Statler and Waldorf decide to watch TV in their box, instead of watching the show. Meanwhile, Kermit can't make payroll ($27.14), but Muppet Theatre owner J. P. Grosse says he'll give him the money if he puts "good old-fashioned entertainment" back in the show -- meaning lady wrestlers.
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Beaker makes his debut in this episode. See more
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[as he and Waldorf continue to watch TV
Well, what do you think of television?
[Waldorf reaches out to change the channel, only to get zapped as static is heard on the TV
Shocking, isn't it?
References Naughty Marietta
What Do the Simple Folk Do?
Music by Frederick Loewe
Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Performed by Richenda Carey
and Zero Mostel See more