Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Rizzo the Rat

Written by Ryan Dosier. RIZZO THE RAT Performed by… Steve Whitmire First appearance… The Muppet Show Episode 418: Christopher Reeve (1980) Most recent appearance… Muppets Most Wanted (2014) Best known role… Hungry, sleazy, cowardly rat and best friend to Gonzo the Great and business partner of Pepe the King Prawn. Previously seen as a waiter, a…

The Epic CD-ROM Family Adventure: Part 3

Lisa Alexander – Once we go to the second floor of the Benbow Inn, we’re in a hallway that really seems pointless. It’s there because logically, going up the stairs wouldn’t deposit you directly into Billy’s room. Immediately, we hear Billy in his room. “The black spot… The black spot!” he moans, and Gonzo scurries…

Steve Whitmire Saturday

The year was 1978. A 19-year old, scraggly-haired, tall, lanky puppeteer approached a bin of puppets. These weren’t just any puppets, mind you, these were the Muppets. This young man had his wish granted by truly the greatest genie of all time, Jim Henson. A man who, to this young puppeteer, was on the same plane…