John Denver & the Muppets a Christmas together

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Date
1979
Summary
The Muppets are joined by 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."
Contributors
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
Publisher
John Jer Productions
Genres
Christmas television programs; Puppet television programs; Television specials
Subjects
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Muppets (Fictitious characters); Kermit the Frog (Fictitious character); Piggy, Miss (Fictitious character); Fozzie Bear (Fictitious character)
Locations
North America; United States of America
Collection
The Jim Henson Works at the University of Maryland
Unit
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Language
English
Terms of Use
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
050 minutes; color
Notes

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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