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Free to Be... a Family (1988)

Seminal TV special about two groups of children, one in New York City and the other in Moscow, who befriend each other over a satellite connection and find common ground. The Muppets and several celebrities make a cameo.
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jon Bon Jovi ... Self
Mel Brooks ... Self
Kevin Clash ... Elmo / Unemployed Bear (voice)
Phil Donahue ... Self
Whoopi Goldberg ... Self
Jim Henson ... Kermit the Frog (voice)
Penn Jillette ... Self
Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy (voice)
Gilda Radner ... Self
Carly Simon ... Self
Teller ... Self
Marlo Thomas ... Self
Lily Tomlin ... Self / Ernestine
Robin Williams ... Self
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Seminal TV special about two groups of children, one in New York City and the other in Moscow, who befriend each other over a satellite connection and find common ground. The Muppets and several celebrities make a cameo.

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Family

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Connections

Follows Free to Be... You & Me (1974) See more »

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Country:

Soviet Union | USA

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The Jim Henson Company See more »
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Color:

Color
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