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May
10

A Muppets TV Show for the modern era – a spec script

FOZZIE, GONZO, MISS PIGGY AND ME
Series Concept and Teleplay
by
K e i t h

All characters © The Jim Henson Company
Concept and adaptation © 2004
This is an unsanctioned project.
Please pardon the formatting.

EST. SHOT – NYC STREET – DAY

ANGLE ON nightclub: KERMIT’S PAD

INT. KERMIT’S PAD – DAY

A spotlight shines on a stage where an empty stool & a mic stand are being set up by Beauregard or Sweetums. ROBIN climbs atop the stool and clears his throat.

KERMIT (O.S.)
Everyone’s ready, Robin.

Robin nods and begins singing “It’s Not Easy Being Green.” When he reaches the point of listing colors (“red, yellow, or gold”) the pace picks up and 3 Britney Spears clones — as sexy background singers — join in.

ANGLE ON KERMIT watching from a chair in the audience. His feet are up, and he’s massaging a temple with his flipper.

KERMIT
(TO AUDIENCE)
Life was so much easier in ’77 BBC.
(PAUSE)
BBC — Before Britney and Christina.
Yeesh!

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