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Jim Henson, Kermit the Frog and John Cleese Performing a Skit for the Muppet Show

As stern-looking as John Cleese might be, I don't think he has enough willpower to pretend to not enjoy guesting in The Muppet Show.

I mean, who wouldn’t? Kermit and company definitely know how to have a jolly good time after all!

Image via The Muppet Wiki

Kermit introduces John’s final number, “The Impossible Dream”. Onstage, John tells Kermit that he doesn’t do old show tunes. Kermit apologizes, the curtain closes — and when they open again, John is dressed for a Wagnerian opera number, and Sweetums is singing “Ride of the Valkyries”. John objects, and Kermit asks for one more chance. When the curtain opens for a third time, John is dressed for a Mexican maraca solo. Kermit brings on a glee club of pigs, chickens and monsters to accompany John. Frustrated, John screams at Kermit… but the glee club finally ropes him into singing “The Impossible Dream”. — Skit Synopsis

To dream the impossible dream~

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written by geegraphy

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