Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: The Muppets

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80s Robot

80s ROBOT (4/25/12)
Performed by…
Matt Vogel

First appearance…
The Muppets (2011)

Best known role…
Android made in the 1980s; butler to Kermit the Frog

Andy & Randy

ANDY & RANDY PIG (5/29/13)
Performed by…
Steve Whitmire (Andy)
Dave Goelz (Randy)

First appearance…
Muppet Classic Theater (1994)

Best known role…
Miss Piggy’s dim-witted nephews

ANGUS MCGONAGLE (8/4/10)Angus McGonagle
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 417: Star Wars (1980)

Best known role…
Argyle Gargoyle who gargles Gershwin, gorgeously

ANIMAL (1/11/12)Animal eat drums
Performed by…
Frank Oz (1975-2000)
Eric Jacobson (2002-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

Best known role…
Crazed drummer for Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem

Annie SueANNIE SUE (3/6/13)
Performed by…
Louise Gold

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 214: Elton John (1977)
Officially introduced in The Muppet Show Episode 302: Leo Sayer (1978)

Best known role…
Cute, young, talented girl pig; Miss Piggy’s rival

Baskerville

BASKERVILLE THE HOUND (6/13/12)
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
Purina Dog Chow commercials (1962)

Best known role…
Rowlf the Dog’s sidekick; dog chow spokesperson

BEAKER (1/12/11)Beaker
Performed by…
Richard Hunt (1977-1990)
Steve Whitmire (1992-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Episode 202 Zero Mostel (1977)

Best known role…
Accident prone lab assistant to Dr. Bunsen Honeydew; non-speaking red head

 

3f453-beanbunnyBEAN BUNNY (1/25/12)
Performed by…
Steve Whitmire

First appearance…
The Tale of Bunny Picnic (1986)

Best known role…
Sickeningly cute rabbit

BEAUREGARD (3/21/12)Beau sweeping
Performed by…
Dave Goelz

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 310: Marisa Berenson (1980)

Best known role…
Dim-witted janitor of the Muppet Theater

BEAUTIFUL DAY MONSTER (3/17/10)Beautiful Day Monster
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Ed Sullivan Show “Pretty Girl Meets Monster” Sketch (1969)

Best known role…
Blue monster; beautiful day ruiner; stickler

BIG MEAN CARL (9/7/11)Big Mean Carl
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Muppet Meeting Films: “Think Bigger”  (1992)

Best known role(s)…
Big Mean Bunny, Big Mean Bagpipe-Eater, Big Mean Ventriloquist, Big Mean Bubble Guy, Big Mean Porcupine-Eater, Big Mean Psychic

Bill Gil JillBILL, GIL, & JILL (1/28/15)
Performed by…
Dave Goelz (Bill)
Steve Whitmire (Gil)
Kathryn Mullen (Jill)

First appearance…
The Muppets Take Manhattan 
(1984)

Bill Bubble GuyBILL THE BUBBLE GUY (7/16/14)
Performed by…
Dave Goelz

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 102: Garth Brooks (1996)

Best known role…
Performer whose head spurts out bubbles

BOBBY BENSON (5/8/13)Bobby Benson
Performed by…
Richard Hunt

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 319: Elke Sommer (1978)

Best known role…
Leader of the Baby Band

Bobo 2BOBO THE BEAR (6/1/11)
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 101: Michelle Pfeiffer (1996)

Best known role…
Bumbling bear security guard; good-natured bad guy sidekick

BubbaBUBBA THE RAT (10/1/14)
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Muppets From Space (1999)

Best known role…
Tough guy rat; leader of the lab rats in Muppets From Space

Bunsen newDR. BUNSEN HONEYDEW (11/13/13)
Performed by…
Dave Goelz

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 108: Paul Williams (1976)

Best known role…
Founder of Muppet Labs; scientist; inventor; Beaker torturer

CAMILLA THE CHICKEN (9/16/09)6732b-camilla
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson (1978-2003)
Matt Vogel (2008-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 318: Leslie Uggams (1978)

Best known role…
The Great Gonzo’s sweet little chickadee

CHICKENS (4/2/14)3c4e4-chickens
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972)

Best known role…
Interchangeable chickens; Gonzo’s obsession

CLIFFORD (12/7/11)Clifford
Performed by…
Kevin Clash

First appearance…
The Jim Henson Hour Episode 101: “Outer Space” (2011)

Best known role…
Host of Muppets Tonight; cool cat

Clueless MorganCLUELESS MORGAN (6/6/12)
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Best known role…
Dim-witted pirate goat; bartender

CONSTANTINE (3/19/14)0d1b9-constantine
Performed by…
Matt Vogel

First appearance…
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

Best known role…
The World’s Most Dangerous Frog; The World’s Number One Criminal

CRAZY HARRY (9/1/10)c5728-crazyharry
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson (1975-2002)
Matt Vogel (2008-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence Pilot (1975)

Best known role…
The Muppet Show‘s resident pyrotechnic; explosive obsessed nut-job

CroakerCROAKER (1/14/15)
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Kermit’s Swamp Years 
(2002)

Best known role…
Kermit’s childhood friend; the best hopper in the swamp

DEARTH NADIR (6/26/13)e08b5-blue-dearthnadir
Performed by…
Dave Goelz

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 402: Crystal Gayle (1979)

Best known role…
Mysterious intergalactic evil being in a black suit

 

DIGIT (1/5/11)Digit
Performed by…
Dave Goelz

First appearance…
The Jim Henson Hour “Inner Tube” Pilot (1987)

Best known role…
Semi-robotic technical director for Muppet Central

DR. TEETH (2/9/11)Dr. Teeth
Performed by…
Jim Henson (1975-1990)
Bill Barretta (2005-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

Best known role…
Leader, keyboardist for the Electric Mayhem

 

DOGLION (10/31/12)Doglion
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 208: Madeline Kahn (1977)

Best known role…
Hulking gray Muppet monster; first Muppet to appear on the big screen

 

DROOP (1/30/13)Droop
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppets Valentine Show (1974)

Best known role…
Depressed, furry green fellow with a long nose

8503b-elvisesTHE ELVISES (4/30/14)
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
Muppet Classic Theater (1994)

Best known role…
Elvises

Ma BearEMILY “MA” BEAR (8/1/12)
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 216: Cleo Laine (1977)

Best known role…
Fozzie Bear’s mother

Fleet ScribblerFLEET SCRIBBLER (5/22/13)
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 204: Rich Little (1977)

Best known role…
Gossip journalist for “The Daily Scandal”

FLOYD PEPPER (9/2/09)
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson (1975-2003)
Matt Vogel (2008-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence Pilot (1975)

Best known role…
Bassist for Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem

 

FOO-FOO (2/5/14)Foo Foo
Performed by…
Steve Whitmire

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 404: Dyan Cannon (1979)

Best known role…
Miss Piggy’s precious dog

FOZZIE BEAR (12/9/09)Fozzie new
Performed by…
Frank Oz (1976-1999)
Eric Jacobson (2002-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 101: Juliet Prowse (1976)

Best known role…
Stand up comic bear; Kermit’s best friend; heckle target of Statler and Waldorf

FracklesTHE FRACKLES (9/3/14)
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970)

Best known role…
Random, colorful, sometimes evil monsters who inhabit the Muppet universe

FrankFRANK (8/27/14)
Performed by…
Frank Oz

First appearance…
The Perry Como Winter Show (1972)

Best known role…
Upright bass player for The Country Trio; puppet representation of Frank Oz

GAFFER THE CAT (9/25/13)WMW Gaffer
Performed by…
Kathryn Mullen

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 419: Lynda Carter (1980)

Best known role…
Backstage cat at The Muppet Theater

GEORGE THE JANITOR (1/16/13)George
Performed by…
Frank Oz

First appearance…
The Muppets Valentine Show (1974)

Best known role…
Grumpy janitor for the Muppet Theater; Mildred Huxtetter’s dance partner

b38d4-geriandtheatricsGERI & THE ATRICS (6/25/14)
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 404: Dyan Cannon (1980)

Best known role…
Old lady rock band

Christmas PastGHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST (12/24/14)
Performed by…
Jessica Fox (voice)
Karen Prell (puppetry)

Only appearance…
The Muppet Christmas Carol
(1992)

Best known role…
Ghost of Christmas Past

Ghost of Christmas PresentGHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT (12/19/12)
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson (face/voice)
Don Austen (body)

Only appearance…
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Best known role…
Ghost of Christmas Present

 

THE GINGERBREAD MEN (3/30/11)Gingerbread
Performed by…
Frank Oz (Crumby)
Jim Henson (Ginger-Brad)
Richard Hunt (Frostington)
Jerry Nelson (Clive Cookiepants)
Dave Goelz (Ginger Spice)

Best known role…
The most popular pastry-based singing group of this or any generation.

 

GIRL PIRATE (1/15/14)Girl Pirate
Performed by…
Camille Bonora

Only appearance…
Muppet Sing Alongs: Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Best known role…
No-nonsense girl pirate

 

GLADYS (7/31/13)e5304-gladyscopy
Performed by…
Richard Hunt

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 301: Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge (1978)

Best known role…
Cafeteria lady at The Muppet Theater

GONZO (9/14/11)Gonzo PNG
Performed by…
Dave Goelz

First appearance…
The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970)

Best known role…
Whatever, daredevil, weirdo, performance artiste, chicken lover, plumber, narrator, cabin boy, photographer, Tin-Thing, purveyor of the weird, wild, and unusual

Gorgon HeapGORGON HEAP (10/22/14)
Performed
 by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1974)

 Best known role…
One of the world’s greatest monster eaters

HILDA (10/3/12)Hilda
Performed by…
Eren Ozker

First appearance…
Des O’Connor Entertains (1976)

Best known role…
The Muppet Theater’s wardrobe lady

HowardHOWARD TUBMAN (3/11/15)
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight 
Episode 102: Garth Brooks (1996)

Best known role…
Wealthy, unhealthy heir to the Tubman fortune; star of The Tubmans of Porksmith and Boarshead Revisted

J. P. GROSSE (11/14/12)JP Grosse
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 205: Judy Collins (1977)

Best known role…
Owner of the Muppet Theater; Scooter’s Uncle

JANICE (11/9/11)Janice
Performed by…
Richard Hunt (1977-1990)
David Rudman (2008-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

Best known role…
Lead guitarist for Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem

 

JERRY (8/29/12)Jerry
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Perry Como Winter Show (1972)

Best known role…
Guitar player for The Country Trio; Muppet representation of Jerry Nelson

JIM (5/14/14)3dd9a-jim
Performed by…
Jim Henson

First appearance…
The Perry Como Winter Show (1972)

Best known role…
Banjo player for The Country Trio; Muppet representation of Jim Henson

 

JOHNNY FIAMA (2/3/10)Johnny Fiama
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 103: Billy Crystal (1996)

Best known role…
Lounge singer; lover of his Ma; monkey employer

 

DR. JULIUS STRANGEPORK (12/28/11)Strangepork
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 203: Milton Berle (1973)

Best known role…
Resident scientist and inventor on the S.S. Swinetrek

 

KERMIT THE FROG (5/16/12)kermit
Performed by…
Jim Henson (1955-1990)
Steve Whitmire (1990-present)

First appearance…
Sam & Friends (1955)

Best known role…
Leader of the Muppets; world’s most famous amphibian; host of The Muppet Show; love of Miss Piggy; Sesame Street reporter

LeonLEON (10/8/14)
Performed by…
Kevin Clash

First appearance…
The Jim Henson Hour 
Episode 101: Outer Space (1989)

Best known role…
Sleazy, conniving, con-artist lizard at Muppet Central

LEW ZEALAND (11/18/09)88372-lewtransparent
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson (1977-2003)
Bill Barretta (2002-2005)
Matt Vogel (2008-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 310: Marisa Berenson (1977)

Best known role…
Boomerang fish thrower

LINK HOGTHROB (7/14/10)03e4d-linkhogthrob
Performed by…
Jim Henson (1977-1990)
Steve Whitmire (2003-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 203: Milton Berle (1977)

Best known role…
Captain of the S.S. Swinetrek; suave pig gentleman

149c7-lipsLIPS (2/17/10)
Performed by…
Steve Whitmire

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 501: Gene Kelly (1980)

Best known role…
Trumpet player for Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem and the Muppet Theater Orchestra

Louis KazaggerLOUIS KAZAGGER (2/1/12)
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 308: Loretta Lynn (1978)

Best known role…
Wide World of Muppet Sports sportscaster

LUBBOCK LOU & HIS JUGHUGGERS (8/28/13)Lubbock Lou Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 208: Steve Martin (1977)

Best known role…
The Muppet Show‘s jug-band

Luncheon Counter MonsterLUNCHEON COUNTER MONSTER (10/29/14)
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 206: Nancy Walker (1977)

Best known role…
Ravenous purple monster with a penchant for eating luncheon counter props

LYLE THE DOG (4/20/11)Lyle
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 414: Liza Minelli (1979)

Best known role…
Background dog

MAD MONTY (4/24/13)Mad Monty
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Best known role…
Violent, volatile green monster pirate; part of Long John Silver’s crew

MAHNA MAHNA (3/14/12)Mahna Mahna
Performed by…
Jim Henson (1969-1976)
Bill Barretta (2001-present)

First appearance…
The Ed Sullivan Show (1969)

Best known role…
Vocabulary-limited singer of the song “Mahna Mahna”

 

MARVIN SUGGS (4/27/11)Marvin Suggs
Performed by…
Frank Oz

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 105: Rita Moreno (1976)

Best known role…
Muppaphone player, manager, operator, slave-driver; PETA’s Most Wanted

MaureenMAUREEN THE MINK (11/26/14)
Performed by…
Karen Prell

Only appearance…
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)

Best known role…
Christmas present from Kermit to Piggy; devoted diva fan

MEAN MAMA (6/18/14)Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Mean Mama
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 201: Don Knotts (1977)

Best known role…
Large, mean-looking mama monster

MildredMILDRED HUXTETTER (6/19/13)
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppets Valentine Show (1974)

Best known role…
BA, PA, PhD, OBE, and RSVP

 

MISS MOUSEY (11/6/13)
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppets Valentine Show (1974)

Best known role…
Female mouse singer; one of Miss Piggy’s many rivals

 

MISS PIGGY (7/11/12)Gorgeous piggy (2)
Performed by…
Frank Oz (1976-2002)
Eric Jacobson (2001-present)

First appearance…
Herb Albert & the Tijuana Brass (1974)

Best known role…
Diva pig; lover of Kermit; international star of stage and screen; karate expert; fashionista

 

Miss PoogyMISS POOGY (11/16/11)
Performed by…
David Rudman

First appearance…
The Muppets (2011)

Best known role…
Leader of the Moopets; opposite of Miss Piggy; lover of omelet stations

MR. POODLEPANTS (4/16/14)fcf47-mr-poodlepants
Performed by…
Steve Whitmire

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 101: Michelle Pfeiffer (1996)

Best known role…
Giddy, wacky, balloon-based weirdo

3bd1a-mulchMULCH (8/13/14)
Performed by…
Kevin Clash

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 501: Gene Kelly (1981)

Best known role…
Dr. Phil van Neuter’s assistant in “Tales From the Vet”

 

THE MUTATIONS (1/29/14)58806-mutations
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 102: Connie Stevens (1976)

Best known role…
Monsters seen in The Muppet Show opening; Connie Stevens’ back-up dancers

 

THE NEWSMAN (7/4/12)Newsman
Performed by…
Jim Henson (1976-1989)
Steve Whitmire (2001-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 102: Connie Stevens (1976)

Best known role…
Injury-prone, uninformed reporter for Muppet News Flash

7eb30-nigelNIGEL THE CONDUCTOR (4/23/14)
Performed by…
John Lovelady

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

Best known role…
Muppet Theater Orchestra conductor

PENGUINS (2/27/13)Penguins
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 304: Gilda Radner (1979)

Best known role…
Interchangeable arctic water fowl who flip in the air

PEPE THE KING PRAWN (6/29/11)b01b4-pepe
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 102: Garth Brooks (1996)

Best known role…
Spicy, Spanish king prawn with a penchant for women, tutus, popsicle stick puppets, and money

 

DR. PHIL VAN NEUTER (1/4/12)Van Neuter
Performed by…
Brian Henson

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 102: Garth Brooks (1996)

Best known role…
Mad scientist (or “friendly veterinarian”); host of Tales From the Vet

PollyPOLLY LOBSTER (5/18/11)
Performed by…
Kevin Clash

First appearance…
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Best known role…
Long John Silver’s pet lobster; associate of Clueless Morgan and Mad Monty; barista for Mr. Callahan

POPS (12/14/11)Pops
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 501: Gene Kelly (1981)

Best known role…
Stage doorman for The Muppet Theater; owner/operator of the Happiness Hotel

RatsRATS (2/18/2015)
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Musicians of Bremen 
(1972)

Best known role…
Rodents who inhabit the Muppet Theater and fill various roles throughout the Muppet universe

RIZZO THE RAT (8/11/10)e2720-rizzo
Performed by…
Steve Whitmire

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 418: Christopher Reeve (1980)

Best known role…
Hungry, sleazy, cowardly rat and best friend to Gonzo; previously a waiter, a narrator, a cabin boy, a red-nosed-rat-deer.

ROBIN THE FROG (12/16/09)4e1d7-robin
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson (1971-2002)
Matt Vogel (2008-present)

First appearance…
The Frog Prince (1971)

Best known role…
Kermit’s little nephew; Tiny Tim

ROWLF THE DOG (6/16/10)88a25-rowlfpromo
Performed by…
Jim Henson (1962-1990)
Bill Barretta (1996-present)

First appearance…
Purina Dog Chow Commercials (1962)

Best known role…
Canine punster and pianist; Dr. Bob in “Veterinarians Hospital”

 

SAL MINELLA (4/21/10)dd03d-salminella
Performed by…
Brian Henson

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 103: Billy Crystal (1996)

Best known role…
Johnny Fiama’s gentleman’s monkey, bodyguard, flunky

SamSAM (7/17/13)
Performed by…
Jim Henson

First appearance…
Sam & Friends (1955)

Best known role…
Silent, lip-syncing main character on Sam & Friends

28982-samtheeagleSAM THE EAGLE (2/24/10)
Performed by…
Frank Oz (1975-1999)
Eric Jacobson (2005-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

Best known role…
Patriotic American eagle; upholder of decency on The Muppet Show

SCOOTER (10/21/09)09786-scooterpromo
Performed by…
Richard Hunt (1976-1990)
David Rudman (2008-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 101: Juliet Prowse (1976)

Best known role…
Go-fer for The Muppet Theater; Kermit’s right-hand man

SEYMOUR (5/1/13)Seymour
Performed by…
Brian Henson

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 102: Garth Brooks (1996)

Best known role…
Pepe’s one-time partner; elevator operator; commissary employee

SINGING FOOD (5/21/14)1cec1-singingfood
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 208: Steve Martin (1977)

Best known role…
Anthropomorphic Muppet food that sing or talk

THE SNOWMAN (12/4/13)Snowman
Performed by…
Richard Hunt

First appearance…
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)

Best known role…
Fozzie’s holiday-themed comedy partner; a snowman

THE SNOWTHS (2/20/13)Snowths
Performed by…
Frank Oz

First appearance…
The Ed Sullivan Show (1969)

Best known role…
Back-up singers who go “Doo do doo do doo”

SPAMELLA HAMDERSON (2/15/12)spamela
Performed by…
Leslie Carrara-Rudolph

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 101: Michelle Pfeiffer (1996)

Best known role…
Vivacious, buxom, idiotic female pig

STATLER & WALDORF (3/23/11)Statler and Waldorf
Performed by…
Richard Hunt/Steve Whitmire (Statler)
Jim Henson/Dave Goelz (Waldorf

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

Best known role…
Hecklers; those two old guys in the balcony

THE SWEDISH CHEF (2/22/12)swedish-chef
Performed by…
Jim Henson (1975-1990)
Bill Barretta (1996-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

Best known role…
Incomprehensible, inedible Swede cook

SWEETUMS (6/2/10)Sweetums
Performed by…
Richard Hunt (1976-1991)
Matt Vogel (2008-present)

First appearance…
The Frog Prince (1971)

Best known role…
Big fella with a big heart; Robin the Frog’s buddy; jack (not name, job)

HousesTHE TALKING HOUSES (6/5/13)
Performed by…
John Lovelady, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Eren Ozker

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 104: Ruth Buzzi (1976)

Best known role…
Houses who tell bad jokes

TAMINELLA GRINDERFALL (10/2/13)Taminella
Performed by…
Jerry Juhl

First appearance…
Tales of Tinkerdee (1962)

Best known role…
Evil witch; master of disguise; ogre trainer

 

THOG (10/12/11)Thog
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970)

Best known role…
The biggest Muppet; The Muppet Show theme song opener; guest star dance partner

 

TOPO STICKY (3/2/11)Topo Sticky
Performed by…
Pepe the King Prawn
Duke Remington

First appearance…
Muppets.com Sketch (2008)

Best known role…
Classically trained popsicle stick actor; Pepe’s buddy

 

TRUMPET GIRL (10/23/13)Trumpet Girl
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 101: Juliet Prowse (1976)

Best known role…
Trumpet player for the Muppet Theater Orchestra

 

UNCLE DEADLY (10/28/09)6769d-uncledeadly
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson (1976-1979)
Matt Vogel (2011-present)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episdoe 121: Twiggy (1976)

Best known role…
The Phantom of The Muppet Show

 

VENDAFACE (6/4/14)847c9-vendaface
Performed by…
Jerry Nelson

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 121: Twiggy (1976)

Best known role…
Makeover vending machine

 

VICKI (2/26/14)Vicki
Performed by…
Fran Brill

First appearance…
The Jim Henson Hour Episode 101: Outer Space (1989)

Best known role…
Stage manager at Muppet Central

 

WALDO C. GRAPHIC (4/13/11)af5cd-waldo
Performed by…
Steve Whitmire

First appearance…
The Jim Henson Hour Episode 101: Outer Space (1989)

Best known role…
The living spirit of 3-D; shape-shifter; general nuisance

c1090-waltersweaterWALTER (11/23/11)
Performed by…
Peter Linz

First appearance…
The Muppets (2011)

Best known role…
The world’s biggest Muppet fan; whistling wonder; Gary’s brother; very manly Muppet

 

WAYNE & WANDA (5/30/12)Wayne and Wanda
Performed by…
Richard Hunt (Wayne)
Eren Ozker (Wanda)

First appearance…
The Muppet Show Episode 102: Connie Stevens (1976)

Best known role…
Inept singing duo on The Muppet Show

704b6-yolandaYOLANDA RAT (8/6/14)
Performed by…
Various

First appearance…
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

Best known role…
Rizzo the Rat’s girlfriend and occasional partner in crime; diner cook; rat

YorickYORICK (3/18/15)
Performed by…
Jim Henson

First appearance…
Sam and Friends 
(1955)

Best known role…
Angry, hungry Muppet skull; devourer of Kermit

Zippity ZapZIPPITY ZAP (9/17/14)
Performed by…
Bill Barretta

First appearance…
Muppets Tonight Episode 106: Tony Bennett (1996)

Best known role…
Green hipster

ZONDRA (7/24/13)Zondra
Performed by…
Fran Brill (1989)
Leslie Carrara-Rudolph (1996-1997)

First appearance…
The Jim Henson Hour Episode 105: First Show (1989)

Best known role…
Gorilla Television pirate station worker; housemate on “The Real World: Muppets”

ZOOT (7/28/10)Zoot
Performed by…
Dave Goelz

First appearance…
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)

Best known role…
Saxophone player for Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem

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