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The Muppet Show (TV Series 1976–1981) Poster

(1976–1981)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Peter Harris ... (62 episodes, 1976-1980)
Philip Casson ... (33 episodes, 1977-1980)

Series Writing Credits  

Jim Henson ... (creator) (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
Jerry Juhl ... (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
Don Hinkley ... (96 episodes, 1977-1981)
Chris Langham ... (48 episodes, 1978-1981)
David Odell ... (48 episodes, 1979-1981)
Joseph A. Bailey ... (32 episodes, 1977-1979)
Jack Burns ... (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Marc London ... (22 episodes, 1976-1977)
James Thurman ... (2 episodes, 1980)
John Cleese ... (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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 Gonzo / ... (119 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Kermit the Frog / ... (119 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Floyd Pepper / ... (111 episodes, 1976-1981)
Louise Gold ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (84 episodes, 1977-1981)
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 Additional Muppets / ... (65 episodes, 1978-1981)
Kathryn Mullen ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (55 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)
Betsy Baytos ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (6 episodes, 1980)
Graham Fletcher ...
 Fletcher Bird / ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Brian Muehl ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (6 episodes, 1980)
Fran Brill ...
 Mary Louise / ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Cynthia Adler ...
 Cynthia Birdley / ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Bob Payne ...
 Additional Muppets (2 episodes, 1979)
Bruce Schwartz ...
 Guest Puppeteer (2 episodes, 1978-1980)
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 Additional Muppets (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
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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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 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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 Himself / ... (1 episode, 1978)
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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)
Crystal Gayle ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1979)
Roger Miller ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1979)
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 Himself / ... (1 episode, 1980)
Doug Henning ...
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Jean-Pierre Rampal ...
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Linda Ronstadt ...
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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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 Big Bird (1 episode, 1979)
Michael Coleman ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1979)
Julian Hosking ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1979)
Jess Whitfield ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1979)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1979)
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Lola Falana ...
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Robert Shields ...
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Lorene Yarnell Jansson ...
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Dizzy Gillespie ...
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Wally Boag ...
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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 (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
David Lazer ... executive producer / executive producer: Henson Associates (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
Jack Burns ... producer (24 episodes, 1976-1977)

Series Film Editing by 

John Hawkins ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Art Direction by 

Malcolm Stone ... (21 episodes, 1977-1980)
David Chandler ... (19 episodes, 1976-1980)
Bryan Holgate ... (17 episodes, 1977-1980)
Paul Dean ... (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Richard Lake ... (6 episodes, 1978-1980)
Leigh Malone ... (6 episodes, 1980)
Richard Plumb ... (3 episodes, 1979-1980)
Henry Graveney ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Ken Wheatley ... (1 episode, 1978)
Su Chases ... (1 episode, 1980)
Anthony Waller ... (1 episode, 1980)

Series Costume Design by 

James Dark ... (32 episodes, 1976-1980)
Ann Hollowood ... (17 episodes, 1976-1980)
Stuart Currell ... (16 episodes, 1978-1979)
Dawn Evans ... (6 episodes, 1980)
Sue Le Cash ... (5 episodes, 1976-1980)
Dava Irwin ... (4 episodes, 1978-1980)
K. Conry-Halley ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Claire Sorrell ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Makeup Department 

Shirley Muslin ... makeup artist (27 episodes, 1976-1980)
Mary Southgate ... makeup artist (25 episodes, 1976-1980)
Marion Phillips ... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1977-1980)
Sheila Mann ... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1977-1980)
Dianne Joyce ... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1976-1979)
Sandy Staples ... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1977-1980)
Marie Roche ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Anita Harris ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Gloria Barber ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1980)

Series Art Department 

David Chandler ... design (10 episodes, 1976-1978)
Paul Dean ... design (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
John Stevenson ... character designer / storyboard artist (3 episodes, 1981)
Malcolm Stone ... design (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bryan Holgate ... design (1 episode, 1976)

Series Sound Department 

Roger Knight ... audio / sound (44 episodes, 1976-1980)
Ted Scott ... audio / sound (35 episodes, 1976-1980)
Henry Bird ... audio (6 episodes, 1977-1980)
Len Penfold ... audio (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bob Woodhouse ... audio (4 episodes, 1980)
Peter Wernham ... audio (2 episodes, 1980)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Phil Hawkes ... lighting director / lighting (48 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Rook ... lighting director / lighting / lighting technician (41 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Crane ... senior video engineer / vision (34 episodes, 1976-1980)
Bill Brown ... senior cameraman / cameras (31 episodes, 1976-1980)
Roy Simper ... senior cameraman / cameras (23 episodes, 1976-1980)
Mike Whitcutt ... senior cameraman / cameras (22 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Willment ... senior video engineer / vision (21 episodes, 1976-1980)
Jim Reeves ... senior video engineer / vision (20 episodes, 1977-1978)
Dennis Bartlett ... senior cameraman / cameras (18 episodes, 1976-1980)
Gerry Taylor ... senior video engineer / vision control (17 episodes, 1977-1979)
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)
Dave Tilbury ... senior video engineer (1 episode, 1978)
Graham Watson ... senior video engineer (1 episode, 1978)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Calista Hendrickson ... muppet costumes (59 episodes, 1978-1981)
Polly Smith ... muppet costumes (24 episodes, 1980-1981)
Bonnie Erickson ... costume designer: muppets (13 episodes, 1976-1977)
James Dark ... wardrobe (2 episodes, 1978)
Sue Le Cash ... wardrobe (1 episode, 1976)
Ann Hollowood ... wardrobe (1 episode, 1977)

Series Editorial Department 

John Hawkins ... video tape editor / vtr editor (66 episodes, 1976-1980)
Carole Legg ... vision mixer (32 episodes, 1976-1980)
Moyra Bird ... vision mixer (31 episodes, 1976-1980)
Tim Waddell ... video tape editor / vtr editor (22 episodes, 1977-1979)
Felicity Maton ... vision mixer (15 episodes, 1976-1978)
Mary Forrest ... vision mixer (13 episodes, 1978-1980)
Al Pigden ... video tape editor (7 episodes, 1979-1980)
Neil Guy ... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Yvonne Kelly ... vision mixer (1 episode, 1980)

Series Music Department 

Sam Pottle ... composer: theme music (108 episodes, 1976-1981)
Derek Scott ... musical associate / conductor: Jack Parnell's orchestra (108 episodes, 1976-1981)
Jack Parnell ... conductor: orchestra (107 episodes, 1976-1981)
Larry Grossman ... music consultant (70 episodes, 1976-1979)
Ray Charles ... music consultant (36 episodes, 1979-1981)
Conn Bernard ... musical associate (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Other crew 

Mari Kaestle ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet maker (108 episodes, 1976-1981)
Don Sahlin ... special puppets / muppet designer / puppets / muppet maker (108 episodes, 1976-1981)
Caroly Wilcox ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet maker (108 episodes, 1976-1981)
Richard Holloway ... senior floor manager / floor manager (107 episodes, 1976-1981)
Faz Fazakas ... muppet designer / puppets (105 episodes, 1976-1981)
Larry Jameson ... muppet designer / puppets (105 episodes, 1976-1981)
Dave Goelz ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet maker (104 episodes, 1976-1981)
Frank Oz ... creative consultant / muppet creative consultant / special muppet material (95 episodes, 1976-1981)
Michael K. Frith ... muppet design consultant / muppet creative consultant (94 episodes, 1976-1981)
Amy Van Gilder ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet workshop supervisor / muppet maker (84 episodes, 1977-1981)
Rollin Krewson ... muppet designer / puppets (74 episodes, 1976-1981)
Martin G. Baker ... floor manager (53 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Lovelady ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (52 episodes, 1976-1978)
Caryl Cruickshank ... stage manager (49 episodes, 1976-1980)
Joan Chaplow ... assistant to producer / assistant to producers / production assistant (48 episodes, 1976-1980)
Bonnie Erickson ... puppets / muppet maker (48 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jan Rosenthal ... muppet designer (46 episodes, 1978-1981)
Tim Miller ... muppet designer (39 episodes, 1978-1981)
Barbara S. Davis ... muppet designer (38 episodes, 1978-1981)
Edward G. Christie ... muppet designer (36 episodes, 1979-1981)
Nomi Frederick ... muppet designer (36 episodes, 1979-1981)
Robert McCormack ... muppet workshop supervisor (36 episodes, 1979-1981)
Bob Payne ... muppet designer (36 episodes, 1979-1981)
Sara Paul ... muppet workshop supervisor / stage manager (33 episodes, 1977-1981)
Sue Taylor ... assistant to producer / production assistant / assistant to producers (32 episodes, 1976-1979)
Calista Hendrickson ... puppets / muppet maker / muppet designer (25 episodes, 1977-1979)
Cheryl Henson ... muppet designer (23 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jane Gootnick ... muppet designer (21 episodes, 1980-1981)
Gillian Lynne ... choreographer (17 episodes, 1976-1980)
Susan Paul ... assistant to producer (15 episodes, 1979-1980)
Sherry Amott ... muppet designer (14 episodes, 1978)
Katie Coley ... stage manager (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
Norman Maen ... choreographer (9 episodes, 1976-1978)
Steve Springford ... floor manager (8 episodes, 1977-1980)
Guy Frazer Jones ... floor manager (8 episodes, 1980)
Claire Sandford ... stage manager (7 episodes, 1978)
Alani Bray ... stage manager (6 episodes, 1976)
Wendy Midener ... muppet designer (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Trevor Lowndes ... floor manager (5 episodes, 1980)
Francesco Reidy ... floor manager (5 episodes, 1980)
Kermit Love ... muppet designer / puppets (4 episodes, 1976-1980)
Irving Davies ... choreographer (2 episodes, 1976)
Martin Essex ... floor manager (2 episodes, 1977)
Marianne Harms ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Janet Kuhl ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Tim Rose ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
John Bottoms ... special muppet dancing (1 episode, 1977)
Jeremy van Bunnens ... senior floor manager (1 episode, 1979)
Cheryl Blaylock ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Lyle Conway ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Sal Denaro ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Joanne Green ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Ann Keeba-Tannenbaum ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Debbie Schneider ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)

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