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Favorite Non Henson Puppets & Puppeteers

Discussion in 'Puppet News' started by ploobis, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. ploobis

    ploobis Well-Known Member

    Are there any Non Henson Puppets & Puppeteers that you like. Here's a list of my favorites.

    KUKLA, FRAN & OLLIE

    EUREEKA'S CASTLE

    ALF

    THE GREAT SPACE COASTER

    CRANK YANKERS

    GREG THE BUNNY

    JEFF DUNHAN

    EDGAR BERGEN & CHARLIE McCARTHY

    PAUL WINCHELL & JERRY MAHONEY

    TV FUNHOUSE

    TRIUMPH THE INSULT COMIC DOG

    WIMZIE'S HOUSE

    TERRY FATOR

    MR. MEATY
  2. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    Greg the Bunny

    Jeff Dunham

    Season 1 Crank Yankers

    Under the Umbrella Tree

    EUREEKA'S CASTLE

    ALF

    TV FUNHOUSE

    TRIUMPH THE INSULT COMIC DOG

    WIMZIE'S HOUSE

    TERRY FATOR

    MR. MEATY
  3. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Shari Lewis

    Sid and Marty Krofft
  4. Luke

    Luke Active Member

    ALF & Paul Fusco
    Scorch & Ron Lucas
    Roland Rat & David Claridge (UK)
  5. Was Once Ernie

    Was Once Ernie New Member

    Clyde Adler and Frank Nastasi on "The Soupy Sales Show".

    :p
  6. Animal31

    Animal31 Active Member

    Oh my God, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was THE BEST!
  7. Jivepuppet

    Jivepuppet Member

    The Elmwood Puppets
    (But I'm biased :))

    After that my Top 3, to keep is simple - Muppet style puppets only... And these are the current faves...

    Greg the Bunny Crew; they ALWAYS make me laugh and the puppets are great

    Wonder Showzen - I'm gonna get crucified here for that, since the puppets are ugly, and the puppetry is aweful, and the show is crude... But I couldn't take my eyes off it!

    and I really liked the Dot-Boom stuff online
  8. spcglider

    spcglider Member

    I've always been partial to Mr. Moose and Bunny Rabbit on Captain Kangaroo (performed by Cosmo Allegretti)

    -Gordon
  9. Melonpool

    Melonpool Member

    Sifl and Oly
  10. Animal31

    Animal31 Active Member


    OMG, I remember them. Mr. Moose amazed me because he was just a neck and head, never showed a hoof or anything else......
  11. Animal31

    Animal31 Active Member

    And don't forget the Land of Make-Believe...........
  12. Buck-Beaver

    Buck-Beaver Well-Known Member

    Surprised no one has mentioned The Grogs (Nanalan', Mr. Meaty, Ooh and Ah)
  13. Melonpool

    Melonpool Member

    I can't believe I forgot about MST3K. a Crow replica was the first puppet I ever built.
  14. Blink

    Blink Member

    Agreed. And let me add, Big and Small, as well as, Apollo's Pad. I also recently found out they had a hand in Whoopi's Littleburg and CBC's The Mighty Jungle.
  15. JaniceFerSure

    JaniceFerSure Active Member

  16. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Ah... that's one of the Kroffts' lesser-known shows, but it was a hoot! Like Cheers meets Saturday Night Live meets puppetry!
  17. LamangoNumber2

    LamangoNumber2 Active Member

    No love for MST3K?
  18. ploobis

    ploobis Well-Known Member

    The Puzzle Place and Allegra'a Window. I can't believe I forgot about those shows!
  19. Jivepuppet

    Jivepuppet Member

    Melonpool! You wrote Sifl and Ollie!

    HOW COULD I FORGET SIFL AND OLLIE!
    I drank thier Kool-Aid and I'm still drunk
    "Whatever"!
  20. GSmiley2007

    GSmiley2007 Member

    And I'm liking the puppets from SeeMore's Playhouse and Jellybean Jungle...


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