In a special tonight, Sesame Street introduces a muppet who has to get food from a food pantry.
When Jim Henson created The muppet Show in 1976, he unveiled a truly unique form of entertainment.
No, to be honest, I write it in my own voice and then I turn it into a muppet voice, or the stars who are in the movie.
any puppet character of the children's television show Sesame Street and commercial products of those characters
m(arionette) + (p)uppet
a stupid person
Trademark (U.S.) Sept. 26, 1972, claiming use from 1971, but in print from Sept. 1970. Name coined by creator Jim Henson (1936-1990), who said, despite the resemblance to marionette and puppet (they have qualities of both), it has no etymology; he just liked the sound.