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Sunday, November 29, 1992
S1.E10 Secrets of the Muppets
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Himself / ... (13 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Bean Bunny / ... (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Leon / ... (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
Fran Brill ...
 Vicki / ... (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Digit / ... (10 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Beard / ... (10 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Anthony / ... (9 episodes, 1989-1992)
Gord Robertson ...
 Lindbergh / ... (9 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Storyteller's Dog / ... (8 episodes, 1989-1992)
Rob Mills ...
 Animal / ... (7 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Additional Muppet Performer / ... (6 episodes, 1989)
Camille Bonora ...
 Fern / ... (6 episodes, 1989-1992)
Sandra Shamas ...
 Garbage / ... (6 episodes, 1989-1992)
David Greenaway ...
 Badger / ... (5 episodes, 1989-1990)
Erica Fairfield ...
 Amanda / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
Jennifer Lee ...
 Bootsie / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
Andrew Wilson ...
 Brad / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Statler / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Fozzie Bear / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
Bob Stutt ...
 Additional Muppet Performer / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Robert Tygner ...
 Badger / ... (3 episodes, 1989)
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 Badger / ... (3 episodes, 1989)
Rickey Boyd ...
 Aart / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Additional Muppet Performer / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
Sue Dacre ...
 Dog / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Michael Bayliss ...
 Devil / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Devil / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Zeb / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Giant / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
Sharon Lee Williams ...
 Extreme (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Sapsorrow (1 episode, 1989)
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 Matt Banting (1 episode, 1989)
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 Lee (1 episode, 1990)
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 Witch (1 episode, 1990)
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 Chancey Bellow (1 episode, 1989)
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 Prince (1 episode, 1989)
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 King (1 episode, 1990)
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 Vicky (1 episode, 1990)
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 Father (1 episode, 1989)
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 Badsister 1 (1 episode, 1989)
Gregory Chisholm ...
 Dom (1 episode, 1990)
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 Princess (1 episode, 1990)
Amanda Dickinson ...
 Mother (1 episode, 1989)
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 Badsister 2 (1 episode, 1989)
Robert Hines ...
 Prince (1 episode, 1990)
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 Uncle Adrian (1 episode, 1990)
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 King (1 episode, 1989)
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 Perriwinkle (1 episode, 1989)
Darren Bastable ...
 Victor (1 episode, 1990)
Richard Butler ...
 Second King (1 episode, 1990)
Grant Bardsley ...
 Ben (1 episode, 1989)
Tim Barker ...
 Minister (1 episode, 1989)
Alexander Crockatt ...
 Brother 1 (1 episode, 1990)
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 Teacher (1 episode, 1990)
Bill Moody ...
 Reg (1 episode, 1989)
Robin Summers ...
 Town Crier (1 episode, 1989)
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 Brother 2 (1 episode, 1990)
Myron McKay ...
 Friend (1 episode, 1990)
Matthew Scurfield ...
 Vaughn (1 episode, 1989)
Byron Spiers ...
 Case (1 episode, 1990)
Jeremy Stuart ...
 Brother 3 (1 episode, 1990)
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 Teacher (1 episode, 1989)
Pippa Ford-Jones ...
 Girl (1 episode, 1990)
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 Ultragorgon (1 episode, 1989)
Brian Muehl ...
 Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1989)
Lainie Cooke ...
 Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1989)
Carmen Cuesta
(1 episode, 1989)
Rick Lyon ...
 Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1989)
Paul Hartis ...
 Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1989)
Linda Cash ...
 Farmer's Wife (1 episode, 1989)
Simon Adams ...
 Prince #2 (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Dawn Archibald ...
 Servant #2 (1 episode, 1989)
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 Troll (1 episode, 1989)
Bruce Armstrong ...
 Carl (1 episode, 1989)
Tony Ashton ...
 Ultragorgon (1 episode, 1989)
John Atkinson ...
 Guard (1 episode, 1989)
David Alan Barclay ...
 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
Angus Barnett ...
 Servant #1 (1 episode, 1989)
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 Gina (1 episode, 1989)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1989)
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 Prince (1 episode, 1989)
Ishia Bennison ...
 Tzar's Wife (1 episode, 1989)
(1 episode, 1989)
Linda Bove ...
 Linda (1 episode, 1989)
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 Clara Buford (1 episode, 1989)
Northern Calloway ...
 David (1 episode, 1989)
Joey Calvin ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1989)
Martin Carroll ...
 Ultragorgon (1 episode, 1989)
Jan Chappell ...
 Soldier's Wife (1 episode, 1989)
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 Guest Star / ... (1 episode, 1989)
Richard Coombs ...
 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
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 Guest Star / ... (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
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 Luis (1 episode, 1989)
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 Guest Star / ... (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Don Draper ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Carolyn Dunn ...
 Rosalie (1 episode, 1989)
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 Sam (1 episode, 1989)
Michael Earl ...
 Barkely (1 episode, 1989)
John Eccleston ...
 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
Geoff Felix ...
 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
David Fleeshman ...
 Innkeeper (1 episode, 1989)
John Franklyn-Robbins ...
 Tzar (1 episode, 1989)
Alistair Fullarton ...
 Death / ... (1 episode, 1989)
Craig Givens ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1989)
Louise Gold ...
 Additional Muppeteer (1 episode, 1989)
Anita Griffin ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1989)
Robert Hamilton ...
 Prisoner #2 (1 episode, 1989)
Matthew Hawkins ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1989)
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 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
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 Anja (1 episode, 1989)
Sam Howard ...
 Prisoner #3 (1 episode, 1989)
Colin Hurley ...
 Prisoner #1 (1 episode, 1989)
Tony Jackson ...
 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
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 Queen (1 episode, 1989)
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 Thought Lion (1 episode, 1989)
Brian Knatchbull ...
 Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1989)
Gavin Knights ...
 Soldier's Son (1 episode, 1989)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1989)
Trish Leeper ...
 Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1989)
Christopher Leith ...
 Ultragorgon (1 episode, 1989)
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 Prince #1 (1 episode, 1989)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan (1 episode, 1989)
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 Maria (1 episode, 1989)
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 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
Joey Mazzarino ...
 Ingrid / ... (1 episode, 1989)
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 Uncle Wally (1 episode, 1989)
Bobby McFerrin ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Maggie Moore ...
 Fortune Teller (1 episode, 1989)
The Nylons ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1989)
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 Gordon (1 episode, 1989)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1989)
Diana Payan ...
 Passerby (1 episode, 1989)
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 Soldier (1 episode, 1989)
Caroline Pope ...
 Dance (1 episode, 1989)
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 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
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 Olivia (1 episode, 1989)
Marty Reno ...
 Jake (1 episode, 1989)
Barbara Rhodes ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1989)
Stuart Richman ...
 Fiddling Beggar (1 episode, 1989)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 And many others / ... (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Karl Rumburg ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Walter Sparrow ...
 Card Trick Beggar (1 episode, 1989)
Elliott Spiers ...
 Leo (1 episode, 1989)
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 Big Bird / ... (1 episode, 1989)
Arthur Sweet ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1989)
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 Page (1 episode, 1989)
Karen Valleau ...
 Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1989)
Sandra Voe ...
 Trollops (1 episode, 1989)
Marc Weiner ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1989)
John Williams III ...
 John-John (1 episode, 1989)
Kate Williams ...
 Chief Maid (1 episode, 1989)
Kathleen Wirt ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1989)
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 Devil (1 episode, 1989)
Ron James
(1 episode, 1990)
Edward G. Christie ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1992)
Jane Gootnick ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1992)
Joanne Green ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1992)
Rex Grignon ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1992)
Cheryl Henson ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1992)
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 Himself (6 episodes, 1989-1992)
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Storyline

Jim Henson hosts an anthology series. The typical format has the first part being the misadventures of Muppet TV as Kermit the Frog struggles to operate a Muppet TV super station with the usual level of help from his friends. The second part is the Storyteller as an old man and his sarcastic dog tell obscure fairy tales in the tradition of the great classics. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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14 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Muppet-kanalen  »

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(13 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In Feburary 2004, the rights to the Muppets were bought by The Walt Disney Company. This was the only series where the distribution rights were split between The Walt Disney Company and The Jim Henson Company. See more »

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Followed by Kermit's Swamp Years (2002) See more »

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A Mix of Muppets, Magic & imagination
12 April 2000 | by (The Big One) – See all my reviews

The Jim Henson hour is what you get when you cross traditional Muppet fare with all the other creativity bottled up in Mr. Henson's imagination; This show had it all! "Muppet Show" style entertainment with the likes of Kermit the Frog & Miss Piggy, Science Fiction stories featuring some amazing puppetry, and installments of Jim Henson's "Storyteller". You could even learn "The Secrets of the Muppets" in one behind-the-scenes type special episode.

It's sad that this show began so close before Jim's untimely death.


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