List of Muppet Babies episodes

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This is a complete listing of episodes from the animated television series Jim Henson's Muppet Babies.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired Network
First aired Last aired
1 13 September 15, 1984 (1984-09-15) December 8, 1984 (1984-12-08) CBS
2 13 September 14, 1985 (1985-09-14) December 7, 1985 (1985-12-07)
3 16 September 13, 1986 (1986-09-13) December 27, 1986 (1986-12-27)
4 18 September 19, 1987 (1987-09-19) January 16, 1988 (1988-01-16)
5 13 September 10, 1988 (1988-09-10) December 3, 1988 (1988-12-03)
6 11 September 16, 1989 (1989-09-16) January 13, 1990 (1990-01-13)
7 15 September 15, 1990 (1990-09-15) December 29, 1990 (1990-12-29)
8 8 September 14, 1991 (1991-09-14) November 2, 1991 (1991-11-02)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1984)[edit]

No. Title Written by Original air date
1.01 "Noisy Neighbors" Jeffrey Scott September 15, 1984 (1984-09-15)

The babies struggle to keep Animal quiet so as not to awaken their neighbor, a police officer named Carruthers who works the night shift.


Song: "Sleep Rockin’"
1.02 "Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Dark?" Jeffrey Scott September 22, 1984 (1984-09-22)

The babies help Beaker conquer his fear of darkness.


Song: "Good Things Happen in the Dark"

1.03 "Dental Hyjinks" Jeffrey Scott September 29, 1984 (1984-09-29)

The babies try to pull out Fozzie's loose tooth so he won’t have to go to the dentist.
Note: This is the only episode to have different music for the title card.


Song: "Loose Tooth Boogie"
1.04 "Raiders of the Lost Muppet" Jeffrey Scott October 6, 1984 (1984-10-06)

While playing hide and seek, Animal vanishes and the babies search the house for him.
Note: The Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom fantasy sequences includes the only instance of an adult character's face being seen.


Song: "Best Friends"
1.05 "Scooter's Hidden Talent" Jeffrey Scott October 13, 1984 (1984-10-13)

The other babies all have special talents, but Scooter can't figure out his.


Song: "Dream for Your Inspiration"

1.06 "The Case of the Missing Chicken" Jeffrey Scott October 20, 1984 (1984-10-20)

Gonzo panics when he can't find his stuffed chicken, Camilla.


Song: "Camilla"
1.07 "Eight Take-Away One Equals Panic" Jeffrey Scott October 27, 1984 (1984-10-27)

Panic ensues in the nursery when the babies overhear Nanny saying she needs to get rid of one of them.


Song: "Table for One"
1.08 "What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?" Jeffrey Scott November 3, 1984 (1984-11-03)

Kermit struggles with deciding what he wants to be when he grows up.
Note: Guest appearance by Tom Selleck.


Song: "It's Up to You"
1.09 "Close Encounters of the Frog Kind" Jeffrey Scott November 10, 1984 (1984-11-10)

Kermit's little nephew, Robin, comes to visit and escapes his bowl.
Note: First appearance of Kermit's little nephew, Robin.


Song: "Practice Makes Perfect"

1.10 "Gonzo's Video Show" Jeffrey Scott November 17, 1984 (1984-11-17)

The babies create their own movies.


Song: "I Can't Help Being a Star"
1.11 "Fun Park Fantasies" Jeffrey Scott November 24, 1984 (1984-11-24)

The babies try to sleep while imagining what the amusement park they'll be visiting the next day will be like.


Song: "Merry Go Round"
1.12 "From a Galaxy Far, Far Away" Jeffrey Scott December 1, 1984 (1984-12-01)

The babies conclude the creature that climbed into the nursery is an alien and try to return her to Neptune.


Song: "Rocket to the Stars"
1.13 "Good, Clean, Fun" Jeffrey Scott December 8, 1984 (1984-12-08)

After breaking a lamp, the babies try to make it up to Nanny, but create more messes in the process.


Song: "Keep Your Animal Clean"

Season 2 (1985)[edit]

No. Title Written by Original air date
2.01 "Once Upon an Egg Timer" Jeffrey Scott September 14, 1985 (1985-09-14)

When Rowlf loses his voice, the others take turns telling stories of searching for it.
Note: This episode along with the next two were aired as "Muppets Babies & Monsters".


Song: "Show Us the Real You"

2.02 "Piggy's Hyper-Activity Book" Jeffrey Scott September 21, 1985 (1985-09-21)

The babies amuse themselves by working their way through an activity book.
Note: This episode aired alongside the series premiere of Little Muppet Monsters as part of the "Muppets Babies & Monsters" series.


Song: "Music Is Everywhere"
2.03 "Fozzie's Last Laugh" Jeffrey Scott September 28, 1985 (1985-09-28)

Fozzie considers giving up comedy.


Song: "Wocka Wocka"
2.04 "The Great Cookie Robbery" Jeffrey Scott October 5, 1985 (1985-10-05)

While Gonzo secretly munches away at a box of cookies, the other babies tell stories to keep their minds off their growling stomachs.


Song: "Railroad Tracking"
2.05 "Out-of-This-World History" Jeffrey Scott October 12, 1985 (1985-10-12)

The babies wander their way through history with the assistance of one of Nanny's books.


Song: "Yankee Doodle Rock"
2.06 "Snow White and the Seven Muppets" Jeffrey Scott October 19, 1985 (1985-10-19)

The babies put on their own version of ‘Snow White’ but Piggy is frustrated when she doesn't get the lead role.


Song: "Snow White Blues"
2.07 "I Want My Muppet TV!" Jeffrey Scott October 26, 1985 (1985-10-26)

When the TV breaks, the babies make their own programs.
Note: Guest appearance by Johnny Carson. A clip of Ed McMahon doing his "Heeeere's Johnny" line was also used.


Song: "TV Maniacs"

2.08 "Musical Muppets" Jeffrey Scott November 2, 1985 (1985-11-02)

Rowlf enters a song writing contest which inspires everyone to try out song writing.


Song: Various bits by each muppet including "The Weirdo Troll", "On the Range", and "How to Tell a Chicken Joke"

2.09 "What's New at the Zoo?" Jeffrey Scott November 9, 1985 (1985-11-09)

The babies tell Rowlf the positive things about zoos. But when Gonzo realizes that there's no way of telling what kind of animal he is, he worries that he'll get thrown in the zoo!


Song: "Animals Are My Favorite People"
2.10 "The Great Muppet Cartoon Show" Jeffrey Scott November 16, 1985 (1985-11-16)

The babies make their own cartoon shows. Among the antics, Piggy draws up a parody of Pinocchio, Gonzo fights with his own creation, and Scooter makes computer animation, but ends up falling victim to Animal's messier animation. Note: Gonzo turns into a flat clay figure, similar to that of Gumby.


Song: "We Love Cartoons"
2.11 "The Muppet Museum of Art" Jeffrey Scott November 23, 1985 (1985-11-23)

When Skeeter breaks her ankle on one of Piggy's roller skates and nobody can go to the art museum because of Gonzo, the babies create their own art museum in the nursery for her. Meanwhile, Piggy deals with her guilty conscience, as she had blamed Skeeter's injury on Gonzo.

  • Guest characters: Bunsen and Beaker (fantasy sequence only)

Song: "Art Is for Your Heart"

2.12 "By the Book" Barry O'Brien and Bob Smith November 30, 1985 (1985-11-30)

The babies take turns narrating stories from their favorite books.

  • Guest characters: Bunsen and Beaker (fantasy sequence only)

Song: "Someone’s Gonna Fix It"

2.13 "When You Wish Upon a Muppet" Chuck Lorre December 7, 1985 (1985-12-07)

The babies imagine their fondest wishes coming true.
Note 1: The film clip shown after Muppet wish is from The Great Muppet Caper. Strangely, many of the muppets who appeared in Muppet Babies, aren’t in that scene.
Note 2: Last episode to feature Howie Mandel as the voices of Skeeter and Animal.


Song: "Wishes Have a Way of Coming True"

Season 3 (1986)[edit]

No. Title Written by Original air date
3.01 "Pigerella" Jeffrey Scott September 13, 1986 (1986-09-13)

Piggy takes the blame and punishment for Skeeter's mess, leaving her to imagine herself as Cinderella.
Note: First episode to feature Dave Coulier as the voices of Bunsen and Animal.

  • Guest characters: Bunsen and Beaker (fantasy sequence only)

Song: "Check Me Out"

3.02 "The Best Friend I Never Had" Jeffrey Scott September 20, 1986 (1986-09-20)

With the aid of Scooter's computer, the babies try to create their perfect friends.


Song: "Nobody's Perfect"
3.03 "The Weirdo Zone" Jeffrey Scott September 27, 1986 (1986-09-27)

The babies try to get in touch with their inner weirdness in order to understand Gonzo.


Song: "Semi Weirdo"
3.04 "Muppets in Toyland" Jeffrey Scott October 4, 1986 (1986-10-04)

Scooter’s new robot seems like the best toy ever, until it starts taking hostages.


Song: "Calling All Toys"
3.05 "The Muppet Broadcasting Company" Jeffrey Scott October 11, 1986 (1986-10-11)

When the power goes out, the babies make their own radio programs.


Song: Let’s Hear It for Your Ears

3.06 "Kermit Goes to Washington" Jeffrey Scott October 18, 1986 (1986-10-18)

Nanny instructs the babies to create a set of rules for the nursery which leads them to experiment with various forms of government.


Song: "Jail Birds"
3.07 "Fozzie's Family Tree" Jeffrey Scott October 25, 1986 (1986-10-25)

The babies take a look at their ancestors to learn more about who they are.


Song: "Rowlfgang Amadogus"
3.08 "The Daily Muppet" Jeffrey Scott November 1, 1986 (1986-11-01)

After Nanny's newspaper is ruined, the babies make their own for her.

  • Guest character: Beaker (appearing in a picture)

Song: "The Daily Muppet"

3.09 "Scooter's Uncommon Cold" Jeffrey Scott November 8, 1986 (1986-11-08)

When Scooter gets sick, the babies go inside him to aide his body in fighting the germs.

  • Guest character: Beaker (appearing in a picture)

Song: "Get Well Soon"

3.10 "Treasure Attic" Jeffrey Scott November 15, 1986 (1986-11-15)

The babies set out on an expedition to the attic to recover Nanny's missing treasure.


Song: "Pirates"
3.11 "Around the Nursery in 80 Days" Jeffrey Scott November 22, 1986 (1986-11-22)

To convince Nanny not to go on vacation, the babies build the world's biggest attractions in the nursery.


Song: "Flying Away"
3.12 "Fine Feathered Enemies"
"Polly Wants a Muppet"
Jeffrey Scott November 29, 1986 (1986-11-29)

Polly the talkative parrot that Nanny leaves in the nursery causes fights to erupt between the babies.


Song: "Friends to the End"
3.13 "Muppet Goose" Jeffrey Scott December 6, 1986 (1986-12-06)

Nanny tries to get the babies to sleep by telling them nursery rhymes.


Song: "Make a Nursery Rhyme"
3.14 "Bad Luck Bear" Jeffrey Scott December 13, 1986 (1986-12-13)

Fozzie breaks a mirror and struggles to get rid of his bad luck.


Song: "Good Luck"
3.15 "Of Mice and Muppets" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove December 20, 1986 (1986-12-20)

The babies spend a long night trying to recapture PeeWee, Officer Caruther's pet mouse.


Song: "Playing in the City"
3.16 "Back to the Nursery" Jeffrey Scott December 27, 1986 (1986-12-27)

After Fozzie ruins one of Nanny's photos, the babies travel back in time to take a new one.


Song: "Running Out of Time"

Season 4 (1987–88)[edit]

No. Title Written by Original air date
4.01 "Muppetland" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove September 19, 1987 (1987-09-19)

The babies are invited to Bunsen's birthday party at a theme park, and while waiting for the actual event, they pretend to build a theme park with each baby creating their own land (Fozzie's based on comedy, Gonzo's involving weird things, etc.).

  • Guest characters: Bunsen and Beaker (non-speaking cameos in musical sequence)

Song: "Muppetland"

4.02 "Water Babies" Barbara Beck and Stephen Robertson September 26, 1987 (1987-09-26)

The babies play mine tunnel, and then explore the ocean with the help of a fish tank. Gonzo imagines himself as a deep sea explorer, and they convince Fozzie there isn't anything to be afraid of.


Song: "Deep Blue Sea"
4.03 "The Incredible Shrinking Weirdo" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 3, 1987 (1987-10-03)

Gonzo is convinced he is getting smaller.


Song: "Being Small Isn’t Bad at All"
4.04 "Where No Muppet Has Gone Before" Katherine Lawrence October 10, 1987 (1987-10-10)

After Skeeter's Lewis and Clark game goes wrong, Bunsen and Beaker come over for a sleepover and teach the babies about outer space. The babies then have fantasies about being in space, once again.


Song: "Guiding Star"

4.05 "Journey to the Center of the Nursery" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 17, 1987 (1987-10-17)

When Fozzie drops his skate key down the vent, the babies travel to the center of earth to find it.
Note: Last episode to be animated with Japanese-based Toei Animation.


Song: "Underground"
4.06 "This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 24, 1987 (1987-10-24)

Once again, Piggy dreams about her future as a Hollywood star. She fantasizes going on Star Search, and starring in a parody of I Love Lucy and co-starring in a movie with Andrew McCarthy.
Note: First episode to be animated with Korean-based AKOM.


Song: "Biggest Little Pig in Hollywood"
4.07 "My Muppet Valentine" Star Kaplan and Maia Matisse October 31, 1987 (1987-10-31)

When Nanny forgets Rowlf's valentine cookie, the others’ attempts to cheer him up just seem to make Rowlf feel worse.


Song: "You’re All So Special to Me"
4.08 "Invasion of the Muppet Snackers" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove November 7, 1987 (1987-11-07)

The babies worry how they’ll eat the foul thing Nanny is working on in the kitchen.


Song: "Give Food a Chance"
4.09 "Twinkle Toe Muppets" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove November 14, 1987 (1987-11-14)
The babies try to teach Scooter to dance while Piggy and Skeeter argue over whether dancing for Scooter should be beautiful or fun.
4.10 "Weirdo for the Prosecution" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove November 21, 1987 (1987-11-21)
Gonzo is put on trial after Skeeter accuses him of breaking the cookie jar.
4.11 "Muppet Island" Rich Fogel and Mark Seidenberg November 28, 1987 (1987-11-28)
While Nanny cleans the hall carpet, the babies are trapped in the nursery, leading them to imagine themselves on a deserted island.
4.12 "The Frog Who Knew Too Much" Rich Fogel and Mark Seidenberg December 5, 1987 (1987-12-05)
Kermit struggles not to reveal Nanny's secret to the others.
4.13 "Beach Blanket Babies" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove December 12, 1987 (1987-12-12)
The babies help Fozzie in overcoming his fear of water.
4.14 "Old MacKermit Had a Farm" Rich Fogel and Mark Seidenberg December 19, 1987 (1987-12-19)

The babies try to figure out where muffins come from.

4.15 "Adventures in Muppet-Sitting" Star Kaplan and Maia Matisse December 26, 1987 (1987-12-26)

The babies try to keep Robin and Animal safe and out of trouble.
Note: Last appearance of Kermit's nephew Robin.

4.16 "The House That Muppets Built" Ken Koonce and David Weimers January 2, 1988 (1988-01-02)
When Piggy's dollhouse is destroyed, she searches for a new one.
Note: Featuring a cameo by Dick Clark and The $25,000 Pyramid.
4.17 "Masquerading Muppets" Rich Fogel and Mark Seidenberg January 9, 1988 (1988-01-09)

The babies prepare for a costume ball but Piggy and Skeeter argue over the queen costume.


Song: "Costume Party"
4.18 "Nanny's Day Off" Hank Saroyan January 16, 1988 (1988-01-16)

The babies give Nanny a day off and attempt to take on her chores.


Song: "Muppet Western Song"

Season 5 (1988)[edit]

No. Title Written by Original air date
5.01 "Muppets Not Included" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove September 10, 1988 (1988-09-10)

The babies find a strange object belonging to Nanny and try to figure out what it is.
Note: Some of Dr. Teeth's footage from the Play-Along video series is shown in the "Celebrity Circles" sequence.


Song: "Whatchamacallit"
5.02 "Beauty and the Schnoz" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove September 17, 1988 (1988-09-17)

Gonzo tries to make himself attractive in Piggy's eyes.


Song: "Look a Little Bit Closer"
5.03 "The Pig Who Would Be Queen" Hank Saroyan September 24, 1988 (1988-09-24)
The babies create a picture box fairy tale.
5.04 "Is There a Muppet in the House?" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 1, 1988 (1988-10-01)

Rowlf's description of a scary movie makes everyone toss and turn during a stormy naptime. Things gets worse when kids start vanishing, and they believe Baby Animal found a secret passage.


Song: "No One Believes in Ghosts?"
5.05 "Slipping Beauty" Lois Becker and Mark Stratton October 8, 1988 (1988-10-08)

The babies tell the story of Sleeping Beauty to Piggy over a walkie-talkie after Piggy gets the chicken pox.


Song: "We Miss You"
5.06 "Muppet Baby Boom" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 15, 1988 (1988-10-15)

The babies prepare to look after the neighbor's Baby (it turns out to be a kitten named Baby).


Song: "B-A-B-Y Baby"
5.07 "Scooter by Any Other Name" J.R. Young October 22, 1988 (1988-10-22)

With Gonzo's assistance, Scooter experiments with different personalities.

  • Guest character: Beaker (cameo in music sequence)

Song: Look at Me Now

5.08 "He's a Wonderful Frog" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 29, 1988 (1988-10-29)

The babies try to convince Kermit not to leave forever while he prepares to visit Robin.


Song: "He’s My Hero"
5.09 "Elm Street Babies" Tony Marino November 5, 1988 (1988-11-05)

The babies reveal the strange dreams they’re having, all of which feed into each other's dreams.


Song: "Sandman"
5.10 "Plan Eight from Outer Space" Lois Becker and Mark Stratton November 12, 1988 (1988-11-12)

Convinced that space aliens are abducting nannies, the babies set out to rescue the nannies, and ensure theirs isn’t the next one to vanish.


Song: "That's What Nannies Do"
5.11 "Junkyard Muppets" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove November 19, 1988 (1988-11-19)

A mess in the nursery leaves Fozzie and Piggy searching for their missing possessions and Gonzo discovers the cave of the closet trolls.


Song: "We Want Your Stuff"
5.12 "The Air Conditioner at the End of the Galaxy" Lois Becker and Mark Stratton November 26, 1988 (1988-11-26)

After the air conditioner breaks, the babies imagine themselves in the jungle while searching for a cool spot.


Song: "Keep Your Cool"
5.13 "Bug-Busting Babies" Hank Saroyan December 3, 1988 (1988-12-03)

Gonzo leads a team into Scooter’s Computer to catch the bug messing up his program.


Song: "Bug Busters"

Season 6 (1989)[edit]

No. Title Written by Original air date
6.01 "This Old Nursery" J.R. Young September 16, 1989 (1989-09-16)

The babies find a time capsule in the wall and imagine what the people who used to live in the nursery might have been like.


Song: "Caveman Ways"
6.02 "And Now a Word from Our Muppets" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove September 23, 1989 (1989-09-23)

When Nanny has a garage sale, the babies create advertisements to sell her products.


Song: "Come See Nanny"
6.03 "Six-to-Eight Weeks" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove September 30, 1989 (1989-09-30)

The babies imagine what their new playhouse will be like, while waiting for it to arrive in the mail.


Song: "We've Been Waiting for You"
6.04 "The Green Ranger" Mark Stratton and Lois Becker October 7, 1989 (1989-10-07)

Kermit wonders what it takes to be a hero after his favorite cowboy show is canceled.


Song: "Green Ranger"
6.05 "Not Necessarily the Babies" J.R. Young October 14, 1989 (1989-10-14)

The babies learn about the news by making their own program.


Song: "Can't Stop the News"
6.06 "Comic Capers" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 21, 1989 (1989-10-21)

The babies amuse themselves by wandering the comic section of the Sunday paper.
Note: Guest appearance by Stan Lee.


Song: "We Love the Funnies"
6.07 "Faster Than a Speeding Weirdo" Hank Saroyan October 28, 1989 (1989-10-28)

Gonzo’s careless daredevil stunt caused his stuffed chick Camillia to get severely damaged. Can Nanny fix her?


Song: "I’ll Be Blue for You"
6.08 "Skeeter and the Wolf" Hank Saroyan November 4, 1989 (1989-11-04)

Skeeter leads a team into the attic to search for Nanny’s "Peter and the Wolf" record.


Song: Instrumental music from "Peter and the Wolf"
6.09 "Romancing the Weirdo" Jeffrey Scott November 11, 1989 (1989-11-11)

Gonzo finds a typewriter and creates a detective/adventure story.


Song: "It's Fun to Write"
6.10 "The New Adventures of Kermo Polo" Mark Stratton and Lois Becker November 18, 1989 (1989-11-18)

Nanny tells the babies about the great explorers in history.


Song: "The Right Stuff"
6.11 "Goosetown Babies" Hank Saroyan November 25, 1989 (1989-11-25)

Gonzo and Animal search the Mother Goose rhymes to see what’s wrong with them.
Note: Last episode to feature the 1986–1989 music in the title card.


Song: "Goosetown"

Season 7 (1989-90)[edit]

No. Title Written by Original air date
7.01 "It's Only Pretendo" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove December 2, 1989 (1989-12-02)

Piggy and Gonzo go a little crazy competing for high scores in a video game.
Note 1: Some of the footage is taken from the video game Fantasy Zone.
Note 2: First episode to use different music for the title card, and the music is now composed by Robert Irving and Hank Saroyan.


Song: "The Great Unbeatable Me"
7.02 "Quoth the Weirdo" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove December 9, 1989 (1989-12-09)

The babies share their favorite poems with their new friend, Bean.
Note: First appearance of Bean Bunny.


Song: "Making a Rhyme"

7.03 "Operators Are Standing by" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young December 16, 1989 (1989-12-16)

Animal hangs the phone up on someone, and the others wonder who it was.
Note: First appearance of Uncle Statler and Uncle Waldorf.


Song: "It's the Bee"

7.04 "Babes in Troyland" Mark Stratton and Lois Becker December 23, 1989 (1989-12-23)

Scooter teaches the others about Greek mythology.
Note: The live action clip of a monster is from the X-rated film Flesh Gordon.


Song: "Monster of My Dreams"
7.05 "Puss 'n' Boots 'n' Babies" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young December 30, 1989 (1989-12-30)

The babies and Nanny babysit Officer Caruther's pet cat, giving the babies a chance to learn about kittens.
Note: Unlike most live-action sequences, a real cat was pasted into the cartoon world.


Song: "Meow"

7.06 "Muppets of Invention" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove January 6, 1990 (1990-01-06)

Statler and Waldorf encourage the babies to make inventions of their own.


Song: "Nose for the Future"

7.07 "A Punch Line to the Tummy" Jeffrey Scott January 13, 1990 (1990-01-13)

Fozzie tries to record his jokes to hear if they’re funny or not, but all he hears are the others insulting him.
Note: Guest appearances by John Ritter, Whoopi Goldberg, and Dave Coulier.


Song: "Words Can Hurt"
7.08 "Muppet Babies: The Next Generation" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove September 15, 1990 (1990-09-15)

The babies try to imagine what the future will be like, and end up performing parodies of multiple space programs.
Note: The title of this episode is a parody of Star Trek: The Next Generation.


Song: "The Future Is Counting on You"

7.09 "Buckskin Babies" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young September 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)

The babies imagine themselves as folk heroes of the old west.

  • Guest character: Bean Bunny (fantasy sequence only)

Song: "We're Pals"

7.10 "Sing a Song of Superheroes" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young September 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)

Nanny's water is shut off and the babies go in search of it while performing superhero operatic numbers in exaggerated garb.
Note: Last episode of the show to be air in syndication.


Song: Various parodies of opera numbers.

7.11 "Gonzee's Playhouse Channel" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 6, 1990 (1990-10-06)

The babies start their own TV Channel with parodies of Sesame Street, Winnie-the-Pooh, etc.


Song: "Numbers Make My Day"

7.12 "Kermit Pan" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young October 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)

The babies recreate a whacked-out approximate version of Peter Pan for Bean Bunny's benefit.


Song: "Animal Gator"

7.13 "Whose Tale Is It Anyway?" Sindy McKay and Larry Swerdlove October 20, 1990 (1990-10-20)

Piggy becomes jealous of Bean's friend Janice, whom is able to read before all the other tots, causing a fight over who will play the role of Mother Rabbit when Janice announces she will read "Peter Rabbit".
Note: First and only appearance in the show of Janice.


Song: "I'm Only One Bunny"

7.14 "At the Movies" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young October 27, 1990 (1990-10-27)

After Uncle Statler and Waldorf announce they will open their own movie theater, the Muppet Babies jump into their favorite movies. Johnny 5 from Short Circuit helps Scooter find a movie that fits him.

7.15 "In Search of the Bronzed Beetle" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young November 3, 1990 (1990-11-03)

When Statler and Waldorf's old trunk arrives a beetle brooch goes missing, the Babies go in a fantasy search for it.


Song: "Faraway Places Are Calling Me"

Season 8 (1991)[edit]

No. Title Written by Original air date
8.01 "The Transcontinental Whoo-Whoo" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young September 14, 1991 (1991-09-14)

The babies build a transcontinental railroad across the nursery and more.


Song: "Simon Says"

8.02 "Get Me to the Perch on Time" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young September 21, 1991 (1991-09-21)

An injured carrier pigeon recuperates in the nursery while the babies travel the world delivering the mail.
Note: Last appearance of Bean Bunny.


Song: "We're Looking for Lou"

8.03 "Bearly Alone Babies" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young September 28, 1991 (1991-09-28)

While Nanny locks up in anticipation of a storm, Fozzie sets traps for a burglar.


Song: "We're Not Afraid"
8.04 "Remote Control Cornballs" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young October 5, 1991 (1991-10-05)

Bunsen and Beaker bring over their TV transducter and accidentally mix up everyone's favorite shows.
Note: Final appearances of Baby Bunsen and Baby Beaker.


Song: "Is That What's Bugging You Pearl?"

8.05 "Nice to Have Gnome You" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young October 12, 1991 (1991-10-12)

Piggy searches the labyrinth for her missing library book.
Note: Featuring clips from Jim Henson features Labyrinth and The Witches.


Song: "Book Bookah"
8.06 "Happy Birthday Uncle Piggy" Lois Becker and Mark Stratton October 19, 1991 (1991-10-19)

The babies try to create a perfect surprise party for Uncle Statler.


Song: "It’s Hard to Be As Wonderful As Me"

8.07 "Hats!, Hats!, Hats!" Sindy McKay October 26, 1991 (1991-10-26)

Statler and Waldorf bring hats to the Nursery.
Note: Last appearances of Uncle Statler and Uncle Waldorf.


Song: "When You're Under a Hat"

8.08 "Eight Flags Over the Nursery" Hank Saroyan and J.R. Young November 2, 1991 (1991-11-02)

A new amusement park will open in five years, and, deciding not to wait that long, the babies imagine their own wacky amusement park. Series Finale
Note: This episode contained episodes from the "Kermit the Frog: Private Eye" segment, and the animated "Pigs in Space" segment from the "Space Cowboys" episode of Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters.


Song: "Baby Land"

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