his famous "Banana Sketch".

Cast Edit


Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Scooter, Rowlf the Dog, Statler and Waldorf, Crazy Harry, Sweetums, The Swedish Chef, Hilda, George the Janitor, Mildred Huxtetter, Bernie (Easter Bunny), Animal, Muppy, Mary Louise, Crocodile, The Newsman, Banana, Janice, The Announcer, Whatnot Dancers: Brunette Woman, Red-haired Woman, Blonde Green Woman; Pig Dancers: Brunette Female Pig, Brunette Male Pig, Lenny the Lizard, Male Koozebanian Creature, Female Koozebanian Creature

Background Muppets:

Dr. Teeth, Zoot, Beautiful Day Monster, Full-Bodied Humanoid, The Mutations, Mary Louise, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Robin the Frog, Frackles, Droop, Nigel, Baskerville the Hound, Wayne, Frogs, Pigs, Whatnots, Mahna Mahna, Zelda Rose, Wally, Miss Mousey, Sam the Eagle, Behemoth

Performers Edit

Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, The Swedish Chef, Waldorf, Sweetums in 'Nice Girl Like Me' and the Newsman
Frank Oz as Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Animal, George the Janitor, Mildred and Male Koozebanian Creature
Richard Hunt as Scooter, Statler, Sweetums, Pig Dancers and Frogs
Dave Goelz as The Great Gonzo, Zoot and Muppy
Jerry Nelson as Lenny the Lizard and Female Koozebanian Creature
John Lovelady as Crazy Harry, The Announcer, Rabbit, Shouting Lady and Frogs
Eren Ozker as Hilda, Janice and Rowlf's and Animal's dancing partners
Rollie Krewson as Mary Louise
Peter Friedman as the Crocodile and the Banana
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