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"The Jim Henson Hour" Dog City (1989)

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Original Air Date:
1989 (Season 1, Episode 4)
In the tough streets of Dog City, Ace inherits a saloon from his late Uncle Harry and is unwilling to pay the protection money. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast)
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)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Jim Henson 
Writing credits
Tim Burns (writer)

Produced by
Stephen Hodgins .... producer
Production Design by
Val Strazovec 
Art Department
Timothy Young .... puppet and prop fabrication/design
Sound Department
Michael Baskerville .... recording engineer: music & sound section
Michael Baskerville .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Rick McVicar .... camera operator
John Rook .... lighting designer
Kenneth Salah .... lighting director (1989-1990)
Music Department
Michael Baskerville .... score mixer
Don Gillis .... musical director
Phil Ramone .... music consultant
Series Cast
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Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Additional Muppets (voice)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jerry Juhl  writer
Chris Langham  writer
Bill Prady  writer
Mark Saltzman  writer
Barbara Samuels  writer
Tom Stern  writer

Produced by
Martin G. Baker .... co-producer
David Gumpel .... associate producer
Jerry Juhl .... co-producer
Lawrence S. Mirkin .... producer
Ritamarie Peruggi .... associate producer
Film Editing by
Peter Armstrong 
David Gumpel 
Art Direction by
Dean A. O'Dell 
Set Decoration by
Kenneth Coontz  (as Ken Coontz)
Stephen Finnie 
Costume Design by
Polly Smith 
Makeup Department
Lisa Posen .... makeup artist
Leon Van Dyk .... hair stylist
Art Department
Bruce McNally .... dog designer
Sound Department
Floyd Burrell .... sound effects editor
Rick Ellis .... sound re-recording mixer
Ric Jurgens .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Stephen Lawrence .... sound effects editor
Bill Turchinetz .... sound effects editor
Gary Ventem .... sound
Special Effects by
Fred Buchholz .... muppet special effects
Tim Hawkins .... muppet special effects
Jamie Jackson-Moore .... muppet special effects (as Jamie Jackson Moore)
Zeke Livingston .... muppet special effects
Tim McElcheran .... special effects
Tom Newby .... muppet special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Marcel Brassard .... electrician
George Clements .... camera operator
Animation Department
Rex Grignon .... animator
Kirk R. Thatcher .... character constructor (as Kirk Thatcher)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
James Hammer .... dog costumes (as Jim Hammer)
Lizzie Harding-Wilkins .... dog costumes
Editorial Department
Deborah Osborne .... post-production coordinator
Other crew
Eric Andrews .... production staff
Linda Bain .... script assistant
Abigail Belknap .... dog builder
Fred Buchholz .... muppet designer: "Jo Jo"
Matthew Campbell .... dog builder
Edward G. Christie .... dog builder
Edward G. Christie .... muppet designer: "Jo Jo" (as Ed Christie)
Jitka Exler .... dog builder
Jitka Exler .... muppet builder: "Zondra"
Michael K. Frith .... muppet design consultant
Jane Gootnick .... muppet designer: "Jo Jo"
Joanne Green .... dog builder
David Gumpel .... associate director
Rollin Krewson .... muppet designer: "Jo Jo" (as Rollie Krewson)
Don MacAdam .... video (as Don McAdam)
Chris Matus .... production staff
Sherry McMorran .... dog builder
Tim Miller .... dog builder
Tim Miller .... muppet builder: "Clifford" and "Chip"
Jonathan Moss .... production staff
Wayne Moss .... floor manager
Tom Newby .... muppet designer: "Jo Jo"
Betty Orr .... production coordinator
Norman Tempia .... dog builder
Norman Tempia .... muppet designer: "Jo Jo"
Kirk R. Thatcher .... muppet designer: "Clifford" and "Waldo C. Graphic" (as Kirk Thatcher)
Harley Walker .... technical director
Jean-Guy White .... dog builder
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This episode was inspired by the famous "Dogs Playing Poker" paintings by C.M. Coolidge.See more »
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Followed by "Dog City" (1992)See more »


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