The Show Me Show

Jarrod Fairclough – The Muppet performers sure are talented folks, aren’t they?  Besides making amazing things like Sesame Street, The Muppet Show and Fraggle Rock, they also take on their own endeavors.  Stephanie D’Abruzzo makes the hilarious Chimpy and Pansy, Matt Vogel has his band The Mighty Weaklings and David Rudman co-created the kids series Jack’s Big Music Show.  Then there’s Noel MacNeal, who is…

2015 – A Look Back (Part 1)

Celebrate good times!  2015 has been a big year for not only the Muppets, but for us here at The Muppet Mindset as well.  We’ve gone through a hierarchy change, we lost a good friend, and we’ve had some exclusives. We thought we’d take a look back at the year that the Muppets, and The…

The Top 10 Songs of: Bear In The Big Blue House

Kieran Moore – As I was coming towards the end of my original series of charts based on Muppeteers I suddenly realised there was a performer and a show that had been largely overlooked. That performer is Noel MacNeal and the show is Bear in the Big Blue House. I tried everything I could to feature…

Show Me Show Interview with Noel MacNeal

Today we welcome back our good friend Noel MacNeal, noted Muppet performer most well known as Bear from Bear in the Big Blue House. Noel has recently started a new campaign for his own web series The Show Me Show. We’ll let Noel tell you more about it below. But in the meantime, you should absolutely donate to the…

News Update: March 13, 2015

NEWS UPDATE: March 13, 2015 The full short film “Fraggles Look For Jobs,” which was made for the Fraggle Rock wrap party in 1986, is now online in its entirety. The special short is basically 14 minutes of inside jokes and nods to the Fraggle cast and crew. It’s delightful and silly and a must watch. The…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Bear

Written by Abigail Maughan. BEAR Performed by… Noel MacNeal First appearance… Bear in the Big Blue House Episode 101: Home Is Where the Bear Is (1997) Most recent appearance… Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon (2007) Best known role… Musically-inclined, caring, sensible supervisor of the Big Blue House Dance of choice… The Bear Cha-Cha-Cha WHO IS…