RIP Muppet Show Guests

Daffyfan4ever

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Harry was definitely a tough loss. As the list continues to shrink, it will eventually reach a point every Muppet show guest has passed. And it will be there before any of us know it.
Then you have to admire Brooke Shields for appearing on the show when she was so young implying that "hopefully" she'll be with us for a while. Yet, we can't even see the poor girl's episode on Disney+. Thank goodness for the TimeLife episodes.
 

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Another one bites the dust…
‘Tis a shame, I really enjoyed his work with the Muppets (and in Minions: Rise of Gru, but that’s besides the point).
 

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Another one bites the dust…
‘Tis a shame, I really enjoyed his work with the Muppets (and in Minions: Rise of Gru, but that’s besides the point).
"The Rise of Gru?"It's interesting to note that he was in something that recent, that he's still been kind of active recently before his passing.
 

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Here's a list of all the dead guest stars from The Muppet Show, sorted by season.
Season 1
  1. Juliet Prowse
  2. Jim Nabors
  3. Florence Henderson
  4. Charles Aznavour
  5. Harvey Korman
  6. Lena Horne
  7. Peter Ustinov
  8. Bruce Forsyth
  9. Avery Schreiber
  10. Phyllis Diller
  11. Valerie Harper
  12. Ethel Merman
  13. Kaye Ballard
  14. Andres Bossard
Season 2
  1. Don Knotts
  2. Zero Mostel
  3. Milton Berle
  4. Nancy Walker
  5. Edgar Bergen
  6. Madeline Kahn
  7. George Burns
  8. Dom DeLuise
  9. Rudolf Nureyev
  10. Lou Rawls
  11. Peter Sellers
  12. Bob Hope
  13. Teresa Brewer
  14. Cloris Leachman
Season 3
  1. Roy Clark
  2. Gilda Radner
  3. Pearl Bailey
  4. Jean Stapleton
  5. Loretta Lynn
  6. Liberace
  7. Raquel Welch
  8. James Coco
  9. Helen Reddy
  10. Harry Belafonte
  11. Danny Kaye
  12. Spike Milligan
  13. Roger Miller
  14. Roy Rogers
  15. Dale Evans
  16. Lynn Redgrave
Season 4
  1. John Denver
  2. Lorene Yarnell
  3. Victor Borge
  4. Dudley Moore
  5. Beverly Sills
  6. Kenny Rogers
  7. Phyllis George
  8. Dizzy Gillespie
  9. Jonathan Winters
  10. Christopher Reeve
  11. Alan Arkin
  12. Doug Henning
  13. Andy Williams
  14. Carol Channing
Season 5
  1. Gene Kelly
  2. James Coburn
  3. Glenda Jackson
  4. Señor Wences
  5. Jean-Pierre Rampal
  6. Tony Randall
  7. Mac Davis
  8. Marty Feldman
  9. Wally Boag
  10. Johnny Cash
  11. Buddy Rich
  12. Roger Moore

The season with the least deceased guests: Season 5
The season with the most deceased guests: Season 3
 

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Very helpful list. Sad to see only 1/3 of the season 3 guest stars remain. It feels like the muppet show guest stars have been dying more than usual. RIP to Harry, Glenda, and Alan.
 

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I feel as if the last celebrity guest to remain will likely be Brooke Shields, considering she was much younger when she appeared.
 

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Alan was also Larry in the “Larry and Phyllis” season 2 segments in Sesame Street (who I honestly liked more than “Buddy and Jim”). May he R.I.P
 
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Alan was also Larry in the “Larry and Phyllis” season 2 segments in Sesame Street (who I honestly liked more than “Buddy and Jim”). May he R.I.P
Yeah, I thought I remembered him from SS. It's easy to forget because now we have another famous Alan on SS who's still kicking and seen on the show regularly, but yeah, I remember hearing about the other Alan being seen on the show early on.
 
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