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December 2015


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Here are some fun facts and figures about Muppet Wiki as we celebrate 12 years of collaborative editing and community.

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  12 years

Muppet Wiki was founded on December 5, 2005. The very first article created on the wiki was for Fozzie Bear with the simple (yet factual) text: "Fozzie Bear is a bear." The wiki's description of Fozzie has since grown with remarkable depth and breadth of coverage.

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  32,061 articles

Muppet Wiki has over 32,000 encyclopedic articles on all sorts of topics related to Jim Henson, Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and The Muppets Studio. If you were to read one article a day, it would take you over 87 years to read them all!

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  3,119 Muppet characters

Learn about your favorite Muppets with our profiles on 955 characters in The Muppets franchise, 1,667 Sesame Street Muppets, 153 Fraggle Rock characters, and other Muppet productions.

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  2,915 Sesame Street episode guides

Sesame Street is one of the longest-running shows in television history. See what has happened over the course of 48 seasons of children's television with our comprehensive episode guides.

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  120 Muppet Show episode guides

The Muppet Show ran for 5 seasons and 120 episodes... and we've got episode guides for all of them! We also have complete episode guides for 1984's Muppet Babies, 1989's The Jim Henson Hour, 1996's Muppets Tonight and 2015's The Muppets.

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  96 Fraggle Rock episode guides

Dance your cares away, we've got coverage of all 96 episodes of Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock, plus all 13 episodes of the short-lived animated spin-off. We also have individual articles on 153 Fraggle Rock characters and 196 Fraggle songs.

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  139 Muppet performers

Get to know the talented puppeteers and performers who bring the Muppets to life — including such names as Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and many more!

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  1,959 celebrities

The Muppets have worked with many celebrities — including actors, musicians, athletes, politicians, and more! See which famous faces have crossed paths with the Muppets.

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  863 Sesame Street guests

Where do furry monsters and famous personalities mix and mingle? On Sesame Street, of course! Combining celebrities and actors who have appeared on episodic Sesame Street as well as home video releases and specials, a lot of people have visited the street.

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  1,082 Muppet songs

From "Mahna Mahna" (with more than 20 different Muppet performances) to "The Rainbow Connection" (with more than 35 different Muppet performances), you can explore all the songs performed by the Muppets throughout the years.

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  2,295 Sesame Street songs

From "Rubber Duckie" to "C is for Cookie," we've got all your favorite Sesame Street songs, plus 180 Sesame Street albums. So just sing, sing a song, sing out loud, sing out strong!

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  1,351 Sesame Street storybooks

We have a detailed guide to the many Sesame Street books that have been published over the years. Be careful of what you find at the end of some of them...

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  36 Christmas specials

The Muppets know how to make the holidays special, and we've got all their Christmas productions covered (plus 135 Christmas carols and more than 64 different Santa Clauses).

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  117 international Sesame Street shows

Sesame Street is the longest street in the world. Discover the different international co-productions from around the globe and get to know 322 international characters.

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  Over 300 Ernie and Bert sketches

We have a comprehensive guide to all the Ernie and Bert sketches from their apartment, their bedroom, their expeditions, and elsewhere. The wiki also has lists of over 80 Ernie and Bert songs and 119 Ernie and Bert storybooks; plus a guide to the duo's animated spin-off.

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  91 Sesame Street Newsflashes

We've got a list of all the many fast-breaking news stories from Kermit the Frog! Check out Sesame Street Newsflash for a complete listing and check out other recurring sketches for more from Sesame Street.

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  32 Pigs in Space sketches

Follow the continuing adventures of the crew of the Swinetrek with our complete listing of Pigs in Space sketches, and also explore other recurring sketches from The Muppet Show.

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  Over 530 Muppet kisses

Kissy, kissy! We've got a list of kissing Muppets. We've also got lists of married Muppets, driving Muppets, dead Muppets, wet Muppets, stretched Muppets, exploding Muppets, eaten Muppets, smoking Muppets, swearing Muppets, musical Muppets, and much more!

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  Over 675 Anything Muppets

The Anything Muppets on Sesame Street have filled many roles -- from Mr. Johnson and Sherlock Hemlock to Guy Smiley and The Amazing Mumford. Get to know the people in your neighborhood and explore our lists of Anything Muppets.

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  Over 70 Muppet pigs

We have pages on more than 70 Muppet pigs... although (if you ask her) the only one who really matters is the fabulous Miss Piggy. We also have pages on more than 200 monsters, 150 birds, 85 grouches, 60 doozers, 55 fraggles, 50 dogs, 30 bears, 40 frogs, and 1 whatever.

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  120,257 photos

A picture's worth a thousand words... and we've uploaded a lot of them! With 120,257 pictures and 32,061 articles, that's an average of 4 unique pictures per page!

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  173 active users

Wikia has over 13,423,677 registered users and Muppet Wiki has 12 administrators with 173 users active on Muppet Wiki within the past month.

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  972,086 page edits

Our editors have been busy collaborating over the past decade with lots of individual page edits to build the wiki. With 972,086 individual page edits, that's an average of 30 edits per article. Help us get to a million!

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  Over 23,000 Facebook fans

"Like" Muppet Wiki on Facebook for fun Muppet content and to stay connected with what's new on the wiki.

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  1 wedding cake!

Watch your step.

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May 2012

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Muppet Wiki Facts:

  • We hit 25,000 pages in six years and five months -- that's 12.6 new pages a day!
  • These days, about 150 people contribute to the wiki every month, with 60 regular contributors.
  • (The characters you're thinking of -- the two old guys in the balcony -- are Statler and Waldorf.)
  • One of our long-running projects is a comprehensive Sesame Street Episode Guide, with descriptions and screenshots from every segment. So far, we've got a full guide page for 874 out of 4,300 episodes. (That's only 20%, but it's 41 seasons going back to 1969 -- we'll catch up someday!)

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