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Muppet Show Moreno and Animal

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Rita Moreno sings "Fever" on episode 105 of The Muppet Show, backed by Floyd on bass and Animal on drums.

Animal proves a little too enthusiastic with the drumming, which threatens to throw off her performance. Moreno berates him in Spanish and English, but he refuses to show restraint. At the end of the song, she smashes his head between two cymbals. He is thrilled by this, exclaiming, "That my kind of woman!"

Rita Moreno won an Emmy for her performance on the show. This was a significant achievement considering this was only The Muppet Show's fifth episode. Three years later, Rita would co-host the special, "The Muppets Go Hollywood" and once again find herself trying to keep Animal under control !

 

Last modified on Friday, 10 January 2014 20:20

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