"The Muppet Show" Opening Theme

(The Muppet Show orchestra starts playing, with Zoot's distinctive note from sax)

Female Muppets:
It's time to play the music!
It's time to light the lights!
It's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight.

Male Muppets:
It's time to put on makeup!
It's time to dress up right!
It's time to raise the curtain on the Muppet Show tonight!

Why do we always come here?
I guess we'll never know.
It's like a kind of torture...
To have to watch the show!

(Brief Interlude - from Animal and Muppet Orchestra)

And now let's get things started...

Muppet Audience:
Why don't you get things started?!

It's time to get things started...

...on the most sensational inspirational celebrational Muppetational...
This is what we call the Muppet Show!

(Gonzo blows, or attempts to blow his trumpet. Usually failing)