5x24 Melissa Manchester
First Aired: Jun. 08, 1981 on Syndicated
Summary: Kermit is plagued by a night of backstage crises. A group of skiers get hurt during the opening number, and after Kermit says that the theater will cover their medical costs, Scooter forgets to cash the check. The Teeterini Family are angry that their teeter board won't fit on the stage.…
Main Characters in this Episode
The Newsman: Where have you been?
Bruno: Oh, I've been showing His Majesty around the newsroom. [a mackerel walks up, dressed in royalty; the Newsman sees him]
The Newsman: Holy mackerel!
Mackerel: No, Your Highness will do. Would you like to be knighted?
The Newsman: Oh, well, of course.
Mackerel: Okay. Good night! [the mackerel hits the Newsman on the head, knocking him out]
Kermit: Like what, Roger?
Roger Moore: Well, all this craziness.
Kermit: Oh, well, actually this has been a rather quiet show for us. No unforeseen disasters so far.
Roger Moore: No unforeseen disasters?
Kermit: Uh, that was a disaster we knew about all along.
Miss Piggy: Oh, this isn't going to be a Great Dane joke, is it?
Rowlf the Dog: Well, it's a Dane joke, but I wouldn't call it great.