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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 34,593

2. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 8,723

3. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 43,470

4. RoboCop 2 (1990)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover, Mario Machado

Votes: 66,222 | Gross: $45.68M

5. The Muppets (2011)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.1
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75 Metascore

A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

Votes: 77,147 | Gross: $88.63M

6. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,130

7. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,295

8. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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61 Metascore

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 25,581 | Gross: $51.18M

9. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.5
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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 16,454

10. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.7
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69 Metascore

Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 26,434 | Gross: $76.66M

11. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

Stars: Karen Prell, Gerard Parkes, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 4,699

12. Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

G | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders, Kevin Bishop

Votes: 16,634 | Gross: $33.61M

13. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

G | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.8
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59 Metascore

A tug-of-war between Elmo and his friend sends his blanket to faraway Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures and the villainous Huxley. Elmo embarks on a rescue mission, learning important lessons about sharing and responsibility.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 2,177 | Gross: $11.63M

14. Follow That Bird (1985)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.7
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Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

Votes: 3,594

15. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 15,833

16. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 36,404 | Gross: $27.28M

17. Muppets from Space (1999)

G | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 15,162 | Gross: $16.29M

18. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

7.2
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Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 10,464

19. Top of the Pops (1964–2016)

30 min | Music

7.0
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

Stars: Lulu Cartwright, Legs & Co, Rosie Hetherington, Pan's People

Votes: 439

20. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.4
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71 Metascore

Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.

Directors: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Debra Spinney

Votes: 1,007 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977 TV Movie)

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Marilyn Sokol, Dave Goelz

Votes: 2,329

22. Winners Take All (1987)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Sport

6.5
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The scene is a modern, 80's arena, where present day gladiators compete in the wild sports extravaganza of Supercross. Winners take all mixes the rivalry and camaraderie of two young men ... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Kiersch | Stars: Don Michael Paul, Kathleen York, Robert Krantz, Deborah Richter

Votes: 211

23. Kermit's Swamp Years (2002 Video)

G | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.4
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At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.

Director: David Gumpel | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Joey Mazzarino

Votes: 986

24. It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.5
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On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre.

Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson

Votes: 2,843

25. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.9
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Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.

Stars: Dave Goelz, Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Bill Barretta

Votes: 1,095

26. The Christmas Toy (1986 TV Movie)

50 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

8.1
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When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 847

27. Rude Tube (2008– )

Comedy, Reality-TV

5.3
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A look at the weird, wonderful, and downright idiotic trials and tribulations of some of the world's craziest people through the use of online videos.

Stars: Alex Zane, Emma Frain, Matt Kirshen, Adam Buxton

Votes: 145

28. Muppets Treasure Island (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.2
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This game is played by Jim Hawkins from a first person view, as he finds the map as you go to 4 places, first at "The Benbow Inn." "The port town Bristol", on "The Hispaniola Ship" and on "Treasure Island."

Directors: Mark Loparco, Brian Henson | Stars: Bill Barretta, Kevin Bishop, Kevin Clash, Billy Connolly

Votes: 468

29. The Jim Henson Hour (1989– )

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

Stars: Jim Henson, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 247

30. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)

47 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.2
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.

Directors: Peter Harris, Eric Till | Stars: Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen

Votes: 2,559

31. Elmo Visits the Doctor (2005 Video)

53 min | Family

7.2
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Join Elmo on his first trip to the doctor's office! This fun-filled video will help preschoolers learn that going to the doctor can be fun!

Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Jim Martin, Ted May | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Aiden Connell

Votes: 10

32. The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.7
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The original Muppet Show Pilot. The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins.

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 264

33. Cinderelmo (1999 TV Movie)

65 min | Family

6.4
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All your favorite Muppets from Sesame Street and some very special guests join CinderElmo as he goes to the ball of the beautiful Princess - with the help of his Fairy Godperson.

Director: Bruce Leddy | Stars: Keri Russell, Kathy Najimy, Caroll Spinney, French Stewart

Votes: 156

34. Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy

8.5
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As the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes, Big Bird decides to leave his Sesame Street friends behind in search of Snuffy. Once locked inside for the night, educational hilarity ensues as ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson

Votes: 179

35. All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (1994 TV Special)

Comedy, Family, Music

5.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Chuck Vinson | Stars: Carlo Alban, Maya Angelou, Annette Bening, Candice Bergen

Votes: 53

36. Elmo Saves Christmas (1996 Video)

60 min | Family

6.5
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Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.

Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Charles Durning, Harvey Fierstein, Maya Angelou, Kevin Clash

Votes: 213

37. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 524

38. Big Bird in China (1983 TV Movie)

75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Brian Muehl, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 273

39. The Earth Day Special (1990 TV Special)

Comedy, Drama, Family

5.9
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An Earth Day special about pollution's effects on Mother Earth. Numerous celebrities have guest appearances whether as themselves or as characters they're best known for.

Directors: Dwight Hemion, James Burrows, Gerry Cohen, Ted Haimes, Jim Henson, Terry Hughes, Terry Lennon, Jay Sandrich, Dick Schneider, Dave Wilson | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Candice Bergen, James Brolin, Downtown Julie Brown

Votes: 166

40. Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

8.1
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Frog and princess, both cursed by a witch, figure out how to break each other's spell.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Trudy Young, Gordon Thomson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 298

41. NBC Experiment in Television (1967–1971)

60 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Add a Plot

Stars: David Warner, Edward Binns, Jo Van Fleet, James Edwards

Votes: 35

42. Muppet*vision 3-D (1991)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

8.3
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Muppet*vision 3-D, more appropriately, 4-D, can only be seen at the Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL and also at California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 1,040

43. Muppet Classic Theater (1994 Video)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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The Muppets perform six classic fairy tales.

Director: David Grossman | Stars: Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz

Votes: 320

44. The Radicals (1990)

100 min | Drama, History

6.6
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The dramatic story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.

Director: Raul V. Carrera | Stars: Norbert Weisser, Mark Lenard, Leigh Lombardi, Christopher Neame

Votes: 71

45. Sesame Street, Special (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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There's a special going on at Sesame Street. First, Gladys Knight and the Pips sing the theme song, then Phil Donahue interviews the residents; Alastaire Cookie tells us the tale of "The 39... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long

Votes: 108

46. Elmopalooza! (1998 TV Special)

45 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.1
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Join the Muppets from Sesame Street for an all-star celebration of 30 years of songs and laughs! Starring David Alan Grier and Jon Stewart.

Stars: Brad Abrell, Abe Acay, Pam Arciero, Tyra Banks

Votes: 113

47. Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Music

5.7
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Sesame Street characters help Elmo count down the days leading up to Christmas.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Pam Arciero, Fran Brill, Tyler Bunch, Leslie Carrara

Votes: 150

48. Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (1993 TV Movie)

56 min | Family, Music

7.4
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Everyone's invited as Sesame Street celebrates its 25th birthday! The whole family will want to sing along with this special hour-long collection of favorite Sesame Street songs.

Directors: Mustapha Khan, Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Martin P. Robinson, Fran Brill, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 29

49. Hey Cinderella! (1969 TV Movie)

52 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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Cinderella with a difference!

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Belinda Montgomery, Robin Ward, Joyce Gordon, Pat Galloway

Votes: 139

50. Sing Yourself Silly! (1990 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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Big Bird and his pals are making musical mayhem as they sing the goofiest, nuttiest, silliest songs ever. Join in with Sesame Street favorites Oscar, Ernie, the Count, and more as they tickle your funny bone.

Directors: Lisa Simon, Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 6