The Muppet Show is finally coming home to roost at Disney+!
Fans of Jim Henson’s iconic variety series, The Muppet Show will soon be able to binge the series in its entirety on Disney+!
On Tuesday (January 19), it was announced that the beloved series would officially be available to stream via Disney+ beginning Friday, February 19. In addition to being able to enjoy the first three seasons of the show, fans will also be able to enjoy seasons 4 and 5 of The Muppet Show.
The inclusion of the latter two season is especially exciting given that seasons 4 and 5 hav never previously been released on home entertainment.
The series, which originally premiered in 1976 featured some of the biggest Hollywood stars over the course of its run, including the likes of Steve Martin, Elton John, Liza Minelli, Alice Cooper, Julie Andrews, Bernadette Peters, Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Gene Kelly, and Mark Hamill. Of course, it also made stars and household names out of its unforgettable cast of characters like Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Kermit the Frog, and more.
Speaking of Kermit, the famed amphibian was on hand to comment on the exciting news of The Muppet Show coming to Disney+.
“It’s going to be great to welcome back longtime fans, and to give a new generation of fans a chance to see how we got our start, how Miss Piggy became a star and so much more,” said Kermit the Frog. “Today, I’m proud to say: ‘It’s time to play the music, light the lights and meet the Muppets on Disney Plus tonight!’ And as for Statler and Waldorf, the two old guys in the balcony, I can only add: ‘Sorry, guys, but….here we go again.”
The Muppet Show begins streaming via Disney+ on February 19.