The Muppets (2015)/Season One

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Season One
The Muppets (2015)
Season Premiere September 22, 2015
Season Finale March 1, 2016
Episode Count 16
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Season One of The Muppets premiered on September 22, 2015 with episodes directed by Randall Einhorn, except the seventh, eighth and tenth episodes directed by Matt Sohn.


# # Title Written By Airdate Viewers 18-49 Rating Prod.
1 1 Pig Girls Don't Cry Bill Prady &
Bob Kushell
September 22, 2015 3.745M 0.9% 101
Miss Piggy is furious that Kermit booked Elizabeth Banks as a guest on her late night talk show Up Late with Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear meets his girlfriend's parents, and Grammy Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons performs their new single "Roots,".
2 2 Hostile Makeover Bill Prady &
Bob Kushell
September 29, 2015 5.783M 2% 102
In an attempt to make Miss Piggy happy, Kermit sets her up with Josh Groban who fills her head with ideas on how to make Up Late with Miss Piggy better. Meanwhile, Fozzie is invited to a party at Jay Leno's house and everyone is annoyed that Bobo is selling cookies for his daughter's troop.
Teleplay by Dave Caplan & Gregg Mettler
3 3 Bear Left Then Bear Write Dave Caplan &
Gregg Mettler
October 6, 2015 4.851M 1.7% 103
Fozzie takes things a little too far when Kermit offers him advice and Nick Offerman steps in to help the gang. Meanwhile, Christina Applegate guests on "Up Late," and brings Miss Piggy a sweet surprise that doesn't go over well and Pepe, Rizzo and Liam Hemsworth try to help Gonzo out with his online dating situation.
Teleplay by Nell Scovell & Steve Rudnick
4 4 Pig Out Bob Kushell &
Dave Caplan
October 13, 2015 4.34M 1.3% 104
The gang has an epic night out when they run into Ed Helms at Rowlf’s Tavern and they all perform their favorite karaoke jams, but Kermit is not pleased when no one shows up to work the next day. Meanwhile, Fozzie has an unfortunate accident during the show.
Teleplay by Gregg Mettler & Nell Scovell
5 5 Walk the Swine Dave Caplan &
Steve Rudnick
October 27, 2015 4.333M 1.4% 105
Miss Piggy and Reese Witherspoon have a heated rivalry but when the two volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, their feud escalates to a whole new level. Meanwhile, Fozzie and his girlfriend hit a rough patch.
Teleplay by Gregg Mettler & Nell Scovell
6 6 Ex-Factor Nell Scovell &
Emily Wilson
November 3, 2015 4.556M 1.4% 106
Kermit is scrambling to find the perfect birthday gift for Denise, so he turns to Miss Piggy for help. Meanwhile, Kristin Chenoweth agrees to do a gig with The Electric Mayhem and inadvertently causes a rift between the band.
Teleplay by Bob Kushell & Steve Rudnick
7 7 Pigs in a Blackout Steve Rudnick &
Emily Wilson
November 10, 2015 3.944M 1.2% 107
Kermit is feeling the pressure at work and is forced to go to a private Yoga retreat where he runs into a stressed out Jason Bateman. Meanwhile, with Kermit out of the office, Scooter is left to run the show and things go from bad to worse.
8 8 Too Hot to Handler Margee Magee &
Angeli Millan
November 17, 2015 3.885M 1.2% 108
Scooter books his long time TV crush, Chelsea Handler, who really heats things up both on 'Up Late' and in Scooter's personal life. Meanwhile, Fozzie wants to take it to the next level with Becky but when Kermit and Denise go on a double date with them, Kermit discovers that Becky might have a few skeletons in her closet.
Teleplay by Shane Kosakowski & Franklin Hardy
9 9 Going, Going, Gonzo Shane Kosakowski &
Franklin Hardy
December 1, 2015 3.781M 1.1% 109
After a show-stopping duet with Miss Piggy on "Up Late with Miss Piggy," Joseph Gordon-Levitt joins Scooter, Pepe and the gang for poker night. The Great Gonzo gears up to perform his dream stunt, and Dave Grohl challenges Animal to a drum-off.
Teleplay by Jordan Reddout & Gus Hickey
10 10 Single All the Way Gregg Mettler &
Nell Scovell
December 8, 2015 3.812M 1.1% 110
The gang is preparing for the annual "Up Late" live Christmas special with, special guest Mindy Kaling. Animal is in charge of tinsel, Sweetums hangs the lights, Sam Eagle strategically places the mistletoe - everything is in order. Or so it seems. Meanwhile, Miss Piggy offers relationship advice to Fozzie, which forces her to reevaluate her relationship with Kermit. Yolanda rigs the Secret Santa gift exchange, and Echosmith performs at the crew's Christmas party.
Teleplay by Bob Kushell & Dave Caplan
11 11 Swine Song Gregg Mettler &
Emily Wilson
February 2, 2016 2.757M 0.9% 111
The whole crew just returned from hiatus, and everyone is rested, recharged and ready to get back to work. But when a new branding guru comes in to revamp "Up Late," the gang rallies together and realizes that they don't need gimmicks and hijinks; they just need each other and a couple of familiar tunes to get them back on track.
12 12 A Tail of Two Piggies Nell Scovell &
Steve Rudnick
February 9, 2016 2.707M 0.8% 112
When Miss Piggy suffers a scandalous wardrobe malfunction, the network is outraged, and Piggy is forced to question everything she stands for, but Kermit and the gang rally together and come to her defense. Meanwhile, Gonzo misses his ex-girlfriend Camilla, so Pepe and Rizzo decide to throw a house party to cheer him up.
13 13 Got Silk? Shane Kosakowski &
Franklin Hardy
February 16, 2016 2.445M 0.8% 113
Miss Piggy goes to an aerial silks class in at attempt to make new friends and Gonzo, Pepe and Rizzo fall under Pache's spell.
14 14 Little Green Lie Dave Caplan &
Jordan Reddout &
Gus Hickey
February 23, 2016 2.602M 0.8% 114
Sparks fly when Kermit and Miss Piggy pretend that they are back together for the sake of Kermit's impressionable nephew Robin. And now that Camilla is taking up all of Gonzo's time, Pepe and Rizzo audition for a replacement wingman.
15 15 Generally Inhospitable Margee Magee &
Angeli Millan
March 1, 2016 2.733M 0.9% 115
When Miss Piggy breaks her leg rehearsing a dance number, Kermit gathers the crew and they broadcast "Up Late" from the hospital. Back at the studio, Rizzo, Pepe and Yolanda find creative ways to keep Pache occupied so he doesn't ruin the show while Kermit is out.
16 16 Because...Love Scott Weinger &
Emily Wilson
March 1, 2016 2.733M 0.9% 116
After her stint in the hospital, Miss Piggy and Kermit reevaluate their relationship, and Kermit turns to Jack White for advice.