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  • Aug 17, 1951 - Jan 07, 1992 (age 40)
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1994
The Best of Elmo
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MovieAug 17, 1994

The Best of Elmo

The Best of Elmo is a 1994 Sesame Street video …
The Best of Elmo is a 1994 Sesame Street video originally released on VHS as part of the "My Sesame Street Home Video" series, the 16th and final title of the My Sesame Street Home Video series. Eight great Elmo tunes.
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1993
Billy Bunny's Animal Songs
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MovieMay 21, 1993

Billy Bunny's Animal Songs

Billy Bunny sings his way …
Billy Bunny sings his way across the forest where he runs across a swamp full of frogs, a cave filled with rapping bears, and a singing porcupine.
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1992
Richard Hunt
Personal1992

Richard Hunt

Richard Hunt passed away.
1991
Sesame Street: Sing, Hoot & Howl with the Sesame Street Animals
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MovieJan 1, 1991

Sesame Street: Sing, Hoot & Howl with t…

Come hear the call of the …
Come hear the call of the wild as Big Bird leads a musical menagerie in some of the funniest and silliest songs ever. You'll want to sing, hoot, and howl along with these twelve terrific tunes by animals, for animals, and about animals. There's Ernie's immortal "Insects in your Neighborhood," the timeless "Cluck Around the Clock," and many, many more. The beastly beat goes on and on with this kooky collection of hits!
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Sesame Street: Elmo's Sing-Along Guessing Game
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MovieJan 1, 1991

Sesame Street: Elmo's Sing-Along Gues…

Don't miss the musical fun …
Don't miss the musical fun and excitement when Elmo hosts his very own TV game show. Elmo asks the questions and you can guess the answers in sing-along videos featuring some of your favorite songs. Kermit, Big Bird, and more of your Sesame Street Pals are on hand for all the high-energy hijinks.
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1990
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson
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MovieNov 21, 1990

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson

While The Muppets prepare …
While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.
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The Muppets at Walt Disney World
MovieMay 6, 1990

The Muppets at Walt Disney World

The Muppets at Walt Disney …
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 special aired on NBC as part of The Magical World of Disney on May 6, 1990, and turned out to be the last Muppets special that Henson would work on (he would die 10 days following its airing, on May 16).
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Sing Yourself Silly!
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MovieApr 30, 1990

Sing Yourself Silly!

Big Bird and his pals are making musical mayhem as they …
Big Bird and his pals are making musical mayhem as they sing the goofiest, nuttiest, silliest songs ever. Join in with Sesame Street favorites Oscar, Ernie, the Count, and more as they tickle your funny bone.
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The Earth Day Special
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TV ShowApr 22, 1990

The Earth Day Special

The Earth Day Special is a …
The Earth Day Special is a television special revolving around Earth Day that aired on ABC on April 22, 1990. Sponsored by Time Warner, the two-hour special featured an ensemble cast addressing concerns about pollution, deforestation, and other environmental ills.
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1989
The Ghost of Faffner Hall
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TV ShowAug 16, 1989

The Ghost of Faffner Hall

The Ghost of Faffner Hall is …
The Ghost of Faffner Hall is a British/American children's television series from Jim Henson Productions and the British ITV company Tyne Tees Television which aired from August 16, 1989 to November 11, 1989 in the UK, and slightly later in the US. The puppets for this show were created by Jim Henson's Creature Shop, and the series was recorded at the Tyne Tees Studios in Newcastle upon Tyne and directed by Tony Kysh, then senior director within that company's children's department.
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The Jim Henson Hour
TV ShowApr 14, 1989

The Jim Henson Hour

The Jim Henson Hour is a television series that aired on …
The Jim Henson Hour is a television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the Muppet characters. Nine of the twelve episodes produced aired on NBC before the program was canceled. Two episodes later aired on Nickelodeon in 1992 and 1993, and the final episode never aired in the US, but did air in the UK in 1990.
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1988
Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie
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MovieMar 5, 1988

Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie

The stars come out on …
The stars come out on Sesame Street in this fun-filled special featuring the show's most memorable moments. Sing-along in this star-studded celebration.
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1987
A Muppet Family Christmas
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MovieDec 16, 1987

A Muppet Family Christmas

Kermit and his friends spend …
Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.
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Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series
TV ShowSep 12, 1987

Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series

Fraggle Rock: The Animated …
Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series is an American animated children's television series based on the original live action version of the same name created by Jim Henson. NBC aired this spin-off program on Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM (later moved to 11:00 AM) for one season during 1987. It was later shown in reruns on Disney Channel from May 5, 1990 to June 1995.
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CBS Summer Playhouse
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TV ShowJun 12, 1987

CBS Summer Playhouse

CBS Summer Playhouse is an American anthology series …
CBS Summer Playhouse is an American anthology series that ran from June 12, 1987 to August 22, 1989 on CBS. It aired unsold television pilots during the summer season.
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1986
The Christmas Toy
MovieDec 6, 1986

The Christmas Toy

When no people are around, the toys still play in the …
When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ...
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Sesame Street: Learning About Numbers
MovieMay 12, 1986

Sesame Street: Learning About Numbers

Sesame Street: Learning About Numbers released.
The Tale of the Bunny Picnic
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MovieMar 26, 1986

The Tale of the Bunny Picnic

Bean Bunny is too small to …
Bean Bunny is too small to be useful (says his brother) to help prepare for the Bunny Picnic, so he wanders off and sees a legendary persecutor of all rabbits: the farmer's dog. But nobody ...
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The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years
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MovieJan 21, 1986

The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years

For the first time in their …
For the first time in their careers, all the Muppets (except the ones that couldn't make it, like the Doozers, Gorgs and most of the Fraggles) have gathered together in one place to ...
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1985
Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters
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TV ShowSep 14, 1985

Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters

Little Muppet Monsters is a …
Little Muppet Monsters is a Saturday morning television series featuring the Muppets that aired three episodes on CBS in 1985. The first season of Muppet Babies did so well in the ratings, that CBS decided to expand the series from a half-hour to an hour, pairing Muppet Babies with Little Muppet Monsters. They called the hour-long package Muppets, Babies and Monsters.
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Follow That Bird
MovieAug 2, 1985

Follow That Bird

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky …
Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
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1984
The Cosby Show
TV ShowSep 20, 1984

The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom co-created …
The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom co-created and starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on an upper middle-class black family living in Brooklyn, New York.
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Oxford Blues
MovieAug 24, 1984

Oxford Blues

A young American hustler pursues the girl of his dreams to …
A young American hustler pursues the girl of his dreams to Oxford, where he must enroll to obtain her.
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1983
Don't Eat the Pictures
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MovieNov 16, 1983

Don't Eat the Pictures

As the Metropolitan Museum …
As the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes, Big Bird decides to leave his Sesame Street friends behind in search of Snuffy. Once locked inside for the night, educational hilarity ensues as ...
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Trading Places
MovieJun 8, 1983

Trading Places

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their …
A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
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Fraggle Rock
TV ShowJan 10, 1983

Fraggle Rock

Fraggle Rock (also known as Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock or …
Fraggle Rock (also known as Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock or Fraggle Rock with Jim Henson's Muppets) is a Canadian-British-American children's puppet television series about interconnected societies of Muppet creatures, created by Jim Henson.
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Big Bird in China
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MovieJan 1, 1983

Big Bird in China

Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, …
Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese ...
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1982
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show (1982)
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TV ShowSep 17, 1982

The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show (1982)

The Fantastic Miss Piggy …
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show is a one-hour television special that aired on ABC on September 17, 1982. It guest stars John Ritter, George Hamilton, and Andy Kaufman (as Tony Clifton). The special was taped in Toronto between August 9 and 24, 1982 and was later syndicated alongside The Muppet Show.
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1981
The Muppets Go to the Movies
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MovieMay 20, 1981

The Muppets Go to the Movies

Along with Dudley Moore …
Along with Dudley Moore and Lily Tomlin, the Muppets spoof classic movies such as "The Wizard of Oz," "Casablanca," and even artsy Ingmar Bergman movies. They also promote their then-upcoming film "The Great Muppet Caper."
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Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Nomination1981

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy P…

Nominated for "The Muppet Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
1980
Outstanding Variety or Music Program
Nomination1980

Outstanding Variety or Music Program

Nominated for "The Muppet Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
1979
The Muppet Movie
MovieMay 31, 1979

The Muppet Movie

Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to …
Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, The Great Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog leg restaurant magnate.
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The Muppets Go Hollywood
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TV ShowMay 16, 1979

The Muppets Go Hollywood

In this one-hour special, …
In this one-hour special, Kermit the Frog throws a glamorous party at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub to celebrate the premiere of the Muppets' first feature film, The Muppet Movie. Hosts Dick van Dyke and Rita Moreno interview the wide array of celebrities and Muppets who attend the event. Gary Owens serves as off-camera announcer, and appears on-screen to introduce Miss Piggy.
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Outstanding Comedy-Variety Or Music Program
Nomination1979

Outstanding Comedy-Variety Or Music P…

Nominated for "The Muppet Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
1978
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street
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MovieDec 3, 1978

Christmas Eve on Sesame Street

Big Bird worries when Oscar …
Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.
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Outstanding Variety Series
Award1978

Outstanding Variety Series

Won award for "The Muppet Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Variety Series
Nomination1978

Outstanding Variety Series

Nominated for "The Muppet Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
1977
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
MovieDec 4, 1977

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

A poor otter family risks …
A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
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Outstanding Variety Series
Nomination1977

Outstanding Variety Series

Nominated for "The Muppet Show".
Primetime Emmy Award
1976
The Muppet Show
TV ShowSep 5, 1976

The Muppet Show

The Muppet Show is a comedy television series created by …
The Muppet Show is a comedy television series created by Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. The series originated as two pilot episodes produced by Henson for ABC in 1974 and 1975, respectively. While neither episode was moved forward as a series and other networks in the United States rejected Henson’s proposals, British producer Lew Grade expressed interest in the project and agreed to co-produce The Muppet Show for ATV. Five seasons, totalling 120 episodes, were broadcast on ATV and other ITV franchises in the UK and in first-run syndication in the US from 1976 to 1981. The programme was filmed at Elstree Studios, England.
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1974
Out to Lunch
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MovieDec 10, 1974

Out to Lunch

The Muppets and the casts of "The Electric Company" and …
The Muppets and the casts of "The Electric Company" and "Sesame Street" take over the ABC Nightly News when the newsroom staff takes a lunch break.
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The Muppets Valentine Show
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MovieJan 30, 1974

The Muppets Valentine Show

The Muppets Valentine …
The Muppets Valentine Show aired on ABC on January 30, 1974. It was one of two pilots produced during the planning stages for The Muppet Show. The other pilot was The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence, which aired in 1975. In this half-hour Valentine's Day special featuring the Muppets and special guest star Mia Farrow, host Wally has writer's block—he can't think of material for the show that represents the true meaning of love. He asks the other Muppets and Mia for assistance, with mixed results.
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1973
Julie on Sesame Street
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TV ShowNov 23, 1973

Julie on Sesame Street

Julie on Sesame Street was …
Julie on Sesame Street was a variety special broadcast in the United States on ABC on November 23, 1973 at 9 PM ET / PT. Sponsored on ABC by technology/telecommunications conglomerate GTE, the special starred Julie Andrews and Perry Como, and are joined by several of Jim Henson's Muppets from the PBS children's series, Sesame Street. No human members of the Sesame Street cast appeared in this special. Andrews and "special guest star" Como interacted with the Muppet characters (including Kermit the Frog, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch and Bert and Ernie), sharing comedic banter and singing songs such as "It's Not Easy Being Green" and "Picture a World" on the Sesame Street "neighborhood" set.
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1970
The Great Santa Claus Switch
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MovieDec 5, 1970

The Great Santa Claus Switch

The Great Santa Claus …
The Great Santa Claus Switch was a Muppet television special that first aired on CBS on December 20, 1970. The show, narrated by Ed Sullivan, begins at the North Pole with Santa Claus and ...
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1969
Sesame Street
TV ShowNov 10, 1969

Sesame Street

Sesame Street is an American educational children's …
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) until June 2000) and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its images communicated through the use of Jim Henson's Muppets, and includes short films, with humor and cultural references. The series premiered on November 10, 1969, to positive reviews, some controversy, and high viewership; it has aired on the U.S.'s national public television provider PBS since its debut, with its first run moving to premium channel HBO on January 16, 2016.
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1954
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
TV ShowOct 27, 1954

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Walt Disney Productions …
Walt Disney Productions (later The Walt Disney Company) has produced an anthology television series under several different titles since 1954. The original version of the series premiered on ABC on Wednesday, October 27, 1954. The show was broadcast weekly on one of the Big Three television networks until 1990, a 36-year span with only a two-year hiatus in 1984-85. The series was broadcast on Sunday for 25 of those years. From 1991 until 1997, the series aired infrequently.
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1951
Richard Hunt
BirthAugust 1951

Richard Hunt

Richard Hunt was born.
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