Just a reminder that tomorrow (Sunday, March 6, 2005) the Muppets will be on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. When Diamond Harris was pregnant, she was put on bed-rest and had to leave her nursing job. Husband Chris's salary as a third-grade teacher wasn't sufficient to cover their expenses, and soon they found their home in foreclosure. But the 2000-sq. ft., three-bedroom house was in desperate need of repair, and matters were made worse when Hurricane Ivan sent a tree crashing through their childrens' playroom.
Because there are so many children in the family, design team leader Ty Pennington thought the Muppets should be brought in to help. Fozzie helped carpenter Paul DiMeo construct a special photo frame for DeWayne's room. Kermit competed with Ty by running around with a mini-bullhorn to warn everyone how much time was left before the family was due home. Animal helped load furniture into the house. And Miss Piggy performed like the diva she is by demanding a script for her lines while shamelessly flirting with Ty
The hour-long episode with the Muppets will air on Sunday, March 6, 2005 at 8:00pm (7:00 central) on ABC (be sure to check local listings for details). Also be on the lookout for the Muppets the following night, Monday March 7, during Extreme Makeover: Home Edition How Did They Do That? Each Monday, the Extreme Makeover team goes behind-the-scenes of the previous night's episode to give the audience a sneak peak of how they renovated a particular families home in a we (check local listings for details, but the Muppets will most likely pop-up in the episode too. Be sure not to miss this excellent Muppet appearance.