The Muppet Show is a British television programme produced by American puppeteer Jim Henson and featuring a cast of Muppets. After two pilot episodes, in 1974 and 1975, the show ran for five seasons beginning in 1976. The series shows a vaudeville-or music hall-style song-and-dance variety show, as well as glimpses behind the scenes of such a show. Kermit the Frog stars as a showrunner who tries to keep control of the antics of the other Muppet characters (and his temper), as well as keep the guest stars happy. The show was known for outrageous physical slapstick, sometimes absurdist comedy, and humorous parodies. Each episode also featured a human guest star.
The clip above features Victor Borge in an episode from season 4. Victor Borge was a Danish humourist and musician. He was no stranger to the piano works of Beethoven having begun his career as a classical concert pianist. After a few years as a classical concert pianist, he started his now famous “stand up” act, with the signature blend of piano music and jokes.