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At long last, The Muppet Show arrives on Disney Plus

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Including the never-before-available seasons 4 and 5

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the full cast of the muppet show Image: Disney

The Muppet Show is finally coming to Disney Plus next month. Starting Feb. 19, the streaming service will host all five seasons of Jim Henson’s original variety show — including seasons 4 and 5, which have never been released on home entertainment before.

The variety show premiered in 1976. In addition to the lovable cast of Muppets, like Kermit, Miss Piggy, and Gonzo, the show also featured some stellar celebrity guests, including Steve Martin, Elton John, Julie Andrews, Gene Kelly, and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker.

Said iconic Muppet leader Kermit the Frog in a news release, “It’s going to be great to welcome back longtime fans, and to give a new generation of fans a chance to see how we got our start, how Miss Piggy became a star and so much more.”

While the original Muppet Show is only now hitting Disney Plus, the streaming service boasts classic Muppet movies, the 2015 ABC show, and the Disney Plus original, Muppets Now. For the full nostalgia dive, check out the original Muppet Show trailer:


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