The Muppet Show

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Name: The Muppet Show
Creator: Jim Henson
Date(s): 1976-1981
Medium: TV
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: IMDB
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Show Synopsis

Kermit The Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.


Sometimes the subject of crackfic, it appears on the list of requested fandoms for Yuletide. Muppet fanfic and fanart is also posted on the Muppet Central Forum message boards, on and deviantArt.


Sometimes the fanfic written is crossovers with other shows, for example Lovers and Dreamers by Alexia Eve (with Smallville), What Kind of Day Has It Been? by Victoria P (with Supernatural), or Take Atlantis by Siegeofangels (with Stargate Atlantis).

While with fanfic it is usually other characters are meeting the muppets in a traditional crossover, whereas with visual fanart fusions are more popular, in which either the other fandom's characters are cast as muppets, e.g. Muppet: Atlantis by Astrid (with SGA) or existing muppets cast as other fandom characters, e.g. Brokeback Muppet by Jay P. Fosgitt (with Brokeback Mountain as part of the Brokeback parody wave) or 300 Animal by Kennon9 (with 300).