Some people grew up on the Beatles. Others, the Rolling Stones. Then there were the kids who learned about music through Dr. For fans of The Muppet Show , the Mayhem were a gateway to rock and roll. The group covered everything from classical to jazz to country, backed up pop stars including Elton John and Diana Ross, and used a psychedelic, Magical Mystery Tour—inspired bus to get around, like they were a bunch of merry Ken Kesey—esque pranksters minus the drugs, of course. The Mayhem consisted of five members, all loosely based on real-life musicians.
This flower girl was involved with Zoot in the first season of The Muppet Show, but paired up with Floyd Pepper at the start of season two. Janice was performed by Eren Ozker during the first season of The Muppet Show without the valley-girl voice , then she was performed by Richard Hunt until his death in Due to the lack of female Muppeteers , Janice has, since Ozker's departure, consistently been played by a man. Muppet characters are frequently paired together based on how well puppeteers perform as a team. Therefore, the change in Janice's performer may have been the reason for her relationship shifting from Zoot to Floyd. After Hunt's death, her character was faded back to brief non-speaking background appearances until the It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie, in which she was performed by Brian Henson. Rudman has also taken over for Scooter, as well as Janice, thus adding another two of Richard Hunt's characters to his own Muppet characters. A running gag in some Muppet movies was that, during a scene where several characters were excitedly talking at once, and someone called for silence, Janice would be the last one still talking, on a topic with no apparent connection to the situation. It's my life. So if I want to live on a beach and walk around naked
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Original sketch for Janice by Michael Frith. Janice as re-built for Muppets TV. She also portrays Nurse Janice in Veterinarian's Hospital , and appears in various other sketches, frequently as a chorus member. She is occasionally seen in the orchestra during the fifth season of the show.
The Muppets are an ensemble group of comedic puppet characters originally created by Jim Henson. The Muppets have appeared in multiple television series, films, and other media appearances since the s. The majority of the characters listed here originated on The Muppet Show , a television series that aired from to Since then, several more characters have been introduced in other television series, as well as theatrical films. Kermit the Frog was one of the show's regulars, and thus was one of Henson's first Muppet creations.