Watch: “Weird Al” Yankovic, Chris Stapleton, and Tommy Lee, Among Cameos in Upcoming ‘Muppets Mayhem’ Movie

Tommy Lee, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Paula Abdul, Chris Stapleton, and more are some of the many famous faces appearing in the upcoming Disney+ series The Muppets Mayhem, which will begin streaming on May 10.

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Centered around Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, the rock band that originated on The Muppet Show in 1975, the series is based around the band’s attempt to record their very first album after all these years, while maneuvering around a completely transformed music industry decades later.

In the trailer, the Mötley Crüe drummer appears as a talking head, praising the Muppets’ band for influencing his career.

“The Mayhem? They taught Mötley Crüe how to shred and party,” says Lee in the clip, pulling his shirt up to reveal a large tattoo that read “Mayhem.” He adds, “They tattooed their name on me when I was passed out. What?”

Cheech and Chong, Lil Nas X, Zedd, and Steve Aoki are some of the cameos featured in the trailer.

Artists who also appear in the series but were not featured in the trailer include Billy Corgan, Susanna Hoffs, Kesha, Ziggy Marley, deadmau5, and more, along with actors Morgan Freeman and Danny Trejo and comedian Kevin Smith.

In the original Muppets Show, Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem were based on real-life rock stars. Vocalist Dr. Teeth was based on the late New Orleans legend Dr. John, while bassist Floyd Pepper paid homage to The Beatles and Pink Floyd, and drummer Animal was inspired by The Who’s Keith Moon, John Bonham of Led Zeppelin, and Ginger Baker.

Guitarist and backing vocalist Janice is a Janis Joplin-based flower child, and sax player Zoot is based on the real-life saxophonist Zoot Sims.

Starring as the voices of Electric Mayhem are Bill Barretta as Dr. Teeth; Peter Linz as Lips; Eric Jacobson as Animal; Matt Vogel as Floyd Pepper; David Rudman as Janice; and Dave Goelz as Zoot.

Photo: Disney/Mitch Haaseth

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