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A group of puppet characters created in the 1950s by Jim Henson who have appeared in numerous TV shows and films, most famously Sesame Street and The Muppet Show.

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Who was the first to take Manhattan?

We know that in 1984, the Muppets took Manhattan. In 1989, Jason Voorhees took Manhattan as well. Later, DeGrassi took Manhattan, the Weeping Angels took Manhattan, and countless others have taken ...
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How did they shoot Alf's scenes? [duplicate]

As per Wikipedia page of ALF, ALF is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1986, to March 24, 1990.** The title character is Gordon Shumway, a friendly extraterrestrial ...
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Is Kermit the only muppet to appear in both the Sesame Street and Muppets franchises?

Kermit the Frog is notable for appearing in both Sesame Street (often via the Sesame Street News Flash skits) and the Muppets franchise, but I can't recall it ever happening with any other character. ...
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How Exactly Does the Ghost of Christmas Present Work?

I rewatched the Muppet Christmas Carol last night and was struck by the realism of the Ghost of Christmas Present. I assume that this particular muppet is a man in a suit, a la Big Bird, but there's ...
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What are the triangles around Kermit's neck?

What is the ring of triangles around Kermit's neck? Looking at pictures of frogs, I have been unable to find one that has similar markings. For example, take this picture of a typical frog: Kermit, ...
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Did Sesame Street use to contain "Monster Time"?

I feel like when I was a child (not that many years ago), Sesame Street had something called "Monster Time" towards the beginning of the show. If it existed, it was dropped around 10 years ago, I ...
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Explanation of the Muppets/Sesame Street split/merge

I recently saw the Muppets movie. It's the first time I've ever seen anything on the Muppets. Then I saw the Cookie Monster, but that he was not in the Muppets movie. I found out that only the ...
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What's the name of the sheep who's eating stuff backstage?

I can't find a screencap of this character just yet, as the movie was released only very recently. But every now and then in scenes set backstage at the Muppet Theatre, there's a sheep chowing down on ...
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What Muppets were not played by their original puppeteers?

I can see on IMDB that many of the puppeteers who starred in The Muppets (2011) have been working with those characters for decades. Most, if not all, were involved in the original Muppet Show from ...
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Have rights disputes kept Skeeter out of the Muppet movies, including "The Muppets"?

"The Muppets" has been celebrated by hardcore Muppets fans for bringing back long forgotten characters in a big way (like Uncle Deadly and Scooter). Skeeter, on the other hand, was left out again. ...
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