John Denver & the Muppets: A Christmas together

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The Muppets are joined by singer, songwriter, and actor John Denver to celebrate the holidays. Highlights include: Denver and the Muppets sing "The Twelve Days of Christmas"; Denver sings "The Pleasure of Your Company"; Kermit the Frog and Denver reminisce about past Christmases with their friends and families and sing "A Christmas Wish"; Miss Piggy confronts Denver in her dressing room about their presumed mutual attraction; Denver and Rowlf the Dog sing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"; and Denver recites the story of Jesus' birth. The program concludes with Denver and the Muppets singing "Stille Nacht," and children in the audience join in for the English version, "Silent Night."
Wyle, George; Finkel, Bob; Charmoli, Tony; Baker, Herbert; Denver, John; Oz, Frank; Nelson, Jerry, 1934-; Hunt, Richard, d. 1992; Goelz, Dave; Henson, Jim; Whitmire, Steve, 1959-; Mullen, Kathryn; Payne, Bob, 1957-; Muehl, Brian; Davis, Mike; Huber, Phillip C; Wilcox, Caroly; Asch, Leslee; Fredrick, Nomi; Gootnick, Jane; Green, Joanne; Harms, Marianne; Hendrickson, Calista; Kuhl, Janet; Miller, Tim, 1958-; Rose, Tim, 1940-2002; Smith, Polly; Henson, Cheryl
John Jer Productions
Christmas television programs; Puppet television programs; Television specials
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Muppets (Fictitious characters); Kermit the Frog (Fictitious character); Piggy, Miss (Fictitious character); Fozzie Bear (Fictitious character)
North America; United States of America
The Jim Henson video collection at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Terms of Use
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
050 minutes; color

Creation/Production Credits

Muppet performers, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen, Robert Payne, Brian Muehl, Mike Davis, Cheryl Henson, Phillip Huber ; Nativity Muppets by, Caroly Wilcox, Leslee Asch, Nomi Fredrick, Jane Gootnick, Joanne Green, Marianne Harms, Calista Hendrickson, Janet Kuhl, Tim Miller, Tim Rose, Polly Smith ; musical director, George Wyle.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1077; Catalog Key: alephsys003295177; Catalog Key: HENSON 029; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/377

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