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The Muppet Show (TV Series 1976–1981) Poster

(1976–1981)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Peter Harris ... (53 episodes, 1976-1980)
Philip Casson ... (25 episodes, 1977-1980)

Series Writing Credits  

Jim Henson ... (creator) (98 episodes, 1976-1980)
Jerry Juhl ... (98 episodes, 1976-1980)
Don Hinkley ... (96 episodes, 1977-1981)
Joseph A. Bailey ... (32 episodes, 1977-1979)
Chris Langham ... (26 episodes, 1978-1980)
David Odell ... (26 episodes, 1979-1980)
Jack Burns ... (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Marc London ... (22 episodes, 1976-1977)
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)
Bob Payne ...
 Additional Muppets (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Additional Muppets (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
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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 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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 Roy Rogers (1 episode, 1978)
Leo Sayer ...
 Himself (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 ...
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 Himself / ... (1 episode, 1980)
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 Herself (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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 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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Doug Henning ...
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Jean-Pierre Rampal ...
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Linda Ronstadt ...
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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 (97 episodes, 1976-1980)
David Lazer ... executive producer / executive producer: Henson Associates (97 episodes, 1976-1980)
Jack Burns ... producer (24 episodes, 1976-1977)

Series Film Editing by 

John Hawkins ... (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Al Pigden ... (1 episode, 1980)

Series Art Direction by 

David Chandler ... (17 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bryan Holgate ... (16 episodes, 1977-1979)
Malcolm Stone ... (12 episodes, 1977-1979)
Paul Dean ... (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Richard Lake ... (6 episodes, 1978-1980)
Richard Plumb ... (3 episodes, 1979-1980)
Henry Graveney ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Ken Wheatley ... (1 episode, 1978)
Leigh Malone ... (1 episode, 1980)
Anthony Waller ... (1 episode, 1980)

Series Costume Design by 

James Dark ... (31 episodes, 1976-1980)
Stuart Currell ... (16 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ann Hollowood ... (10 episodes, 1976-1980)
Sue Le Cash ... (3 episodes, 1976-1979)
K. Conry-Halley ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Dava Irwin ... (2 episodes, 1978-1980)
Claire Sorrell ... (1 episode, 1977)
Dawn Evans ... (1 episode, 1980)

Series Makeup Department 

Shirley Muslin ... makeup artist (24 episodes, 1976-1979)
Mary Southgate ... makeup artist (14 episodes, 1976-1980)
Sheila Mann ... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1977-1980)
Marion Phillips ... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1977-1978)
Dianne Joyce ... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1976-1979)
Sandy Staples ... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Marie Roche ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Anita Harris ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)

Series Art Department 

Colin Harris ... production buyer (24 episodes, 1980-1981)
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)
Sal Denaro ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)

Series Sound Department 

Roger Knight ... audio / sound (38 episodes, 1976-1979)
Ted Scott ... audio / sound (31 episodes, 1976-1980)
Henry Bird ... audio (5 episodes, 1977-1980)
Len Penfold ... audio (4 episodes, 1978-1979)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Phil Hawkes ... lighting director / lighting (37 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Rook ... lighting director / lighting / lighting technician (35 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bill Brown ... senior cameraman / cameras / senior camera operator (27 episodes, 1976-1980)
Eddy Burns ... lighting technician (24 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jim Reeves ... senior video engineer / vision (20 episodes, 1977-1978)
John Crane ... senior video engineer / vision / video engineer (19 episodes, 1976-1980)
Roy Simper ... senior cameraman / cameras / senior camera operator (19 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Willment ... senior video engineer / vision (19 episodes, 1976-1980)
Mike Whitcutt ... senior cameraman / cameras (17 episodes, 1976-1979)
Gerry Taylor ... senior video engineer / vision control (17 episodes, 1977-1979)
Dennis Bartlett ... senior cameraman / cameras (14 episodes, 1976-1979)
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 (29 episodes, 1978-1980)
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)
Polly Smith ... muppet costumes (1 episode, 1980)

Series Editorial Department 

John Hawkins ... video tape editor / vtr editor (53 episodes, 1976-1980)
Carole Legg ... vision mixer (30 episodes, 1976-1980)
Moyra Bird ... vision mixer (24 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 (6 episodes, 1978-1980)
Neil Guy ... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Al Pigden ... video tape editor (1 episode, 1979)

Series Music Department 

Derek Scott ... musical associate / conductor: Jack Parnell's orchestra (78 episodes, 1976-1980)
Jack Parnell ... conductor: orchestra (77 episodes, 1976-1980)
Sam Pottle ... composer: theme music (76 episodes, 1976-1980)
Larry Grossman ... music consultant (70 episodes, 1976-1979)
Ray Charles ... music consultant (6 episodes, 1979-1980)
Conn Bernard ... musical associate (2 episodes, 1977)
Jim Henson ... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Mari Kaestle ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (78 episodes, 1976-1980)
Caroly Wilcox ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (78 episodes, 1976-1980)
Richard Holloway ... senior floor manager / floor manager (77 episodes, 1976-1980)
Don Sahlin ... special puppets / puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (76 episodes, 1976-1980)
Faz Fazakas ... puppets / muppet designer (75 episodes, 1976-1980)
Larry Jameson ... puppets / muppet designer (75 episodes, 1976-1980)
Dave Goelz ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (74 episodes, 1976-1980)
Frank Oz ... muppet creative consultant / creative consultant / special muppet material (65 episodes, 1976-1980)
Michael K. Frith ... muppet creative consultant / muppet design consultant (64 episodes, 1976-1980)
Amy Van Gilder ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet workshop supervisor / muppet maker (54 episodes, 1977-1980)
Martin G. Baker ... floor manager (53 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Lovelady ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (52 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bonnie Erickson ... puppets / muppet maker (48 episodes, 1976-1978)
Rollin Krewson ... puppets / muppet designer (44 episodes, 1976-1980)
Joan Chaplow ... assistant to producer / assistant to producers / production assistant (42 episodes, 1976-1980)
Caryl Cruickshank ... stage manager (38 episodes, 1976-1980)
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)
Jan Rosenthal ... muppet designer (16 episodes, 1978-1980)
Gillian Lynne ... choreographer (14 episodes, 1976-1979)
Sherry Amott ... muppet designer (14 episodes, 1978)
Sara Paul ... stage manager / muppet workshop supervisor (10 episodes, 1977-1980)
Norman Maen ... choreographer (9 episodes, 1976-1978)
Tim Miller ... muppet designer (9 episodes, 1978-1980)
Barbara S. Davis ... muppet designer (8 episodes, 1978-1980)
Steve Springford ... floor manager (7 episodes, 1977-1980)
Claire Sandford ... stage manager (7 episodes, 1978)
Katie Coley ... stage manager (7 episodes, 1979-1980)
Alani Bray ... stage manager (6 episodes, 1976)
Edward G. Christie ... muppet designer (6 episodes, 1979-1980)
Nomi Frederick ... muppet designer (6 episodes, 1979-1980)
Robert McCormack ... muppet workshop supervisor (6 episodes, 1979-1980)
Bob Payne ... muppet designer (6 episodes, 1979-1980)
Wendy Midener ... muppet designer (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Susan Paul ... assistant to producer (4 episodes, 1979-1980)
Kermit Love ... puppets / muppet designer (3 episodes, 1976-1979)
Irving Davies ... choreographer (2 episodes, 1976)
Martin Essex ... floor manager (2 episodes, 1977)
Jane Gootnick ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Cheryl Henson ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Guy Frazer Jones ... floor manager (2 episodes, 1980)
John Bottoms ... special muppet dancing (1 episode, 1977)
Jeremy van Bunnens ... senior floor manager (1 episode, 1979)
Lyle Conway ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Sal Denaro ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Janet Kuhl ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Tim Rose ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)

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