Miss Piggy is a Muppet character known for her breakout role in Jim Henson's The Muppet Show. Since her debut in 1976, Miss Piggy is notable for her volatile diva personality, tendency to use French phrases in her speech and practice of karate. She was also known for her on-again/off-again relationship with Kermit the Frog, which began in 1978 and has been on a hiatus since 2015. Frank Oz performed the character from 1976 to 2000 and was succeeded by Eric Jacobson in 2001. Miss Piggy was inspired by Jazz singer Peggy Lee where Peggy Lee was known as "Miss Peggy Lee."
In 1996, TV Guide ranked her number 23 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list....LESS
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary and Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage the greatest Muppet Telethon ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary, and Gary help reunite Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Animal, Fozzie Bear, The Great Gonzo, and the rest of the gang. But now that they are back together, can the Muppets put on the show of their lives and save the studio in time?