Past Episodes

This page contains the complete list of past episodes. Every audio or video show The MuppetCast has ever produced is here. Click on any episode title to access the complete page for that episode.

  • Backstage Show #12: “Nobody Dies”…with JD Hansel (2/13/2017) - JD Hansel returns and we take turns making each other laugh at stuff.
  • Show #292: Stupid Turkey (12/19/2016) - Haul out the holly! It’s our Muppetational Holiday Special! This episode is filled with great Muppet Christmas music, and it serves as a tribute to one of the greatest Muppet productions of all time, A Muppet Family Christmas. Enjoy! Thanks For Listening! As always, you can email me@muppetcast.com with any comments or questions about the Muppets, The MuppetCast, or anything ...
  • Show #291: MuppetCast Mailbag Monday (11/7/2016) - Topics include: Full-bodied Muppets, how to become a Muppet performer, and Ernie's new performer.
  • Show #290: Introducing STREET GANG, the Movie! (10/30/2016) - Executive Producer Trevor Crafts and Director Marilyn Agrelo discuss the new documentary film "Street Gang," as well as the ways Muppet fans can help support the film.
  • Show #289: MuppetCast Mailbag Monday (10/3/2016) - Jim Henson as a director, purchasing Muppet puppets, Elmo's popularity explained, and Muppet Babies episodes on DVD.
  • Show #288: MuppetCast Mailbag Monday (9/26/2016) - Listener questions drive this episode. Fraggle Rock, Muppets in WDW, new & old books, and Sesame Street DVD releases.
  • Show #287: The Muppets on Broadway! (7/27/2016) - Music from "54 Celebrates the Muppets," a recent live stage show in New York, along with Muppet news, history, and listener feedback.
  • Backstage Show #11: Kristin Pugh Long (7/12/2016) - Kristin joins me to talk Disney fandom, fitness, and running. I learned a lot from her, and you will too! Especially about how to use social media to your advantage (this woman is everywhere!).
  • Show #286: Building a Puppet Empire, with James Kemp (7/4/2016) - James Kemp and David Hosay discuss their puppetry projects, and the way they've converted their Muppet fandom into a viable business.
  • Show #285: Beyond the Sock 2016 (6/21/2016) - Listener and Beyond the Sock 2016 attendee Katherine Hannaford gives an in-depth talk about what to expect in this professional-grade puppetry workshop.
  • Show #284: Because…Muppets (6/2/2016) - We bid ABC's The Muppets adieu, with lots of songs, skits, and laughs.
  • Show #283: Big Bird’s Best Friend (5/11/2016) - As a special Mother's Day treat, 19-year-old Muppet fan Nick Bertch is here with an incredible story to tell about his friendship with Muppet performer Caroll Spinney.
  • Show #282: The 2016 Muppet Madness Champion (4/30/2016) - The 2016 Muppet Madness Champion is named, and we couldn't be more proud. Congratulations, Uncle Deadly!
  • Show #281: The Great Muppet Election (4/25/2016) - It's the final round of the 2016 Great Muppet Election! Fozzie Bear vs Uncle Deadly, who will you vote for?
  • Show #280: Steve is MISSING! (4/20/2016) - Steve has gone missing! He's not here this week, thanks to further budget cuts from the Network. JD Hansel adeptly swoops in and saves the day (and the show!).
  • Show #279: A Completely Unexpected Turn at a Fork in the Road (4/15/2016) - Round 3 of the Muppet Madness Tournament commences, with extra-crazy commentary from Steve and JD!
  • Show #278: Muppet Madness-ier (4/5/2016) - Muppet Madness continues on The MuppetCast, presenting the Round 2 matchups!
  • Show #277: Muppet Madness Returns (3/27/2016) - The MuppetCast returns with Round 1 of the 2016 Muppet Madness Tournament!
  • Show #276: The Big 2015 Sendoff Show (12/27/2015) - The final show of 2015, with a proper sendoff for an incredible year! Listener requests, and the final Muppet Christmas present giveaway.
  • Show #275 – A Muppets Holiday List (12/20/2015) - A holiday-themed Muppet List segment featuring longtime listener and friend Jon Soble. Plus, another Muppet Christmas present giveaway!
  • Show #274 – Giving Away Presents! (12/13/2015) - More holiday Muppet requests, and the second of four Muppet present giveaways!
  • Show #273 – MuppetVision 3D In My Head (12/6/2015) - A binaural MuppetVision 3D experience, a lucky listener receives a holiday gift, and we enjoy the sounds of the season, courtesy of your requests!
  • Show #272 – 2015 Holiday Kickoff (11/29/2015) - It’s time to celebrate the season on The MuppetCast with Muppet prizes! Send me your requests and I’ll include them on the show, AND put you in the drawing. The Muppets are at their best this time of year, so let’s listen in to some great Muppet holiday moments. Thanks For Listening! As always, you can email me@muppetcast.com with any ...
  • Show #271 – Talkin’ Turkey with Kirk Thatcher (11/21/2015) - An amazing, in-depth conversation with Kirk Thatcher, director of Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow, a new Thanksgiving-themed TV movie premiering on Lifetime this weekend. Kirk is a longtime writer, conceptual designer, and director for many Muppet projects, and he was a hoot to talk with! Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Don’t miss Sesame Street’s appearance in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving ...
  • Show #270 – November 15, 2015 (11/15/2015) - Audio from the opening of "Worlds of Puppetry," the new museum at the Center for Puppetry Arts, located in Atlanta, GA. Speakers include Cheryl Henson.
  • Show #269 – November 8, 2015 (11/12/2015) - This week in Muppets: ABC orders 3 more episodes of The Muppets, bringing the season 1 count to 16. Also, Muppets showrunner Bob Kushell has exited the show, leaving a hole that, sources say, will be filled by Kristin Newman. What a week! The winner of the Great MuppetCast iTunes Review Contest is named, as well as some fun Muppet ...
  • Show #268 – November 1, 2015 (11/1/2015) - A Halloween-themed Muppet list with my friend Chaunine Joy.
  • Backstage Show #10: Millie Tirk (10/26/2015) - My friend Millie Tirk joins me to talk about the hurdles and successes in life, and how we continually learn from each of them.
  • Show #267 – October 26, 2015 (10/26/2015) - A review of the fourth episode of The Muppets, titled "Pig Out." Plus Muppet news, trivia, Muppetology, your feedback and more.
  • Show #266 – October 11, 2015 (10/11/2015) - Tim Dale and Joseph Foy discuss their book "Jim Henson and Philosophy." Also a review of ABC's The Muppets third episode, "Bear Left, Then Bear Write."
  • Show #265 – October 4, 2015 (10/4/2015) - A review of The Muppets second episode "Hostile Makeover," along with Muppet news, trivia, Muppetology, and more!
  • Show #264 – September 27, 2015 (9/27/2015) - A celebration of the Muppets' return to primetime TV on ABC! Muppet news, trivia, Muppetology, a podcast tour through the first episode, and more!
  • Backstage Show #9: Daniel Levain (9/21/2015) - Daniel has been a source of inspiration in my life as long as I've known him. We talk Disney, Star Wars, Muppets, theme parks...all of it!
  • Show #263 – September 21, 2015 (9/21/2015) - An audio experience from MoMI in NYC, titled "Inside Fraggle Rock," featuring special guests Michael Frith and Kathy Mullen.
  • Show #262 – September 13, 2015 (9/13/2015) - The complete Act II of "Electric Mayhem: A Musical Tribute to Jim Henson," featuring performers from the Cleveland Stage Alliance.
  • Show #261 – September 6, 2015 (9/6/2015) - The complete Act I of "Electric Mayhem: A Musical Tribute to Jim Henson," featuring performers from the Cleveland Stage Alliance.
  • Show #260 – August 23, 2015 (8/23/2015) - Jarrod Fairclough and JD Hansel join the show for an in-depth discussion of recent Muppet news, including recent Sesame and Disney events. Also a brief discussion of the upcoming Cleveland Muppet musical tribute.
  • Show #259 – August 16, 2015 (8/16/2015) - The complete audio from "The Magic Behind the Muppets", the presentation made at the 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA.
  • Show #258 – August 9, 2015 (8/10/2015) - Sesame Place, the Sesame Street themed park in Langhorne, PA, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this summer. But they don’t like to use the word “anniversary.” Instead, they call it their birthday celebration! (Kids understand a birthday a lot easier than an anniversary.) This is one incredible theme park, themed perfectly to the TV show, and in perfect recognition to ...
  • Show #257 – August 2, 2015 (8/2/2015) - The audio from the Muppets panel talk at San Diego Comic Con, from July 2015. Featuring the Muppet performers and characters like Kermit and Miss Piggy.
  • Show #256 – July 12, 2015 (7/11/2015) - Authors Tim Dale and Joseph Foy discuss their new book "Jim Henson and Philosophy: Imagination and the Magic of Mayhem," as we explore Muppet philosophy.
  • Show #255 – July 5, 2015 (7/6/2015) - JD Hansel joins the show to talk about lots of recent Muppet news, in a mock attempt to resurrect "The Muppet Newsflash Podcast." News and hilarity ensue.
  • Show #254 – June 28, 2015 (6/28/2015) - The NYC Wing of The MuppetCast provides an audio experience of "Jim Henson and the Music of Joe Raposo" from MoMI and the Henson Legacy.
  • Show #253 – June 14, 2015 (6/14/2015) - After a brief pause in production due to a zapped computer, The MuppetCast is back in action! This week we name the winner of the final leg of the Great Muppet Haiku Contest of 2015. That, and a lot of Muppet news makes this a packed episode that I think you’ll really love! Podcast: Play in new window | Download ...
  • Show #252 – May 31, 2015 (5/31/2015) - Guy Hutchinson joins me this week to talk about his new book, a history of Sesame Place. Guy is extremely well-versed in the history of the park, and we talk at length about a wide range of topics (meaning, we got off track a lot!). Guy is also a writer, and the co-host of the Drunk on Disney Podcast, and you should really subscribe and listen to it!
  • Show #251 – May 25, 2015 (5/25/2015) - This week the show is all about YOU! The entire show is made up of your awesome Muppet Haikus and emails, and all the Muppet pieces I could think of that relate to them. I had a great time putting the show together, so I hope you enjoy listening!
  • Show #250 – May 17, 2015 (5/17/2015) - The MuppetCast celebrates its 250th episode – and observes 25 years since Jim Henson’s passing – in style this week with a huge new Muppet List segment! Jon Soble (The MuppetCast news man) joins me for an in-depth discussion of Muppet songs from the movies. Along with being The MuppetCast news man (tweet Jon all the Muppet news stories you ...
  • Show #249 – May 10, 2015 (5/10/2015) - It's Kermit the Frog's 60th birthday, and we're celebrating with MuppetCast listeners and their Muppet haikus. Hey, Jim always said, take what ya got and fly with it! The first winner in the Great Muppet Haiku Contest is named, and the second contest also starts today, with this episode!
  • Show #248 – May 3, 2015 (5/3/2015) - The MuppetCast NYC Wing reports in this week, with a new audio experience to share from the Big City. The Jim Henson Legacy recently presented a screening event titled "Sell, Sell, Sell: The Commercials of Jim Henson." The event included commercials and industrial films created by Jim in the 1950s and 1960s, and Jarrid Crespo was there to capture all of it for you.
  • Show #247 – April 26, 2015 (4/26/2015) - The MuppetCast is back in full force! This week we make our post-tournament return with a great interview with Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker from Copper Pot Pictures. Dave and Chad are the filmmakers behind the new documentary “I Am Big Bird Movie“, which will soon be released on multiple VOD (video on demand) platforms, as well as cinemas all ...
  • Show #246 – April 12, 2015 (4/12/2015) - This is the wrap-up episode for the 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament. This week we say goodbye to the game once again, and put it up on a recently-dusted shelf until next year. Jan & Dean Hansel (JD for short) joins me as we bid adieu to one of the best tournaments we've ever seen. FrogFan76 and Sam (from Sam's Disney Diary) join us in spirit, however not on Skype.
  • Show #245 – April 6, 2015 (4/6/2015) - This is the official 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament Championship episode. JD Hansel joins me in a celebration of the two finalists in this year's tournament: The Great Gonzo and Rizzo the Rat. Lots of mad Muppet fun featuring some of the very best moments from these pals and costars. Be sure to check out our other good friend and cohost Sam at Sam's Disney Diary too!
  • Show #244 – April 1, 2015 (4/1/2015) - It's the 2015 Muppet Madness Final Four! Can you believe it? It's unbelievable. So that answers that question. JD Hansel joins me this week as we run down the final four characters in the tournament in the way only we can. Meaning, ridiculously, and with the help of Sam from Sam's Disney Diary, via impressions of Sam performed by JD.
  • Show #243 – March 29, 2015 (3/29/2015) - The game marches on! It's the Elite Eight edition of the 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament. The cast of characters this week include JD Hansel, Sam from Sam's Disney Diary, and FrogFan76. Make sure you listen to the end, there's an amazing twist!
  • Show #242 – March 22, 2015 (3/22/2015) - Steve Swanson, Sam Marraccini, JD Hansel, and FrogFan76 talk about Round 2 of the 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament.
  • Muppet Madness 2015 Pre-Round 2 Show – March 20, 2015 (3/20/2015) - Round 1 of the 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament is officially over, and Round 2 has yet to start, but there's an important announcement that can't wait.
  • Show #241 – March 15, 2015 (3/15/2015) - The 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament Round 1 game board is covered in detail, with your hosts Steve Swanson, JD Hansel, and Sam Marraccini. Follow the tournament, and vote every 5 minutes in Round 1 at http://muppettournament.com.
  • Show #240 – March 8, 2015 (3/9/2015) - Retrospective of the Mad Dash voting round of the 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament. Commentary and hilarity, thanks to Steve Swanson, JD Hansel, and Sam Maraccinni.
  • Show #239 – March 1, 2015 (3/1/2015) - The 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament is officially open! JD Hansel and FrogFan76 join me to discuss the myriad characters in the all-new Mad Dash.
  • The Muppet Madness 2015 Announcement! – February 22, 2015 (2/22/2015) - Welcome back to the show! It’s been a very, very long time but the podcast is back again. It’s time for the Muppet Madness Tournament! This is the official announcement that the tournament will begin on March 1. At this point, that’s all I know. More information to come very soon (hopefully) from The Owners of Pechoolo Casino. Podcast: Play ...
  • Backstage Show #8: Paul Barrie Returns (2/8/2015) - Paul Barrie returns to kick off 2015! A lot has happened in both of our lives since we last spoke, so get ready for some gritty, in-depth (yet funny and irreverent) conversation.
  • Backstage Show #7: Gary Chambers (12/22/2014) - Actor, writer, singer, and podcaster Gary Chambers joins me to end 2014. Gary is the host of the Mouse Lounge podcast, which he's getting ready to bring back at this point.
  • Backstage Show #6: JD Hansel (12/7/2014) - The one and only JD Hansel talks Muppets, music, mayhem, magic, and more. M Words.
  • Backstage Show #5: Steve is All Alone (11/24/2014) - I attempt to create an interesting an engaging podcast experience without the help of a guest, or a net (full of Jell-O or otherwise).
  • Backstage Show #4: Shane Roberts (11/10/2014) - My favorite Canadian named Shane joins me to rehash some of our favorite stories together, and talk about life post-podcasting.
  • Backstage Show #3: Sam Marraccini (10/28/2014) - My good friend Sam, from Sam's Disney Diary, talks theme parks, movies, music, and most importantly, beer!
  • Backstage Show #2: Bryan Ripper (10/13/2014) - After he retired his All About the Mouse Disney Podcast (nevermind the fact that he's restarted it now!), Bryan sat down to talk about his music, his hobbies, and his expanding family life!
  • Backstage Show #1: Paul Barrie (9/27/2014) - Paul Barrie is the first guest (make that, the "guinea pig") for this new podcast. Our conversation covers our recent lives, podcasting for 10 years and what that really means, and why we keep going to Disney parks.
  • After The Sax #2 – March 20, 2013 (3/20/2013) - Back with another one! This time it’s all about Muppet Madness, as the 2013 Muppet Madness Tournament has kicked off to a rousing success. Thinking about moving to Florida? Want to know more about how Ashley & I are handling this monstrous task? Let me know and I’ll keep you posted as we gear up for the big move, coming ...
  • After The Sax #1 – March 23, 2013 (3/13/2013) - Let’s hop in the car and talk some Muppets! In between “normal” episodes of the show, this is the launch of a new experimental show, titled “After The Sax”. Think of it as an informal chat just between us about the Muppets, and even life in general. Kermit and Fozzie’s dad is mentioned, from The Great Muppet Caper, and you ...
  • Show #238 – March 3, 2013 (3/3/2013) - I’m so happy to welcome my friends Banks Lee and JeniLynn Knopp to the show this week! Banks & JeniLynn host the hit YouTube show “Attractions – The Show“, which you can subscribe to and should be following! I appeared on the show in late 2012, and we couldn’t wait for another opportunity to talk! You’re gonna love this! Also, ...
  • Show #237 – February 17, 2013 (2/18/2013) - We delve into the musical catalog of Joe Raposo this week (okay we actually only scratch the surface, given the vast body of work Raposo generated), with the help of listener and MuppetCast newsman Jon Soble. Muppet Trivia this week is about the great Frank Oz, whose father Michael was, in fact, the Telephone Pole. In Muppetology we discuss the ...
  • Show #236 – February 10, 2013 (2/10/2013) - Which 5 episodes of The Muppet Show would you show someone who had never seen it before? We answer that question this week, along with Muppetology, news, and more! Thanks for downloading and listening this and every week! It means the world to me that you’re here. For any questions or comments concerning the Muppets, The MuppetCast, or anything else, ...
  • Show #235 – December 30, 2012 (12/30/2012) - To cap off the holiday season, I’m very pleased to present a conversation I recorded recently with my good friend Nic Lemon. Nic is the owner of Lemon Productions, Inc., and along with being an incredibly talented and hard-working puppeteer, he’s also a very insightful and engaging person to speak to. I always enjoy these segments with Nic, because every ...
  • Show #234 – December 24, 2012 (12/24/2012) - Merry Christmas from The MuppetCast! To top off the holiday season we celebrate with a few special annual favorites I’ve held back until this final show. Some of my favorites and, evidently, yours too! Including The Bells of Fraggle Rock, Christmas Eve on Sesame Street, and the very emotionally touching Dinosaurs episode “Refrigerator Day.” Podcast: Play in new window | ...
  • Show #233 – December 16, 2012 (12/16/2012) - We continue the 2012 Holiday Season with a special introduction to a new Muppet cover band: Gordon Golly and the Gollywonkers (@Gollywonkers)! Their debut song, along with all the great Muppet Christmas music we enjoy this time of year, makes for another great MuppetCast Holiday show. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | ...
  • Show #232 – December 2, 2012 (12/2/2012) - As we continue these special holiday shows, this week’s installment is titled “Scenes from Christmas.” Along with the wonderful Muppet holiday songs we know and love, there are so many funny, deep, and quotable lines from these shows that it seems fitting to include entire scenes, not just songs! So here’s a first attempt at that idea. Podcast: Play in ...
  • Show #231 – November 25, 2012 (11/25/2012) - It’s the 2012 Holiday Kickoff show! This year I’m joined by Ceris Thomas of The Lovers, The Dreamers, and You (Facebook) (Twitter) for a very unique edition of Made-Up Muppet Show: Christmas Special Edition. Get ready to watch the most entertaining, fun-filled, hilarious Muppet Christmas special you’ve never seen! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts ...
  • Show #230 – November 18, 2012 (11/19/2012) - Imagine you actually get to meet the Muppets in Walt Disney World. Where would you go? What rides would you have to catch? Where would you eat? We answer these important questions, and more, on this week’s episode. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #229 – November 4, 2012 (11/8/2012) - Chase Beecher joins me this week to talk about some Muppet celebrity lookalikes, the likes of which you may never have considered before. We reference certain images throughout our talk, and here they are below: Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #228 – October 28, 2012 (10/31/2012) - Josh Hankemeier joins me for Scary Muppet Moments in this week’s Muppet List segment. Lots of interesting and obscure picks this week. I know you’ll screeeeam with delight! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #227 – October 21, 2012 (10/21/2012) - Pop Quiz: in which episode of The Muppet Show did John Candy appear? Trick question! He never did, until now! Listener Whitney Grace returns to The MuppetCast this week in an all-new “Made-Up Muppet Show” as we speculate (i.e., make up as we go along) what might have happened if the fabulously funny Mr. Candy had appeared on The Muppet ...
  • Show #226 – October 14, 2012 (10/14/2012) - Good golly, it’s great to see you back for another great MuppetCast episode! This week it’s all about the letter G, as @HeadshotHeather joins me for a Muppet List segment devoted to Muppets whose names begin with G. Good times abound! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #225 – October 7, 2012 (10/7/2012) - We continue our trip through the Muppet Musical Alphabet this week! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #224 – September 23, 2012 (9/23/2012) - I'm very happy to welcome listener Millie Tirk to the show to talk about her relationship to Sesame Street. No, she's not a puppeteer, nor have you ever probably met her. But you'll meet her this week on the show, and by the end you'll be so glad you did.
  • Show #223 – September 16, 2012 (9/17/2012) - Show notes coming soon. Check back later for the links mentioned in the show. Have a great week! -Steve Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #222 – September 9, 2012 (9/9/2012) - Peter Linz joins me this week to talk about his career in puppetry, spanning more than 20 years. Peter is the Muppeteer behind Walter, the new character from the 2011 film "The Muppets". We talk not only about Walter, but about puppetry, the Internet, acting, music, and more!
  • Show #221 – September 3, 2012 (9/3/2012) - The MuppetCast tribute to Jerry Nelson. Thank you to everyone who suggested ideas for this episode, and who wrote and shared thoughts and memories. And most of all, thank you, Jerry. -Steve Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #220 – August 29, 2012 (8/19/2012) - This week's MuppetCast is a very full show! New friends and old friends: Kim Kennedy is a phenomenal artist very new to podcasting and Muppet online fandom, and Nicholas Lemon is an old hand around here, and he returns this week with a huge new development in his professional life!
  • Show #219 – August 12, 2012 (8/12/2012) - Presenting a new experimental segment: The Muppet Musical Alphabet! There are so many wonderful songs that it’s impossible to include them all, but as we continually find new and interesting ways to pay tribute to Jim Henson and the Muppets, one of the very best ways to do so is in song. Congratulations to Copper Pot Pictures (@Copper_Pot) on reaching ...
  • Show #218 – August 5, 2012 (8/5/2012) - This week we present a brand-new segment: Made-Up Muppet Show! Ever wondered what would happen if some of our favorite celebs of yesteryear (or maybe even today) had guest starred on the Muppet Show? We certainly have, and this week longtime listener Hilarie Mukavitz stops by to make up an episode starring Ringo Starr!
  • Show #217 – July 29, 2012 (7/29/2012) - Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker from Copper Pot pictures discuss the documentary film "I Am Big Bird", which they are currently in the midst of directing and producing. They have some amazing stories to share from their experiences with Muppeteer Caroll Spinney (Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch). We discuss the ongoing Kickstarter campaign, which will aid in the funding of the film, and offers some amazing and unique rewards to fans who contribute to the project.
  • Show #216 – July 22, 2012 (7/22/2012) - Whitney Grace tells us all about the Muppet/Henson comic book projects that have been released over the years. Jeni Rizio presents the kickstarter campaign for Copper Pot Pictures and their documentary "I Am Big Bird", about the life of Caroll Spinney. Shane Roberts talks about the super-exciting Walt Disney World trip we have planned for October. Your listener feedback, trivia, Muppetology, music, and more!
  • Show #215 – "Muppet Madness Round 3" (3/23/2012) - Another show, another round of the 2012 Muppet Madness Tournament (and sadly another microphone issue, sorry!). But we the MuppetFans reunite once again to run down the results of Round 2, present the Round 3 matchups, and laugh a whole bunch. Join in the fun! Follow us at @muppettourney and vote EVERY 6 HOURS at muppetfans.com. Have a great week! ...
  • Show #214 – "Muppet Madness Round 2" (3/19/2012) - It’s Round 2 of the 2012 Muppet Madness Tournament. All I can say is: TRIVIA! Follow the show AND the tournament on Twitter this week! @muppetcast and @muppettourney. Have a great week! -Steve Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #213 – "Muppet Madness Round 1" (3/12/2012) - The MuppetCast is back! For a short while, at least. I couldn’t stay away during the biggest Muppet event of the year! No I’m not talking about some fly-by-night little movie…I’m talking about The 2012 Muppet Madness Tournament! The tournament is officially underway, and things couldn’t be more exciting this year. Joining me on the show to kick off the ...
  • Show #212 – "Have Fun" (1/6/2012) - After more than four years, The MuppetCast has come to an end. This is the most difficult episode I’ve ever produced, but I hope it appropriately expresses how thankful I am, for your listening support and your friendship over this amazing span of time we’ve shared. You’ve given me something special that’s difficult to define, but it’s a very special ...
  • Christmas Bonus: Show 211.5 – "Noooo!" (12/21/2011) - Recently I found myself at, surprise, a screening of The Muppets. And with me was my friend Joe Vollman from Cincinnati! So we watched the movie and talked about it. And now you get to listen in on our conversation! Isn’t that exciting?!? Merry Christmas and Weeba Weeba! -Steve Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts ...
  • Christmas Bonus: New Acoustic Christmas 2011 Mashup (12/18/2011) - Here’s a little something non-Muppet related from me that will surely get you in the Christmas spirit! A week ago I put together a new Christmas song made up of lyrics borrowed from several other Christmas songs. I recently posted it to YouTube, but just in case you missed it, enjoy it here. Also, if you get a chance, I’d ...
  • Show #211 – "The Muppets: Review" (12/4/2011) - It’s the show you’ve been waiting for: the official MuppetCast review of The Muppets! Along with this particular episode, you can enjoy the golden tones of Steve Swanson (hehe) along with Ryan Dosier, Scott Murray, and CHARLES GRODIN (from The Great Muppet Caper) on the current episode of The Critic Show podcast. Go check it out! Did you know you ...
  • EXTRA – Muppet Fans On The Web! (11/4/2011) - Time for Muppet fans to start sporting their Muppet fandom en masse online! Listen to find out how. Send your pictures to me@muppetcast.com, or share them on the Facebook page. Have a great week! -Steve Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #210 – "Frogs, Hogs, Weirdos, and What-Nots" (11/3/2011) - This week we continue our Muppetational Halloween celebration, and also catch up with an old friend. Drew Smith joins me to discuss his upcoming book “Frogs, Hogs, Weirdos, and What-Nots”, which you can preorder now at this website. Don’t forget to enter the discount code “muppetcast” at checkout! Thanks for listening to The MuppetCast! Questions/Comments about the Muppets or The ...
  • Show #209 – "They Were Golf Club Covers" (10/23/2011) - Good grief, it’s another podcaster! I met fellow Muppet fan and podcaster Scott Murray during my recent trip to Walt Disney World (at the Muppet store no less!), and I’m glad to have him as this week’s special guest. We talk about, what else, Disney World and Muppets, and also how you can get some cool custom-made Muppet merch at ...
  • Mid-Week Update: Stuff You Should Know (10/12/2011) - With one foot already out the door, I needed to bring everyone up to date on a few things I forgot to mention in the last show. First, check out the official theatrical trailer for Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey! Keep up with the crew over at BeingElmo.com, and make sure to follow them on Facebook and Twitter too. Next, ...
  • Show #208 – "Having Talent Certainly Helps" (10/9/2011) - Nicholas Lemon is about to change your life. That is, if you want to be a professional puppeteer and are looking for a curriculum and a school to attend where you can learn what a top puppeteer needs to know, then he’s about to change your life (if you want to be a chef he cannot help you). Through his ...
  • Show #207 – "Now We Run." (10/2/2011) - Joe Hennes joins us fresh from his trip to Walt Disney World, with a wonderful look at MuppetVision 3D (and the rest of the parks) through the eyes of a lifetime Muppet fan who’s never seen the film before. Obviously we had lots to talk about, and we maybe even get Joe to start planning a return trip! You can ...
  • Show #206 – September 13, 2011 (9/13/2011) - The MuppetCast is back! Show notes to follow soon. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #205 – June 12, 2011 (6/12/2011) - It’s the season finale of The MuppetCast, and boy do we go out with a bang! Capping off the 2010-2011 season is a spectacular giveaway of an authentic “The Muppets” movie poster, direct from Disney’s Muppet Studios! One lucky winner will hear their name announced before the show is over. If you weren’t the winner this time, you still have ...
  • Show #204 – May 22, 2011 (5/22/2011) - I’ve been out of the loop! Long hours at work, in the studio, and a Disney vacation have left me far removed from many of the recent events in the Muppet world. So to get me back on track, Ryan Roe from ToughPigs.com joins me to bring me up to speed. After our chat, I thought it would be fun ...
  • Show #203 – May 8, 2011 (5/9/2011) - Finally, the much-anticipated Part 2 of the MuppetCast 4-Year Anniversary special! Topics include Jane Hunt, The Jim Henson Legacy, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Elmo, and more of my favorite things from the various Muppet TV shows & movies. It was a ton of fun to put together, and I hope you enjoy it! Please support Jen Tidwell, of The Fingerbucket ...
  • Show #202 – May 1, 2011 (5/1/2011) - Nic Lemon and Joe Vollman join me in separate segments this week. Nic and I continue our discussion of what it really takes to run your own production company (puppet or otherwise), and Joe and I sit around and geek out about lots of Muppet stuff. Please support Jen Tidwell, of The Fingerbucket Report. She could use your help right ...
  • Show #201 – April 24, 2011 (4/24/2011) - This show falls under the category of “amazing opportunities”. Recently, Sesame Workshop, The USO, singer Nick Jonas, and Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden were all in Columbus to present the official launch of a new USO/Sesame Street Live touring show. The show will be performed almost exclusively for military families stationed overseas. The show is geared mostly to the ...
  • Show #200 – April 11, 2011 (4/11/2011) - Unbelievable. The 4-Year Anniversary. This episode wound up becoming Part 1 of a two-part endeavor to look back at some of my personal favorite Muppet moments, as well as taking the rare opportunity to re-examine some personal highs experienced while producing the podcast. Lots of (hopefully entertaining) stories and such. It’s my attempt to give you, my friend in the ...
  • Show #199 – April 3, 2011 (4/3/2011) - This is it for The MuppetCast’s coverage of the 2011 Muppet Madness Tournament. Technically there’s one more day to vote in the Championship Round (and the voting has been teetering back and forth all day), but this is the final show in which we get to cover any of it. By next week, we’ll have crowned our Muppet champion and ...
  • Show #198 – March 27, 2011 (3/27/2011) - The Muppet Madness Tournament continues this week, as we look at Rounds 2 and 3, and get ready for the Final Four! Ryan and Joe join me from ToughPigs, and we have a grand old time. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #197 – March 20, 2011 (3/20/2011) - The 2011 Muppet Madness Tournament has begun, and I couldn’t be more excited! This week I’m joined by the whole gang – Ryan Dosier, Ryan Roe, and Joe Hennes – as we look over the Round 1 voting, and prepare ourselves for the pandemonium that will surely ensue in Round 2. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: ...
  • Show #196 – March 6, 2011 (3/6/2011) - You know I’m not one to brag, but this week’s episode marks a historic moment, not just for The MuppetCast, but possibly for fans of Jim Henson and the Muppets worldwide. Along with the friends who join me in this episode, I am deeply honored and extremely proud to present a new endeavor not just for The MuppetCast, but for ...
  • Show #195 – February 27, 2011 (2/27/2011) - Puppet builder and performer Nic Lemon joins me this week as we catch up on what’s been going on with Lemon Productions. Along with being a lifelong Muppet fan, Nic continues to make a name for himself in the Puppet community with his innovative company. We talk about what makes a successful production company, how to get started, and some ...
  • Show #194 – February 20, 2011 (2/20/2011) - Show notes coming soon. Enjoy the show for now! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #193 – February 13, 2011 (2/13/2011) - Valentine’s Day is right around the corner (heck, chances are by the time you hear this it will have been a few days ago), so let’s kick back with a rare Muppet treat: The Kermit and Piggy Story! Kermit and Miss Piggy rehash old memories, and bring us along for the ride through the highs and lows of their on-screen ...
  • Show #192 – February 6, 2011 (2/8/2011) - Ryan Dozier from The Muppet Mindset joins me this week as we run down a list of some of our favorite Muppets Tonight characters, followed by just a few clips out of this wonderful series. If you’ve never watched Muppets Tonight, you can start today on YouTube, right here. This announcement also contains a big, big announcement: starting sometime later ...
  • Show #191 – January 20, 2011 (1/30/2011) - Muppet fans were saddened to hear of the passing of longtime Sesame Street writer and composer Tony Geiss earlier this week. We pay tribute to Mr. Geiss’s extensive work by replaying many of our favorite songs and skits, as well as hearing from the man himself. Later in the show, listener Chase Beecher gives an exciting review of his viewings ...
  • Show #190 – January 23, 2011 (1/23/2011) - This week I’m honored to have Kevin Clash on the show for a new interview, talking about his experiences making “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey“. It’s always a real treat to have Kevin on the show, and I know you’ll love hearing from him! It’s also finally time to present the 2010 Year In Review special, complete with Ryan & ...
  • Show #189 – January 16, 2011 (1/16/2011) - This week I’m delighted to invite film director Constance Marks onto the show, as we discuss her recent film “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey“. This new documentary, soon to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, chronicles the life and career of Kevin Clash, Creative Director of Sesame Workshop and performer of the little red monster, Elmo. Podcast: Play in new ...
  • Short Announcement – January 2, 2011 (1/2/2011) - Happy New Year! The announcement on this week’s show is that, there isn’t going to BE a show today. I was hoping to have the big 2010 Year In Review special ready to go, but we haven’t recorded it yet. And next week I’ll be in WDW for marathon weekend. No I’m not running; don’t be silly. So don’t worry, ...
  • Full Video: NY Vidcast #4 (12/29/2010) - Back in September when I originally put the NY Vidcasts together, one of those unfortunate computer things happened as I was finishing the final video and I thought I lost almost all of the content I had shot. I posted what I had completed of that final installment and simply called it a day. Well, I was able to recover ...
  • Show #188 – December 26, 2010 (12/26/2010) - I can’t believe I forgot to say this on the show, but Happy Birthday to Caroll Spinney! Today, December 26, is the man who performs Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch’s birthday. Oscar probably won’t sing Happy Birthday. Big Bird will just give him seeds. Poor guy. This is the final episode of the 2010 Christmas season, and in fact ...
  • Show #187.5 – December 22, 2010 (12/21/2010) - Time for a little Midweek MuppetCast Christmas cheer! Enjoy these special Muppet Christmas tunes, and extra-special Muppet Christmas Carol bonus features. Merry Christmas! -Steve Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #187 – December 19, 2010 (12/18/2010) - Only a couple shows left this year! This week it’s all about that great Muppet Christmas music, so enjoy! The MuppetCast is sponsored by The Fingerbucket Report and Bell, Book & Comic. Life should be more Fun! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #186 – December 12, 2010 (12/14/2010) - Ryan Dosier joins me live in Columbus at the beginning and end of this episode! Check out Ryan’s work over at The Muppet Mindset. Thanks to everyone who came out for The Midwest Muppet Vault! I can say a good time was had by all. Craig Shemin calls in and we talk about a lot of favorite Muppet Christmas specials. ...
  • Show #185 – December 5, 2010 (12/6/2010) - This week I welcome Sesame Workshop’s own Associate Design Director of Special Projects, Louis Henry Mitchell, back to the show as we answer your questions! Louis will be back soon, so if you have questions you’ve always wanted to ask someone who’s “in the know” at Sesame Street, this is your opportunity. Send your questions to me@muppetcast.com. Ryan Dosier also ...
  • Show #184 – November 28, 2010 (11/28/2010) - Time to kick off the holiday season here on The MuppetCast! This week we replay the Muppet spots from this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (including the all-new Sesame Street song), and then bring in the season with lots and lots of Muppet Christmas music. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #183 – November 21, 2010 (11/21/2010) - So few shows left in 2010…where did the time go? This week Ryan Dosier from The Muppet Mindset provides our feature segment where he analyzes the possible celebrity cameos in the new Muppet film currently being shot. Thanks Ryan! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #182.5 – November 18, 2010 (11/18/2010) - It’s Part 2 of the big Mid-Ohio Con extravaganza! We wrap up our field trip to Mid-Ohio Con with even more comic book artists and writers. Click over to these websites and check out their work. Many artists will do commissions, and you know what that means: customized Muppet fan art! Rak Dean Stahl Bryan Glass Lora Innes Renee Witterstaeter ...
  • Show #182 – November 14, 2010 (11/16/2010) - We’ll call this Part 1 of a two-part episode in which we meet lots of new and old friends following their dreams in the world of comic books! I recently had the opportunity to meet and talk with these folks and more at the 2010 Mid-Ohio Comic Con. You should click over to their links below, follow them on Facebook, ...
  • Show #181 – November 7, 2010 (11/7/2010) - This week I’m joined by Ryan Dosier, Ryan Roe, and Joe Hennes (from The Muppet Mindset and ToughPigs.com) as we cover the news and generally do whatever it is we do around here. Enjoy! Nicholas Lemon also joins me as we discuss his exciting upcoming puppet performance of his famous “Weird Al” medley! By the way, the outtakes at the ...
  • Show #180 – October 24, 2010 (10/24/2010) - This episode offers up a little Muppet Halloween History, as my special guest is Muppet writer and historian Craig Shemin. Mr. Shemin is also the Vice President of the Jim Henson Legacy. The Legacy was created by family and friends in response to the extraordinary interest in the life and work of Jim Henson, and they are dedicated to preserving ...
  • Show #179 – October 17, 2010 (10/18/2010) - Show notes coming soon; enjoy the show for now! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #178 – October 10, 2010 (10/10/2010) - It’s still a little early to officially call this a “Halloween Episode”, so that’s why this is the “Unofficial 2010 Halloween Episode”! Pretty clever, huh? Eat some candy, it’ll help put you in the mood. Lots of Muppet monsters and scary spooks in this fun-filled episode; much of it driven by your requests! Podcast: Play in new window | Download ...
  • Show #177 – October 3, 2010 (10/5/2010) - This week I’m joined by Pasha Romanowski of Project Puppet fame to talk about the recently-announced Top 10 in the annual Project Puppet Contest. Go vote today! Brendan Vitek also joins me for an all-new Muppet List featuring our favorite songs from Miss Piggy. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #176 – September 26, 2010 (9/26/2010) - Did you know that Jim Henson and Steve Whitmire share the same birthday? They sure do! Both of Kermit the Frog’s performers age up on the same day, that being September 24. So to celebrate both men, this week we look back on the Muppet PBS special “The World of Jim Henson“, as well as Steve Whimire in The Muppet ...
  • Show #175 – September 19, 2010 (9/19/2010) - I’m happy to welcome Sesame Workshop Associate Design Director of Special Projects Louis Mitchell to the show this week. Louis is a leading artistic talent for the Workshop, and I think after hearing this, you’ll join me in saying that I already look forward to his return to the show. He’s done some incredible things during his tenure at the ...
  • Show #174 – September 12, 2010 (9/12/2010) - Ryan Dozier, owner of The Muppet Mindset, joins me this week to talk about the Mindset’s first anniversary. We reminisce over a very successful first year, his contributors and all the work they produce, and where the Muppet fan community is going in the future. Congratulations again to the Muppet Mindset! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: ...
  • Show #173 – September 5, 2010 (9/4/2010) - The MuppetCast returns from summer break with an all-new season of sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational podcasting! We hit the ground running this week with listener JD Hansel, talking about the wonderfully warm and talented pianist Rowlf the Dog. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #172 – Road Trip to NY #4 (8/29/2010) - I can’t believe we’re posting the final New York vidcast! There’s a lot to love in this one, including a trip to the Jim Henson Company’s NYC workshop, and seeing St. John the Divine, the New York cathedral that held the memorial services of both Jim Henson and Richard Hunt. The audio podcast finally returns next week! I’m looking forward ...
  • Show #171 – Road Trip to NY #3 (8/16/2010) - Part 3 of this 4-part vidcast series is entitled “Muppet Fans in New York”. In this video we see some of the sights that fans of Jim Henson and the Muppets would really enjoy, including: The Muppet Whatnot Workshop Central Park (Jim Henson and Jon Stone benches) Carmen Osbahr and Rosita (Not typically included in New York travel guides, but ...
  • Show #170 – Road Trip to NY #2 (8/9/2010) - We make it to New York this week, with the “Muppet Vault” fan meet held on July 25, 2010 in Brooklyn. This was a fun-filled afternoon spent with more Muppet fans than we ever expected! Thanks to everybody who came out and made this such a special event. We’ll definitely do this again soon! In case you weren’t there, we ...
  • Show #169 – Road Trip to NY #1 (8/2/2010) - The MuppetCast is back! We return from the Summer hiatus with a series of vidcasts documenting the first-ever trip to New York city. This week’s podcast was shot so early in the trip, we’re not even in New York yet! Thanks to friend of the show Gene Barretta, I enjoyed an all-too-brief stay in Philadelphia, PA. This video shows some ...
  • Official Announcement – "The Muppet Vault" Next Sunday! (7/18/2010) - We now have the final location, date, and time for the New York City meet. Here it is: WHO: The MuppetCast, ToughPigs, and YOU! WHAT: “The Muppet Vault” NYC Muppet fan meetup WHEN: Sunday, July 25 at 2pm WHERE: The Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (easily accessible from the L and G trains) WHY: Because we are ...
  • Show #168 – June 27, 2010 (6/27/2010) - Time for the pretty-much annual MuppetCast Salute to America! This extensive episode includes tons of Muppet audio pieces that reference the US States, and every year we get closer and closer to having Muppet audio for every single one! Special thanks to The Count and everyone over at the Muppet Central Forums for their hard work compiling this list. Podcast: ...
  • Show #167 – June 20, 2010 (6/21/2010) - This week I’m joined by Muppeteer Bill Barretta! Bill and I discuss his numerous Muppet characters, his training as an actor (and how that prepared him for his eventual entrance in the Muppet world), and some of his favorite Muppet moments. Many thanks to Gene as well. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android ...
  • Show #166 – June 13, 2010 (6/14/2010) - It’s a Muppet Trivia Showdown! I face off against the lads from ToughPigs.com in a no-holds-barred uber-fan matchup to see once and for all who holds the most useless Muppet facts in their head! Monsters and explosions abound! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #165 – June 6, 2010 (6/6/2010) - It’s all about the music this week! Things have been popping left and right here in my neck of the woods and I thought, instead of producing a lot of “rushed” segments, it might be more fun to explore both our favorite and the more obscure Muppet songs we love so much. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | ...
  • Show #164 – May 30, 2010 (5/30/2010) - I’m joined by listener Sara Allen this week as we discuss a topic we’ve probably overlooked until now: Sesame Street animation! Sara is a big fan of animation as an art form, and is quite knowledgeable on the subject! Check out her blog, the Ink and Pixel Club. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | ...
  • Show #163 – May 23, 2010 (5/23/2010) - Muppet fan Arianne Gallagher joins me to talk about interesting Muppet conflicts over the years, both character-based and real world cases. Jim Henson’s runaway hit show Stuffed and Unstrung was also profiled recently on Carson Daly, and we have that audio for you. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #162 – May 16, 2010 (5/16/2010) - It was 20 years ago today. Jim Henson sadly left us at age 53, and the world hasn’t been the same since. This week we remember the joy, the wonder, and the magic he created which has left such an enduring impression on our lives. We first experience the “news of the day” as it was reported on Nightline and ...
  • Show #161 – May 9, 2010 (5/9/2010) - This week our focus is the 1971 Tales from Muppetland special “The Frog Prince“. Along with my brief commentary on several parts, we’ll enjoy an almost-complete audio sound experience! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #160 – May 2, 2010 (5/2/2010) - I’m out of town this week, but I definitely haven’t left you high and dry! I’m very excited to share a very rare, very cool piece of audio that I’m sure many of you haven’t heard of before. This week I’m presenting the music from the un-made Muppet musical “Kermit, Prince of Denmark.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download ...
  • Show #159 – April 25, 2010 (4/25/2010) - Topics of discussion this week include Sesame Street’s recent primetime special “When Families Grieve“. We also check in with Nicholas Lemon and see what Lemon Productions has been up to recently! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #158 – April 18, 2010 (4/19/2010) - Listener David Quesal joins me from Cincinnati, OH this week as we talk about his Muppet fandom, and what propelled him through his youth to finally auditioning for touring puppet companies. If you’re thinking of puppetry as a career, don’t miss our interview! Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #157 – April 11, 2010 (4/11/2010) - The Muppet Madness Championship, and The MuppetCast's 3rd anniversary show, all rolled into one!
  • Show #156 – April 4, 2010 (4/5/2010) - Listener feedback, news, Muppet trivia and history. Plus, we present the Championship Round in the Muppet Madness Tournament!
  • Show #155 – March 28, 2010 (3/29/2010) - Round 3 of the Muppet Madness Tournament.
  • Show #154 – March 21, 2010 (3/21/2010) - Ryan and Joe come back to discuss the Muppet Madness Tournament Round 2. We also tackle the Muppet news, do some history, some fun and music, and that's the show!
  • Show #153 – March 14, 2010 (3/14/2010) - Joe & Ryan stop by from ToughPigs.com and we kick off the 2010 Muppet Madness Tournament. Tom Stewart also joins me as we present "How To Make A Puppet".
  • Show #152 – March 7, 2010 (3/7/2010) - Jerry Nelson talks about his new album "Truro Daydreams." Also, we explore the Muppet Show episode starring Brooke Shields as the Muppets present their own version of Alice in Wonderland.
  • Show #151 – February 28, 2010 (2/28/2010) - Special guest Jessica Max Stein, writer of the zine "The Rainbow Connection: Richard Hunt, Gay Muppeteer" makes an appearance to talk about Richard, his life, and her experiences exploring it.
  • Show #150 – February 21, 2010 (2/22/2010) - Patrick Bristow, host and director of the Jim Henson Company's Puppet Up! Uncensored and their new show, Stuffed and Unstrung, joins me to talk about his work on these exciting puppet improv projects.
  • Show #149 – February 14, 2010 (2/14/2010) - Best of The MuppetCast, featuring two great Sesame Street stars: Emilio Delgado and Leslie Carrara-Rudolph!
  • Show #148 – February 7, 2010 (2/8/2010) - We catch up on all the recent Muppet news. Later in the show I'm joined by two friends as we discuss favorite Muppet Show guest stars.
  • Show #147 – January 31, 2010 (1/31/2010) - An exclusive interview with longtime Muppeteer Steve Whitmire!
  • Show #146 – January 24, 2010 (1/25/2010) - Coverage from Steve Whitmire's appearance at the Center for Puppetry Arts, including live feedback from several attendees. Also a walkthru of the Jim Henson exhibits with a first-time visitor.
  • Show #145 – January 17, 2010 (1/18/2010) - WARNING: THIS WEEK'S EPISODE IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN. This week I'm out of town, so in place of the usual stuff I've included different pieces from Avenue Q, the award-winning musical that in many ways parodies and pays tribute to Sesame Street.
  • Show #144 – January 10, 2010 (1/9/2010) - The 2009 Year In Review episode with myself, Ryan Roe, and Joe Hennes from ToughPigs.com. We take a look at almost all of the Muppet events that took place over the past year and add our own special herbs, spices, and commentary.
  • Show #143 – January 3, 2010 (1/4/2010) - A review of "The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years", along with Muppetology, trivia, and listener feedback.
  • Show #142 – December 27, 2009 (12/27/2009) - Final Christmas episode, and the final episode of 2009. Lots of great Muppet Christmas moments included in this episode, not to mention some special fan-produced pieces!
  • Show #141 – December 20, 2009 (12/21/2009) - The first-ever Muppet Storytime segment feat. Juliannah Wilson reading "Baby Kermit's Christmas." Also Matt Suroweic re-releases his Emmet Otter tribute, and we jointly announce a new Muppet music project.
  • Show #140 – December 13, 2009 (12/14/2009) - A review of the Sesame special "Elmo Saves Christmas". Two special guests also join us: Michael Davis, author of "Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street", and Hervon McNeil of the a capella group 14 Karat Soul.
  • Show #139 – December 6, 2009 (12/7/2009) - A look back at the Muppet week that was (mostly on NBC), and a special album review of John Denver & the Muppets: A Christmas Together.
  • Show #138 – November 29, 2009 (11/29/2009) - Holiday Kickoff 2009, featuring a Muppet List with BJ Wanlund discussing the Muppet Babies cartoon. Also Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Spill O'Reilly, and the Muppets Bohemian Rhapsody.
  • Show #137 – November 22, 2009 (11/22/2009) - Part 3 of the Sesame Street tribute series, with special guest Emilio Delgado (Luis from Sesame Street).
  • The Muppet Comic Book BOOM! (11/21/2009) - Recently, BOOM! Kids has taken the Muppets to new heights in The Muppet Show Comic Book and the various Muppet story comics.
  • Show #136 – November 15, 2009 (11/17/2009) - Part 2 of the Sesame Street tribute series.
  • Show #135 – November 8, 2009 (11/9/2009) - Part 1 of our special Sesame Street tribute series: Seasons 1 - 10.
  • Show #134 – November 1, 2009 (11/1/2009) - The complete recording of the 1982 read-along book version of The Dark Crystal.
  • Show #133 – October 25, 2009 (10/27/2009) - Ryan R. and Joe H. from ToughPigs join me to discuss the Muppet news of the day, and we celebrate Halloween with lots of Muppet monsters.
  • Show #132 – October 18, 2009 (10/18/2009) - Live audio from the MuppetCast MuppetVision 3D meet at this year's Mouse Guest Experience.
  • Show #131 – October 11, 2009 (10/11/2009) - Interview with Muppet director David Gumpel discussing the MuppetVision 3D pre-show film.
  • Show #130 – October 4, 2009 (10/5/2009) - Live podcasting from the 2009 Mid-Ohio Comic Con!
  • Show #129 – Jane Hunt Vidcast (9/28/2009) - Happy Birthday to Jim Henson and Steve Whitmire! Instead of the usual show this week, I’ve decided it’s time to present a new vidcast! And this is one many listeners have been waiting to see for a very long time. This is the complete presentation of the August 2008 Road Trip to New Jersey, featuring Mrs. Jane Hunt (mother of ...
  • Show #128 – September 20, 2009 (9/20/2009) - Sesame Street's TV special "Families Stand Together." Later the Mouse Guest Weekly crew join in to discuss the Muppet happenings at the recent D23 Expo.
  • Show #127 – September 13, 2009 (9/15/2009) - Interview with puppeteer Paul McGinnis, a report from the D23 Expo, and audio of Sesame Street receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2009 Daytime Emmys.
  • Show #126 – September 9, 2009 (9/6/2009) - A world-class lineup of special guests, including KermiClown, Ryan & Joe from ToughPigs, and author Michael Davis.
  • Show #125 – August 30, 2009 (8/31/2009) - Profile of a Podcaster segment with the crew from The Amazing Comicast.
  • Show #124 – August 23, 2009 (8/23/2009) - A character spotlight on Sesame Street's Roosevelt Franklin.
  • Show #123 – August 16, 2009 (8/19/2009) - The complete pre-show and attraction audio from Walt Disney World's MuppetVision 3D!
  • Show #122 – August 9, 2009 (8/9/2009) - Coverage of the annual Puppets Up! festival in Almonte, ON, with special guest Ben Durocher.
  • Show #121 – August 2, 2009 (8/3/2009) - Roger Langridge talks about Comic Con 2009 and what's next for The Muppet Show Comic Book.
  • Show #120 – July 26, 2009 (7/26/2009) - Listener reports from Comic Con 2009 and the Puppeteers of America National Festival.
  • Show #119 – July 19, 2009 (7/19/2009) - Muppeteer Leslie Carrara-Rudolph's stage performance of "Wake Up Your Weird".
  • Show #118 – July 12, 2009 (7/12/2009) - The best of The MuppetCast, featuring Muppet writer Jim Lewis and the show's tribute to John Denver.
  • Show #117 – July 5, 2009 (7/6/2009) - An updated "Salute to America" segment for this July 4th weekend.
  • Show #116 – June 28, 2009 (6/29/2009) - A review of episode 8 of the Jim Henson Hour, titled "Musicians".
  • Show #115 – June 21, 2009 (6/21/2009) - Catching up on Muppet news and listener feedback.
  • Show #114 – June 14, 2009 (6/16/2009) - Best of The MuppetCast, featuring past interviews with Lylle Breier and Kevin Clash.
  • Show #113 – June 7, 2009 (6/7/2009) - Craig Shemin joins us to discuss "The Muppets at Walt Disney World".
  • Show #112 – May 31, 2009 (5/31/2009) - A special interview with Caroll Spinney, the performer of Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
  • Show #111 – May 24, 2009 (5/26/2009) - Matt Blum joins us from the GeekDad blog and podcast to discuss their work and to talk Muppet Tech.
  • Show #110 – May 17, 2009 (5/18/2009) - A tribute to Jim Henson, and an interview with Jeff Cornett from the Puppeteers of America discussing the upcoming National Festival.
  • Show #109 – May 10, 2009 (5/11/2009) - Mother's Day interview with Jane Hunt revisited, and remembering Dom DeLuise.
  • Show #108 – May 3, 2009 (5/3/2009) - Sesame Street travel with Sesame Workshop's Ann Kearns, and a special puppet appearance with Nicholas Lemon.
  • Show #107 – April 26, 2009 (4/27/2009) - James & Joe from "Bunnies in Peril" return to talk magic (and magicians) in the Muppet universe.
  • Show #106 – April 19, 2009 (4/20/2009) - Shane Roberts joins us in a Profile of a Podcaster segment, as well as a new Muppet List.
  • Show #105 – April 12, 2009 (4/12/2009) - 2nd Anniversary Special, featuring Muppeteer Jerry Nelson.
  • Show #104 – April 5, 2009 (4/5/2009) - Sesame Workshop's own Sonia Manzano (aka Maria) in an interview talking about her life on and off Sesame Street.
  • Show #103 – March 29, 2009 (3/30/2009) - Dr. Jeanette Betancourt discusses the new Talk Listen Connect half-hour special "Coming Home: Military Families Cope with Change".
  • Show #102 – March 22, 2009 (3/23/2009) - Episode 7 of the Jim Henson Hour, titled "Health and Fitness".
  • Show #101 – March 15, 2009 (3/15/2009) - This week it’s MuppetCast Radio Theater, with the Henson classic Tales of the Tinkerdee? What’s a Tinkerdee you ask, and what might be the tales behind it? Read all about it in the Muppet Wiki! The MuppetCast is brought to you by the letter H, the number 12, and Bell, Book & Comic. Life should be more fun! Podcast: Play ...
  • Show #100! – March 8, 2009 (3/8/2009) - The landmark 100th episode of The MuppetCast, featuring The MuppetCast Concert.
  • Show #99 – March 1, 2009 (3/1/2009) - A review of the panel discussion at William Paterson University titled "Sesame Street at 40: A Night of Celebration and Discovery with the Legendary Cast."
  • Show #98 – February 22, 2009 (2/23/2009) - Trip report from Orlando, featuring Jane Henson's talk "Look Both Ways".
  • Show #97 – February 15, 2008 (2/16/2009) - An on-location report from the Orange Co. Regional History Center, a WDW trip report the likes of which you probably haven't heard before, and the Muppets on Valentines Day. As usual, stuff blows up.
  • Show #96 – February 8, 2009 (2/8/2009) - Another week, another road trip. This week takes us to Orlando, FL to the Orange County Regional History Center for the opening of “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World“, an exhibit put together by the Henson Legacy, the Henson family, and the Smithsonian SITES. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
  • Show #95 – February 1, 2009 (2/1/2009) - A partial review of "Sesame Street at 40: A Night of Celebration and Discovery with the Legendary Cast." More to come, but this episode contains some exclusive experiences not had by the general public.
  • Show #94 – January 25, 2009 (1/25/2009) - Matt Ficner, creator of the Creepy Puppet Project. Also writer/podcaster Wayne Cordova joins us for the Muppet List.
  • Show #93 – January 18, 2008 (1/19/2009) - A review of episode 6 of the Jim Henson Hour, titled “Monster Maker”.
  • Show #92 – January 11, 2009 (1/12/2009) - The Jim Henson Hour, Episode 5: "The Ratings Game."
  • Show #91 – January 4, 2009 (1/5/2009) - Profile of a Podcaster interview with Van from the Netcot podcast. Also listener Kevin K. with an interesting story about his encounter with Muppeteer Caroll Spinney.
  • Show #90 – December 28, 2008 (12/28/2008) - A post-Christmas message from Santa, and the 1975 Sesame LP "Merry Christmas from Sesame Street".
  • Show #89 – December 21, 2008 (12/22/2008) - Special episode devoted to "A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa", with writers Hugh Fink, Scott Ganz, Andrew Samson, and Muppet legend Paul Williams.
  • Show #88 – December 14, 2008 (12/14/2008) - Special episode devoted to the Sesame classic "Christmas Eve on Sesame Street".
  • Show #87 – December 7, 2008 (12/7/2008) - Author Michael Davis discusses his book "Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street".
  • Show #86 – November 30, 2008 (11/30/2008) - A salute to Muppet turkeys.
  • Show #85 – November 23, 2008 (11/23/2008) - Special guest Lylle Breier, General Manager of the Disney Company's Muppets Studio.
  • Show #84 – November 16, 2008 (11/17/2008) - Sesame Workshop's safety initiative "Let's Get Ready", the Whatnots take over TODAY, and an (unbiased) review of the Fraggle Rock Complete Series DVD box set.
  • Show #83 – November 9, 2008 (11/9/2008) - Interview with Jim Lewis about his books "Jim Henson's Doodle Dreams" and "It's Hard Out Here for a Shrimp".
  • Show #82 – November 2, 2008 (11/3/2008) - A preview of Fisher Price's Elmo Live.
  • Show #81 – October 26, 2008 (10/26/2008) - Profile of a Podcaster interview with Clinton, host of the Comedy4Cast.
  • Show #80 – October 19, 2008 (10/20/2008) - Part 4 of 4. An inside look into the folks who make the Center for Puppetry Arts the wonderful place it is, titled "Voices from the Center".
  • Show #79 – October 12, 2008 (10/13/2008) - Special tribute to John Denver.
  • Show #78 – October 5, 2008 (10/6/2008) - Part 3 of 4. A trip report of Brian's late-September appearance at the Center for Puppetry Arts, talking about the history and the future of puppetry at the Jim Henson Company.
  • Show #77 – September 28, 2008 (9/28/2008) - Part 2 of 4. Heather Henson joins us live at the Center for Puppetry Arts.
  • Show #76 – September 21, 2008 (9/22/2008) - Part 1 of 4. Exclusive coverage of the unveiling of the exhibit "Jim Henson: Wonders from his Workshop" at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, GA.
  • Show #75 – September 14, 2008 (9/14/2008) - Vince Anthony from the Center for Puppetry Arts, and Joe Hennes from Tough Pigs.com.
  • Show #74 – September 7, 2008 (9/7/2008) - More with puppet builder and performer Terry Angus.
  • Show #73 – August 31, 2008 (9/1/2008) - Interview with puppet builder and performer Terry Angus.
  • Show #72 – August 24, 2008 (8/24/2008) - Profile of a Podcaster interview with Lou Mongello, host of the WDW Radio podcast.
  • Show #71 – August 17, 2008 (8/18/2008) - Featuring a live interview with Jane Hunt, mother of Muppeteer Richard Hunt. Footage is taken from the MuppetCast "Road Trip to NJ" DVD.
  • Show #70 – August 10, 2008 (8/10/2008) - Detailed coverage of my road trip to New Jersey to visit Jane Hunt.
  • Show #69 – August 3, 2008 (8/3/2008) - The extinct Disney stage show "Muppets on Location: Days of Swine and Roses".
  • Show #68 – July 27, 2008 (7/28/2008) - "The Muppets Take Manhattan" book and record.
  • Show #67 – July 20, 2008 (7/21/2008) - A review of episode 4 of the Jim Henson Hour, titled "Dog City".
  • Show #66 – July 13, 2008 (7/13/2008) - A listener trip report from Walt Disney World, with plenty of Muppet talk from the parks.
  • Show #65 – July 6, 2008 (7/7/2008) - This Independence Day episode serves as a salute to all 50 states.
  • Show #64 – June 29, 2008 (6/29/2008) - This episode is devoted to the classic Muppet Movie, with special guest Craig Shemin.
  • Show #63 – June 22, 2008 (6/23/2008) - Vintage audio of Jim Henson and the Muppets on the Mike Douglas show.
  • Show #62 – June 15, 2008 (6/15/2008) - Father's Day episode.
  • Show #61 – June 8, 2008 (6/9/2008) - A review of episode 3 of the Jim Henson Hour, titled "Monster Telethon".
  • Show #60 – June 1, 2008 (6/1/2008) - Profile of a Podcaster interview with John Rick, host of the Disney Pincast.
  • Show #59 – May 25, 2008 (5/25/2008) - Interview with Dr. Jeanette Betancourt from Sesame Workshop, talking about their outreach program "Talk, Listen, Connect".
  • Show #58 – May 18, 2008 (5/18/2008) - A special tribute to Jim Henson, with special guest Frank Oz.
  • Show #57 – May 11, 2008 (5/11/2008) - Mother's Day episode, with special guest Jane Hunt (mother of Muppeteer Richard Hunt).
  • Show #56 – May 4, 2008 (5/4/2008) - A review of the first two episodes of The Jim Henson Hour.
  • Show #55 – April 27, 2008 (4/28/2008) - Another visit with our friends James and Joe, and a review of "The Take of the Bunny Picnic".
  • Show #54 – April 20, 2008 (4/21/2008) - A review of the Henson classic "The Dark Crystal".
  • Show #53 – April 13, 2008 (4/14/2008) - A review of the Sesame classic film "Follow That Bird".
  • Show #52 – April 6, 2008 (4/7/2008) - The one-year anniversary celebration!
  • Show #51 – March 30, 2008 (3/30/2008) - The complete audio from the Disney Parks attraction "MuppetVision 3D".
  • Show #50 – March 23, 2008 (3/24/2008) - A review of the Jim Henson Company's "Unstable Fables: Three Pigs and a Baby".
  • Show #49 – March 16, 2008 (3/17/2008) - Profile of a Podcaster interview with Eric & Dan, from the Mouse Guest Weekly podcast.
  • Show #48 – March 9, 2008 (3/10/2008) - Interview with Sesame Street Muppet Captain and Co-Executive Producer Kevin Clash.
  • Show #47 – March 2, 2008 (3/2/2008) - Audio from "Hey Cinderella!", an interview conducted by listener Jon M. with writer/producer Victor Pemberton, and Big Bird on XM Kids.
  • Show #46 – February 24, 2008 (2/23/2008) - Ryan Roe and Joe Hennes from ToughPigs.com.
  • Show #45 – February 17, 2008 (2/17/2008) - A recording of the "live telecast" of the 4th Annual Muppet Central Forum Awards Ceremony.
  • Show #44 – February 10, 2008 (2/11/2008) - Lots of Muppet news and email.
  • Show #43 – February 3, 2008 (2/3/2008) - Profile of a Podcaster interview with Paul Barrie, host of the Window to the Magic podcast.
  • Show #42 – January 27, 2008 (1/27/2008) - Some very rare Muppet audio from an early Jim Henson appearance on the Dick Cavett Show. Subjects discussed include the formation of the Muppet Show, which had not yet aired.
  • Show #41 – January 20, 2008 (1/21/2008) - A special tribute to Richard Hunt. Many, many special guests contributed to this episode, including Richard's mother Jane Hunt.
  • Show #40 – January 13, 2008 (1/14/2008) - An experimental episode of the show, featuring Muppet adaptations of Beatle songs.
  • Show #39 – January 6, 2008 (1/7/2008) - It's a celebration of Fraggle Rock, featuring Fraggle co-creator Jocelyn Stevenson.
  • Show #38 – December 30, 2007 (12/30/2007) - A look back over 2007. Revisit some of the great moments of the past year, including interviews with Jim Lewis, Joe & James, and Dave Goelz.
  • Christmas Eve – December 24, 2007 (12/24/2007) - Christmas Eve episode.
  • Show #37 – December 23, 2007 (12/23/2007) - Special Edition Christmas Episode: The Muppet Christmas Carol.
  • Show #36 – December 15, 2007 (12/16/2007) - Special Edition Christmas Episode: It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie.
  • Show #35 – December 9, 2007 (12/9/2007) - Special Edition Christmas Episode: A Muppet Family Christmas.
  • Show #34 – December 2, 2007 (12/2/2007) - Special Eidition Christmas Episode: Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas, featuring a live interview with Muppeteer Dave Goelz.
  • Show #33 – November 25, 2007 (11/25/2007) - The 2007 Holiday Kickoff episode. Also featuring some footage from the 2007 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
  • VidCast #2 – November 25, 2007 (11/25/2007) - Vidcast #2 features listener David Quesal and his puppet performances.
  • Show #32 – November 18, 2007 (11/18/2007) - A review of the "Fraggle Rockin' Complete Collection" CD set, and more US vs UK Fraggle episode comparisons.
  • Show #31 – November 11, 2007 (11/11/2007) - Comparing certain Fraggle Rock episodes from the US and the UK.
  • Show #30 – November 4, 2007 (11/4/2007) - Pasha Romanowski, owner/operator of ProjectPuppet.com, talks about his website and his mission to help people start making their own puppets at home.
  • Show #29 – October 28, 2007 (10/29/2007) - The Halloween Episode!
  • Show #28 – October 21, 2007 (10/22/2007) - We talk with Bill Mancuso, sculptor for some of the Palisades Toys Muppet figures.
  • Show #27 – October 14, 2007 (10/14/2007) - James Wojtal, an extraordinary puppet builder and performer, talks about his life in the puppet business.
  • Show #26 – October 7, 2007 (10/7/2007) - Some insider talk regarding MuppetVision 3D, along with Muppet news and listener requests.
  • Show #25 – September 30, 2007 (9/30/2007) - Live audio from the opening of "Jim Henson: Puppeteer", an exhibit housed exclusively at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, GA.
  • Show #24 – Sept 23, 2007 (9/24/2007) - Tribute to Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl.
  • Show #23 – September 16, 2007 (9/17/2007) - Celebrating the recent opening of a new Smithsonian traveling exhibit, "Jim Henson's Fantastic World".
  • Show #22 – September 9, 2007 (9/8/2007) - The comedy/magic team of Joe Veciarelli and James Songster stop by from Orlando with a hilarious interview. There's a Disney/Muppet connection there, but you'll have to listen to figure it out!
  • Show #21 – September 2, 2007 (9/2/2007) - Part 2 from the panel talk at Long Island's Cinema Arts Centre (featuring Craig Shemin, Dave Goelz, Kevin Clash, and Fran Brill).
  • Show #20 – August 26, 2007 (8/26/2007) - The finale from "America's Got Talent" featuring Terry Fator and the Muppets. Also, the audio from the much-hyped panel discussion from the Cinema Arts Centre at Long Island with Craig Shemin, Dave Goelz, Kevin Clash, and Fran Brill.
  • VidCast #1 – August 24, 2007 (8/24/2007) - Video footage from the 2007 Puppets Up festival in Almonte, ON. This video features the Balcony Puppeteers with some "behind the balcony" footage. Also popping in is Kanja Chen with a puppet friend.
  • Show #19 – August 19, 2007 (8/19/2007) - We hear from the Puppets Up festival in Almonte, Ontario. Also making a special appearance are Eric and Dan from the Mouse Guest Weekly podcast.
  • Show #18 – August 12, 2007 (8/9/2007) - The extinct Walt Disney World show "Here Come the Muppets". The monorail doesn't come through here...CRASH!...it does now!
  • Show #17 – August 5, 2007 (8/6/2007) - News from Atlanta, and an international Sesame Street segment focusing on France's Rue Sesame.
  • Show #16 – July 29, 2007 (7/29/2007) - Audio from the opening of "Jim Henson: A Man and his Frog", an exhibit housed at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, GA.
  • Show #15 – July 22, 2007 (7/22/2007) - Noreen Young talks about her career in puppetry, the Puppets Up festival, and her show "Under the Umbrella Tree".
  • Show #14 – July 15, 2007 (7/15/2007) - News from the Jim Henson's Delta Boyhood Museum in Leland, Mississippi. Also more international Sesame Street with Norway's Sesam Stasjon.
  • Show #13 – July 8, 2007 (7/9/2007) - Muppet song comparisons from one release of the Great Muppet Caper to another, and the first in a series of international Sesame Street segments: the Dutch "Sesamstraat".
  • Show #12 – July 1, 2007 (7/2/2007) - A patriotic celebration of a patriotic bird!
  • Show #11 – June 27, 2007 (6/24/2007) - My special guest is Arthur Novell, Executive Director of the Jim Henson Legacy.
  • Show #10 – June 17, 2007 (6/17/2007) - Conclusion of our interview with Tom Stewart.
  • Show #9 – June 10, 2007 (6/11/2007) - Tom Stewart from Puppeteers Unite and Camp Trillium stops by to talk puppets.
  • Show #8 – June 3, 2007 (6/3/2007) - My guests include Arthur Novell, Executive Director of the Jim Henson Legacy, and Gordon Smuder of Puppet Forge and Transylvania TV.
  • Show #7 – May 27, 2007 (5/27/2007) - Artist Roger Langridge discusses his new adventures, drawing the Muppet comic for Disney Adventures magazine.
  • Show #6 – May 16, 2007 (5/16/2007) - This very special tribute is dedicated to Jim Henson's life and memory, produced on the anniversary date of his passing.
  • Show #5 – May 11, 2007 (5/11/2007) - An interview with Muppet writer Jim Lewis.
  • Show #4 – May 2, 2007 (5/2/2007) - News of Statler & Waldorf: From the Balcony, news of the upcoming Muppet Show Season 2 DVD box set, and Dinosaurs Seasons 3 & 4.
  • Show #3 – April 26, 2007 (4/26/2007) - Muppet news, listener emails from some big Muppet fans, and Statler & Waldorf: From the Balcony.
  • Show #2 – April 19, 2007 (4/19/2007) - Earth Day, Puppet Up Uncensored, and news of a new Henson film project.
  • Show #1 – April 11, 2007 (4/11/2007) - In this first episode, we relive some moments from the 1990 NBC special "The Muppets at Walt Disney World".