82% of People Can't Name All of These Muppets. Can You?

Andrew Katz

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About This Quiz

Jim Henson created the Muppets and first showcased them on the TV program "Sam and Friends." Since that time the Muppets have become a staple of American comedy, attracting fans both young and old. How many Muppets do you think you can name? Take this quiz and find out!

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Walter was created for 2011's "The Muppets." He is voiced by Peter Linz.

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Uncle Deadly first appeared alongside Vincent Price on "The Muppet Show." He was originally voiced by Jerry Nelson.

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Cotterpin made her debut on HBO's "Fraggle Rock." She was mainly performed by Kathryn Mullen.

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Don Music premiered on "Sesame Street" in 1974. He was the composer whose signature expression of frustration was banging his head on his piano.

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Although the puppet was used before, Bobo the Bear became a character in the '90s TV show, "Muppets Tonight." He was originally performed by Bill Barretta.

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Dr. Julius Strangepork was one of the cast members of the recurring "Pigs in Space" segment on "The Muppet Show." He has been voiced by Jerry Nelson and Matt Vogel.

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Marjory is the trash heap who knows all -- at least, in the world of "Fraggle Rock." She was performed by Jerry Nelson.

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Annie Sue debuted on "The Muppet Show" in 1978 as a new singing pig -- which upset Miss Piggy to no end. She was performed by Louise Gold.

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Clifford hosted "Muppets Tonight," but he actually debuted in 1989's "The Jim Henson Hour," as the bass player in the "house" band. He was performed by Kevin Clash.

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Roosevelt Franklin was one of the original Muppets of "Sesame Street." He was designed by Jim Henson, built by Carolyn Wilcox, and voiced by Matt Robinson -- the first Gordon on "Sesame Street."

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Zoot plays saxophone in the Electric Mayhem and "played" the final "note" of the theme song to "The Muppet Show" each week. He is performed by Dave Goelz.

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Snuffleupagus is the hairy, elephant-like creature who is Big Bird's best friend. He debuted in 1971 and has been performed by Jerry Nelson, Michael Earl and Martin P. Robinson.

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Beauregard is the janitor and stagehand on "The Muppet Show." He debuted in 1978 and was voiced by Dave Goelz.

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Gobo is the main Fraggle of HBO's "Fraggle Rock," aspiring to be an explorer like his uncle, Uncle Traveling Matt. Gobo was performed by Jerry Nelson.

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Johnny Fiama is a Sinatra-like crooner who first appeared in 1996 in an episode of "Muppets Tonight." He was performed by Bill Barretta.

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The Newsman anchors the Muppet News Flash, a recurring part of "The Muppet Show." He got his start in 1976 and was performed by the original Muppeteer, Jim Henson.

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Link Hogthrob is the smug captain of the Swinetrek ship in "Pigs in Space." He was originally performed by Jim Henson.

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Camilla is Gonzo's chicken girlfriend. She is distinguishable from the other Muppet chickens by her blue eyes.

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Crazy Harry, the pyrotechnic "expert" from "The Muppet Show," debuted in 1974. He was performed by Jerry Nelson.

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This ghost appears in 1992's "The Muppet Christmas Carol." It is voiced by Jerry Nelson.

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Robin the Frog first appeared in 1971's "The Frog Prince," voiced by Jerry Nelson. It wasn't until he appeared on The Muppet Show that he was established as Kermit's nephew.

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Mahna Mahna is most famous for performing the song, "Mahna Mahna," backed up by the pink Snowths. The opening and closing of the Snowths' round mouths reflected the same movement of Mahna Mahna's same-shaped eyes.

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Red is one of the fraggles of Fraggle Rock. In 1981, after working on both "Sesame Street" and "The Muppet Show," Karen Prell was cast as Red's puppeteer.

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Dr. Teeth was the first Muppet representative of the cast of "The Muppet Show," as Kermit had a small role in the pilot. When Jim Henson went on "The Tonight Show" to promote it, he brought Dr. Teeth along.

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Sweetums debuted with Robin the Frog in 1971's "The Frog Prince" -- as an ogre. He went on to be a regular part of "The Muppet Show" during its second season.

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Lew Zealand and his boomerang fish act first appeared on "The Muppet Show" in 1978. He has been performed by Jerry Nelson and Matt Vogel.

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Sir Didymus, a fox-terrier knight, rides his canine steed Ambrosius while defending the bridge over the Bog of Eternal Stench. He appeared in 1986's "Labyrinth."

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Pepe the King Prawn's full name is Pepino Rodrigo Serrano Gonzales. He first appeared in 1996's "Muppets Tonight," performed by Bill Barretta.

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Kevin Clash is probably Elmo's best-known performer, being featured in the 2011 feature, "Being Elmo," but he wasn't the first. The Muppet who would become known as Elmo was performed by Brian Muehl and Richard Hunt before Clash gave him his distinctive voice. Elmo is currently performed by Ryan Dillon.

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Scooter's originating performer was Richard Hunt. After Hunt's death in 1991, Scooter was retired for a while. It wasn't until 2008 that Scooter gained a new regular performer in David Rudman.

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Dr. Bunsen Honeydew hosted the "Muppet Labs" segments on "The Muppet Show" and has appeared in practically every Muppet movie since. He is performed by Dave Goelz.

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Grover, a staple of "Sesame Street," has appeared in other Muppet-related television. At the end of 1985-6's "The Muppets - A Celebration of 30 Years," set at a black-tie ballroom gala honoring Kermit the Frog, Grover has the honor of presenting Jim Henson with the bill.

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Rizzo debuted on the fourth season of "The Muppet Show" and was performed by Steve Whitmire. His name was inspired by Dustin Hoffman's character from "Midnight Cowboy," Ratso Rizzo.

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Sam the Eagle first appeared in the pilot presentation of "The Muppet Show." He was performed by Frank Oz.

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Rowlf is one of the oldest Muppets. He started in a series of 1962 commercials for Purina Dog Chow and went on to be the sidekick of the namesake of "The Jimmy Dean Show."

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Cookie Monster began as a purple monster with teeth called the Wheel Stealer, in a test commercial for General Foods' wheel-shaped snacks in 1966. A green version of the Muppet appeared on The Ed Sullivan show and consumed a blinking machine. Finally, the fur changed to blue and the teeth were dropped, creating the lovable Sesame Street character we know today. OHM-NOM-NOM-NOM!

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Count von Count debuted in 1972's season four premiere of "Sesame Street." He was originally performed by Jerry Nelson and has been performed by Matt Vogel since 2013.

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Beaker took up a lot of screen-time, if not a lot of screen space, in 1980's "Mac Davis" episode of The Muppet Show. Beaker's boss introduced a new copying machine, which ended up duplicating Beaker many times over. Beakers showed up in segments featuring Fozzie Bear, the Swedish Chef, and the Electric Mayhem. They even showed up in the balcony belonging to Statler and Waldorf.

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Bert and Ernie, best friends, live in the basement apartment at 123 Sesame Street. They were originally performed by two of the biggest Muppeteers, Frank Oz and Jim Henson.

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Statler and Waldorf were designed by Bonnie Erickson. She started with The Henson Company as a freelance costume designer on 1970s, with The Frog Prince, and stayed through the end of October, 1976, after which she formed her own design group and was responsible for creating characters for national sports teams, commercials, and television. One of her creations is the Philly Phanatic.

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Oscar the Grouch was named for the New York restaurant, Oscar's Salt of the Sea, which, being on Third Avenue, around the corner from Jim Henson's office on East 67th Street, was an oft-frequented lunch spot for Henson and his colleagues. The restaurant's paper placemats were great places to design new Muppets.

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Fozzie Bear's name seems to be a play on that of his first main performer, Frank Oz. But it's actually meant as a tribute to the designer of Fozzie's electro-mechanical ears (and other electro-mechanical devices used to operate the Muppets), Faz Fazakas.

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Big Bird stands 8-foot, 2-inch tall and is made up of 4,000 turkey feathers, dyed varying shades of yellow. His head appeared on the November 23, 1970, cover of "Time" magazine.

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Animal appeared on "The Merv Griffin Show" #3224 ("Merv Griffin Salutes the Muppets") to help promote the third Muppet movie, 1984's "The Muppets Take Manhattan." The movie was the solo feature directing debut of Animal's performer, Frank Oz.

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Also known as Gonzo the Great, The Great Gonzo is the Muppet Theater's resident daredevil. He is performed by Dave Goelz, a Muppet-maker-turned-Muppeteer. Gonzo (as Gonzo the Great) wrote a memoir called "'The' Is My Middle Name," but couldn't find a publisher.

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In August, 1988, Miss Piggy accompanied Jim Henson to Moscow to tape segments for Chris Cerf and Marlo Thomas' "Free to Be a Family," a live show that aired on December 13 of that year and encouraged glasnost between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. Almost a year later, the Berlin Wall came down -- no piggy karate chop necessary.

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When they appeared on talk shows during the late '80s, Jim Henson carried a repair kit with him in case he needed to fix Kermit the Frog. The kit was a black gym bag with Kermit fleece, eyeballs, sewing equipment and a microphone inside.

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The Swedish Chef had his own cereal line from Post. It was called "Cröonchy Stars," pronounced with a mock-Swedish accent.

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Despite being together for more than forty years, Janice and the rest of the Electric Mayhem performed live for the first time at the 2016 Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco. They played five songs, including their hit, "Can You Picture That?" from 1979's "The Muppet Movie." In an early showing of feminism, Janice is the Mayhem's lead guitar player.

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Skeeter was created for the animated "Muppet Babies" and hasn't appeared in puppet form. She was first voiced by Howie Mandel.

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