The Best Puppet TV Shows TV Programs

The Best Puppet TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows must heavily feature puppets, and can be from any TV era

The very best puppet shows on television, ranked from best to worst, including '90s kids puppet shows for younger children. This list of the greatest puppet shows includes pictures from the shows, when available. Popular puppet TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining puppet show of all time is. Don't let your favorite puppet television programs fall to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of puppet television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator, and premiere date, when available.

This list features shows like Fraggle Rock, Crank Yankers, and Eureeka's Castle and really has something for everyone. Do you want to watch a dinosaur puppet show? How about marionette TV shows? Maybe old puppet TV shows strike your fancy, or perhaps you're just looking for some PBS puppet shows to enjoy. No matter the case, there are all kinds of TV shows with puppets on this list awaiting your votes.

What is the best puppet show of all time? What are the greatest puppet shows? Upvote the puppet shows on TV that you love (or loved) the most and don't forget to rerank the list so the shows with the famous puppets you thought were great can rise to number one!


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    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

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    Jim Henson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

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    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Kevin Clash

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    Christopher Meloni, Sally Struthers, Sherman Hemsley

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    Geoffrey Holder, Lynne Thigpen, Noel MacNeal

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    Anne Meara, Paul Dooley, Bill Daily

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    Frank Oz, Brian Henson, Kevin Clash

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    Claudia Black, Gigi Edgley, Ben Browder

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    Ray Barrett, Shane Rimmer, Sylvia Anderson

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    John Hurt, Jim Henson, Frank Oz

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    John Hurt, Brian Henson

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    Shari Lewis

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    Today's Special Nikki Tilroe, Bob Stutt, Jeff Hyslop

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    Sarah Silverman, Seth Green, Eugene Levy

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    Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, Joel Hodgson

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    Hal Smith, Will Ryan, Laurie Main

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    Noel MacNeal, Pam Arciero

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    Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, Phillip Paley

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    Felix Silla, Lennie Weinrib, Angelo Rossitto

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    Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel, Denis Leary

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    Laurence Fishburne, Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens

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    Bill Cosby, Bob Keeshan, Kevin Clash

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    Don Messick, Daws Butler, Paul Winchell

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    Ruth Westheimer, Fred Newman, Kathryn Mullen

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    Jim Cummings, Kath Soucie, Peter Cullen

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    Conrad Bain, Bob Stutt, Stephen Brathwaite

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    Kathryn Mullen, Martin P. Robinson, Pam Arciero

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    Steve Coogan, Harry Enfield, John Sessions

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    Fran Allison, Burr Tillstrom

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    Margaret Hamilton, Billy Barty, Mary Wickes

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    Julie Westwood, Don Austen, Rebecca Nagan

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    Alice Dinnean

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    Pinwheel Jim Jinkins

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    Meagan Good, Bill Bellamy, Robert Ri'chard

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    William Shatner, Bob Keeshan, Bill McCutcheon

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    Archie Panjabi, Angela Griffin, Kulvinder Ghir

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    John Bluthal, Sylvia Anderson, Paul Maxwell

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    Lois Maxwell, Ed Bishop, Bud Tingwell

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    Windsor Davies, Denise Bryer, Anne Ridler

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    Lois Maxwell, Ray Barrett, Robert Easton

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    Rupert Davies, Gary Files, David Healy

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    Pui Fan Lee, Samantha Dodd, Emma Weaver

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    Bernard Cribbins, Rick Jones, Sonja Ball

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    Patricia Lovell

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    Annette Mills

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    Gay Soper

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    Brian Cant

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