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Kermit's Farrah Fawcett poster on a tree in the swamp.

TV Land honored the 50 Greatest TV Icons on November 16th, 2007. Kermit the Frog was ranked at number 21.

Kermit was also featured as a commentator on the program, and shared his thoughts on Lassie, the Fonz, Farrah Fawcett and Carol Burnett. When actors representing the first season cast of Saturday Night Live were featured, a photo of Gilda Radner with the Seven-foot-tall Talking Carrot from episode 304 of The Muppet Show was shown.

In addition to the icons celebrated, other commentators included Wil Wheaton, Kelly Ripa, Elliott Gould, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Alexander, and Maya Angelou.


Full List

1. Johnny Carson
2. Lucille Ball
3. Oprah Winfrey
4. Bill Cosby
5. Walter Cronkite
6. Carol Burnett
7. Mary Tyler Moore
8. Jerry Seinfeld
9. Homer Simpson
10. Dick Clark
11. Roseanne Barr
12. Dick Van Dyke
13. Jackie Gleason
14. Ed Sullivan
15. Not Ready for Prime Time Players
16. David Letterman
17. Bob Newhart
18. William Shatner
19. Andy Griffith
20. Carroll O'Connor
21. Kermit the Frog
22. Milton Berle
23. Barbara Walters
24. Michael Landon
25. Heather Locklear
26. Farrah Fawcett
27. Regis Philbin
28. Howard Cosell
29. John Ritter
30. Alan Alda
31. Sarah Jessica Parker
32. Henry Winkler
33. Ellen Degeneres
34. Bob Barker
35. Michael J. Fox
36. Diahann Carroll
37. George Clooney
38. Bea Arthur
39. Jennifer Aniston
40. Sally Field
41. Jon Stewart
42. James Gandolfini
43. Flip Wilson
44. Susan Lucci
45. Sarah Michelle Gellar
46. Lassie
47. Simon Cowell
48. Jimmy Smits
49. Calista Flockhart
50. Larry Hagman
51. Bob Hope
52. Ron Howard
53. Ed McMahon
54. Florence Henderson
55. Fred Rogers
56. Betty White
57. Charlie Brown
58. Don Knotts
59. Ted Danson
60. Merv Griffin
61. Paul Reubens
62. Redd Foxx
63. Ed Asner
64. Phil Donahue
65. Pamela Anderson
66. Kelsey Grammer
67. Tom Selleck
68. Don Cornelius
69. Barbara Eden
70. Bob Denver
71. Rosie O'Donnell
72. Cher
73. Tony Danza
74. Joan Rivers
75. Peter Falk
76. Candice Bergen
77. James Garner
78. Art Carney
79. Angela Lansbury
80. Adam West
81. Dick Cavett
82. Ted Knight
83. Isabel Sanford
84. Cartman
85. Rod Serling
86. Jerry Mathers
87. Phil Hartman
88. Gavin MacLeod
89. Robert Guillame
90. John Stamos
91. Dennis Franz
92. Judge Judy
93. Neil Patrick Harris
94. Melissa Gilbert
95. Richard Dawson
96. Shannen Doherty
97. In Living Color
98. Meredith Baxter
99. Delta Burke
100. Marcia Cross

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