References by The Muppets and other Jim Henson creations to actually being puppets, as well as times when those characters made references that suggest that they are not puppets.

The Muppet Show

Sesame Street

  • In a Global Grover sketch, Grover plays with a marionette, remarking that it must be great to be a puppet.

Dinosaurs

  • Episode 210: How to Pick Up Girls: Earl and the Baby enjoy a puppet show, while Fran insists to Earl that puppets are just for kids, prompting Earl to (unsuccessfully) try to convince Fran that adults can enjoy puppets as well.
  • Episode 320: We Are Not Alone: After Fran finds out that Robbie had tricked Earl into recycling and spreading enviromental messgaes on television, Fran tells Robbie that he can't just manipulate Earl like some puppet on national television.
  • Episode 414*: Georgie Must Die: Earl tells Roy Hess that Georgie isn't a real hippo, just a guy in a suit, "and a very bad one at that".

Specials

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