Chapter 1 Let's Hire a Band It was a warm summer day when Kermit the frog finished show auditions he sighed it had been a long week. He'd had acts coming in everyday to audition for his new show so he was pretty beat by the time Scooter came running through the door. "Hey...Um...Boss?" Kermit looked up "Oh hey there scooter how are you?" "I'm good but I have an Idea for they show" Kermit was a bit confused the show hadn't aired yet and he was sure he had everything that he needed for it. "What'd you have in mind Scooter?" Scooter smiled and flipped to a page on his clipboard. "Well I think the show needs a band" Kermit smiled it was something he hadn't thought of yet but it sounded interesting. "A band...huh...you know what Scooter you're right we do need a band something to fill in between acts. But unfortunately I don't have time to audition for one" Scooter laughed. "No need to worry Boss I'll take care of the other acts you can hire the band" Kermit thought about this for a minute"you know what Scooter I'll do it you help out with the other acts and I'll...I'll hire a band for the show" Scooter looked surprised"you really mean it?" Kermit looked hid gofer in the eye. "Yes Scooter I mean it, let's hire a band" The next day Kermit at work and had Scooter hand out fliers for Muppet Show band auditions. By the next week he had over 50 bands to listen to. Some of them were super good others he had to immediatley say no to by the time he was done he had chosen 2 final bands they were the The Crystal Ninjas and The Electric Mayhem. "Okay guys one more performence each then I'll decide. The Crystal Ninjas went first they sang a song about a giant party in which two kids got grounded for not telling their parents. The Electric Mayhem went next. Dr.Teeth the leader started sining and the rest of the band follwed "Ohh yeah Whoo! Everybody's lover everybody's brother I want to be your lifetime friend Crazy as a rocket nothin in my pocket I keep it at the rainbows end I never think of honey I think milk 'n' honey, grinnin like a cheshire cat. I focus on the pleasure something I can Treasure, can you picture that can you picture that? Then the bass player Floyd Pepper took the next verse Let me take you're picture add it to the mixture there it is I got you know, Really nothin to it anyone can do it It's easy and we all know how. Now begins the changin mental rearrangin' nothing's really where it's at Now the Eiffel Tower is holdin' up a flower I gave it to a Texas cat Then Janice and Floyd Jumped In Fact is there's nothin' out there you can't do 'cause even Santa Claus believes in you Dr teeth took the next line Beat down the walls, begin,believe,behold, begat. followed by floyd Be a better drummer, be and up and comer. Can you picture that The drummer animal also joined in CAN YOU PICTURE THAT? Floyd once agian began to sing All of us are winnin' pickin' and a-grinnin', lordy but I love to jam Followed by Janice Jelly-belly gigglin' dancin' and a wigglin' honey thats the way I am then back to Dr.Teeth Lost my heart in Texas Northern lights affect us i keep underneath my hat Aurora Borealis. shinnin' down on Dallas! Can you picture that Can you picture? you got to see in your mind Can you picture? you know it's quick and easy to find Can you picture? you don't have to by a frame Can you picture? Can you picture that Can you picture that When they were done Kermit was very pleased "you're hired !!" He exclaimed the all rejoiced so happy for their success they couldn't wait to get started.