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The Muppets Go to the Movies aired on ABC on May 20, 1981 to help promote The Great Muppet Caper. The special was taped between March 9 and 17, 1981. In this one-hour special, Lily Tomlin and Dudley Moore join the Muppets in a tribute to film classics. Kermit the Frog hosts the program, which begins with an all-cast rendition of "Hey a Movie!" from The Great Muppet Caper.

  1. Peter Harris

    Director

  2. Chris Langham

    Writer

  3. Jerry Juhl

    Writer

  4. Jim Henson

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dudley Moore

    Dudley Moore

    Himself

  2. Lily Tomlin

    Lily Tomlin

    Herself

  3. Jim Henson

    Jim Henson

    Kermit the Frog, Rowlf the Dog, Link Hogthrob, The Swedish Chef, Waldorf

  4. Frank Oz

    Frank Oz

    Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle

  5. Jerry Nelson

    Jerry Nelson

    Various Characters

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The Muppets Go to the Movies

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 20, 1981
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 0h 49m

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