|PERFORMER||Kermit the Frog character|
|Steve Whitmire puppeteer|
The Scarecrow is one of Dorothy Gale's companions on the way to the Emerald City in The Muppets' Wizard of Oz. Rescued from a field where he was tormented by crows, the strawman, or straw-frog, joins Dorothy, in the hopes of acquiring a brain. Glinda appears to be smitten with him.
The Scarecrow puppet is differentiated from the regular Kermit puppet in that it is made from green burlap instead of fleece.
- Kermit also played the role of the Scarecrow in "The Wizard of Foz," a comic from Muppet Magazine issue 4.
- When the Muppets performed a Wizard of Oz medley in The Muppets Go to the Movies, Scooter portrayed the Scarecrow character.