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The Barretta Brothers (originally launched with the subtitle "Two of Us") is a vodcast hosted by Bill and Gene Barretta.

The show has hosted many Muppet performers, guests, collaborators and crew members, in addition to appearances by Kermit the Frog, The Swedish Chef and Constantine.

The show also hosted a 30th anniversary reunion for the show Dinosaurs bringing together more than 40 members of the original cast and crew for a virtual retrospective and panel discussion.


Kermit the Frog

Dinosaurs cast reunion

Frank Oz and Dave Goelz

The Swedish Chef and Danny Trejo

Constantine and Ricky Gervais

Episode 1

Date: May 16, 2020
Guests: Brian Henson, Nancy Woloszyn, and Gary Giordano
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 2

Date: May 23, 2020
Guests: Tom Bergeron, Bob Schooley, and Mark McCorkle
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 3

Date: May 30, 2020
Guests: Dick, Anthony and Maria Blasucci
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 3.5

Date: June 7, 2020
Topic: Pre-β€œDinosaurs 30th Anniversary Reunion” Q&A
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 4

Date: June 14, 2020
Topic: Dinosaurs 30th Anniversary Reunion Show
Guests: Brian Henson, Alex Rockwell, Kirk Thatcher, Michael Jacobs, Bob Young, Peter Brooke, Ritamarie Peruggi, Niki Lyons, Tim Doyle, Victor Fresco, Rob Ulin, Rich Tabach, Kevin Clash, Kim Rozenfeld (associate producer), Stuart Pankin, Allan Trautman, Bruce Lanoil, Julianne Buescher, John Kennedy, Michelan Sisti, Pons Maar, Leif Tilden, Jack Tate, Rickey Boyd, Terri Hardin, Tom Fisher, Jill Thraves, Marian Keating, Lisa Rocco (animatronics/puppets), Day Murch (costume department), Laura Baker (animatronics/puppets), Julie Zobel, Peter Abrahamson, Tom Trbovich, Bruce Bilson, Joe Moore (first AD), Kevin Haggerty (first assistant camera), and Ronnie Chong (second AD)
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 5

Date: June 20, 2020
Guests: Frank Oz and Dave Goelz
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 5.5

Date: June 27, 2020
Topic: Q&A
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 6

Date: July 4, 2020
Topic: Ben Franklin and Muppet Trivia #01
Guests: Ben Franklin, Jesse Oliver and John Papovitch
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 7

Date: July 11, 2020
Guests: Alton Brown, Ed Christie, and Ed Eyth
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 8

Date: July 21, 2020
Topic: Muppet Fan Artists
Guests: Stuart Reeves, James V. Carroll, Kenny Durkin, Dave Hulteen Jr.
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 9

Date: July 25, 2020
Guests: Danny Trejo, Robert Rodriguez, Kermit the Frog, Jon Voight, The Swedish Chef
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 10

Date: August 1, 2020
Topic: 10th Anniversary Q&A, featuring video "The Fiama Brothers: The Last Swing"
Guests: Matt Vogel, Peter Linz, Eric Jacobson, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, and Julianne Buescher
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 11

Date: August 9, 2020
Guests: Jane Gootnick and Kevin Clash PART ONE
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 12

Date: August 16, 2020
Guests: Jane Gootnick and Kevin Clash PART TWO
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 13

Date: August 20, 2020
Guests: Julianne Buescher and Alice Dinnean
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 14

Date: August 23, 2020
Guests: Kirk Thatcher
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 15

Date: August 30, 2020
Guests: Eric Jacobson and Muppet Trivia #02 with Madison Mantas and Tyler Partnow
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 16

Date: September 3, 2020
Guests: Leslie Carrara-Rudolph
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 17

Date: September 6, 2020
Guests: Ricky Gervais, Constantine, and Matt Vogel
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 18

Date: September 13, 2020
Guests: Bobby Moynihan
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 19

Date: September 17, 2020
Topic: Q&A
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 20

Date: September 20, 2020
Guests: Geoff Keighley, Jackson Barretta, and Ben Barretta
Link: (YouTube), (YouTube)

Episode 21

Date: September 27, 2020
Guests: David Arquette, RJ City
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 22

Date: October 1, 2020
Guests: Kevin Clash and Tyler Bunch
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 23

Date: October 4, 2020
Guests: Peter Linz and Alice Dinnean
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 24

Date: October 11, 2020
Guests: Michael Giacchino
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 25

Date: October 15, 2020
Guests: Jay P. Fosgitt
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 26

Date: October 18, 2020
Topic: America's Got Muppet Talent
Guests: Carmen Osbahr
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 27

Date: October 22, 2020
Guests: David Rudman with Caren, Marlee, Noah, Joey, and Phoebe Rudman
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 28

Date: October 25, 2020
Topic: Puppet Heap
Guests: Paul Andrejco, Danielle Obinger, Peter MacKennan, Michael Bush, and Mary Brehmer
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 29

Date: November 1, 2020
Topic: Gene Barretta's Sesame Street animations
Guests: Louis Henry Mitchell and Kevin Clash
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 30

Date: November 8, 2020
Topic: Q&A & Highlights Show
Guests: Jackson Barretta and Ben Barretta
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 31

Date: November 15, 2020
Guests: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Craig Shemin
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 32

Date: November 22, 2020
Guests: Jim Lewis and Kirk Thatcher
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 33

Date: November 29, 2020
Guests: Fran Brill, Frank Oz, and Dave Goelz
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 34

Date: December 6, 2020
Guests: Ryan Dillon and Kevin Clash
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 35

Date: December 13, 2020
Topic: Founders of GLOP (Glorious Ladies of Puppetry)
Guests: Donna Kimball, Colleen Smith, and Alice Dinnean
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 36

Date: December 20, 2020
Topic: Christmas Special
Guests: Santa Claus, Joseph Debly, and Mike Mroz
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 37

Date: December 27, 2020
Topic: Year-End Q&A Video Fest Chill
Guests: Ben Barretta, Jackson Barretta, and Ben Chatrer
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 38

Date: January 10, 2021
Topic: Dinosaurs Month Week One
Guests: Brian Henson, Niki Lyons, Stuart Pankin, Lisa Rocco, Allan Trautman, Marian Keating, Tony Sabin Prince, Julianne Buescher, Rickey Boyd, Jane Gootnick, and John Kennedy
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 39

Date: January 17, 2021
Topic: Dinosaurs Month Week Two
Guests: Steve Whitmire, Leif Tilden, Day Murch, Jane Gootnick, Bruce Lanoil, Michelan Sisti, Jill Thraves, Michael McFarlane, Kevin Clash, Terri Hardin, and John Kennedy
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 40

Date: January 24, 2021
Topic: Dinosaurs Month Week Three
Guests: Pons Maar, Peter Brooke, Julianne Buescher, Jack Tate, Lisa Rocco, and John Kennedy
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 41

Date: January 31, 2021
Topic: Dinosaurs Month Week Four
Guests: Julianne Buescher, John Kennedy, Rickey Boyd, Michelan Sisti, Jack Tate, Bruce Lanoil, Terri Hardin, Pons Maar, Allan Trautman, and Tom Fisher
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 42

Date: February 7, 2021
Topic: Muppet Collections and LIVE Q&A
Guests: Mark Read and Chris Stulz
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 43

Date: February 14, 2021
Guest: Louise Gold
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 44

Date: February 21, 2021
Guest: Stuart Pankin
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 45

Date: February 28, 2021
Guest: Kevin Bishop
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 46: Muppet Mini

Date: September 21, 2021
Guest: Dave Goelz
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 47: Muppet Mini

Date: September 29, 2021
Guest: Fran Brill
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 48: Muppet Mini

Date: October 6, 2021
Guest: Kevin Clash
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 49

Date: October 10, 2021
Topic: Haunted Mansion Live Q&A
Guests: Ben Barretta, Kelly Younger, Jim Lewis, Julianne Buescher, Bruce Lanoil, Matt Vogel, Michael Steinbach, Peter Linz, Alice Dinnean, and Dave Goelz
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 50: Muppet Mini

Date: October 19, 2021
Guests: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Craig Shemin
Link: (YouTube)

Episode 51: Muppet Mini

Date: October 27, 2021
Guest: Louise Gold
Link: (YouTube)

See also

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