The Top 10 Songs of: Bears

Kieran Moore – My favourite non-Muppet bear song has the following chorus: “Oh boy, do I love bears, you can bet your life that I do There ain’t nothin’ anywhere like a big, black bear As long as he’s a mile away from you!” And I think in general that’s probably a good philosophy to live…

‘Ernie and…’ Looking At Ernie & His Friends

Jarrod Fairclough – If I said ‘Ernie and’, 100% of those surveyed would say ‘Bert’.  Of course they would, Ernie and Bert are one of the most successful duos in the history of television.  But over the years, Ernie has been paired with a number of characters on the series, playing both the straight man and…

Top 10 Songs of… David Rudman

Kieran Moore – In my last chart for Matt Vogel we counted down the top 10 songs of a Muppeteer who (until recently) was perhaps best known for his work on already established characters. This week we’re highlighting another Muppet performer who has done exceptional work with pre-existing characters – in fact, I’d go as far to…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Baby Bear

Written by Michael Baldasare. BABY BEAR Performed by… David Rudman First appearance… Sesame Street Season 23 (1991) Most recent appearance… Sesame Street Season 43 (2012) Best known role… Sesame Street’s resident bear; good friend of Telly Monster; artist of Hero Guy; porridge lover Family… Papa Bear (Father), Mama Bear (Mother), Curly Bear (Sister) WHO IS…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: David Rudman

Today’s Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays post was written by Tom Stroud. DAVID RUDMAN Born… June 1, 1964 Notable Muppets…Baby Bear, Cookie Monster (2001-), Right Head of the Two Headed Monster (1992-), Sully (1992-), Scooter (2008-), Janice (2008-) WHO IS DAVID RUDMAN?David Rudman first worked with Muppets as an intern with the Muppet Workshop in the summer…