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List Rules Vote for your favorite Jim Henson character or puppet, which doesn't have to be his best movie or show.

Jim Henson characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Jim Henson are at the top of the list. List is made up of items like Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Jim Henson character?" or "What are the top Jim Henson performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Jim Henson performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Jim Henson roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Cookie Monster is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Oscar the Grouch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Gonzo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Animal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Waldorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters

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Big Bird is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Miss Piggy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Count von Count is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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The Best Jeff Dunham Puppets & Characters

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Bert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Aloysius Snuffleupagus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Gobo Fraggle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters

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Hoggle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Wembley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Telly Monster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Jen

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8 8
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Janice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Skeksis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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Cantus

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Sam

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Harry the Hipster

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Link Hogthrob

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5 9
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Convincing John

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4 9
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Zeke

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3 8
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Doc Hopper's Men

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3 8
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King Rupert the Second

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Elmo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Jim Henson Puppets & Characters
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