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Characters from The Muppet Show and related productions who can play musical instruments. For the actual musicians who performed behind the scenes, see Musicians for Muppets.

Animal

  • Percussion — main instrument

Beaker

Beard

Beautiful Day Monster

Beauregard

Bobby Benson

as unnamed Whatnot

Bubba

  • Jug — main instrument
  • Guitar

Bunsen Honeydew

  • Washboard — Muppets Tonight episode 201 ("Muppet Hoo-Haw")

Chickens

Clifford

Crazy Harry

  • Explodaphone — The Muppet Show episode 306
  • Triangle — The Muppet Show season 1 opening, seasons 1-2 closing

Digit

Doglion

Droop

Dr. Teeth

Eugene

Flash

Floyd Pepper

Fozzie Bear

Frank

  • Double bass — main instrument

Gonzo

Gorgon Heap

Gramps

  • Violin — main instrument

Janice

Jerry

  • Guitar — main instrument

Jim

  • Banjo — main instrument

Kermit the Frog

Link Hogthrob

Lips

Lubbock Lou

  • Mouth Harp — main instrument

Mahna Mahna

Mildred

Miss Piggy

  • Cowbell — The Muppet Show episode 123 ("One Note Samba")
  • Kazoo — The Muppet Show ditto
  • Trumpet — The Muppet Show ditto

Mr. Poodlepants

Mutation

Nigel

Rizzo the Rat

Robin the Frog

Rowlf the Dog

Scooter

Shakey Sanchez

Slim Wilson

  • Guitar — main instrument

The Swedish Chef

Sweetums

Tatooey Rat

Trumpet Girl

  • Trumpet — The Muppet Show seasons 1-4
  • Trombone — The Muppet Show seasons 4-5

Zeke

Zoot

See also

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  • citing Muppet musicians

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    • So, should an Item get added only if they've played them in some sort of actual media, or no? I.e. if a magazine ad showed Miss Pi...
    • We've included Robin playing the banjo on a VHS cover, so I guess so.