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The Muppets

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The Muppets are a group of puppet characters created by Jim Henson. They have been referred to in The Simpsons several times.

References to The Muppets in The Simpsons[edit]

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Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
Kermit Simpsons Funeral.png 7 143 "Bart the Fink" Kermit is seen at Krusty's funeral.
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147 "A Fish Called Selma" A film called The Muppets Go Medieval is seen, starring Troy McClure, Kermit and Miss Piggy.
Rats.png 10 223 "The Old Man and the "C" Student" One of the rats is called Rizzo, a reference to Rizzo the Rat from The Muppets.
Miss Piggy.png 19 416 "Papa Don't Leech" Lurleen Lumpkin sings a variant of "Bunk with Me Tonight" to Kermit on TV; then Miss Piggy comes along and attacks him and then starts strangling him.
Fozzie Bear Simpsons.png 419 "Mona Leaves-a" Lance Armstrong and Fozzie Bear co-present an award sponsored by Right Guard deodorant. After a joke from Fozzie at Armstrong's expense, he angrily throws the Fozzie puppet across the room, revealing the puppeteer's hand underneath. The puppeteer stops doing the act once he notices the puppet is gone.
Rats Muppets reference.png 20 433 "Gone Maggie Gone" A rat is seen riding an eggbeater, a reference to Chester Rat in "Rat Scat".
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22 472 "The Fight Before Christmas" When Maggie goes to sleep holding A Fluppet Christmas Special, she dreams a parody of "The Muppet Show". The Simpsons family, Moe, Mr. Burns, Granpa and Jasper all appear as real-life puppets. Much of their puppet movements and comedy style directly spoof The Muppet Show in general. A specific reference are Grampa and Jasper who give critical comments from a balcony, just like Statler and Waldorf. Bart plays drums in reference to Animal.
Swedish Chef.png 23 491 "The Food Wife" The Swedish Chef is seen in Marge's dream.
497 "The D'oh-cial Network" Reverend Lovejoy takes an online quiz to find out which Muppet he is. The result of the quiz gives him Beaker.
Milhouse holding Muppet-shaped cheese.png 26 572 "Let's Go Fly a Coot" Milhouse said he wanted the cheese cut like Pokémon characters, not The Muppets.

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