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Muppet Babies

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Muppet babies

The Muppet Babies live in a large nursery watched over by Nanny, the only human character in the show that appears on a regular basis. The babies have hyperactive imaginations and often embark on adventures into imaginary worlds and perilous situations from which they are eventually returned to reality by some external event, such as Nanny coming to see what the noise was. They are constantly finding creative ways to entertain themselves and learn to work together to solve problems and survive their wild-imagined adventures. Each episode included a single storyline. Usually the babies were confronted with a childlike problem, such as fear of the dentist, or a question, such as 'where do muffins come from?' Other times, they were simply finding ways to amuse themselves with old toys or video tape equipment. The babies would then enter into their imaginations, transforming their toys into everything from time machines to pirate ships. Nearly every episode contained one song, and occasionally more than one. After the credits, the episodes would end with Animal shouting out his catchphrase 'Go bye-bye!' usually while Gonzo blasted off into the sky due to some accident he or Animal had caused. When the show aired in its 60 or 90 minute blocks however, Gonzo would instead end the first episode saying "Don't go away, we'll be right back."


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Kermit (Baby)

Baby Kermit is the Muppet Babies version of Kermit the Frog. In contrast to the often naked adult Kermit, Baby Kermit always wears a sailor suit, a reference to his amphibious nature.


Frank Welker voice of Kermit

Voiced by: Frank Welker. Born March 12, 1946. Image via IMDb.

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Nanny is the kindly woman who takes care of the nursery on Muppet Babies. Nanny is always seen from the babies' perspective, so the audience never sees her face. The most frequent view of her are her legs, clad in green and white striped socks beneath a pink skirt, and her purple sneakers with red laces, when entering the room. However, her full body was also displayed, including her arms and her purple sweater, but always cut off at the shoulders or otherwise obscured.

Barbara Billingsley voice of Nanny

Voiced by: Barbara Billingsley. Born Dec 22, 1915. Died Oct 16, 2010. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Beaker (Baby)

Baby Beaker appeared in several episodes of Muppet Babies as a baby version of Beaker. One of the few episodes to focus on Beaker is "Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Dark?", in which Beaker, after watching a scary movie, is afraid of the dark, and the other babies try to get him out of his fear.

Frank Welker voice of Beaker

Voiced by: Frank Welker. Born March 12, 1946. Image via IMDb.

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Animal (Baby)

Baby Animal, the most unruly of the title characters on Muppet Babies, is an infant version of Animal. He and Skeeter are the only main characters who did not appear in Muppet form in the dream sequence from The Muppets Take Manhattan, which launched the series, though a Baby Animal Muppet was later built for the TV special A Muppet Family Christmas.

Dave Coulier voice of Animal (Baby)

Voiced by: Dave Coulier. Born September 21, 1959. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Bunsen (Baby)

Baby Bunsen appeared semi-regularly throughout the run of Muppet Babies as a baby version of Bunsen Honeydew. He was accompanied by Baby Beaker. However, he and Beaker appeared in the opening sequence to every episode. Bunsen usually arrived to introduce his latest invention.

Dave Coulier voice of Bunsen

Voiced by: Dave Coulier. Born September 21, 1959. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Skeeter (Baby)

Skeeter is Scooter's tomboyish twin sister, an athletic young girl predominantly featured in Muppet Babies. She is energetic, gutsy and spirited but, at times, can be a bit of a show-off. Skeeter and her brother Scooter would occasionally show signs of sibling rivalry in the nursery, with Skeeter often calling her brother a "nerd." While Skeeter often expressed interest in being an athlete or gymnast, her brother was more interested in computers and books.

Frank Welker voice of Skeeter

Voiced by: Frank Welker. Born March 12, 1946. Image via IMDb.

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Baby Piggy (Baby)

Baby Piggy is a character on Muppet Babies, a baby version of Miss Piggy. Baby Piggy has a bad temper, and often flies off the handle. She frequently fends off the unwanted affection of Baby Gonzo, while expressing interest in Baby Kermit. She also frequently engages in a rivalry with Baby Skeeter, the only other girl in the nursery. Sometimes she will carry her doll with her that is simply known as Dolly.

Laurie O'Brien voice of Miss Piggy (Baby)

Voiced by: Laurie O'Brien. Born Sep 6, 1952. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Gonzo (Baby)

Baby Gonzo is the Muppet Babies version of Gonzo. As with his adult counterpart, he has an obsession with chickens, and always carries his toy chick, Camilla. A chick also appears on his red jumper. Baby Gonzo has an unrequited crush on Baby Piggy.

 Russi Taylor voice of Gonzo

Voiced by: Russi Taylor. Born May 4, 1944. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Rowlf (Baby)

Baby Rowlf is the Muppet Babies version of Rowlf the Dog. Baby Rowlf was the straight man on Muppet Babies, true to his adult character. Not as wild or crazy as his peers, the brown puppy was not as prominently featured in the show as much as Baby Kermit, Baby Piggy, or Baby Gonzo. While the other Babies would initiate adventures via their imaginations, Baby Rowlf would usually just tag along for the ride.

Katie Leigh voice of Rowlf

Voiced by: Katie Leigh. Born Dec 16, 1958. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

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Fozzie (Baby)

Baby Fozzie is the Muppet Babies version of Fozzie Bear. He wants to be a famous stand-up comedian when he grows up. Fozzie often seems naive, and his jokes aren't always funny, but his friends like him anyway. He is also somewhat of a coward, for he is afraid of ghosts, monsters, thunder and lightning, and swimming, among other things. He usually carries a teddy bear with him that is simply known as Teddy.

Greg Berg voice of Fozzie (Baby)

Voiced by: Greg Berg. Born Dec 14, 1960. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.


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Kermit: When your world looks kinda weird and you wish that you weren't there

Piggy: Just close your eyes and make believe and you can be anywhere

Kermit: I like adventure

Piggy: I like romance

Fozzie: I love great jokes

Animal: Animal dance!!

Scooter: I've got my computer

Skeeter: I swing through the air

Rowlf: I play the piano

Gonzo: And I have blue hair

Bunsen: Me, I invent things

Beaker: Mee mee mee meee!

Nanny: Is everything all right in here?

All: Yes, Nanny.

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