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  Season 1: Episode 16

75p: Anthony Perkins / Betty Carter


.....Anthony Perkins

Anthony Perkins: Ladies and gentlemen, we ran a little late tonight --

[ suddenly, Scred and Ploobis push their way through the cast ]

Scred: Hey hey hey! Are we supposed to be on?

: Yeah, aren't you going to do a, uh..?

Anthony Perkins: Oh, yes! I almost forgot. Ladies and gentlemen -- The Muppets!

[ the audience applauds gamely ]

Ploobis: Oh, thank you! You know, a funny thing happened to me on the way to the studio --

[ suddenly, the closing theme begins to play and the credits start to roll ]

Ploobis: Hey, wait a minute!

Don Pardo V/O: The Muppets are: Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt and Jim Henson. This is Don Pardo -- Good night!

[ Scred and Ploobis try desperately to gain attention from the camera, as the cast mocks them in the background ]

[ camera pans wide to the audience, then zooms in on a sedate Mighty Favog seated among the crowd ]

[ fade ]

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