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"The Jim Henson Hour" (1989) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 1989 | 1990 | 1992 | unknown


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 0: Pilot

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Dan Redican ... Anthony / Zsa Zsa Pork Mustard (voice)
Sandra Shamas (as Sandra Shamus)

Season 1, Episode 1: Science Fiction

14 April 1989
In the "MuppeTelevision" segment, Digit overloads his circuits while trying to show programming from outer space. Louie Anderson appears in sketches. The second half of the show is the "Storyteller" episode "The Heartless Giant."
Simon Adams ... Prince #2

Louie Anderson ... Himself
John Atkinson ... Guard
Fran Brill ... Vicki / Lobster Debbie (voice)

Kevin Clash ... Clifford / Leon / Codzilla / Extreme (voice)
Erica Fairfield ... Amanda (as Erica Lancaster)

Dave Goelz ... Digit / Gonzo (voice)
David Greenaway ... Wolf / Bird / Salmon

Brian Henson ... Storyteller's Dog (voice)

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob / Timrek the Gorf (voice)

John Hurt ... Storyteller (archive footage)

Gemma Jones ... Queen

Chris Langham
Jennifer Lee ... Bootsie

Richard Lintern ... Prince #1

Chris Makepeace ... Zeb
Rob Mills ... Combat Lobster (voice)

Jerry Nelson ... Combat Lobster / Narrator / Jo Beth Garfdoohoo / Extreme (voice)

Dan Redican ... Anthony / Zsa Zsa Pork Mustard (voice)
Gord Robertson ... Lindbergh (voice)
Sandra Shamas (as Sandra Shamus)
Elliott Spiers ... Leo
Robert Tygner ... Wolf / Bird / Salmon

Frederick Warder ... Giant

Steve Whitmire ... Waldo C. Graphic / Bean Bunny / Foo-Foo / Extreme (voice)
Sharon Lee Williams ... Extreme (voice)
Andrew Wilson ... Brad

Mak Wilson ... Wolf / Bird / Salmon

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Aquatic Life

21 April 1989
In "MuppeTelevision," the studio gets flooded while Ted Danson delivers an environmental message. The second half is a short film called "Lighthouse Island."
Bruce Armstrong ... Carl
Fran Brill ... Vicki / Merlin's Assistant / Alfonso D'Bruzzo (voice)

Helen Burns ... Clara Buford

Kevin Clash ... Clifford / Leon (voice)

Ted Danson ... Himself
Carolyn Dunn ... Rosalie

John Dunsworth ... Sam

Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Digit (voice)

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Rowlf the Dog / Link Hogthrob / Pegasus (voice)
Brian Knatchbull ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Trish Leeper ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)

Chris Makepeace ... Zeb Norman
Rob Mills ... Miner / Pirate Bartender (voice)
Maggie Moore ... Fortune Teller

Jerry Nelson ... Announcer / Fish / Fred / Miner / Shark / Sheep / Whatnot (voice)
Marty Reno ... Jake
Gord Robertson ... Lindbergh / Polar Bear (voice)
Bob Stutt ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Karen Valleau ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)

Steve Whitmire ... Bean Bunny / Jacques Roach (voice)
Sharon Lee Williams ... Extreme

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Monster Telethon

28 April 1989
In "MuppeTelevision," the gang doesn't know what to do when Kermit takes a vacation, while Fozzie visits "The Today Show." The second half is the "Storyteller" episode "The Soldier and Death."
David Alan Barclay ... Devil
Michael Bayliss ... Devil
Ishia Bennison ... Tzar's Wife
Fran Brill ... Vicki / Maxine / Solid Foam Drummer (voice)
Jan Chappell ... Soldier's Wife

Marcus Clarke ... Devil

Kevin Clash ... Clifford / Leon / Franklin / Hippocritic Oaf (voice)
Richard Coombs ... Devil
John Eccleston ... Devil
Erica Fairfield ... Amanda (as Erica Lancaster)
Geoff Felix ... Devil
David Fleeshman ... Innkeeper
John Franklyn-Robbins ... Tzar
Alistair Fullarton ... Death / Devil

Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Digit (voice)

Peter Hawkins ... Devil (voice)

Brian Henson ... Storyteller's Dog / Devil (voice)

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob / Timecaster (voice)

John Hurt ... Storyteller (archive footage)
Tony Jackson ... Devil (voice)
Gavin Knights ... Soldier's Son

Chris Langham ... Officer
Jennifer Lee ... Bootsie

Peter Marinker ... Devil (voice)
The Nylons ... Themselves

Frank Oz ... Fozzie Bear (voice)

Jane Pauley ... Herself

Bob Peck ... Soldier

Mike Quinn ... Devil

Dan Redican ... Beautiful Day Monster / Rhonda (voice)
Stuart Richman ... Fiddling Beggar
Gord Robertson ... Lindbergh (voice)

Willard Scott ... Himself
Walter Sparrow ... Card Trick Beggar

Steve Whitmire ... Bean Bunny / Foo Foo (voice)
Andrew Wilson ... Brad

Francis Wright ... Devil

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: Dog City

1989
In the tough streets of Dog City, Ace inherits a saloon from his late Uncle Harry and is unwilling to pay the protection money.
Camille Bonora ... Miss Belle (voice)
Rickey Boyd ... Laughing Boy / Mac (voice) (as Ricky Boyd)
Fran Brill ... Colleen Barker (voice)

Kevin Clash ... Ace Yu (voice)

Dave Goelz ... Frisky (voice)

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Rowlf the Dog / Bugsy Them (voice)
Rob Mills ... Quackers (voice)

Jerry Nelson ... Bubba / Spot (voice)

Dan Redican ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Gord Robertson ... Scruffy (voice) (as Gordon Robertson)

Steve Whitmire ... Mad Dog / Mac (voice)

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: The Ratings Game - Miss Piggy's Hollywood

14 May 1989
In "MuppeTelevision," Kermit tries to find a way to up the ratings. In "Miss Piggy's Hollywood," Piggy attempts to hobnob with celebrities but finds her plans inadvertently foiled by Gonzo.

Justine Bateman ... Herself
Camille Bonora ... Fern (voice)
Fran Brill ... Vicki / Zondra (voice)

Kevin Clash ... Leon / Bob (voice)

Charles Dougherty ... Himself
Don Draper ... Himself

Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Digit (voice)

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob / Waldorf / The Newsman (voice)

Bob Hope ... Himself

Chris Langham ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Bobby McFerrin ... Himself

Dudley Moore ... Himself

Jerry Nelson ... Harry Stapleton

Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear (voice)

Dan Redican ... Anthony (voice)
Gord Robertson ... Lindbergh / Chip (voice)
Karl Rumburg ... Himself (as Karl Rumberg)
Sandra Shamas (as Sandra Shamus)
Bob Stutt ... Ubu (voice)
Marc Weiner ... Himself

George Wendt ... Himself

Steve Whitmire ... Bean Bunny / Waldo C. Graphic (voice)
Kathleen Wirt ... Herself

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Richard Hunt ... Statler (voice) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: Monster Maker

9 July 1989
A boy dreams of working for his mentor, a creature-maker, and comes face to face with a giant creature.

Kieran O'Brien ... Matt Banting

Harry Dean Stanton ... Chancey Bellow

George Costigan ... Father
Amanda Dickinson ... Mother

Alison Steadman ... Perriwinkle
Grant Bardsley ... Ben
Bill Moody ... Reg
Matthew Scurfield ... Vaughn

Jonathan Coy ... Teacher

Michael Gambon ... Ultragorgon (voice)
Tony Ashton ... Ultragorgon
Michael Bayliss ... Ultragorgon
Martin Carroll ... Ultragorgon (as Martin Anthony)
Sue Dacre ... Ultragorgon
David Greenaway ... Ultragorgon

Brian Henson ... Ultragorgon

Jim Henson ... Himself
Christopher Leith ... Ultragorgon

Marcus Clarke ... Ultragorgan (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: Health and Fitness

16 July 1989
Digit gets a cold, the chickens catch sneezing fits, and Link Hogthrob worries that he has Canadian snout fever.

Dave Goelz ... Digit / Gonzo / Cabbage / Doglion / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Milton (voice)

Jerry Nelson ... Jack the Upright / Ralph Robin / Beard / Luncheon Counter Monster / Cow / Whatnot (voice)

Steve Whitmire ... Bean Bunny / Jacques Roach / Wilf (voice)

Kevin Clash ... Clifford / Leon / Doglion / Timmy Monster / Nick / Caiman (voice)
Camille Bonora ... Blanch / Ruth (voice)
Rickey Boyd ... Aart (voice) (as Ricky Boyd)
Fran Brill ... Louise the Upright / Vicki / Merlin's Assistant (voice)

David Rudman ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Brian Muehl ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Lainie Cooke ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Carmen Cuesta
Rick Lyon ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Paul Hartis ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)

Dan Redican ... Farmer
Linda Cash ... Farmer's Wife

Chris Langham ... Exerciser

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob / Rowlf the Dog / Swedish Chef / Doglion / Waldorf (voice)

Richard Hunt ... Beaker / Statler (voice)
Rob Mills ... Sweetums (voice)
Gord Robertson ... Timmy Monster / Rat (voice)

Smokey Robinson ... Himself

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: Musicians

23 July 1989
In "MuppeTelevision," Buster Poindexter visits, the band plays, and Kermit finds that Gonzo's prerecorded appearance can strangely interact with him in real time. The second half is the "Storyteller" episode "The True Bride."

Alun Armstrong ... Troll (voice)

Sean Bean ... Prince

Wayne Best
Fran Brill ... Vicki (voice)

Kevin Clash ... Clifford / Leon (voice)
Erica Fairfield ... Amanda (as Erica Lancaster)

Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Digit (voice)
David Greenaway ... Thought Lion
Robert Hamilton ... Prisoner #2

Brian Henson ... Storyteller's Dog (voice)

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Waldorf (voice)

Jane Horrocks ... Anja
Sam Howard ... Prisoner #3

Richard Hunt ... Statler (voice)
Colin Hurley ... Prisoner #1

John Hurt ... Storyteller (archive footage)

David Johansen ... Himself (as Buster Poindexter)

Michael Kilgarriff ... Thought Lion (voice)

Chris Langham
Jennifer Lee ... Bootsie
Rob Mills ... Solid Foam Drummer (voice)

Jerry Nelson ... Beard (voice)

Frank Oz ... Fozzie Bear (voice)
Diana Payan ... Passerby
Gord Robertson ... Lindbergh (voice)
Robert Tygner ... Though Lion
Sandra Voe ... Trollops (voice)

Frederick Warder ... Troll / Trollops

Steve Whitmire ... Bean Bunny / Flash (voice)
Andrew Wilson ... Brad

Mak Wilson ... Thought Lion

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: Garbage

30 July 1989
Singer k.d. Lang visits "MuppeTelevision" while Kermit tries to get rid of a bunch of unwanted talking garbage bags. The second half is the "Storyteller" episode "Sapsorrow."

Alison Doody ... Sapsorrow

James Wilby ... Prince

Jennifer Saunders ... Badsister 1

Dawn French ... Badsister 2

Geoffrey Bayldon ... King
Tim Barker ... Minister
Robin Summers ... Town Crier

Brian Henson ... Storyteller's Dog (voice)
Erica Fairfield ... Supporting Cast (as Erica Lancaster)

Chris Langham ... Supporting Cast
Jennifer Lee ... Supporting Cast
Andrew Wilson ... Supporting Cast
Dawn Archibald ... Servant #2
Angus Barnett ... Servant #1
Fran Brill ... Vicki (voice)

Kevin Clash ... Clifford / Leon / Garbage (voice)
Craig Givens ... Dancer

Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Digit (voice)
David Greenaway ... Badger / Squirrel / Birds
Anita Griffin ... Dancer
Matthew Hawkins ... Dancer

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob (voice)

John Hurt ... Storyteller (archive footage)

k.d. lang ... Herself
Rob Mills ... Gramps (voice)

Jerry Nelson ... Beard / Garbage / Raccoon / Slim (voice)
Caroline Pope ... Dance

Dan Redican ... Garbage (voice)
Barbara Rhodes ... Dancer
Gord Robertson ... Lindbergh (voice)
Sandra Shamas ... Garbage (voice)
Arthur Sweet ... Dancer

Edward Tudor-Pole ... Page
Robert Tygner ... Badger / Squirrel / Birds

Steve Whitmire ... Bean Bunny / Waldo C. Graphic / Billy the Bear / Flash / Garbage (voice)
Kate Williams ... Chief Maid

Mak Wilson ... Badger / Squirrel / Birds

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 10: Secrets of the Muppets

29 November 1992
After a dog named Jojo asks Jim Henson, "How do the Muppets work?" Jim explains many of their tricks and special effects, even though Gonzo and Leon and other characters get freaked out when he tries to do so.
Camille Bonora ... Herself / Jojo (voice)
Fran Brill ... Herself / Vicki (voice)
Edward G. Christie ... Himself

Kevin Clash ... Himself / Clifford / Leon (voice)

Dave Goelz ... Himself / Gonzo / Digit (voice)
Jane Gootnick ... Herself
Joanne Green ... Herself
Rex Grignon ... Himself

Brian Henson ... Dog the Dinosaur / Storyteller's Dog (voice)
Cheryl Henson ... Herself

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Rowlf the Dog (voice)

John Hurt ... Himself
Rollin Krewson ... Herself

Jerry Nelson ... Himself / Beard (voice)
Tom Newby ... Himself

Dan Redican ... Lindbergh (voice)
Sandra Shamas (as Sandra Shamus)

Steve Whitmire ... Himself / Bean Bunny / Waldo C. Graphic / Doozer (voice)

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 11: Living with Dinosaurs

30 December 1990
A socially awkward young English boy deals with his fears about his unemployed artist father, his pregnant mother, and his asthma, with the help of his favorite doll, a stuffed dinosaur named Dog.

Michael Maloney ... Lee

Juliet Stevenson ... Vicky
Gregory Chisholm ... Dom

Patrick Malahide ... Uncle Adrian
Darren Bastable ... Victor

Gwyneth Strong ... Teacher
Myron McKay ... Friend
Byron Spiers ... Case
Pippa Ford-Jones ... Girl

Brian Henson ... Dog (voice)
Sue Dacre ... Dog
David Greenaway ... Dog

Jim Henson ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 12: Food

1990
Kermit has trouble getting the show going, because his entire staff is waiting for their lunch to be delivered.

Miranda Richardson ... Witch

Jonathan Pryce ... King

Joely Richardson ... Princess
Robert Hines ... Prince
Richard Butler ... Second King
Alexander Crockatt ... Brother 1

Charlie Condou ... Brother 2
Jeremy Stuart ... Brother 3

Brian Henson ... Storyteller's Dog (voice)
Camille Bonora ... Fern (voice)
Fran Brill ... Vicki / Zondra (voice)

Kevin Clash ... Clifford / Leon / Doglion / Zoot (voice)

Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Digit / Luncheon Counter Monster (voice)

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob / Swedish Chef (voice)

John Hurt ... Storyteller (archive footage)
Ron James
Rob Mills ... Animal / Ubu (voice)

Jerry Nelson ... Beard (voice)

Dan Redican ... Anthony (voice)
Gord Robertson
Sandra Shamas ... Vivian Eggloff
Bob Stutt

Steve Whitmire ... Bean Bunny / Jacques Roach / Waldo C. Graphic (voice)

Kermit the Frog ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 13: Sesame Street: 20 Years - And Still Counting

7 April 1989
Bill Cosby takes us on the tour to Sesame Street as the show goes on it's 20th Anniversary. It had interviews of the cast and crews of the show and memories of the show. It also features a multi-language version of some classic Sesame Street songs, Such as "Rubber Ducky".

Alison Bartlett ... Gina
Camille Bonora ... Clementine / Ruby Monster
Linda Bove ... Linda
Fran Brill ... Betty Lou / Prairie Dawn / Countess / Little Bird / Additional Muppets
Northern Calloway ... David
Joey Calvin ... Herself

Ray Charles ... Himself / Guest Star

Kevin Clash ... Elmo / Baby Natasha / Ferlinzgheti Donniziti / addtional muppets

Bill Cosby ... Himself / Guest Star

Emilio Delgado ... Luis

Plácido Domingo ... Himself / Guest Star
Michael Earl ... Barkely
Louise Gold ... Additional Muppeteer

Jim Henson ... Himself / Kermit the Frog / Ernie / Pat Playjacks / King of Eight / Many other muppets

Richard Hunt ... Placido Flammingo / Forgetful Jones / Sonny Friendly / Don Music / Two Headed Monster (Left)
Loretta Long ... Susan

Sonia Manzano ... Maria
Joey Mazzarino ... Ingrid / Joey Money

Bill McCutcheon ... Uncle Wally
Bob McGrath ... Bob

Jerry Nelson ... Count Von Count / Biff / Mr. Johnson / Harry Monster / Sherlock Hemlock / Two-Headed Monster (Right) / And many others

Roscoe Orman ... Gordon

Frank Oz ... Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster / Alistair Cookie

Alaina Reed-Hall ... Olivia
Martin P. Robinson ... Telly Monster / Mr. Snuffleuphagus / Vincent Twice / Tito Mouse / And many others

David Rudman ... Humphrey / Davey Monkey

Caroll Spinney ... Big Bird / Oscar / Bruno

Steve Whitmire ... J.P. Mouse / And many others
John Williams III ... John-John

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