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July 6, 2015

RIP Sesame Street Animator Jane Aaron

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 4:58 pm

Jane Aaron, who provided dozens of animations for Sesame Street, has sadly passed away.

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June 2, 2015

RIP Great Muppet Caper Costumer Julie Harris

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:01 pm

Julie Harris, the Costume Designer for The Great Muppet Caper, has sadly passed away.

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May 25, 2015

RIP Ann Meara

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:48 am

Comedienne Anne Meara has sadly passed away. We’re looking back at her Shalom Sesame appearance.

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May 15, 2015

RIP B.B. King

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:35 am

Blues guitarist B.B. King has passed away, and we’re remembering his Sesame Street appearances.

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April 8, 2015

RIP The Muppet Show’s Ray Charles

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:24 am

Ray Charles, the Muppet Show’s music consultant and not the soul singer, has sadly passed away.

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RIP Stan Freberg 1926-2015

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 9:35 am

The show business legend who inspired generations of comedians, including Jim Henson, has passed away at the age of 88.

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April 5, 2015

RIP Sesame Street Director Lisa Simon

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:14 pm

Lisa Simon, who has worked on Sesame Street since the first season, has sadly passed away.

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March 9, 2015

RIP Sesame Street Animator Jeff Hale

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 7:37 pm

The animator responsible for the Pinball Number Count, the Typewriter, and many more, has passed away.

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February 27, 2015

RIP Leonard Nimoy

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:04 pm

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away, and we are remembering his appearances with the Muppets.

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February 13, 2015

RIP Gary Owens

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:25 pm

Radio and TV voiceover performer Gary Owens has passed away. We’re looking at his many contributions to Sesame Street and the Muppets.

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December 30, 2014

RIP Christine Cavanaugh, the Voice of Babe

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:54 pm

Voice actress Christine Cavanaugh has passed away, and we’re remembering her for her performance as Babe the pig.

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December 22, 2014

RIP Billie Whitelaw, the Voice of Aughra

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:02 pm

Actress Billie Whitelaw, best known to us as the voice of The Dark Crystal’s Aughra, has passed away.

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November 6, 2014

RIP Richard Schaal, Star of “The Cube”

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:12 pm

The lead actor from Jim Henson’s short film, “The Cube”, has passed away.

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October 20, 2014

Remembering Gerry Parkes, Fraggle Rock’s Doc

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:46 pm

Gerry Parkes, the actor who portrayed Doc on Fraggle Rock, has passed away. We remember the important role he played in the world of the Muppets.

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September 4, 2014

RIP Joan Rivers

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:25 pm

The great Joan Rivers has passed away, and we’re looking at her many Muppet connections from Muppets Take Manhattan to last year’s “feud” with Miss Piggy.

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August 19, 2014

RIP Don Pardo

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:25 am

The Saturday Night Live announcer and voice artist Don Pardo has passed away. We’re taking a look at his Muppet connections.

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August 11, 2014

RIP Robin Williams

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 7:29 pm

Iconic comedian and actor Robin Williams has passed away. We’re looking back at his many Muppet connections.

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June 30, 2014

RIP Meshach Taylor

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:15 pm

Actor Meshach Taylor has passed away. Watch an episode of “To Tell the Truth” featuring Taylor and Kermit the Frog!

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June 15, 2014

RIP Casey Kasem

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:27 pm

We remember the recently departed Casey Kasem by revisiting his Muppet connections.

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May 28, 2014

RIP Maya Angelou

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:37 am

Poet, author, actress, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has passed away. We remember her for her many Sesame Street appearances.

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