1978 Fisher Price Muppet Show Catalog

1978 Fisher Price Muppet Show Catalog

The Muppet Show was as much an ingredient to a happy 70s childhood as orange kitchens and pop rocks were. The UK Produced syndicated series was a complete smash and not surprisingly oodles of merchandise followed. Toymaker Fisher-Price already knew the value of a Muppet, having produced Sesame Street items since the early 1970s released some of the most memorable Muppet show items.

Ms. Piggy was “new for 1978” which seems strange now.

Animal is described as a “wild hippie drummer”…

I loved these figures, I only ever had a Gonzo but I thought they were a cool idea. It reminds me that a reader sent in a shot of an original store display he had of these:


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AKA Brian Heiler author of "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" and co-editor of "Toy-Ventures Magazine". Co-Host of the "Pod Stallions" podcast. Host of the Brick Mantooth Youtube channel, painter, designer, writer, mental health advocate, toy collector, Mego, and Mego Knock-Off enthusiast. I have large feet, ADHD and I live in Canada. Talk toys, not others.

1 Comment

  • Danny C on April 9, 2021

    I’m in my 40s and just now finally get what those white sticks were about. Surprised not to see the Fozzie plush here (that’s what we had).

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