Hope (1976, UK)
Hope produced a series of Muppet Show 80-piece puzzles with illustrations.
Yours Truly, Kermit the Frog
This is one of the first mini- round puzzles put out by Hallmark in 1977. The puzzle measures 7 inches in diameter. Once assembled it shows a picture of that adorable frog. Above him is written "Yours Truly, Kermit the Frog".
"Aloha" Miss Piggy dreams of tropical nights as she sits in a crescent moon while wearing a grass skirt.
Hope (1977, UK)
Hope continues their series of Muppet Show 80-piece puzzles. This year with photos of the characters.
Hope also released some Muppet Show puzzles above 80 pieces.
Hestair (1977, UK)
Hestair began releasing 80-piece Muppet Show puzzles as well.
Hestair also released some 200-piece Muppet puzzles.
The following are the large Springbok jigsaw puzzles with 500-1000 pieces.
The Muppet Party
Probably the most popular Springbok Muppet puzzle produce is "The Muppet Party" with this great cast photo from 1978. In Hallmark style, the puzzle box features a great poem about the Muppet Party. The puzzle measures 24 by 30 inches.
This is a Springbok Puzzle with 1000 pieces featuring "The Muppet Movie" publicity photo (all the Muppets gathered together in the closing scene). This is the same photo on the back of the 1979 lunchbox.
King Kong Goes Ape Over Miss Piggy
This 500 piece puzzle depicts Miss Piggy in King Kong's grasp as Kermit flies to the rescue. Miss Piggy's Lament, "What is it about me that makes men go ape?" is printed on the bottom of the box. The puzzle measures 18 inches by 23 1/2 inches.
The following are the Hallmark/Ambassador puzzles with more than 70 pieces.
Milton Bradley (1979)
of the Milton Bradley puzzles are numbered and named, if known.
Here is everyone's favorite Chef from the Muppet Show.
This puzzle is one hundred pieces.
Puzzle #7, 250 pieces featuring a crowd of Muppets with instruments or singing - Kermit in tuxedo, Piggy in gown, Fozzie with tambourine, Gonzo with guitar, Scooter with harmonica, Floyd with bass, Animal eating record, Rowlf with sheet music, and backup singers.
Muppet Movie Puzzles
Each puzzle based on "The Muppet Movie" is 100-250 pieces..
Here are the Springbok mini-jigsaw puzzles for the year.
The following are the large Springbok puzzles with over 1000 pieces.
This king size 1000 piece Springbok jigsaw puzzle features Americas Heartthrob, Miss Piggy in her famous cosmopolitan pose. The puzzle measures 24 by 30 inches when finished.
The bottom side of the box features facts you always wanted to know about Miss Piggy. Hallmark puzzle #PZL5922.
A Muppet Christmas
This is a nice Christmas puzzle with most of the Muppets riding through the snow in a sleigh filled with gifts. Hallmark puzzle #PZL-5924.
The following are the Springbok mini-jigsaw puzzles with over 70 pieces.
Milton Bradley (1980)
Pretty In Pink
In this 250 piece puzzle, Miss Piggy is dreaming as she is probably writing love letters to her favorite frog. This photo was also used for stationary.
This a 250 piece of Miss Piggy and Kermit right out of the disco age.
Miss Piggy is dressed in an extravagant white costume that nearly hides Kermit.
Muppets Outside the Theater
Several Muppets including Animal, Piggy, Fozzie, Floyd, and even Doglion are featured on this puzzle. Giving us a rare look the puzzle is set behind the Muppet theater and on the brick wall is a poster featuring Miss Piggy starring in CEST MOI, A Pig in Paris, All Frog Revue.
The Muppets Go Hawaiian
100 piece puzzle of the Muppet luau from The
Muppets Go Hawaiian View-Master set. This is a really neat photo and
a great picture if you can find it.
A view-master reel based on this Hawaiian theme was also released.
This is a 100-piece puzzle of Miss Piggy dressed as a Viking singing on stage. She even has a helmet with horns and holds a spear. In the background are other pigs dressed as Vikings on horses.
Weirdo on Tightrope
Gonzo balances two chickens while walking a tightrope at the Muppet Show theater. Fortunately two chickens are below with a net, even though Gonzo might prefer crashing into the stage floor.
Great Muppet Caper preschool puzzles
These are tray puzzles with 8-9 pieces each.
Springbok over 500 piece puzzles.
Mary Mistletoe Time
Ready for Christmas, Miss Piggy in her purple gloves holds mistletoe over Santa Kermit. This photo was so popular that it was redone several years later with newer versions of the characters. The back of the box features Miss Piggy's Mistletoe Melodies sung to the tune of popular Christmas songs. The puzzle measure 20 and 1/4 inches by 20 and 1/4 inches.
Here are the Springbok mini-jigsaw puzzles with over 70 pieces.
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Milton Bradley (1981)
The Tap Dancing Pig
In this 450 piece puzzle, Miss Piggy is standing on top of one of the tables in the Debonnet Club while Kermit and Fozzie look on as she tap dances during "The First Time It Happens" production number.
Riding a Hog
From the famous scene in "The Great Muppet Caper", Miss Piggy does her part to rescue the fabulous baseball diamond and her friends at the Mallory Gallery in this 450 piece puzzle for all ages. Note the detailed city background down the street and Piggy's hair blowing in the wind.A Lovely Ride
A 450 piece puzzle of Kermit, Fozzie, and Gonzo riding in a hot air balloon from "The Great Muppet Caper". While Gonzo is enjoying the ride, Kermit and Fozzie are holding on for dear life to the side of the balloon.
Kermit and Piggy Dancing
This is a 250 piece puzzle of Kermit and Miss Piggy dancing in the moonlight. The lovely couple is dressed in their finest duds as they dance the night away. In the sky line you can spot four dancing rats dressed in tuxedos.
The Bride of Frankenstien
Miss Piggy is never seen without her lavender gloves, not even when she's the Bride of Frankenstein. In this puzzle it looks like she's already been hard at work as Kermit appears as Frankenstein.
Kermit and Piggy Cowboys
A 100 piece puzzle, with Kermit and Piggy in a Western setting. Kermit is perched on a Muppet horse, tipping his ten-gallon hat to Piggy, who is also dressed in Western duds.
A 100 piece puzzle with nearly the entire Muppet cast as they line up outside the Muppet Theater for auditions. Notice that Miss Piggy is naturally the first in line.
Muppets In New York
A 100 piece puzzle with the Muppet cast posed in front of the New York skyline. This is a neat puzzle because it includes Statler and Waldorf who are not always in the cast photos.
Here are the Springbok mini-jigsaw puzzles with over 60 pieces.
Cheers to You!
Cheerleader Miss Piggy and the whole Muppet gang cheering her on, including Kermit, Fozzie, Gonzo, Rowlf, Animal, and lots of little frogs.
A Christmas StarBeautifully dressed in Christmas red, Miss Piggy holds a Merry Christmas card as the lights and trim from the tree shine throughout the room.
Milton Bradley (1989)
Milton Bradley released several 25 piece puzzles for young children.
Milton Bradley (1992)
Milton Bradley released some new 100 piece puzzles in 1992.
Kermit, Gonzo, and Animal Skateboarding
Kermit, Gonzo and Animal are seen from below as they fly through the air on their skateboards. Each of them are posed in midair so you can see the bottom side of their skateboards, which just happen to have their names on them.
Gonzo, Piggy, Kermit, Animal, and Fozzie at ice-cream fountain
Kermit and Miss Piggy share a chocolate shake, Gonzo holds bottles of possibly blue and pink milk, Animal makes a mess of a banana split, and Fozzie sits way in the background waving to his friends.
Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Animal, Foo-Foo barbecuing
Kermit is preparing shish kebabs on the barbecue, while Piggy sets the table with a tablecloth and her best silver. Fozzie is trying to put up a tent in the background as Foo-Foo barks at him, and Animal jumps over the tent (apparently to attack Fozzie). A very puzzling puzzle.
Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal on roller coaster
Kermit, Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie and Animal crowd into a roller coaster car. Piggy is hiding her eyes with one hand, and Animal is very excited. Everyone seems to be enjoying the ride except for Piggy. Fozzie is even holding an ice cream cone. In true tourist fashion, all of them are dressed in tacky clothes.
Golden Books (1999)
Muppets From Space Frame Tray Puzzle
This is a 22-piece puzzle that fits into a cardboard frame. The picture features the "Muppets From Space" logo above a photo of Gonzo, Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Rizzo, Animal and Pepe gathered on the roof to look up at the stars.
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