Grateful Dead was a rock band fronted by the late Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir. They are famous for their concert tours which attracted a groupie following who were dubbed as "dead heads."

In 1988, they arranged The Rainforest Benefit, a concert to raise awareness for environmentalism. The Muppets were featured in a video spot during one of the music breaks.


  • Members of the Bug Band in The Muppet Show episode 407 said they considered calling themselves the Grateful Dead.
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