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  1. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Bonnie Franklin (and Grover from "Sesame Street")!

    Before she was the Emmy-nominated star of "One Day at a Time", Bonnie Franklin was also a Tony-nominated Broadway musical actress for "Applause", and would go on to appear in the first season of "Shalom Sesame". Thanks to @groverandgrapes for the crossover idea! SPECIAL GUEST STAR: BONNIE...
  2. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Cher! (by Gorgon Heap & kathy26)

    Special thanks to @kathy26 for the opening Fozzie joke and @MartyMuppets for his graciousness over our "great minds think alike" idea that found its way into TMS outlines by each of us. SPECIAL GUEST STAR: CHER STYLE: EARLY SEASON ONE (circa Harvey Korman, Rita Moreno) OPENING THEME...
  3. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Mel Brooks (& Oscar the Grouch)! (by Gorgon Heap & Barry Lee)

    Forgot to mention, the goodnights ARE in front of the red curtain per usual.
  4. Gorgon Heap

    TMS Script - Valerie Bertinelli! (by Gorgon Heap & kathy26)

    Before her cookbooks and shows on Food Network, before she was "Hot in Cleveland", Valerie Bertinelli was the popular star of the Norman Lear sitcom "One Day at a Time" as wisecracking good girl Barbara Cooper. She received so much fan mail that the studio could barely keep up. Submitted for...
  5. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Suzanne Pleshette!

    Forgot I had it: Cast list: Jim Henson: Kermit, Waldorf, Rowlf, Timmy Frank Oz: Piggy, Fozzie, George, Mildred, Fishface Fazoob, Talking House #3 Jerry Nelson: Baskerville, Droop, T.R. the Rooster, Trumpet Nose Fazoob Richard Hunt: Scooter, Statler, Wayne, Cow, Crococile, Drumhead Fazoob Dave...
  6. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Jodie Foster!

    The genesis of this outline came from watching the Glenda Jackson episode in memoriam. I told my wife that Jackson was a two-time Oscar winner, and this led to a discussion of what other two-time Oscar winners would've done "The Muppet Show". Three came to my mind: Jack Lemmon, because he did...
  7. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline catalog (DON'T REPLY)

    Not a bad idea. People tend to like the crossovers. *makes note*
  8. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline catalog (DON'T REPLY)

    1) Billy Joel, 8/21/02 2) Sammy Davis Jr., 9/21/02 3) Rex Harrison, 10/11/02 (co-written with TravellingMatt) 4) James Caan, 2/4/03 5) Paul Lynde, 2/4/03 6) Jack Gilford, 6/14/03 7) Red Skelton, 7/19/04 8) Groucho Marx, 8/8/04 9) Tim Conway, 8/12/04 10) Jose Feliciano, 8/20/04 11) Rex...
  9. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline catalog (DON'T REPLY)

    Angela Lansbury, 2/19/23 Jodie Foster, 8/22/23
  10. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Jodie Foster!

    SPECIAL GUEST STAR: JODIE FOSTER STYLE: MID-SEASON FIVE (circa Senor Wences, Roger Moore) COLD OPENING: Pops lifts a dumbbell. Pops: “One!” (He grunts and puts it down. Jodie enters.) Jodie: “Hi, how ya doin’?” Pops: “Sixty-two -- Oh! Who’re you?” Jodie: “I’m Jodie Foster, I’m the guest...
  11. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Carole King! (by Gorgon Heap & kathy26)

    Slight change in order. I see this one with bit less muted color palette than the Lynda Carter and Andy Williams episode, so put it between the Christopher Reeve and Lynda Carter episodes.
  12. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline- Andy Kaufman!

    Thought I'd noted "circa Wally Boag, Debbie Harry episodes". Well, imagine it there.
  13. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline- Dan Fogelberg!

    I don't know why I was so positive that I wrote "circa Beverly Sills, Kenny Rogers" episodes". Oh well, picture it thusly.
  14. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Angela Lansbury!

    SPECIAL GUEST STAR: ANGELA LANSBURY STYLE: LATE SEASON FOUR (circa Carol Channing, Alan Arkin episodes) COLD OPENING: Angela, clad in a robe, thanks Scooter for the Muppets’ hospitality. Angela: “I've played many theaters in my life, but never one with a hot tub in the dressing room!”...
  15. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline catalog (DON'T REPLY)

    John Ritter, 8/26/22 Carol Kane, 12/23/22
  16. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Mick Jagger!

    Rock (laughing): Dave Fish band: lead singer Steve Catfish: Kathy (meowing) Dogfish: Louise (barking) Shark: Jerry Clams: no dialogue Scallion: Dave Bees: just make buzzing sounds, like the Rumble Bugs on "Fraggle Rock"
  17. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Carol Kane! (by Gorgon Heap & kathy26)

    Jerry is the Phoob (think the kind of voice he used for Scred on SNL, Lenny the Lizard in the Florence Henderson episode), Hugga Wugga is still Frank, Dave as Fishface Fazoob, Richard and Jim as the Heaps, Drumhead Fazoob only sings as part of the chorus and is in the background otherwise...
  18. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - Carol Kane! (by Gorgon Heap & kathy26)

    AKA: The Return of Taminella Grinderfall! Submitted for your approval: "It's The Muppet Show, with our very special guest star, Miss Carol Kane!" SPECIAL GUEST STAR: CAROL KANE STYLE: EARLY-MID SEASON TWO (circa Edgar Bergen, Steve Martin) COLD OPENING: Scooter knocks and enters. Scooter...
  19. Gorgon Heap

    TMS outline - John Ritter!

    Dave, same as in the Pearl Bailey episode.