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Muppet Babies

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  • Ended
  • CBS
  • 1984-09-15T04:00:00Z
  • 25 mins
  • 1 day, 23 hours, 55 mins (115 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Jim Henson Productions
  • Animation
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Muppet Babies was a very successful cartoon series in its own right. This show basically featured Jim Henson's famous Muppets as babies. Each episode, each of the Muppet Babies had adventures that their imaginations take them on. Often however, their imaginations would sometimes get the better of them, all for comic effect. The featured Muppets were Baby Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Rowlf, Animal, Scooter, and a new character, Skeeter, Scooter's look-alike sister. Occasionally they had visits from Baby Bunsen and Beaker, and even Statler and Waldorf came to visit, and later we see a recurring appearance by a "baby" version of Bean Bunny from Tale of the Bunny Picnic. The moral glue that held these Muppets together was Nanny (voiced by Barbara Billingsley of Leave it to Beaver fame), a character whose body was only shown from the waist down and we all remember the green striped socks. The one thing that made the Muppet Babies memorable were not the Muppets themselves, but the
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129 episodes

1x01 Noisy Neighbors

  • Series Premiere

    1984-09-15T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Kids spend all day Trying to keep animal quiet so they don't disturb their next door neighbor officer caruthers.

Bunsen hasn't been getting sleep lately each night beeker is waking up screaming saying that the monster attacked him in his sleep the kids realize that beeker is afraid of the ark and try to help him overcome his fears.

1x03 Dental Hyjinks

  • 1984-09-29T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Foozie's tooth becomes loose and he worries about going to the dentist, and what the dentist will do to him.

1x04 Raiders of the Lost Muppet

  • 1984-10-06T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

During a game of hide and seek, Animal gets lost. They search the nursery up and down. Until they eventually find out that Animal was with Nanny.

1x05 Scooter's Hidden Talent

  • 1984-10-13T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

All of the babies are showing their talents, but Scooter can't seem to find his. By some inspiration, he learns his talent is being computer smart.

Gonzo panics when he can't find his stuff baby chicken camella.

A Misunderstanding leads the kids to belive that Nanny is going to give one of them away.

All the Muppet Babies except for Kermit know what jobs they want to have when they grow up. The babies show Kermit different jobs he can be, and he finally chooses to be a cab driver.

Kermit and the other Muppet Babies get to meet his little nephew, Robin, the tadpole. But since he is too small, they must find him after he esapes from his bowl.

1x10 Gonzo's Video Show

  • 1984-11-17T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Borrowing Nanny's camcorder, The Muppet Babies make their own movies including a ""Star Wars"" parody.

1x11 Fun Park Fantasies

  • 1984-11-24T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Instead of waiting until morning to visit the fun park, the babies make their own park right in the nursery!

When an alien (really an escaped Koala) ends up in the Nursery, the kids build a rocketship out of their toys so they can take it back home.

1x13 Good, Clean Fun

  • 1984-12-08T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies accidently brake a lamp and try to compensate by preparing lunch, but they just ending up making up making a bigger mess, especially Animal.

2x01 Once Upon an Egg Timer

  • Season Premiere

    1985-09-14T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies use an egg timer and a story to help Rowlf get his voice back.

2x02 Piggy's Hyper-Activity Book

  • 1985-09-21T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

When all the babies have nothing to do, Piggy takes out her activity book to play with.

2x03 Fozzie's Last Laugh

  • 1985-09-28T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fozzie decides he doesn't want to be a comedian anymore when Piggy hurts his feelings.

2x04 The Great Cookie Robbery

  • 1985-10-05T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Gonzo secretly and selfishly keeps cookies to himself letting the other Muppet Babies suffer from hunger until they meet an imaginary cookie-hungry bandit, One-Eyed Jake.

2x05 Out-of-This-World History

  • 1985-10-12T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies hear about the timeline of history.

Bunson and Beaker come over, and the babies play Snow White. But Skeeter and Piggy argue over who is to play Snow White.

2x07 I Want My Muppet TV!

  • 1985-10-26T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

After their real TV set goes bad, missing their favorite show. The Muppet Babies use a pretend TV set and make their own shows.

2x08 Musical Muppets

  • 1985-11-02T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Each Muppet Baby performs and records his or her own song for a song-writing contest and at the end, all their songs are played together as one.

2x09 What's New at the Zoo?

  • 1985-11-09T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies must convince Rolf that the zoo is not a prison for animals.

2x10 The Great Muppet Cartoon Show

  • 1985-11-16T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies create their own cartoons.

2x11 The Muppet Museum of Art

  • 1985-11-23T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies are about to go to the art museum when Skeeter gets hurt by one of Piggy's pink skates. Before everyone could notice the skate, Piggy replaces her skate with Gonzo's in the scene of the accident so he could take the blame. Since they can't go to the art museum now, the muppets decide to bring the art museum to the nursery by creating their own works of art. Gonzo paints portraits of Piggy, but her roller skate mysteriously appears in Gonzo's paintings. Freaked out by this, Piggy attempts to keep Gonzo's paintings out of sight. The muppets then show their artwork to Nanny and an injured Skeeter. When Gonzo shows to everyone a beautiful picture of Piggy, Piggy finally confesses to framing Gonzo and apologizes.

2x12 By the Book

  • 1985-11-30T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The kids are having a fun time playing boat races but when piggy cheats the fun turns into a disaster piggy claims that the rules were changed nanny tells them how rules should be agreed on and not be changed with out consulting everyone at first.

2x13 When You Wish Upon a Muppet

  • 1985-12-07T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies play a wishing game where they each imagine their greatest wishes coming true.

3x01 Pigerella

  • Season Premiere

    1986-09-13T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The twins decide to get some snacks from the kitchen but Piggy warns them of the consinquences for getting snacks without Nannny's permision they ignore her warning but when piggy tries to sneak the snacks back in the kitchen Nanny accuses her of stealing from the fridge and makes her clean up the mess.

3x02 The Best Friend I Never Had

  • 1986-09-20T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies all want to have a perfect friend but find out that they are each not what they expect.

3x03 The Weirdo Zone

  • 1986-09-27T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Gonzo shows the other babies what its like to be a ""weirdo"" like him.

3x04 Muppets in Toyland

  • 1986-10-04T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Scooter gets an all new Transco JoBot, and all of the Muppets want one but Nanny gives them her old toys instead.

3x05 The Muppet Broadcasting Company

  • 1986-10-11T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

When Nanny's TV breaks, and she complains that she can't watch the news, the Babies create their own news channel, ""MBC"". Each Muppet creates his/her own show, including Kermit and Fozzie in a newscast, and Piggy in her own soap opera.

3x06 Kermit Goes to Washington

  • 1986-10-18T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies have an election for president of the nursery, and Kermit wins.

3x07 Fozzie's Family Tree

  • 1986-10-25T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

All of the babies find interesting relatives in their family tree, but Fozzie can't find his family tree. So he does not know anything about his family. Kermit and Fozzie search for some of Fozzie's relatives.

3x08 The Daily Muppet

  • 1986-11-01T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

After Nanny's newspaper is ruined, the baies make their own paper of news for her.

3x09 Scooter's Uncommon Cold

  • 1986-11-08T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies travel inside Scooter to heal him of a cold.

3x10 Treasure Attic

  • 1986-11-15T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies explore the attic and find old stuff, that they never knew they had before.

3x11 Around the Nursery in 80 Days

  • 1986-11-22T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

After the Muppet Babies hear that Nanny is going on an ""around the world"" trip and are worried that they will not have a good sitter to look after them. They try to have her trip be in the nursery until they find out that their stand-in nursemaid will be her sister, Aunt Fanny.

3x12 Fine Feathered Enemies

  • 1986-11-29T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies befriend a talking parrot named Polly who causes them to misunderstand each other and quarrel with each other because of his loudmouthing.

3x13 Muppet Goose

  • 1986-12-06T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Nanny tries to get the Babies to go to sleep by telling Nursery Rhymes.

3x14 Bad Luck Bear

  • 1986-12-13T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

After Fozzie breaks a mirror, Piggy tells him he will have bad luck for the next 7 years.

3x15 Of Mice and Muppets

  • 1986-12-20T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The kids are taking care of Caruther's pet mouse pewee while he is on vacation its rowlf's turn to put peewee back in his cage but he accidently leaves the door open and pewee escapes the kids go on a all night search for pewee before Nanny finds out.

3x16 Back to the Nursery

  • 1986-12-27T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

When everyone is looking at Nanny's old photo album, Fozzie accidently spills cofee on an old picture of Nanny servng at a drive-through. The babies travel back in time, in a ""Back To The Future"" parody to re-take the picture of Nanny.

4x01 Muppetland

  • Season Premiere

    1987-09-19T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies make they're own themepark, and each babie makes there own attraction.

4x02 Water Babies

  • 1987-09-26T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Nanny got an aqurarium for the muppets to look at. Skeeter thought that looking for treasure is much fun than looking at the fishes.

4x03 The Incredible Shrinking Weirdo

  • 1987-10-03T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Gonzo thinks that he is shrinking when his basketball jersey is too big for him, but in reality He was wearing fozzie's jersey.

4x04 Where No Muppet Has Gone Before

  • 1987-10-10T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Bunsen and Beaker come over, and the babies learn about different things in outer space.

After Fozzie's skate key falls down the air vent the kids go looking for it. The kids use the closet as an elevator. At each level they go down they find stranger and stranger things. The reason it's so important that Fozzie find his skate key is because he's still wearing his skates! He can't get them off! Throughout the episode Fozzie goes wheeling and sliding all over the place!

Piggy tells the babies about how she wil become a movie star like Shirley Temple.

4x07 My Muppet Valentine

  • 1987-10-31T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Rowlf is bummed out about not getting a Valentine cookie from Nanny when the others did so the rest of the Muppet Babies try to cheer him up. Rowlf dedicates a Valentine song to his friends and Nanny gives him his cookie, saying that she forgot to put it with the other cookies.

4x08 Invasion of the Muppet Snackers

  • 1987-11-07T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies smell Nanny's cooking, and itsmells really bad. They imagine how it will taste, and what it will look like. When dinner is served, they find out that the awful smell was wallpaper paste, that Nanny was using to re-decorate the bathrom with.

4x09 Twinkle Toe Muppets

  • 1987-11-14T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies try different types of dancing, but Scooter doesn't know which type is bes for him.

4x10 Weirdo for the Prosecution

  • 1987-11-21T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Gonzo is accused of breaking the cookie jar and stealing cookies, so the babies hold a trial to give him a chance to defend himself. (Boy, is he in trouble...)

4x11 Muppet Island

  • 1987-11-28T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

A bunch of peanut butter and jelly gets spilled outside the Nursery door so the kids have to stay inside until Nanny can get it cleaned up. So they make their own island.

4x12 The Frog Who Knew Too Much

  • 1987-12-05T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Nanny has a big surprise for the kids Kermit is the first one to see it but the trouble is not telling the kids what it is.

4x13 Beach Blanket Babies

  • 1987-12-12T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fozzie, who has never swum before, learns to swim. But it is very hard at first.

4x14 Old MacKermit Had a Farm

  • 1987-12-19T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies try to figure out where bluberry muffins come from.

4x15 Adventures in Muppet-Sitting

  • 1987-12-26T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies learn how hard it is to babysit when they have to look after Animal and Robin, Kermit's nephew.

4x16 The House That Muppets Built

  • 1988-01-02T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies accidently break Piggy's dollhouse, and then make one of their own for her.

4x17 Masquerading Muppets

  • 1988-01-09T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The baies are getting set to go to a costume party, so eac of them decide what to wear.

4x18 Nanny's Day Off

  • 1988-01-16T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies give Nanny a day off, and do all the work around the house so she doesn't have to.

5x01 Muppets Not Included

  • Season Premiere

    1988-09-10T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies find a tea strainer of Nanny's, and do not know what it is. Each babie thinks of a different use for it.

5x02 Beauty and the Schnoz

  • 1988-09-17T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Piggy learns that ""beauty is in the eye of the beholder"", when she makes fun of Gonzo and it hurts his feelings.

5x03 The Pig Who Would Be Queen

  • 1988-09-24T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies bulid Nanny a ""picture box"" with a fairy tale scene, and each babie pretends to be a character.

5x04 Is There a Muppet in the House?

  • 1988-10-01T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Rowlf hadn't disapeared - he'd just watched a scary movie the night before and had gone to see Nanny. The secret passage was actually an old dumbwaiter which Animal found and had been using to move between the attic, kichen and basement.

5x05 Slipping Beauty

  • 1988-10-08T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Piggy gets the chicken pox, and tells the babies the story of Sleeping Beauty, through walkie-talkie.

5x06 Muppet Baby Boom

  • 1988-10-15T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

All the babies look foward to seeing Mrs. Mitchell's baby, which ends up being a kitten.

5x07 Scooter By Any Other Name

  • 1988-10-22T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Scooter's tired of being a nerd, so Gonzo convinces him to reinvent himself; first as a jet fighter pilot, then as a stand-up comic, then as a rock star, and finally as a superhero.

5x08 He's a Wonderful Frog

  • 1988-10-29T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Babies think Kermit is moving away, so stage a ""This is Your Life"" spoof to try and convince him to stay.

5x09 Elm Street Babies

  • 1988-11-05T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies describe their weird dreams to each other.

5x10 Plan 8 from Outer Space

  • 1988-11-12T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies see a news bulletin about disapearing nannies. Gonzo says that aliens have been nannynapping them because they use green stripped socks to power their spaceships (and only nannies wear green stripped socks).

5x11 Junkyard Muppets

  • 1988-11-19T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies make things out of old junk, while Fozzie searches for his lost Teddy.

When the air-conditioner breaks down, Scooter and Piggy travel to find a place that is more cool.

5x13 Bug-Busting Babies

  • 1988-12-03T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies hunt for the bug in Scooter's computer in a parody of Ghostbusters.

6x01 This Old Nursery

  • Season Premiere

    1989-09-16T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies find an old time capsule in the nursery walls.

6x02 And Now a Word from Our Muppets

  • 1989-09-23T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies make up adds for Nanny's garage sale.

6x03 Six to Eight Weeks

  • 1989-09-30T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies cant wait six to eight weeks for their playhouse to come.

6x04 The Green Ranger

  • 1989-10-07T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

When Kermit's favorite cowboy show ""The Range Rider"" gets cancelled, he contemplates trying to fill in the Range Rider's shoes (as ""The Green Ranger""). But he thinks his friends might have the wrong idea, and it takes more than fame and merchandising to be a real hero.

6x05 Not Necessarily the Babies

  • 1989-10-14T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Babies discover the importance of why grown-ups watch the news, and with the nursery news, they find all their favorite toys.

6x06 Comic Capers

  • 1989-10-21T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies look at comic books and comic strips and imagine themselves as the characters in them.

6x07 Faster Than a Speeding Weirdo

  • 1989-10-28T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Gonzo attempts to break the sound berrier while riding on a vaccum cleaner. He brings his trusty sidekick, Camilla along for a ride. However, misfortune strikes, and Camilla gets hurt, and Gonzo is unsure she'll make it. Nanny has to perform ""emergency surgery"" on Camilla, but in the end, she's alright. Gonzo sings the song ""Camilla"" to the babies, to show how upset he is about the thought of losing Camilla.

6x08 Skeeter and the Wolf

  • 1989-11-04T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Nanny read the muppets a story about Peter and the wolf.

6x09 Romancing the Weirdo

  • 1989-11-11T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Gonzo finds an old typewriter, and decides to write a detective novel (with himself as the hero, Philip Samuel Marlowe Spade, and Piggy as the heroine). Can his friends help him when he gets writer's block?

The babies pretend to be famous explorer's from different periods of time.

6x11 Goosetown Babies

  • 1989-11-25T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies read their favorite Mother Goose book, and are transported to Goosetown, when they realize that the town just isn't the same. So, taking the matters into their own hands, they visit Mother Goose, who believes that children don't like her tales anymore, and the residents of Goosetown have all stopped taking care of themselves. When the babies go around town patching things up, Mother Goose realizes that kids will always love her books, and everybody lives happily ever after.

6x12 It's Only Pretendo

  • 1989-12-02T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Piggy and Gonzo get so caught up in beating each other at ""Legend of Emelda: Quest for the Golden Key"", that they almost forget it's just a game, and the main goal should really be having fun.

6x13 Quoth the Weirdo

  • 1989-12-09T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies celebrate the beauty that is poetry by talking about their favorite poems.

6x14 Operators Are Standing By

  • 1989-12-16T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies wonder who could have been on the phone after Animal hangs up the phone.

6x15 Babes in Troyland

  • 1989-12-23T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies learn about different greek myths.

6x16 Puss 'n Boots 'n Babies

  • 1989-12-30T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies get exited about a kitty in the nursery.

6x17 The Muppet of Invention

  • 1990-01-06T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Uncle Statler and Uncle Waldorf come to visit, and the babies make inventions of their own.

6x18 A Punch Line to the Tummy

  • 1990-01-13T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fozzie's trying to be a real stand-up comedian, but Gonzo's attempts at getting ""feedback"" from his audience (the other Muppet Babies) make Fozzie think his friends don't like him anymore.

7x01 It's Only Pretendo

  • Season Premiere

    1990-09-15T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Piggy and Gonzo get so caught up in beating each other at ""Legend of Emelda: Quest for the Golden Key"", that they almost forget it's just a game, and the main goal should really be having fun.

7x02 Quoth the Weirdo

  • 1990-09-22T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies celebrate the beauty that is poetry by talking about their favorite poems.

7x03 Operators Are Standing By

  • 1990-09-29T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies wonder who could have been on the phone after Animal hangs up the phone.

7x04 Babes in Troyland

  • 1990-10-06T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies learn about different greek myths.

7x05 Puss 'n Boots 'n Babies

  • 1990-10-13T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies get exited about a kitty in the nursery.

7x06 The Muppet of Invention

  • 1990-10-20T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Uncle Statler and Uncle Waldorf come to visit, and the babies make inventions of their own.

7x07 A Punch Line to the Tummy

  • 1990-10-27T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fozzie's trying to be a real stand-up comedian, but Gonzo's attempts at getting ""feedback"" from his audience (the other Muppet Babies) make Fozzie think his friends don't like him anymore.

The babies parody The Jetsons, Star Trek, Bill & Ted, and Indiana Jones. Kermit pretends to be George Jetson, and tries to get Rolf to take a bath.

7x09 Buckskin Babies

  • 1990-11-10T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies pretend to be heroes from the old west.

7x10 Sing a Song of Superheroes

  • 1990-11-17T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies put on their own ""superhero opera"" while Nanny tries to watch the ""Phantom of the Opera""

7x11 Gonzee's Playhouse Channel

  • 1990-11-24T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

Gonzo does his own conduit of tv.

7x12 Kermit Pan

  • 1990-12-01T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Muppet Babies version of Peter Pan with Kermit as Peter Pan, Skeeter as Wendy and Piggy as Tinkerbell.

7x13 Whose Tale is it Anyway?

  • 1990-12-08T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies tell their own tales to each other.

7x14 ...At the Movies

  • 1990-12-15T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies joke about the movies.

7x15 In Search of the Bronzed Beetle

  • 1990-12-22T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies search for the bronzed beetle that they hear about.

7x16 Eight Flags Over the Nursery

  • 1990-12-29T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

When it will take five years to build the real amusement park the babies build their own - Babyland!

8x01 The Transcontinental Whoo-Whoo

  • Season Premiere

    1991-09-14T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Statler and Waldorf join the kids in reenacting the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad.

8x02 Get Me to the Perch on Time

  • 1991-09-21T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

After a messenger pigeon gets hurt outside the nursery window, the Babies help her by deliverying her messages around the world.

8x03 Bearly Alone Babies

  • 1991-09-28T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies help Nanny prepare the house for a storm.

8x04 Remote Control Cornballs

  • 1991-10-05T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The babies joke about remote controls.

8x05 Nice to Have Gnome You

  • 1991-10-12T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Babies help Piggy find her book of ""Alice In Wonderland"" before the Book-Mobile arrives to pick-up the books. When Miss Piggy thinks she has lost it the rest of the gang helps her to make a new book with just pictures; drawn by themselves. The kids then learn that Nanny acutally had the book!

8x06 Happy Birthday Uncle Piggy

  • 1991-10-19T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

Uncle Statler and Uncle Waldorf have an aniversary.

8x07 Hats, Hats, Hats

  • 1991-10-26T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Babies have an adventure with the many different hats that Uncles Statler and Waldorf bring them.

8x08 Eight Flags Over the Nursery

  • 1991-11-02T05:00:00Z — 25 mins

When it will take five years to build the real amusement park the babies build their own - Babyland!

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