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Puallynde oscar

Oscar with Squares regular Paul Lynde.

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Big Bird on Hollywood Squares 1976

Big Bird on Squares (January 19, 1976).

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Kermit with Jo Dee Messina backstage.

Hollywood Squares is a popular television game show where contestants compete for prizes while playing Tic-Tac-Toe. It was hosted by Peter Marshall from 1966-81, Jon Bauman from 1983-84, John Davidson from 1986-89, and Tom Bergeron from 1998-2004.

The Muppets appeared on the show various times in the Marshall and Bergeron eras, including Kermit, Miss Piggy, Big Bird, Oscar, Gonzo, Bear, and Elmo.

Appearances

Marshall

January 19, 1976 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
July 19, 1976 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
July 26, 1976 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
September 5, 1977 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
December 19, 1977 Big Bird (on the Storybook Squares format)[1]
February 13, 1978 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
February 20, 1978 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
August 29, 1978 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
June 4, 1979 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
June 11, 1979 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
September 3, 1979 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
December 24, 1979 Big Bird/Oscar[1]
April 7, 1980 Big Bird/Oscar[1]

Big Bird and Oscar also made appearances on the concurrent syndicated version, which aired from 1971-81. Big Bird addressed Marshall as "Mr. Marshmallow", akin to his difficulties with Mr. Hooper's name.

Bergeron

2000 and 2001 Big Bird[citation needed]
April 30, 2001 Kermit the Frog[citation needed]
2001 Elmo[2]
February 22, 2002 Kermit the Frog
May 13, 2002 Kermit and Miss Piggy[2]
June 7, 2002 Bear
July 15, 2002 Bear[3]
2002 Gonzo[2]
January 20, 2003 Kermit
April 28, 2003 Kermit[4]
May 12-16, 2003 Miss Piggy ("Blondes Have More Fun" week)[5]
November 17, 2003 Kermit and Miss Piggy ("Dynamic Duos" week)[6]
October 27, 2003 Bear[7]
January 12, 2004 Bear[8]
April 12, 2004 Elmo[9]

Gallery

References

Notes

Connections

  • ALF replaced John Davidson in one episode of the 1986 version.
  • Jack Parnell composed the original Celebrity Squares theme for the UK version.
  • Warwick Davis hosted Celebrity Squares in 2014.

See also

Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 classicsquares.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 ToughPigs.com
  3. forum posting
  4. Henson.com solicitation
  5. forum posting
  6. forum posting
  7. Noel MacNeal's wife
  8. Noel MacNeal's wife
  9. forum posting
  10. Sesame Street 35 Years Anniversary Game

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