Sex & Violence looks at the lives of professionals who work in the aftermath of domestic violence: a social worker, a victim advocate, a prosecutor, a police officer, and a therapist. The show chronicles their struggles to maintain healthy, intimate personal relationships while working daily with people caught in violent and dysfunctional lives. This original 6-hour mini-series stars Academy Award® winning actress Olympia Dukakis (Moonstruck, Tales of the City), Gemini winners Jennie Raymond (The Associates), Jackie Torrens (Made in Canada), Kerry Fox (Shallow Grave, An Angel at My Table), along with Canadian Idol alum Naomi-Joy Blackhall-Butler. Sex & Violence was shot on location in Nova Scotia. It was produced by Halifax's Emotion Pictures with Thom Fitzgerald (The Hanging Garden, Cloudburst) writing and directing.
Runtime: 60 minutes
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The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence aired on ABC on March 19, 1975. It was one of two pilots produced for The Muppet Show. The other pilot, The Muppets Valentine Show, aired in 1974. In this half-hour variety special, the Muppets parody the proliferation of sex and violence on television. Nigel, Sam the Eagle, and hippie bassist Floyd Pepper prepare for a Pageant based on the Seven Deadly Sins, with Muppets representing the Sins -- Envy, Anger, Gluttony, Vanity, Lust, greed, and Sloth.
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Later syndicated alongside The Muppet Show. It was taped in 1974. In the last scene of the show, as the credits roll, the camera pulls back to show the human puppeteers operating the Muppets. This special introduced several new Muppets, including Nigel (who acted as host, but would eventually play a minor role as an orchestra conductor on The Muppet Show), Sam Eagle, Dr. Teeth, Janice, Floyd Pepper, Zoot, Animal, Swedish Chef, Statler and Waldorf, and an early version of Dr. Julius Strangepork (named “Dr. Nauga”). Old friends like Kermit the Frog, Rowlf the Dog, and Bert from Sesame Street have cameos, along with a few holdovers from the Muppets' previous pilot, such as Crazy Donald (now called “Crazy Harry”), George the Janitor, Mildred Huxtetter, and Brewster. Early versions of Miss Piggy and Gonzo the Great can also be spotted.
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