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Best Puppet TV Shows

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. This list of the greatest puppet shows also 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 in history get 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 items like Wombat and Kukla, Fran and Ollie.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best puppet show of all time?" and "What are the greatest puppet shows?"
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    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

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    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Kevin Clash

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    Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

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    Anne Meara, Paul Dooley, Max Wright

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    Geoffrey Holder, Lynne Thigpen, Tyler Bunch

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    Christopher Meloni, Sally Struthers, Sherman Hemsley

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    Shane Rimmer, Ray Barrett, Sylvia Anderson

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    Shari Lewis

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    Lennie Weinrib, Felix Silla, Angelo Rossitto

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    Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, Joel Hodgson

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    Claudia Black, Ben Browder, Raelee Hill

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    Frank Oz, Brian Henson, Kevin Clash

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    Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel, Denis Leary

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    Bill Cosby, Bob Keeshan, Kevin Clash

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    Hal Smith, Will Ryan, Laurie Main

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    Noel MacNeal, Pam Arciero

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    John Hurt, Jim Henson, Frank Oz

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    Kukla, Fran and Ollie Fran Allison, Burr Tillstrom

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    Wesley Eure, Phillip Paley, Kathy Coleman

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    Conrad Bain, Bob Stutt, Stephen Brathwaite

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    Ruth Westheimer, Fred Newman, Kathryn Mullen

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    Sylvia Anderson, John Bluthal, Paul Maxwell

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    Lois Maxwell, Ed Bishop, Bud Tingwell

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    Steve Coogan, Harry Enfield, John Sessions

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    Jack's Big Music Show Alice Dinnean

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    Billy Barty, Margaret Hamilton, Johnny Whitaker

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    John Hurt, Brian Henson

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    Marc Weiner, Ray Abruzzo

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    Kathryn Mullen, Martin P. Robinson, Pam Arciero

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    Lois Maxwell, Ray Barrett, Robert Easton

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    Rupert Davies, Gary Files, David Healy

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    Kenneth Connor, David Graham, Nicholas Parsons

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    Basil Brush

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    Sarah Silverman, Seth Green, Eugene Levy

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    Windsor Davies, Denise Bryer, Anne Ridler

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

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    Don Messick, Daws Butler, Paul Winchell

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    Bill Farmer, Arthur Holden

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    Justin Fletcher, Pui Fan Lee, Samantha Dodd

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    Meagan Good, Bill Bellamy, Robert Ri'chard

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    Howdy Doody William Shatner, Bob Keeshan, Bill McCutcheon

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    Oobi Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Tyler Bunch, Noel MacNeal

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