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    moobeaumoo

    [1]Jan 3, 2007
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    i think he's is a muppet but he is still on sesame street but im confused
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    little_magelly

    [2]Jan 23, 2007
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    Kermit is a Muppet, but he appears on Sesame street as a guest star
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    CB649

    [3]Feb 13, 2007
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    A "muppet" is a term coined by Jim Henson. It is made up of the words marionette and puppet. Kermit originated on Sesame Street...Jim Henson originally created "The Muppet Show" for Saturday Night Live, but he (Jim Henson) did not get along with Loren Michaels, so they didn't appear. Instead a full half hour variety themed show "The Muppet Show" was born, and Kermit was the star. So I hope that answers your question.
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    moobeaumoo

    [4]Mar 15, 2007
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    thanks that really does help
    Edited on 03/15/2007 3:28am
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    SailorB

    [5]May 9, 2007
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    Imagine: Miss Piggy on Sesame Street. And I kinda thought that Kermit was a crossing character between Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. And on some Muppet Movies, Sesame Street Characters have appeared: The Muppet Movie(Big Bird); The Muppets Take Manhattan(most of the cast); The Great Muppet Caper(Oscar)  
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    WWinnieF

    [6]Nov 20, 2008
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    And lest we forget Muppet Family Christmas. It brought all three parts of the Muppet family--SS, TMS & MB, and FR--together for rounds of Christmas cheer.

    Whilst The Muppet Show cast (minus a missing-in-action Miss Piggy, who would thankfully show up last minute to spend Christmas Eve with her "Kermie" and all their family & friends, including a special appearance at the end by Muppet creator, Jim Henson [the only other on-screen actor would be Gerry Parkes as Jerome "Doc" Christian]) would set everything up (ex: The Swedish Chef was originally planning to bask a Christmas Turkey, only to end up making Shredded Wheat and Cranberry Sauce [Big Bird's favorite]), the Muppet Babies being seen through home movies that Animal would sadly ruin, the Sesame Street gang [after a little letter & number small talk with Jerome] putting on The Night Before Christmas in play form, and the Fraggle Rock five--Gobo, Red, Mokey, Wembley, & Boober--showing Robin and Kermit how different cultures celebrate their holidays (for the Fraggles don't celebrate Christmas, they celebrate a similar holiday via a winter festival and a gift exchange...often using the same gift repeatedly [as per the song "Pass It On"]).

    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dlFUnlEVXQ

    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CntVc3b5i4E

    Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IK0QyUmdDs

    Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TZJY1IVEnI

    Part 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxEOCoPjX5s

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    TV-PG-Y7

    [7]Jul 3, 2009
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    actually kermit the frog is a puppet.
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    WWinnieF

    [8]Oct 9, 2009
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    TV-PG-Y7 wrote:
    actually kermit the frog is a puppet.
    Muppet IS an alamagym (sp?) of puppet and merionette (sp?). XD

    ALL of the following ARE Muppets: Sesame Street, The Muppet Show (and Muppet Babies), and Fraggle Rock. Hence the title of the holiday special...MUPPET Family Christmas, as mentioned in the previous post.

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    RugratsFan1990

    [9]May 26, 2010
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    Kermit's a Muppet and so is all of the Sesame Street characters. Like the others have said before, a Muppet is a puppet character that Jim Hensen created, and Kermit the Frog is definitely a part of that.

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    WWinnieF

    [10]Jul 13, 2010
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    There is a distinction:


    Muppets: Sesame Street, The Muppet Show & Little Muppet Monsters/Muppet Babies, and Fraggle Rock (as well asthe short-lived Jim Henson Hour and even the mediocre attempt at reviving the glory days of The Muppet Show, Muppets Tonight)


    Most Muppets are of felt faux skin/feathers/fur w/ ping-pong ball eyes or are--in the case of Big Bird, for example--just people in giant Muppet costumes with monitors inside the suits so the performers could see and perform their required actions.


    The prime exception to this would be the workaholic Doozers, who were all robotically controlled by a mechanism connecting the machinery controlling them to hand-manipulated devices that also worked the hands and mouths of each individual Doozer. The lumbering Gorgs also would be a minimal exception, since they would be designed like Big Bird costume-wise, but would be handled in the same fashion as the Doozers, in that pantomime/dance performers would be in the costumes performing actions whilst machinery in the Gorg outfits would be wired to the apparatus that each veteran Muppeteer used to operate the Gorg faces while also doing the character voices off-camera.


    **The Following Note Has Been Brought To You Today By The Letters M and B & By The Numbers 1, 9, 8,and 4**


    **Note**: Muppet Babies is counted as a Muppet property as well, because although the actual series is an animated one, the dream sequence in Muppets Take Manhattan and the home movies in Muppet Family Christmas show the Babies in their original Muppet forms. What's more, since the series itself stars cartoon versions of established adult Muppets regressed to toddler age, the show (even though animated) is Muppet-esque in and of itself.


    Creatures: Labryinth, The Dark Crystal, Dinosaurs, and Farscape


    Creatures are technologically advanced puppet costumes mixed with CGI optical effects.


    Made for Others: Yoda from Star Wars, The live-action TMNT, The entire cast of Bear in The Big Blue House, The Neverending Story flying dog beast, et al


    Those Made for Others are a mix, with some being traditional puppets (Yoda initially in the original trilogy) and others being people in costume (TMNT and Bear).


    Muppet Family Theme Music (The Themes of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show & Little Muppet Monsters/Muppet Babies, and Fraggle Rock merged together w/ Rainbow Connection, Bein' Green, and Just One Person)

    Edited on 07/13/2010 9:04pm
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