The Muppets Go Hollywood

The Muppets Go Hollywood
Genre Family film
Television special
Created by Henson Associates
Marble Arch Productions
Written by Jerry Juhl
Don Hinkley
Directed by Stan Harris
Starring Dick van Dyke
Rita Moreno
Gary Owens
Muppet performers:
Jim Henson
Frank Oz
Jerry Nelson
Richard Hunt
Dave Goelz
Steve Whitmire
Kathryn Mullen
Theme music composer Peter Matz
Country of origin United States
Producer(s) Jim Henson
Editor(s) Daryl Sutton
Running time 50 min.
Production company(s) Marble Arch Productions
Original network CBS
Original release May 16, 1979 (1979-05-16)

The Muppets Go Hollywood is a one-hour special that aired on CBS. It was used to promote The Muppet Movie.


Kermit the Frog throws a glamorous party at the Cocoanut Grove night club to celebrate the release of The Muppet Movie. Among the highlights of this special are:

Following the musical number, Kermit the Frog and the rest of the Muppets clean up the Cocoanut Grove upon Kermit stating that they can save money by cleaning it up themselves.


Later syndicated alongside The Muppet Show.


Muppet performers

Additional Muppets performed by Steve Whitmire and Kathryn Mullen.

Special guest appearances

The following celebrities appeared at the party:


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