The Muppet Show: The Complete Third Season

05/20/2008 at 09:13 PM ET

Muppetshowseason3dvdboxartWhen I was a kid, it was such a treat when The Muppet Show was on because my mom let us stay up a little later just to watch the show. I have such fond memories of the series, and later on, of the movies. It was one of those shows that both kids and adults can enjoy because there’s something for everyone. Now that I’m an adult and have my own kid, I can’t wait to watch The Muppet Show with Anya. I think she’s definitely too young to understand the plots of the sketches, but she’ll enjoy the puppets.

The Muppet Show: The Complete Third Season just came out on DVD. Highlights include an unforgettable duet between Gilda Radner (Saturday Night Live) and a giant carrot, as well as guest appearances by Sylvester Stallone, Liberace, Raquel Welch, Alice Cooper and Cheryl Ladd.

Created by legendary puppeteer Jim Henson and featuring theinimitable voice talents of Frank Oz, The Muppet Show introducesaudiences to the ultimate puppet femme fatale, Miss Piggy, and alsostars Gonzo, Fozzie Bear, Animal and a host of other iconic characters.The show’s zany skits, hilarious gags, and upbeat musical numbers makeit a true family favorite, slyly clever enough for the discerning adultand silly enough for the child in everyone. Digitally restored andfully re-mastered, The Muppet Show: The Complete Third Season featuresmore of the magical moments that made Henson’s plush puppets aworldwide phenomenon plusnever-before-seen bonus content that makes it a must-own for every fan, including:

  • A Company of Players – An all-new documentary that reveals thebehind-the-scenes Puppeteers and how they make the Muppets come to life.
  • The Muppets on Puppets – An original documentary featuring Jim Henson and the original Muppet puppeteers
  • A Frog Is Born – Behind every celebrity’s glittering façade is atale of hard luck and harder work. This is Kermit’s. Already a wellknown television personality from his successful stint on “SesameStreet,” Kermit the Frog launches an outrageous vaudeville-stylevariety show starring his Muppet friends and featuring a weeklycelebrity guest star. Riding herd on the spirited Muppet troupe keepsKermit on his toes as the camera goes backstage to document therivalries and romances of his all star cast.

The Muppet Show: The Complete Third Season is available for $25.99 at Amazon.com.

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