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The Muppet Show (TV Series 1976–1981) Poster

(1976–1981)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Peter Harris ... (66 episodes, 1976-1980)
Philip Casson ... (40 episodes, 1977-1981)

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 ... (3 episodes, 1979-1980)
John Cleese ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)

Series Cast  

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 Fozzie Bear / ... (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Statler / ... (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Gonzo / ... (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Kermit the Frog / ... (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Floyd Pepper / ... (112 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 / ... (7 episodes, 1980)
Brian Muehl ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (6 episodes, 1980)
Graham Fletcher ...
 Fletcher Bird / ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Dr. Felix Ogelbaum / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1976)
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 Arnold Stockman / ... (1 episode, 1976)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
Mummenschanz ...
 Themselves - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
Cleo Laine ...
 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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Jaye P. Morgan ...
 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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Leo Sayer ...
 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
Crystal Gayle ...
 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
Roger Miller ...
 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
Shields & Yarnell ...
 Themselves - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1980)
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Dizzy Gillespie ...
 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1980)
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 Luke Skywalker / ... (1 episode, 1980)
Doug Henning ...
 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1980)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1980)
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Jean-Pierre Rampal ...
 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1980)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1980)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1980)
Wally Boag ...
 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1981)
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 Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1981)
Richard Bradshaw ...
 Guest Puppeteer (1 episode, 1977)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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 C-3PO (1 episode, 1980)
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 Chewbacca (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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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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 Herself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979)
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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)
Andres Bossard ...
 Himself - The Mummenschanz (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Queen (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Floriana Frassetto ...
 Herself - The Mummenschanz (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Abby Hadfield ...
 Green Frackle / ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Ventriloquist's Dummy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Bernie Schürch ...
 Himself - The Mummenschanz (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Himself - Ventriloquist's Dummy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Roger Knight ...
 Roger (uncredited) (1 episode, 1978)
Robert Shields ...
 Himself - Shields & Yarnell (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Lorene Yarnell Jansson ...
 Herself - Shields & Yarnell (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
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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 

Tim Waddell ... (22 episodes, 1977-1979)
John Hawkins ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Art Direction by 

Malcolm Stone ... (24 episodes, 1977-1980)
David Chandler ... (20 episodes, 1976-1980)
Bryan Holgate ... (18 episodes, 1977-1981)
Leigh Malone ... (7 episodes, 1980)
Paul Dean ... (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Richard Lake ... (6 episodes, 1978-1980)
Richard Plumb ... (6 episodes, 1979-1980)
Henry Graveney ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Su Chases ... (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Ken Wheatley ... (1 episode, 1978)
Anthony Waller ... (1 episode, 1980)
Tony Ferris ... (1 episode, 1981)

Series Costume Design by 

James Dark ... (33 episodes, 1976-1981)
Ann Hollowood ... (22 episodes, 1976-1981)
Stuart Currell ... (16 episodes, 1978-1979)
Dawn Evans ... (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Sue Le Cash ... (7 episodes, 1976-1980)
Dava Irwin ... (6 episodes, 1979-1980)
K. Conry-Halley ... (3 episodes, 1976)
Claire Sorrell ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Makeup Department 

Shirley Muslin ... makeup artist (34 episodes, 1976-1981)
Mary Southgate ... makeup artist (27 episodes, 1976-1981)
Sheila Mann ... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1977-1980)
Marion Phillips ... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1977-1980)
Dianne Joyce ... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1976-1980)
Sandy Staples ... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1977-1980)
Marie Roche ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Anita Harris ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Elizabeth Portsmouth ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1979)
Gloria Barber ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1980)

Series Art Department 

David Chandler ... design (10 episodes, 1976-1978)
John Stevenson ... character designer / storyboard artist (4 episodes, 1978-1981)
Paul Dean ... design (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Malcolm Stone ... design (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bryan Holgate ... design (1 episode, 1976)
Colin Harris ... production buyer (uncredited) (120 episodes, 1976-1981)
Terry Royce ... stand-by props (uncredited) (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Sal Denaro ... muppet designer (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1978-1980)

Series Sound Department 

Roger Knight ... audio / sound (50 episodes, 1976-1981)
Ted Scott ... audio / sound (40 episodes, 1976-1981)
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)
Nigel Holmes ... sound technician (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Richard Partlow ... foley artist (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Phil Hawkes ... lighting director / lighting (53 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Rook ... lighting director / lighting / lighting technician (47 episodes, 1976-1981)
Bill Brown ... senior cameraman / cameras (37 episodes, 1976-1981)
John Crane ... senior video engineer / vision (37 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Willment ... senior video engineer / vision (27 episodes, 1976-1980)
Roy Simper ... senior cameraman / cameras (25 episodes, 1976-1980)
Mike Whitcutt ... senior cameraman / cameras (23 episodes, 1976-1981)
Jim Reeves ... senior video engineer / vision (22 episodes, 1977-1981)
Dennis Bartlett ... senior cameraman / cameras (20 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)
Eddy Burns ... lighting technician (uncredited) (119 episodes, 1976-1981)
Brian Grant ... camera operator (uncredited) (24 episodes, 1976-1977)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Calista Hendrickson ... muppet costumes (65 episodes, 1978-1981)
Polly Smith ... muppet costumes (25 episodes, 1979-1981)
Bonnie Erickson ... costume designer: muppets (15 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 (71 episodes, 1976-1981)
Moyra Bird ... vision mixer (34 episodes, 1976-1981)
Carole Legg ... vision mixer (34 episodes, 1976-1980)
Tim Waddell ... video tape editor / vtr editor (22 episodes, 1977-1979)
Mary Forrest ... vision mixer (17 episodes, 1978-1980)
Felicity Maton ... vision mixer (15 episodes, 1976-1978)
Al Pigden ... video tape editor (13 episodes, 1979-1981)
Neil Guy ... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1979)
Yvonne Kelly ... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1980)

Series Music Department 

Sam Pottle ... composer: theme music (114 episodes, 1976-1981)
Derek Scott ... musical associate / conductor: Jack Parnell's orchestra (114 episodes, 1976-1981)
Jack Parnell ... conductor: orchestra (111 episodes, 1976-1981)
Larry Grossman ... music consultant (70 episodes, 1976-1979)
Ray Charles ... music consultant (42 episodes, 1979-1981)
Conn Bernard ... musical associate (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Other crew 

Mari Kaestle ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet maker (114 episodes, 1976-1981)
Don Sahlin ... special puppets / muppet designer / puppets / muppet maker (114 episodes, 1976-1981)
Caroly Wilcox ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet maker (114 episodes, 1976-1981)
Faz Fazakas ... muppet designer / puppets (111 episodes, 1976-1981)
Dave Goelz ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet maker (110 episodes, 1976-1981)
Richard Holloway ... senior floor manager / floor manager (110 episodes, 1976-1981)
Larry Jameson ... muppet designer / puppets (110 episodes, 1976-1981)
Frank Oz ... creative consultant / muppet creative consultant / special muppet material (103 episodes, 1976-1981)
Michael K. Frith ... muppet design consultant / muppet creative consultant (102 episodes, 1976-1981)
Amy Van Gilder ... muppet designer / puppets / muppet workshop supervisor / muppet maker (90 episodes, 1977-1981)
Rollin Krewson ... muppet designer / puppets (80 episodes, 1976-1981)
Martin G. Baker ... floor manager (60 episodes, 1976-1980)
Joan Chaplow ... assistant to producer / assistant to producers / production assistant (55 episodes, 1976-1981)
Caryl Cruickshank ... stage manager (54 episodes, 1976-1980)
John Lovelady ... puppets / muppet designer / muppet maker (52 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jan Rosenthal ... muppet designer (52 episodes, 1978-1981)
Bonnie Erickson ... puppets / muppet maker (48 episodes, 1976-1978)
Tim Miller ... muppet designer (45 episodes, 1979-1981)
Barbara S. Davis ... muppet designer (44 episodes, 1979-1981)
Edward G. Christie ... muppet designer (42 episodes, 1979-1981)
Nomi Frederick ... muppet designer (42 episodes, 1979-1981)
Robert McCormack ... muppet workshop supervisor (42 episodes, 1979-1981)
Bob Payne ... muppet designer (42 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)
Katie Coley ... stage manager (20 episodes, 1979-1981)
Cheryl Henson ... muppet designer (20 episodes, 1980-1981)
Susan Paul ... assistant to producer (19 episodes, 1979-1980)
Gillian Lynne ... choreographer (17 episodes, 1976-1980)
Jane Gootnick ... muppet designer (17 episodes, 1980-1981)
Sherry Amott ... muppet designer (14 episodes, 1978)
Guy Frazer Jones ... floor manager (12 episodes, 1980-1981)
Norman Maen ... choreographer (11 episodes, 1976-1981)
Steve Springford ... floor manager (10 episodes, 1977-1980)
Alani Bray ... stage manager (7 episodes, 1976)
Claire Sandford ... stage manager (7 episodes, 1978)
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)
Jeremy van Bunnens ... senior floor manager (4 episodes, 1979)
Marianne Harms ... muppet designer (3 episodes, 1980)
Janet Kuhl ... muppet designer (3 episodes, 1980)
Irving Davies ... choreographer (2 episodes, 1976)
Martin Essex ... floor manager (2 episodes, 1977)
Cheryl Blaylock ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
Tim Rose ... muppet designer (2 episodes, 1980)
John Bottoms ... special muppet dancing (1 episode, 1977)
Leslee Asch ... 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)
Nigel Lythgoe ... choreographer (1 episode, 1980)
Tom McLaughlin ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Brian Rogers ... choreographer (1 episode, 1980)
Debbie Schneider ... muppet designer (1 episode, 1980)
Kendra Dobson ... archive team (uncredited) (20 episodes, 1979-1981)
Vickie Corner ... distribution director (uncredited) (5 episodes, 1976-1977)

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