“It’s sort of an adult Muppet Show,” Kermit the Frog explains during his meta pitch in the new promo.
“How about we film the series in that crazy, hand-held documentary style and have cutaways to one-on-one interviews?” Electric Mayhem bass player Floyd Pepper suggests.
The whole thing ends with another self-referential joke that no doubt delighted the studio and advertising executives who attended ABC’s upfront. Grumpy old men Statler and Waldorf sit in a test screening and ask, “Which way do I turn the knob if I think this Muppet Show is terrible?”
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