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Characters and actors who have served as doppelgänger to Kermit the Frog in Muppet productions.

Picture Impersonator / Production Notes
Big Bird
Sesame Street Episode 0521
During his Alphabet Show, Big Bird performs a feat beginning with the letter I - an "impersonation of an impressionist." After doing an Ernie impression, he follows up with a Kermit voice saying his traditional "Hi ho" catchphrase.
Sesame Street sketch "The Cursed Prince"
Grover narrates a fairy tale starring Maria as a princess and David as a prince with a curse that can only be broken by Maria's kiss, which turns him into Kermit the Frog.
April Fools SSmag76 - Snuffy as Kermit
Mr. Snuffleupagus
Sesame Street Magazine, April 1976
Snuffy stands in for Reporter Kermit in an April Fool's Day spread illustrated by Joe Mathieu.
Robot Kermit
The Muppet Show episode 104
A robot built to look and act like Kermit, to take the place of Kermit the Frog. The robot version had a key on his back, and openly showed affection for Miss Piggy.
Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
The Muppet Show episode 112
During the closing curtain call, Peter confesses to Kermit that he's always wanted to be a frog, and imitates Kermit saying good night to the audience.
Gladys the Cow
Sesame Street Episode 1052
Gladys attempts to get into Big Bird's variety show by showing off her impressions, including one of Kermit.
Rich Little
The Muppet Show episode 204
In his opening act, Rich impersonates Kermit, Fozzie, Piggy and Statler. Kermit is astonished by Rich's impression: "I was in the dressing room and I heard you on stage, and for a second I thought I had grown a new me."
Evolving Phoob 3
Koozebanian Phoob
The Muppet Show episode 205
The Phoob is the tastiest creature on the planet Koozebane, but Phoobs survive by "evolving" very quickly to blend in with other creatures. Before Kermit's astonished eyes, the Phoob transforms into a Kermit duplicate. "It's called the survival of the trenchcoated," the Phoob explains.
Lenny the Lizard
Lenny the Lizard
The Muppet Show episode 208
Lenny auditions for the job of an emcee, imitating the show's standing host just a little too closely for Kermit's comfort.
Kermit the Pig
The Muppet Show episode 224
When the theater is taken over by pigs, this green pig with bulgy eyes and a spiky collar impersonates Kermit while the real Kermit is held prisoner.
The Swedish Chef
The Muppet Show episode 314
When Dr. Strangepork's dissolvatron malfunctions, Kermit the Frog ends up trading bodies and voices with the Swedish Chef.
Danny Kaye
The Muppet Show episode 316
In a quiet moment between guest and host, Danny confesses that he's begun to talk like Kermit, who acknowledges that he approves of his impression.
The Muppet Show episode 406
In a tribute to Kermit's birthday, the cast sings "Be a Frog".
The Muppet Show episode 406
A cow sings a line of "Be a Frog".
The Muppet Show episode 406
A horse also chimes in on "Be a Frog".
Miss Piggy
The Muppet Show episode 406
Piggy rounds out the finale of "Be a Frog" and appears backstage in her Kermit getup.
Kermit the Protozoa
The Muppet Show episode 409
A single-celled organism stands in for Kermit's role when Sam the Eagle peers through a microscope.
Robin the Frog
The Muppet Show episode 410
With his Uncle Kermit "falling down on the job", Robin introduces Kenny's number "The Gambler" by waving his arms and shouting "yay!"
Miss Piggy
The Muppet Show episode 410
Kermit is temporarily on crutches, so Miss Piggy assists with his introduction by waving her arms and yelling, "Yaaaaaay!"
The Muppet Show episode 416
A gypsy decides to introduce the closing number, so she waves her arms and yells, "Yaaay!" (something she's always wanted to do).
Mark Hamill
The Muppet Show episode 417
When Kermit is looking for a guest star he asks Mark what he can do. Mark, doing a Kermit impression, says he can do impressions. Kermit, oblivious to the fact he was being mimicked, asks who he does. Mark goes on to impersonate Fozzie Bear with a similar response.
Kermit Rabbit TMS421
a rabbit
The Muppet Show episode 421
Kermit introduces Doug Henning's final act and a rabbit mimics him as they exit the stage.
Rizzo the Rat
The Muppet Show episode 503
After Kermit lets the rats in as members of The Muppet Show cast, Joan Baez warns that they might try to take over. Indeed, they carry Kermit offstage and Rizzo steps into Kermit's role to say good night.
Mac Davis
The Muppet Show episode 514
Mac Davis passes for a close enough Kermit look-alike, with his green attire and flippers, to attract Miss Piggy as the two sing "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me." Piggy comments that if he'd just paint himself green, he'd be her kind of guy.
Statler Kermit yay tms517
The Muppet Show episode 517
As co-host of The Muppet Show, Statler introduces a number with Kermit's signature "Yaay!" and arm-flailing.
The Swedish Chef
The Muppet Show episode 523
After Miss Piggy locks Kermit in Gonzo's trunk of fungus, she then sends the Chef on stage to introduce "Blue Bayou", with him even flailing his arms and yelling "Yaaay!"
I'm the one on the right
Fozzie Bear
The Great Muppet Caper
As Kermit's identical twin brother, Fozzie is often mistaken (even by himself) for Kermit. This often happens when he is not wearing his hat.
TMS promo Australia Gonzo yaaay
The Muppet Show promos
Gonzo implores Australian viewers to watch The Muppet Show and performs Kermit's "yaaay!" flail, calling it a foolish gesture.
Green and Pink in the park
Central Park lovers
The Muppets Take Manhattan
After Kermit goes missing, Piggy looks for him in Central Park. Recalling a previous scene in which she'd shared a romantic moment with him in a horse-drawn carriage, Piggy approaches a couple dressed in familiar attire.
Sherman the Hoppity-Hop
Sesame Street News Flash
Dr. Nobel Price creates a mechanical automaton fashioned after Kermit (played by Richard Hunt).
Plácido Domingo
Night of 100 Stars
Plácido Domingo tries out his Kermit the Frog impression to cheer up a depressed Miss Piggy.
"I'm Gonna Always Love You"
music video
A live frog, evading the prowl of a live pig, wears a Kermit collar in the music video for "I'm Gonna Always Love You."
Jim Henson
"I'm Gonna Always Love You"
music video
Jim Henson wears large Kermit feet in a music video for "I'm Gonna Always Love You." He also sports slim shades and a slicked-back hairdo.
FR209 Kermit
Fraggle Rock "Sir Hubris and the Gorgs"
In Uncle Traveling Matt's postcard, two children go trick-or-treating as Kermit and Miss Piggy.
John Candy
Muppet Magazine Spring 1986
Miss Piggy isn't amused with John Candy's deception in the Easter Parade.
Fay Ray
Sesame Street
In a 1988 episode, Fay Ray is disguised as a frog. Two girls, in voice-over, refer to Fay as "Kermit the Dog."
Gladys the Cow
Sesame Street
Inspired by Kermit, Gladys dresses up as a frog to see what it's like to be someone else.
Sesame Street sketch
Elmo wants to help Kermit with a demonstration, doing an impression of how he usually introduces one of his lectures.
Sesame Street Episode 3607
Elmo pretends he is "Green," Kermit's role in the "Gone with the Wind" sketch. Although he uses a stereotypical Southern accent in lieu of a Kermit voice, he still quotes Kermit's ", foggiest" slip of the tongue.
Don Rickles
Muppets Tonight episode 205
Don Rickles fills in for Kermit on Muppets Tonight by wearing a frog suit, playing the banjo and singing "Bein' Green".
Odyssey Channel promo
A Whatnot addresses an audience reading a script as if he's Kermit. He has Kermit pupils and wears a green, pointed collar.
Topo Sticky
Disney Xtreme Digital
Topo Sticky performs his imitations of Kermit, Gonzo, and Miss Piggy.
Jamie Foxx Kermit impression
Jamie Foxx
Access Hollywood
When asked by Shaun Robinson if he'd watched Sesame Street as a kid, Foxx responds, "I wanted to be everybody," before doing an impression of Reporter Kermit introducing a Sesame Street News Flash.
Kismet the Toad
The Treasure of Peg-Leg Wilson
Kismet the Toad works for a celebrity impersonators service. He was hired as a Kermit the Frog lookalike -- the only actor of his kind.
Ernie & Bert
Ernie & Bert Märchensongs
Ernie and Bert turned into frogs, closely resembling Kermit, in the narrative of "The Frog Prince."
Miss Piggy
Moviefone's Unscripted
After doing dead-on impressions of Fozzie Bear and Animal, Miss Piggy does a less than accurate impression of Kermit.
The Muppets
Walter dresses up as Kermit the Frog for Halloween.
The Muppets
The Moopets, a Muppet tribute band, employ a Kermit look-alike.
Muppets 1 kermit 1 658912
Players can don a Kermit costume to play through any of the level of the game.
Donald Duck
Micky Maus Magazin
Donald dressed as Kermit (in a carnival costume) on the cover of an issue of Germany's Micky Maus Magazin, along with his girlfriend Daisy Duck, dressed as Miss Piggy.
Constantine poster
Muppets Most Wanted
The world's number one criminal bears a striking resemblance to Kermit, and impersonates him for a majority of Muppets Most Wanted.
Club Penguin characters/avatars
Club Penguin
In promotion of 2014's Muppets Most Wanted, costumed avatars were able to assume the roles of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Animal and others.
Rizzo the Rat
Facebook/Instagram video
In promotion of 2015's The Muppets, Rizzo the Rat used a commercially available Kermit the Frog hand-puppet for his Halloween costume in a social media video. This angers the real Kermit when Rizzo uses the disguise to take Kermit's parking space.
The Swedish Chef
The Muppets episode "Little Green Lie"
The Swedish Chef uses a stalk of broccoli and imitates Kermit while demonstrating the break-up with Miss Piggy to Robin.
Link Hogthrob
"Pigs in Space" video
In "The Gravity of the Situation," as a part of an elaborate April Fool's prank on First Mate Piggy, Link uses a "frog puppet" to pretend to be Piggy's former love, Matt Kewaterski.
Constantine Pentatonix
A Very Pentatonix Christmas
Constantine once again impersonates Kermit in an attempt to ruin his reputation, as he's jealous that he's been reduced to internet memes.
Corden as Kermit
James Corden
The Late Late Show
Corden dresses as Kermit to sing "Rainbow Connection" before he's joined by Kermit himself.
Baby Fozzie
Muppet Babies episode "Fozzie Can't Bear It"
Fozzie imitates Kermit, with a rather unconvincing "Hi ho, Fozzie!" Visually, his pupils change to resemble Kermit's.
Baby Gonzo
Muppet Babies episode "Fozzie Can't Bear It"
Gonzo imitates Kermit, with a very convincing "Hi ho, Fozzie!" Visually, his pupils change to resemble Kermit's.
Muppets Haunted Mansion - Kermit and Piggy
Miss Piggy
Muppets Haunted Mansion
Piggy dresses as Kermit for Halloween.
Topps DigiCon 2022
While promoting the Muppet digital trading cards found on the Disney Collect! app, Kermit acknowledges a cartoon rendering of him is actually his "two-dimensional stunt double, Flatmit," who he claims stands in for him should he need to be hit by an anvil or run over by a steamroller.
Robin Twitter 2022-10-21
Robin (as Tiny Tim)
2022 Web Video
Robin (dressed as Tiny Tim) mimics Kermit's signature "Yaaay!" when congratulating Danny Trejo for being named Grand Marshal of the 2022 Hollywood Christmas Parade. Gonzo (as Charles Dickens) remarks, "That's cute!" [1]

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