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Steve Whitmire has been performing as: Kermit since 1990 (following Jim Henson) Beaker since 1992 (following Richard Hunt) Statler since 2002 (following Jerry Nelson) Rizzo the Rat (original performer) Link Hogthrob (since 2011; following Jim Henson) The Newsman (since 2011; following Jim Henson) Eric Jacobson has been performing as: Miss Piggy since ...


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Since that show was on the air for 8 seasons, and another decade after that in syndication, one would think that Skeeter's popularity would guarantee her a spot in a real Muppet movie. I think the number of people aware of the Muppet Show (1976) and the older Muppet Movies foreshadow those that know about Muppet Babies (1984). Since in Muppet Babies ...


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Sesame Street began in 1969, under the direction of the Children's Television Workshop (now known as Sesame Workshop). Jim Henson was contracted to provide the puppets for that show. At that time, Jim Henson was also producing a number of specials starring other Muppet characters (Kermit, for example, had been created for a local TV show in 1955, and Rowlf ...


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The sheep doesn't seem to have a name but the screencap shows Roger Moore who was a guest on episode 5.24 of The Muppet Show in 1980, so it's not new to the recent film. Also from Muppet Wiki: An assortment of sheep, including rams and lambs, were featured on The Muppet Show. The first one debuted in the U.K. Spot "Is This the Old Sow" on ...


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Nothing so dramatic. Prior to Sesame Street's creation, Jim Henson (creator of the Muppets) already had a show called The Muppets. The cast of this show are the Muppets of The Muppets franchise (including the movies). When The Children's Television Workshop started developing Sesame Street they wanted puppets to be part of the program, so they asked Jim ...


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Did you mean Don't Hug Me I'm Scared? A spoof about educational puppets where they sit around the table and sing about creativity, then go nuts, do gross things and write 'death' (they don't really kill one another, though).



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