DEBUT 1976 A green and blue eel appeared several times on The Muppet Show. In addition to background appearances on episodes 116, 117, 122, and 312, the eel performed two solo numbers. Both were the UK Spots on their respective episodes. In episode 124, the eel, performed by Jim Henson, sang "When I'm Not Near the Fish I Love." In episode 417, he was performed by Jerry Nelson and sang "Three Little Fishies." In some musical numbers, the eel joins a team of strange creatures, such as Koozebanians, Mel, Shakey Sanchez, the Gawky Birds, the Muppaphone, or the Fazoobs. Filmography The Muppet Show Episode 116: Avery Schreiber (Closing Number) Episode 117: Ben Vereen ("Pure Imagination") Episode 122: Ethel Merman (Backstage) Episode 124: Mummenschanz ("When I'm Not Near the Fish I Love") Episode 312: James Coco ("Octopus' Garden") Episode 417: Star Wars ("Three Little Fishies") Retrieved from "https://muppet.fandom.com/wiki/Eel_(The_Muppet_Show)?oldid=1194754" Categories: Muppet Characters Muppet Show Characters Unnamed Characters The Muppets Characters Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.