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The Muppet Show (TV Series 1976–1981) Poster

(1976–1981)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Peter Harris ... (51 episodes, 1976-1980)
Philip Casson ... (23 episodes, 1977-1979)

Series Writing Credits  

Don Hinkley ... (96 episodes, 1977-1981)
Jim Henson ... (creator) (75 episodes, 1976-1980)
Jerry Juhl ... (75 episodes, 1976-1980)
Joseph A. Bailey ... (32 episodes, 1977-1979)
Chris Langham ... (26 episodes, 1978-1980)
Jack Burns ... (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Marc London ... (22 episodes, 1976-1977)
David Odell ... (3 episodes, 1980)
John Cleese ... (unknown episodes)
James Thurman ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

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 Fozzie Bear / ... (119 episodes, 1976-1981)
Richard Hunt ...
 Statler / ... (119 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Kermit the Frog / ... (119 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Gonzo / ... (118 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Floyd Pepper / ... (111 episodes, 1976-1981)
Louise Gold ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (83 episodes, 1977-1981)
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 Additional Muppets / ... (65 episodes, 1978-1981)
Kathryn Mullen ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (54 episodes, 1978-1981)
Eren Ozker ...
 Janice / ... (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
John Lovelady ...
 Announcer / ... (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Additional Muppets / ... (9 episodes, 1976-1978)
Karen Prell ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (8 episodes, 1980-1981)
Graham Fletcher ...
 Fletcher Bird / ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Brian Muehl ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (6 episodes, 1980)
Betsy Baytos ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (5 episodes, 1980)
Fran Brill ...
 Mary Louise / ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Cynthia Adler ...
 Cynthia Birdley / ... (2 episodes, 1976)
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 Additional Muppets (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Bob Payne ...
 Additional Muppets (2 episodes, 1979)
Bruce Schwartz ...
 Guest Puppeteer (2 episodes, 1978-1980)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1976)
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 Clara Cartwell / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Gloria Goodbody / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Beverly Shepherd / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Billie Lee Bonkers / ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bruce Forsyth ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1976)
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 Carl Boomer / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Bakery Guard / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1976)
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 Dr. Felix Ogelbaum / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1976)
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 Arnold Stockman / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Gretchen Powers / ... (1 episode, 1977)
Edgar Bergen ...
 Charlie McCarthy / ... (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1977)
Andres Bossard ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1977)
Teresa Brewer ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1977)
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 George Burns (1 episode, 1977)
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Lou Rawls ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1977)
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Nancy Walker ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1977)
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Cleo Laine ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1978)
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Jaye P. Morgan ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1978)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1978)
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 Roy Rogers (1 episode, 1978)
Leo Sayer ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1978)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1978)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1978)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
Roger Miller ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1979)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1980)
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 Himself / ... (1 episode, 1980)
Richard Bradshaw ...
 Guest Puppeteer (1 episode, 1977)
Floriana Frassetto ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1977)
Rita Coolidge ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1978)
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 Dale Evans (1 episode, 1978)
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 C-3PO (1 episode, 1980)
Bernie Schürch ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1977)
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 Chewbacca (1 episode, 1980)
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 R2-D2 (1 episode, 1980)
Rollin Krewson ...
 Mary Louise (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1979)
Michael Coleman ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1979)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1979)
Lola Falana ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1979)
Crystal Gayle ...
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Julian Hosking ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1979)
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Robert Shields ...
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 Big Bird (1 episode, 1979)
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Jess Whitfield ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1979)
Lorene Yarnell Jansson ...
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Dizzy Gillespie ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1980)
Doug Henning ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1980)
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Jean-Pierre Rampal ...
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Linda Ronstadt ...
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Wally Boag ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1981)
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Buddy Rich ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1981)
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 Himself - Host (uncredited) (119 episodes, 1976-1981)
Faz Fazakas ...
 Additional Muppets (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1977)
Mary Roos ...
 Herself - German version (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Richenda Carey ...
 Queen (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Abby Hadfield ...
 Green Frackle / ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Roger Knight ...
 Roger (uncredited) (1 episode, 1978)
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Series Produced by 

Jim Henson ... producer / executive producer (74 episodes, 1976-1980)
David Lazer ... executive producer: Henson Associates / executive producer (74 episodes, 1976-1980)
Jack Burns ... producer (24 episodes, 1976-1977)

Series Film Editing by 

John Hawkins ... (4 episodes, 1978-1980)
Tim Waddell ... (1 episode, 1979)
Al Pigden ... (1 episode, 1980)

Series Production Design by 

Malcolm Stone ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Art Direction by 

David Chandler ... (15 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bryan Holgate ... (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
Malcolm Stone ... (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
Paul Dean ... (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Henry Graveney ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Richard Lake ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Ken Wheatley ... (1 episode, 1978)
Leigh Malone ... (1 episode, 1980)
Richard Plumb ... (1 episode, 1980)

Series Costume Design by 

James Dark ... (30 episodes, 1976-1980)
Stuart Currell ... (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ann Hollowood ... (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
K. Conry-Halley ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Sue Le Cash ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Claire Sorrell ... (1 episode, 1977)
Calista Hendrickson ... (1 episode, 1978)
Dawn Evans ... (1 episode, 1980)

Series Makeup Department 

Shirley Muslin ... makeup artist (21 episodes, 1976-1979)
Mary Southgate ... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1976-1980)
Marion Phillips ... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1977-1978)
Sheila Mann ... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Dianne Joyce ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Marie Roche ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Anita Harris ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Sandy Staples ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)

Series Art Department 

Colin Harris ... production buyer (63 episodes, 1978-1981)
David Chandler ... design (10 episodes, 1976-1978)
Paul Dean ... design (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
John Stevenson ... character designer / storyboard artist (3 episodes, 1981)
Bryan Holgate ... design (1 episode, 1976)
Malcolm Stone ... design (1 episode, 1978)
Sal Denaro ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)

Series Sound Department 

Roger Knight ... audio / sound (32 episodes, 1976-1979)
Ted Scott ... audio / sound (24 episodes, 1976-1980)
Henry Bird ... audio (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Len Penfold ... audio (2 episodes, 1978)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Eddy Burns ... lighting technician (63 episodes, 1978-1981)
Phil Hawkes ... lighting director / lighting (28 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Rook ... lighting director / lighting (27 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bill Brown ... senior cameraman / cameras / senior camera operator (19 episodes, 1976-1980)
Jim Reeves ... senior video engineer / vision / video engineer (19 episodes, 1977-1978)
John Crane ... senior video engineer / vision / video engineer (18 episodes, 1976-1980)
Mike Whitcutt ... senior cameraman / cameras (16 episodes, 1976-1978)
Roy Simper ... senior cameraman / cameras / senior camera operator / camera operator (14 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Willment ... senior video engineer / vision / video engineer (13 episodes, 1976-1979)
Dennis Bartlett ... senior cameraman / cameras (12 episodes, 1976-1978)
Gerry Taylor ... senior video engineer (9 episodes, 1977-1978)
Hamilton J. Willis ... lighting / lighting director (3 episodes, 1976)
Jim Boyers ... lighting director (3 episodes, 1977)
Dei Wynn-Smith ... senior video engineer (1 episode, 1976)
Geoff Joyce ... senior cameraman (1 episode, 1977)
Graham Watson ... senior video engineer (1 episode, 1978)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Bonnie Erickson ... costume designer: muppets (13 episodes, 1976-1977)
Calista Hendrickson ... muppet costumes (12 episodes, 1978-1980)
James Dark ... wardrobe (2 episodes, 1978)
Sue Le Cash ... wardrobe (1 episode, 1976)
Ann Hollowood ... wardrobe (1 episode, 1977)
Polly Smith ... muppet costumes (1 episode, 1980)

Series Editorial Department 

John Hawkins ... video tape editor / vtr editor (40 episodes, 1976-1978)
Carole Legg ... vision mixer (25 episodes, 1976-1979)
Moyra Bird ... vision mixer (20 episodes, 1976-1980)
Tim Waddell ... video tape editor (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
Felicity Maton ... vision mixer (14 episodes, 1976-1978)
Mary Forrest ... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1978-1980)

Series Music Department 

Jack Parnell ... conductor: orchestra (62 episodes, 1976-1980)
Sam Pottle ... composer: theme music (62 episodes, 1976-1980)
Derek Scott ... musical associate (62 episodes, 1976-1980)
Larry Grossman ... music consultant (58 episodes, 1976-1979)
Conn Bernard ... musical associate (2 episodes, 1977)
Ray Charles ... music consultant (2 episodes, 1980)
Jim Henson ... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Richard Holloway ... senior floor manager / floor manager (62 episodes, 1976-1980)
Mari Kaestle ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (62 episodes, 1976-1980)
Don Sahlin ... special puppets / puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker / special muppets (62 episodes, 1976-1980)
Caroly Wilcox ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (62 episodes, 1976-1980)
Faz Fazakas ... puppets / muppet designer (59 episodes, 1976-1980)
Larry Jameson ... puppets / muppet designer (59 episodes, 1976-1980)
Dave Goelz ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (58 episodes, 1976-1980)
Frank Oz ... muppet creative consultant / creative consultant / special muppet material (49 episodes, 1976-1980)
Michael K. Frith ... muppet creative consultant / muppet design consultant (48 episodes, 1976-1980)
Bonnie Erickson ... puppets / muppet maker (48 episodes, 1976-1978)
John Lovelady ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (48 episodes, 1976-1978)
Martin G. Baker ... floor manager (39 episodes, 1976-1979)
Rollin Krewson ... puppets / muppet designer (38 episodes, 1976-1980)
Amy Van Gilder ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker / muppet workshop supervisor (38 episodes, 1977-1980)
Joan Chaplow ... assistant to producer / assistant to producers / production assistant (35 episodes, 1976-1979)
Caryl Cruickshank ... stage manager (31 episodes, 1976-1980)
Sue Taylor ... assistant to producer / production assistant / assistant to producers (25 episodes, 1976-1978)
Calista Hendrickson ... puppets / muppet maker / muppet designer (25 episodes, 1977-1979)
Gillian Lynne ... choreographer (10 episodes, 1976-1978)
Sara Paul ... stage manager / muppet workshop supervisor (10 episodes, 1977-1980)
Sherry Amott ... muppet designer (9 episodes, 1978)
Norman Maen ... choreographer (8 episodes, 1976-1978)
Alani Bray ... stage manager (6 episodes, 1976)
Steve Springford ... floor manager (6 episodes, 1977-1980)
Claire Sandford ... stage manager (5 episodes, 1978)
Jan Rosenthal ... muppet designer (4 episodes, 1979-1980)
Tim Miller ... muppet designer (3 episodes, 1979-1980)
Kermit Love ... puppets (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Irving Davies ... choreographer (2 episodes, 1976)
Martin Essex ... floor manager (2 episodes, 1977)
Edward G. Christie ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Barbara S. Davis ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Nomi Frederick ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Jane Gootnick ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Cheryl Henson ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Robert McCormack ... muppet workshop supervisor (2 episodes, 1980)
Susan Paul ... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1980)
Bob Payne ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
John Bottoms ... special muppet dancing (1 episode, 1977)
Wendy Midener ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1979)
Guy Frazer Jones ... floor manager (1 episode, 1980)

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