The first Muppet characters appeared in Sam and Friends, a Washington, D.C.–based show which was broadcast from 1955 to 1961. Kermit the Frog was one of the shows regulars, and thus was one of Hensons first Muppet creations.
Was Kermit the first Muppet?
Kermit performed the hit singles Bein Green in 1970 and Rainbow Connection in 1979 for The Muppet Movie, the first feature-length film featuring the Muppets....Kermit the FrogThe Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Sam and Friends characterFirst appearanceSam and Friends (1955)Created byJim Henson11 more rows
Is Cookie Monster a Muppet?
Cookie Monster, American television puppet character (one of the Muppets) whose appetite for cookies is legendary. Together with such characters as Oscar the Grouch, Elmo, and Big Bird, he is one of the featured creatures on the long-running childrens public television series Sesame Street.