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A Muppet Family Christmas is a Christmas television special starring Jim Henson's Muppets.
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa is a 2008 NBC television special, directed by Kirk Thatcher and produced by The Muppets Studio, featuring The Muppets in a Christmas mission to personally deliver three letters to Santa, accidentally diverted by Gonzo, to the North Pole.
Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
An action figure is a poseable character figurine, made of plastic or other materials, and often based upon characters from a film, comic book, video game, or television program.
Adam Hunt (born 21 August 1993) is an English darts player who competes in Professional Darts Corporation events.
The Afghan Hound is a hound that is distinguished by its thick, fine, silky coat and its tail with a ring curl at the end.
Airport security refers to the techniques and methods used in an attempt to protect passengers, staff and planes which use the airports from accidental/malicious harm, crime and other threats.
Alice Dinnean-Vernon (born May 23, 1969) is an American puppeteer and creative writer who works at The Jim Henson Company.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress.
Animal is the fictional wild and frenzied drummer of Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem, the fictional band from The Muppet Show.
Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, or intentions to non-human entities.
An aquarium (plural: aquariums or aquaria) is a vivarium of any size having at least one transparent side in which aquatic plants or animals are kept and displayed.
Audio-Animatronics (Animatronics, AA) is the registered trademark for a form of robotics animation created by Walt Disney Imagineering for shows and attractions at Disney theme parks, and subsequently expanded on and used by other companies.
The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus, from Greek ἅλς, hals "sea", αἰετός aietos "eagle", λευκός, leukos "white", κεφαλή, kephalē "head") is a bird of prey found in North America.
Barbershop vocal harmony, as codified during the barbershop revival era (1930s–present), is a style of a cappella close harmony, or unaccompanied vocal music, characterized by consonant four-part chords for every melody note in a predominantly homophonic texture.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
A bassist, or bass player, is a musician who plays a bass instrument such as a double bass, bass guitar, keyboard bass or a low brass instrument such as a tuba or sousaphone.
Beaker is a Muppet character from The Muppet Show.
Bernadette Peters (born Bernadette Lazzara; February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer and children's book author.
A Bichon Frise (or; from bichon à poil frisé,, meaning 'curly lap dog') is a small breed of dog of the bichon type.
William Paul "Bill" Barretta (born June 19, 1964) is an American puppeteer and producer who has been performing with The Muppets since 1991, when he puppeteered the body of Sinclair family patriarch, Earl Sinclair on Dinosaurs.
Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.
A blasting machine or shot exploder is a portable source of electric current to reliably fire a blasting cap to trigger a main explosive charge.
Blood Rites is the 6th book in The Dresden Files, Jim Butcher's continuing series about wizard detective Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden.
Bob Bergen (born March 8, 1964) is an American voice actor.
A bodyguard (or close protection officer) is a type of security guard or government law enforcement officer or soldier who protects a person or people — usually high-ranking public officials or officers, wealthy people, and celebrities — from danger: generally theft, assault, kidnapping, assassination, harassment, loss of confidential information, threats, or other criminal offences.
A boomerang is a thrown tool, typically constructed as a flat airfoil, that is designed to spin about an axis perpendicular to the direction of its flight.
Brian Henson (born November 3, 1963 in New York City) is an American puppeteer, director, producer, technician, and the chairman of The Jim Henson Company.
The brown bear (Ursus arctos) is a bear that is found across much of northern Eurasia and North America.
The brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), also known as the common rat, street rat, sewer rat, Hanover rat, Norway rat, Norwegian rat, Parisian rat or wharf rat, is one of the best known and most common rats.
A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance or voice part of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest.
Carl Banas (born January 23, 1929) is a Toronto born radio personality and actor.
Caroll Edwin Spinney (born December 26, 1933) is an American puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker most famous for playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street since 1969.
"Chanson D'Amour" ("Love Song") is a popular song written by Wayne Shanklin.
A chauffeur is a person employed to drive a passenger motor vehicle, especially a luxury vehicle such as a large sedan or limousine.
The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a type of domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the red junglefowl.
The taxonomical genus Pan (often referred to as chimpanzees or chimps) consists of two extant species: the common chimpanzee and the bonobo.
The chin or the mental region is the area of the face below the lower lip and including the mandibular prominence.
Christopher Walton Cooper (born July 9, 1951) is an American film actor.
Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization.
A control room, operations center, or operations control center (OCC) is a room serving as a central space where a large physical facility or physically dispersed service can be monitored and controlled.
A cook is a profession for individuals who prepare food for consumption in the food industry such as restaurants.
The cowbell is an idiophone hand percussion instrument used in various styles of music including salsa and infrequently in popular music.
Dan Redican (born 1956) is a Canadian comedy writer and performer and puppeteer, best known for his work with the comedy troupe, The Frantics. As a founding member of the troupe he has worked since 1979 on numerous stage shows, the Frantic Times radio show, Four on the Floor TV show (which aired in England and the US under the name, The Frantics).
David Alan "Dave" Coulier (born September 21, 1959) is an American actor, voice actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist and television host.
David Charles Goelz (born July 16, 1946) is an American puppeteer, puppet builder and voice actor known for his work with the Muppets.
David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film director.
David Rudman (born June 1, 1963) is an American puppeteer, writer, director, and producer known for his involvement with the Muppets and Sesame Street.
In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
Diana Ernestine Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer.
Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast.
Disney California Adventure Park, commonly referred to as Disney California Adventure, California Adventure, or DCA, is a theme park located in Anaheim, California.
Disney's Hollywood Studios is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando.
The Disneyland Resort, commonly known as Disneyland, is an entertainment resort in Anaheim, California.
A diva is a celebrated female singer; a woman of outstanding talent in the world of opera, and by extension in theatre, cinema and popular music.
A domestic worker, domestic helper, domestic servant, manservant or menial, is a person who works within the employer's household.
Don Sahlin (June 19, 1928 in Stratford, Connecticut – February 19, 1978 in New York City) was a Muppet designer and builder who worked for Jim Henson from 1962 to 1977.
A doppelgänger (literally "double-goer") is a non-biologically related look-alike or double of a living person, sometimes portrayed as a ghostly or paranormal phenomenon and usually seen as a harbinger of bad luck.
Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages.
A double act, also known as a comedy duo, is a comic pairing in which humor is derived from the uneven relationship between two partners, usually of the same gender, age, ethnic origin and profession but drastically different in terms of personality or behavior.
A dragon is a large, serpent-like legendary creature that appears in the folklore of many cultures around the world.
Dreadlocks, also locs, dreads, or in Sanskrit, Jaṭā, are ropelike strands of hair formed by matting or braiding hair.
A drummer is a percussionist who creates and accompanies music using drums.
A duet is a musical composition for two performers in which the performers have equal importance to the piece, often a composition involving two singers or two pianists.
An elevator operator (in British English, usually lift attendant) is a person specifically employed to operate a manually operated elevator.
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas is a children's storybook by Russell Hoban that was first published in 1971.
The emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species and is endemic to Antarctica.
Eren Ozker (Eren Özker; 25 July 1948 – 25 February 1993) was a Turkish-American puppeteer and actress.
Eric Jacobson (born July 25, 1970) is an American puppeteer, best known for performing the Muppet characters Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Sam the Eagle for Disney's The Muppets Studio, as well as Sesame Street characters Bert and Grover—all roles that he inherited from the characters' original performer, Frank Oz.
Ethel Merman (born Ethel Agnes Zimmermann, January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was an American actress and singer.
A background actor or extra is a performer in a film, television show, stage, musical, opera or ballet production, who appears in a nonspeaking or nonsinging (silent) capacity, usually in the background (for example, in an audience or busy street scene).
Extraterrestrial life,Where "extraterrestrial" is derived from the Latin extra ("beyond", "not of") and terrestris ("of Earth", "belonging to Earth").
A fan, or fanatic, sometimes also termed aficionado or supporter, is a person who is enthusiastically devoted to something or somebody, such as a singer or band, a sports team, a genre, a politician, a book, a movie or an entertainer.
FAO Schwarz (pronounced Schwartz) founded in 1862, is the oldest toy store in the United States.
A film screening is the displaying of a motion picture or film, generally referring to a special showing as part of a film's production and release cycle.
Flower child originated as a synonym for hippie, especially among the idealistic young people who gathered in San Francisco and the surrounding area during the Summer of Love in 1967.
In fiction, a foil is a character who contrasts with another character - usually the protagonist— to highlight particular qualities of the other character.
The terms food critic, food writer, and restaurant critic can all be used to describe a writer who analyzes food or restaurants and then publishes the results of their findings.
Fozzie Bear is a Muppet character known for his lack of innate and effective comedy skills.
Fraggle Rock (also known as Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock or Fraggle Rock with Jim Henson's Muppets) is a children's puppet television series about interconnected societies of Muppet creatures, created by Jim Henson.
Frank Fontaine (April 19, 1920 – August 4, 1978) was an American stage, radio, film and television comedian, singer and actor.
Frank Oz (born Frank Richard Oznowicz; May 25, 1944) is an English-born American puppeteer, filmmaker and actor.
Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
Franklin Wendell Welker (born March 12, 1946) is an American voice actor.
"Fuck You" (stylized as "Fuck You!" or "F**k You!"), also titled "Forget You" or "FU" for the clean versions, is a song by American recording artist CeeLo Green.
Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer.
A glockenspiel (or, Glocken: bells and Spiel: set) is a percussion instrument composed of a set of tuned keys arranged in the fashion of the keyboard of a piano.
A gofer, go-fer or gopher is an employee who specializes in the delivery of special items to their superior(s).
Gonzo, also known as The Great Gonzo and Gonzo the Great, is a Muppet character known for his eccentric passion for stunt performance.
Goosebumps is a series of children's horror fiction novels by American author R. L. Stine, published by Scholastic Publishing.
The Gulag (ГУЛАГ, acronym of Главное управление лагерей и мест заключения, "Main Camps' Administration" or "Chief Administration of Camps") was the government agency in charge of the Soviet forced labor camp system that was created under Vladimir Lenin and reached its peak during Joseph Stalin's rule from the 1930s to the 1950s.
"Halfway Down" is a poem by A.A. Milne, included in the 1924 collection When We Were Very Young.
Halibut is a common name principally applied to the two flatfish in the genus Hippoglossus from the family of right-eye flounders.
Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden is a fictional detective and wizard.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
A heckler is a person who harasses and tries to disconcert others with questions, challenges, or gibes.
Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American jazz musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, or TJB.
Hey, Cinderella! (1969) is a television special adaptation of Cinderella featuring The Muppets.
A hippie (sometimes spelled hippy) is a member of a counterculture, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
The Hotel Pennsylvania is a hotel located at 401 Seventh Avenue (15 Penn Plaza) in Manhattan, across the street from Pennsylvania Station and Madison Square Garden in New York City.
A house band is a group of musicians, often centrally organized by a band leader, who regularly play at an establishment.
"I'm Just Wild About Harry" is a song written in 1921 with lyrics by Noble Sissle and music by Eubie Blake for the Broadway show Shuffle Along.
Idiot was formerly a legal and psychiatric category of profound intellectual disability, where a person's mental age is two years or less, and he or she cannot guard himself or herself against common physical dangers.
The International Criminal Police Organization (Organisation internationale de police criminelle; ICPO-INTERPOL), more commonly known as Interpol, is an international organization that facilitates international police cooperation.
It's A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie is a 2002 NBC television film, directed by Kirk Thatcher and written by Tom Martin and Jim Lewis and stars Whoopi Goldberg, David Arquette, Joan Cusack, the cast of Scrubs and The Muppets.
A jack, screwjack or jackscrew is a mechanical device used as a lifting device to lift heavy loads or to apply great forces.
Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, and musician.
James Bobin (born 1972) is a British film director, writer, and producer.
A janitor (American English, Scottish English), janitress (female), custodian, porter, cleaner or caretaker is a person who cleans and maintains buildings such as hospitals, schools, and residential accommodation.
Jason Jordan Segel (born January 18, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.
Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character actress of stage, television, and film.
Jerry L. Nelson (July 10, 1934 – August 23, 2012) was an American puppeteer, voice actor, singer, and musician, best known for his work with The Muppets.
Jessica Sonya DiCicco is an American actress known for voicing in animated television series and video games.
James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, and filmmaker who achieved international fame as the creator of the Muppets.
Jim Lewis (born 1955) is an American writer known for his work with The Jim Henson Company and The Muppets.
Jimmy Ray Dean (August 10, 1928 – June 13, 2010) was an American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessman, best known today as the creator of the Jimmy Dean sausage brand as well as its TV commercials' drawling spokesman.
Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, activist, and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer.
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together is a 1979 Christmas television special starring Jim Henson's Muppets and singer/songwriter John Denver.
John A. Derevlany (born October 3, 1964) is a writer, director, and performer who most recently co-created the TV series "Legends of Chima" for LEGO.
John Paul Henson (April 25, 1965 – February 14, 2014) was an American puppeteer best known for his association with The Muppets.
John Kennedy (born November 17, 1967) is a puppeteer who has worked with The Jim Henson Company since 1990.
John Lovelady is an American puppeteer who worked with the Muppets, including on the PBS series Sesame Street.
Julianne Buescher (born February 4, 1965) is an American actress, voice actress, writer, singer and puppeteer who performs in film, television, radio, and on stage.
Karen Leigh Prell (born July 31, 1959) is an animator and puppeteer.
Kathryn Mullen (born February 10, 1940) is an American actress, voice actress, and puppeteer most closely associated with Jim Henson projects.
Kermit the Frog is a Muppet character and Jim Henson's most well-known creation.
Kevin Jeffrey Clash (born September 17, 1960) is an American puppeteer, director and producer whose characters included Elmo, Clifford, Benny Rabbit, and Hoots the Owl.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon.
Latino is a term often used in the United States to refer to people with cultural ties to Latin America, in contrast to Hispanic which is a demonym that includes Spaniards and other speakers of the Spanish language.
"" (Italian for "There we will give each other our hands") is a duet for the characters Don Giovanni (baritone) and Zerlina (soprano) in Mozart's 1787 opera Don Giovanni.
Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
A leading man is the actor who is the protagonist or plays a love interest to the leading actress in a film or play.
Legacy Effects, LLC is an American special effects studio specializing in creature design, prosthetic makeup, animatronics, and specialty suits.
Leslie Marian Uggams (born May 25, 1943) is an American actress and singer.
Lew Grade, Baron Grade, OStJ, KC*SS (25 December 1906 – 13 December 1998), born Louis Winogradsky, was a Ukrainian-born British media proprietor and impresario. Originally a dancer, and later a talent agent, Grade's interest in television production began in 1954 when, in partnership, he successfully bid for franchises in the newly created ITV network, which led to the creation of Associated Television (ATV). Having worked for a time in the United States, he was aware of the potential for the sale of television programming to American networks, and a subsidiary, the Incorporated Television Company (ITC; commonly known as ITC Entertainment) was formed with this specific objective in mind. Grade had some success in this field with such series as Gerry Anderson's various Supermarionation series such as Thunderbirds, Patrick McGoohan's The Prisoner, and Jim Henson's The Muppet Show. Later, Grade invested in film production, but several expensive box office failures caused him to lose control of ITC, and ultimately resulted in the disestablishment of ATV after it lost its ITV franchise.
Libido, colloquially known as sex drive, is a person's overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity.
The song "Bohemian Rhapsody", written by Freddie Mercury and originally recorded by rock band Queen for their album A Night at the Opera, has been covered by many different artists.
Below is a list of characters that appear in Fraggle Rock and its animated spin-off.
The Muppets are a group of puppet characters created by Jim Henson, many for the purpose of appearing on the children's television program Sesame Street.
Little Muppet Monsters is a Saturday morning television series featuring the Muppets that aired three episodes on CBS in 1985.
Long John Silver's LLC (also formerly known as Long John Silver's Seafood Shoppe) is an American fast-food restaurant chain that specializes in seafood.
Loretta Lynn (née Webb; born April 14, 1932) is an American country music singer-songwriter with multiple gold albums in a career spanning almost 60 years.
Louise Gold (born 1956) is an English singer, actress, and puppeteer whose career has spanned more than four decades.
Lynn Rachel Redgrave (8 March 1943 – 2 May 2010) was an English and American actress.
A mafia is a type of organized crime syndicate whose primary activities are protection racketeering, the arbitration of disputes between criminals, and the organizing and oversight of illegal agreements and transactions.
The Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) is a South American penguin, breeding in coastal Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands, with some migrating to Brazil where they are occasionally seen as far north as Rio de Janeiro.
"Mah Nà Mah Nà" is a popular song by Italian composer Piero Umiliani.
A mallet is a kind of hammer, often made of rubber or sometimes wood, that is smaller than a maul or beetle, and usually has a relatively large head.
Vittoria Marisa Schiaparelli Berenson (born February 15, 1947) is an American actress and model.
Matthew J. "Matt" Vogel II (born October 6, 1970) is an American puppeteer, director and singer who has worked for the Jim Henson Company and Sesame Workshop.
The Merry Men are the group of outlaws who follow Robin Hood in English literature and folklore.
Michael Kingsbury Frith (born 8 July 1941) is the former Executive Vice-President and Creative Director for Jim Henson Productions.
Miss Piggy is a Muppet character known for her breakout role in Jim Henson's The Muppet Show.
A monster is a creature which produces fear or physical harm by its appearance or its actions.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.
A most wanted list, maintained by a law enforcement agency, is a list of criminals and alleged criminals who are believed to be at large and are identified as the agency's highest priority for capture.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore, a batholith in the Black Hills in Keystone, South Dakota, United States.
Jim Henson's Muppet Babies, commonly known by the shortened title Muppet Babies, is an American animated television series that aired from September 15, 1984 to November 2, 1991 on CBS.
Muppet Babies is a American animated television series featuring toddler versions of the Muppets characters that began airing on Disney Junior and Disney Channel on March 23, 2018Schwartz, Dana (January 25, 2018).
Muppet Classic Theater (also known as Muppet Family Theater in the Republic of Ireland, and Muppet Fairy Tales in the United Kingdom VHS release) is a direct-to-video film featuring The Muppets that was released on September 27, 1994.
Muppet Race Mania is a PlayStation racing game that was developed by Traveller's Tales Ltd., and published by Midway in North America and Sony Computer Entertainment in Europe, and released in 2000.
Muppet Treasure Island is a 1996 American musical action adventure comedy film directed by Brian Henson, produced by Jim Henson Productions, and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
Muppet*Vision 3D is a 3D film attraction located at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Muppets from Space is a 1999 American science fiction family comedy film produced by Columbia Pictures and Jim Henson Pictures.
Muppets Most Wanted is a 2014 American musical comedy film and the eighth theatrical film featuring the Muppets.
Muppets Party Cruise is a party video game released in 2003 by Mass Media Inc..
Muppets Tonight is an American live-action/puppet family-oriented television series created by Jim Henson Productions and featuring The Muppets.
Nathan Lane (born Joseph Lane; February 3, 1956) is an American actor and writer.
Nestlé Purina Petcare is a St. Louis, Missouri-based subsidiary of Nestlé.
New Coke was the unofficial name for the reformulation of Coca-Cola introduced in April 1985 by the Coca-Cola Company to replace the original formula of its flagship soft drink Coca-Cola (also called Coke).
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
A news presenter – also known as a newsreader, newscaster (short for "news broadcaster"), anchorman or anchorwoman, news anchor or simply an anchor – is a person who presents news during a news program on the television, on the radio or on the Internet.
Nicholas Stoller (born March 19. 1976) is a British-American filmmaker.
A nephew is a son of a person's sibling, and a niece is a daughter of a person's sibling.
Octopussy is a 1983 British spy film, the thirteenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the sixth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.
An ogre (feminine: "ogress") is a legendary monster usually depicted as a large, hideous, man-like being that eats ordinary human beings, especially infants and children.
The Omnibot (オムニボット) is a toy robot originally manufactured by Tomy in the mid-1980s.
In music, the organ (from Greek ὄργανον organon, "organ, instrument, tool") is a keyboard instrument of one or more pipe divisions or other means for producing tones, each played with its own keyboard, played either with the hands on a keyboard or with the feet using pedals.
Palisades Entertainment, LLC, better known as Palisades Toys, was an American manufacturing and distributing toy & collectibles company geared toward the adult collector market.
A patrol is commonly a group of personnel, such as law enforcement officers or military personnel, that are assigned to monitor a specific geographic area.
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
Performance art is a performance presented to an audience within a fine art context, traditionally interdisciplinary.
Peter Linz (born June 28, 1967) is an American puppeteer.
A pianist is an individual musician who plays the piano.
Prawn is a common name for small aquatic crustaceans with an exoskeleton and ten legs (i.e. a member of the order decapoda), some of which can be eaten.
In marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a market that might satisfy a want or need.
A protagonist In modern usage, a protagonist is the main character of any story (in any medium, including prose, poetry, film, opera and so on).
The Puritans were English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to "purify" the Church of England from its "Catholic" practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.
A pyrotechnician is a person who is responsible for the safe storage, handling, and functioning of pyrotechnics and pyrotechnic devices.
Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada, located in the western part of the state, approximately from Lake Tahoe.
Richard Hunt (August 17, 1951 – January 7, 1992) was an American puppeteer, best known as a Muppet performer.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, and singer.
Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film.
Rocky Mountain Holiday is a television special and a soundtrack album of songs from the show, performed by American singer-songwriter John Denver and The Muppets.
Rollie Krewson (sometimes credited as "Rollin Krewson") is a puppet designer and builder known for her work on various Muppet productions.
Romance is the expressive and generally pleasurable feeling from an emotional attraction towards another person.
A ruff is an item of clothing worn in Western Europe from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-seventeenth century.
A running gag, or running joke, is a literary device that takes the form of an amusing joke or a comical reference and appears repeatedly throughout a work of literature or other form of storytelling.
Russell "Russi" Taylor (born May 4, 1944) is an American voice actress.
Sam and Friends is an early live-action/puppet television show created by puppeteer Jim Henson and his eventual wife Jane Nebel.
The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.
Scooter is a Muppet character known for being the backstage stage manager, utility stage crew member, and general all-around "gofer" on The Muppet Show. He was originally performed by Richard Hunt until his death in 1992, and is currently performed by David Rudman.
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry.
Sesame Workshop (SW), formerly Children's Television Workshop (CTW), is an American non-profit organization which has been responsible for the production of several educational children's programs—including its first and best-known, Sesame Street—that have been televised internationally.
A Shenandoah is a style of facial hair or beard.
Showrunner is the 21st-century term for the leading executive producer of a Hollywood television series in the United States.
Siberia (a) is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia.
Significant other (SO) colloquially used as a gender-neutral term for a person's partner in an intimate relationship without disclosing or presuming anything about marital status, relationship status, or sexual orientation.
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" is a song by American rock band Nirvana.
Sole is a fish belonging to several families.
"Sonny Boy" is a song written by Ray Henderson, Bud De Sylva, and Lew Brown.
Stage management is a broad field that is generally defined as the practice of organization and coordination of an event or theatrical production.
A stagehand is a person who works backstage or behind the scenes in theatres, film, television, or location performance.
Statler and Waldorf are a pair of Muppet characters known for their cantankerous opinions and shared penchant for heckling.
Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony is a multi-award–winning webshow starring the Muppet characters Statler and Waldorf which ran biweekly on Movies.com from June 2005 until September 2006.
Steven Lawrence "Steve" Whitmire (born September 24, 1959) is an American puppeteer who has worked on The Muppets and Sesame Street.
The straight man is a stock character in a comedy performance, especially a double act, sketch comedy, or farce.
A stunt performer, often referred to as a stuntman, stuntwoman, or daredevil, is a trained professional who performs stunts, often as a career.
Superhuman strength, also called super-strength, super strength, increased strength, or enhanced strength, is an ability commonly invoked in fiction.
Superstar is a term used to refer to someone who has great popular appeal and is widely known, prominent, or successful in some field.
The Swedish Chef is a Muppet character that appeared on The Muppet Show.
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
Tab (stylized as TaB) is a diet cola soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company, introduced in 1963.
A tadpole (also called a pollywog) is the larval stage in the life cycle of an amphibian, particularly that of a frog or toad.
The tambourine is a musical instrument in the percussion family consisting of a frame, often of wood or plastic, with pairs of small metal jingles, called "zils".
A taxicab, also known as a taxi or a cab, is a type of vehicle for hire with a driver, used by a single passenger or small group of passengers, often for a non-shared ride.
A technician is a worker in a field of technology who is proficient in the relevant skill and technique, with a relatively practical understanding of the theoretical principles.
A television special (often TV special, or rarely "television spectacular") is a stand-alone television show which temporarily interrupts episodic programming normally scheduled for a given time slot.
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia.
The Arsenio Hall Show is an American syndicated late-night talk show created by and starring comedian Arsenio Hall.
The Dresden Files is a series of contemporary fantasy/mystery novels written by American author Jim Butcher.
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
"The Emperor's New Clothes" (Kejserens nye klæder) is a short tale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, about two weavers who promise an emperor a new suit of clothes that they say is invisible to those who are unfit for their positions, stupid, or incompetent – while in reality, they make no clothes at all, making everyone believe the clothes are invisible to them.
"The Frog Prince; or, Iron Henry" (Der Froschkönig oder der eiserne Heinrich, literally "The Frog King; or, The Iron Heinrich") is a fairy tale, best known through the Brothers Grimm's written version; traditionally it is the first story in their collection.
The Frog Prince (released on home video as Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince) is a 1971 special directed by Jim Henson.
The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy, based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel of the same name.
The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 British-American mystery musical comedy film directed by Jim Henson, marking his feature directorial debut.
The Great Santa Claus Switch is a musical Christmas special featuring Jim Henson's Muppets.
The Jim Henson Company (also known at various times as Muppets, Inc., Henson Associates, Inc., and Jim Henson Productions, Inc.) is an American entertainment company, a leading producer of children's and family entertainment (despite some of the company's works containing mature content), and best known as the creators of the renowned Muppets characters.
The Jim Henson Hour is a television series that aired on NBC in 1989.
The Jimmy Dean Show is the name of several similar music and variety series on American local and network television between 1957 and 1975.
The Muppet Christmas Carol is a 1992 American musical fantasy comedy-drama film and an adaptation of Charles Dickens's 1843 novel A Christmas Carol.
The Muppet Movie is a 1979 musical road comedy movie and the first theatrical film featuring the Muppets.
The Muppet Show is a family-oriented comedy-variety television series that was produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and features The Muppets.
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence aired on ABC on March 19, 1975.
The Muppets are an ensemble cast of puppet characters known for their self-aware, burlesque, and meta-referential style of variety-sketch comedy.
The Muppets is a 2011 American musical comedy film and the seventh theatrical film featuring the Muppets.
The Muppets (stylized as the muppets.) is an American television comedy series that originally aired on ABC from September 22, 2015 to March 1, 2016.
The Muppets at Walt Disney World is a television special starring Jim Henson's Muppets at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
The Muppets Studio, LLC, formerly The Muppets Holding Company, LLC, is a wholly owned entertainment subsidiary of Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, formed in 2004 through The Walt Disney Company's acquisition of The Muppets and Bear in the Big Blue House intellectual properties from The Jim Henson Company.
The Muppets Take Manhattan is a 1984 American musical comedy film directed by Frank Oz.
The Muppets Valentine Show aired on ABC on January 30, 1974.
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz is a 2005 American-Canadian fantasy television film directed by Kirk Thatcher and starring Ashanti and The Muppets with supporting roles done by Jeffrey Tambor, Quentin Tarantino, David Alan Grier, and Queen Latifah.
The Tale of the Bunny Picnic is a 1986 Easter TV special directed by Jim Henson and David G. Hillier.
The Temptations are an American vocal group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s.
The Three Little Pigs is a fable about three pigs who build three houses of different materials.
The Tonight Show is an American late-night talk show currently broadcast from the NBC studios in Rockefeller Center in New York City (and previously from various studios in the Los Angeles region) and airing on NBC since 1954.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer and playwright.
Timothy Cratchit, called "Tiny Tim", is a fictional character from the 1843 novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens in the Victorian era.
TNT is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
is a Japanese entertainment company that makes children's toys and merchandise.
The, also known as the, is a mid-size crossover SUV produced by Toyota.
Toys "R" Us, Inc. was an American toy, clothing, video game, and baby product retailer founded in April 1948, with its headquarters located in Wayne, New Jersey.
The triangle is an idiophone type of musical instrument in the percussion family.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
Tyler T. Bunch (born February 10, 1970) is an American puppeteer, puppet designer, director, and actor.
Uncle Sam (initials U.S.) is a common national personification of the American government or the United States in general that, according to legend, came into use during the War of 1812 and was supposedly named for Samuel Wilson.
Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
Victor Yerrid is an American puppeteer for the Jim Henson Company and has performed Muppet characters in many TV shows, movies, and TV commercials.
Vincent Leonard Price Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films.
The Waldorf Astoria New York is a luxury hotel in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The Walt Disney World Resort, commonly known as Walt Disney World, or often just as Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear, is a fictional anthropomorphic teddy bear created by English author A. A. Milne.
A witch doctor was originally a type of healer who treated ailments believed to be caused by witchcraft.
The Writers Guild of America is the joint efforts of two different US labor unions representing TV and film writers.
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