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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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April 6, 2014

RIP Mickey Rooney

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

Legendary actor and Muppets guest star Mickey Rooney has passed away.

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February 15, 2014

John Henson 1965-2014

Filed under: Feature,Reports — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 1:23 pm

John Henson, the fourth of Jim and Jane Henson’s five children, has passed away at the age of 48.

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February 12, 2014

RIP Sid Caesar

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:11 pm

Legendary comedian Sid Caesar has passed away, so we’re revisiting his Sesame Street appearances.

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January 28, 2014

RIP Pete Seeger

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:13 am

Folk singer and Sesame Street guest star Pete Seeger has passed away.

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September 30, 2013

Muppet Tech Wizard Faz Fazakas Dies at 95

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 11:46 pm

The puppet designer had a huge impact of the evolution of the Muppets.

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June 19, 2013

RIP James Gandolfini

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 8:07 pm

Actor James Gandolfini has passed away, and we remember him for his work on Sesame Street and with the Creature Shop.

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June 1, 2013

RIP Jean Stapleton

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:26 pm

Muppet Show guest star and All in the Family actress Jean Stapleton has passed away.

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May 20, 2013

RIP Muppet Babies Songwriter Alan O’Day

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:01 pm

Co-writer of nearly 100 Muppet Babies songs Alan O’Day has passed away.

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April 22, 2013

RIP Richie Havens

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:46 pm

Folk singer and Sesame Street guest star Richie Havens has passed away.

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April 12, 2013

RIP Jonathan Winters

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:30 pm

Actor, comedian, and Muppet Show guest star Jonathan Winters has passed away.

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April 4, 2013

RIP Roger Ebert

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 4:05 pm

Movie critic Roger Ebert has passed away, and we’re visiting his Sesame Street appearances and Muppet movie reviews.

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April 2, 2013

Jane Nebel Henson 1934-2013

Filed under: Feature,Reports — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 4:24 pm

Remembering Jane Henson.

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