The Muppet Show was a television programme featuring a cast of Muppets, which was produced by puppeteer Jim Henson. The television show depicts a vaudeville- or music hall-style song-and-dance variety show, as well as the behind-the-scenes aspects of such a show. The show stars Kermit the Frog as a showrunner who tries to keep control of the antics of the other Muppet characters (and his temper), as well as keep the human guest stars happy and secure.
The Jim Henson Hour was a short-lived television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the popular Muppet characters.
Jim Henson's Muppet Babies (commonly known as Muppet Babies) is an American animated television series that aired from September 15, 1984 to December 29, 1990 on CBS. It was spun off from a dream sequence in The Muppets Take Manhattan, released two months earlier, where Miss Piggy imagined what it would be like if she and Kermit the Frog grew up together.
Muppets Tonight is a live-action/puppet television series created by Jim Henson Productions and featuring the Muppets. Much like the "MuppeTelevision" segment of The Jim Henson Hour, Muppets Tonight was a continuation of The Muppet Show, set in a television studio, rather than a theater.
Sam and Friends was an early live-action/puppet television show created by puppeteer Jim Henson and his eventual wife Jane. It was taped and aired locally in Washington, D.C. on WRC-TV in black and white between 1955 and 1961. Sam was a bald human-looking puppet with wide eyes, large ears, and a big nose; his Friends included Yorick, Harry the Hipster, and a lizard-like creature called Kermit who later evolved into Kermit the Frog.
The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss is an American live-action/puppet television series based on characters created by Dr. Seuss, produced by Jim Henson Television, and aired for two seasons on the Nick Jr. Block on Nickelodeon (United States). For the first few episodes (including the series premiere), the show aired during Sunday night prime time, immediately before Nick News. It derives its name from wubble, a type of unicycle mentioned in the Dr.
Dog City is a television series that was produced by Nelvana Limited and Jim Henson Productions and aired on FOX from 1992 to 1995, and in Canada on Global in 1993, then on Teletoon until 2000. The show contained both animation, done by Nelvana and Fox Kids, and puppetry, done by Jim Henson Productions. The animated portions of the show focused on a canine private detective named Ace Hart.
This is a complete listing of episodes of the live-action/puppet television series The Muppet Show. 120 episodes were produced between 1976 and 1980. The episodes are frequently given in varying orders, depending on when they were broadcast in certain markets. For example, the Juliet Prowse and Connie Stevens episodes were the first two produced, in 1976, but the Rita Moreno episode was (generally) the first episode to be broadcast in the USA.
The Hoobs is a BAFTA-winningchildren's television programme created and produced by The Jim Henson Company. It stars five creatures called Hoobs (Iver, Groove, Tula, Hubba Hubba and Roma) from the fictional Hoobland, and their interactions with Earth and the human race. In each episode they try to find the answer to a question to be put in the great Hoobopaedia created by Jimbo Wales, back in Hoobland, in hopes of learning all there is to know.
Animal Jam is a children's television show produced by Jim Henson Television which first aired on February 24, 2003. The show is sort of like an "American Bandstand" for preschool kids. It features dozens of kids dancing to songs with movement themes, and was hosted by two puppet characters named Waffle (a monkey) and Edi (a zebra), as well as a giant dancing elephant named Bozark. The show featured many innovations in puppet design and production from the Jim Henson Company.
The Jimmy Dean Show was an ABC television variety show, starring Jimmy Dean, which aired for three seasons from 1963–1966. The series aimed for a more countrypolitan blend of country music. Roger Miller, George Jones, Charlie Rich and others got some of their first network TV exposure on the show, also remembered for Dean's regular sketches with one of Jim Henson's long-running Muppet characters, Rowlf the Dog. The series aired at 9 p.m. ET Thursday its first season, 10 p.m.
America's Next Muppet was a planned six-episode mini-series, which ABC announced in 2005 it was purchasing. The mini-series was going to be produced by The Jim Henson Company for Disney, and was going to be a direct parody of America's Next Top Model. The show was going to feature many famous Muppet characters, such as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo in a reality TV-show spoof, holding a talent contest to find the next Muppet to add to their famous group.
Little Muppet Monsters was a short-lived saturday morning animated television series, airing only three episodes on CBS in 1985. The first season of Muppet Babies did so well in the ratings, that CBS decided to expand the series from a half-hour to an hour, pairing Muppet Babies with Little Muppet Monsters. They called the hour-long package Muppets, Babies and Monsters. The show was anchored by three young Muppet monsters: Tug, Boo and Molly.
Michelle Pfeiffer- The show opens with Kermit welcoming the Muppets to their new TV studio. Gonzo The Great is reading out their new TV schedule, when they discover that there is nothing scheduled for that night. Kermit says that they have to put together a show, but no-one wants to host it. Clifford, who is on the phone in a corner of the room and has missed all the commotion, is chosen to host the show. Owing to the short notice, the organising is very haphazard.
The Secret Life of Toys was a 1994 series based on the 1986 TV special The Christmas Toy. Each of the 13 30-minute episodes consisted of two 15-minute stories. The show was taped in Monheim, Germany (near the Dutch border), and aired on the Disney channel. None of the characters were puppeteered by Jim Henson due to his death four years prior.
Mopatop's Shop is a television series that which premiered on CITV in the UK in 1999. The show features a large green Muppet named Mopatop and his red duck-like assistant Puppyduck. Together they run Mopatop's Shop, a shop where you can buy anything you could ever think or dream of. 260 ten-minute episodes were made, and aired daily. It was a co-production between Jim Henson Productions and Carlton Television.
CityKids is a television series that aired late Saturday Mornings on ABC from 1993 to 1994. The show consisted primarily of live action performances, with Muppet portions of the show, courtesy of Jim Henson Productions, interspersed in between. These Muppets were composed of original characters designed specifically for the show, not ones taken from Sesame Street or The Muppet Show.
Brats of the Lost Nebula was a puppet and computer animated series originally broadcast on the Kids' WB block of Saturday morning programming in 1998. Created by Dan Clark, the sci-fi series for kids used puppets from Jim Henson's Creature Shop and state of the art computer graphics from C.O.R.E. Digital Effects.