Television & Movies
- Fraggle Rock Season 5 begins airing on HBO, January 5 (final season)
- The StoryTeller begins airing on NBC, January 31
- Inside the Labyrinth documentary released February 18
- Puppetman pilot airs on CBS, July 3
- Down at Fraggle Rock documentary on HBO, July 13
- Fraggle Rock (animated) begins airing on NBC, September 12
- Muppet Babies Season 4 begins on CBS, September 19
- Sesame Street Season 19, November 16
- A Muppet Family Christmas on ABC, December 16
- Muppet Babies begins airing in Germany on ZDF, September 20
- Sesame Street Canada increases Canadian content, with new characters Basil, Dodi, and Louis.
Appearances and Events
- Jim Henson inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, aired November 30
- Kermit, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Rowlf the Dog, and Sam the Eagle help host the Nightline special Wall Street and the Economy, November 6
- Baby Kermit and the Magic Trunk
- Baby Piggy at the Bat
- The Best Babysitter in the World
- Big Bird's Bedtime Story
- Big Bird's Big Book
- Big Bird's Busy Day
- Don't Be Shy
- Ernie's Neighborhood
- Good Morning, Little Bert!
- Good Night, Little Grover!
- Grover and the New Kid
- Grover Takes Care of Baby
- Little Ernie's Animal Friends
- Monsters, Monsters!
- Playtime with Big Bird
- A Sesame Street Christmas
- A Sitter for Baby Monster
- The Tale of the Bunny Picnic
- A Visit to the Sesame Street Museum
- Wait for Me!
- What's Up in the Attic?
- Big Bird's Story Time
- Getting Ready for School
- Learning to Add and Subtract
- Muppet Babies Video Storybooks
- Sing Along
Behind the scenes
- Sesame Street Live presents Big Bird and the ABCs
- Sesame Street Live presents Big Bird's Sesame Street Story
- Muppet Babies Live presents Muppet Babies: Magic Box
Muppet Character Debuts
Attractions and Events
- Muppets, Monster & Magie, Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany: November 29, 1987 to January 24, 1988