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John Denver and The Muppets - A Christmas Together 1979

Updated: Dec 25, 2023

The late John Denver enjoys a Christmas with the Muppets.

Do you remember 1979?


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John Denver and The Muppets - A Christmas Together 1979

"John Denver and the Muppets 1979 Special - A Christmas Together." from video introduction


A Christmas Together is a television special starring John Denver and the Muppets. Based on the album of the same name, this one hour Christmas special was originally produced for ABC and aired on December 5, 1979.

Highlights

  • Denver and the Muppets sing "The Twelve Days of Christmas."

  • Denver sings "The Pleasure of Your Company."

  • John tells the tale of Alfie the Christmas Tree before singing "It's in Every One of Us"

  • Kermit the Frog and Denver reminisce about past Christmases with their friends and families, and sing "The Christmas Wish."

  • Miss Piggy confronts Denver in her dressing room about their presumably mutual attraction.

  • Denver and Rowlf the Dog sing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."

  • Miss Piggy, as a doll named Fifi, sings "I Will Wait for You" to Denver, who plays a wooden soldier trying to stay in step with a line of marching soldiers, while singing "Camaraderie".

  • The cast sings "The Peace Carol."

  • Denver recites the story of Jesus' birth ("O Little Town of Bethlehem" / "The First Noel" / "We Three Kings" / "Joy to the World").

The program concludes with Denver and the Muppets singing "Stille Nacht," and children in the audience join in for the English version, "Silent Night." from muppetfandom.com


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