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'''Winky Pinkerton''' is a [[penguin]] who performs bird impressions in ''[[The Muppet Show]]'', [[Episode 308]]. He walks past [[Scooter]] and [[Baskerville]], saying, "Cluck. Tweet tweet. Cock a doodle doo." He also appeared in the first half of other Season 3 episodes of [[The Muppet Show]].
 
   
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'''Winky Pinkerton''' is a [[Penguins|penguin]] who performs bird impressions in ''[[The Muppet Show]]'', [[Episode 308: Loretta Lynn|episode 308]]. He walks past [[Scooter]] and [[Baskerville]], saying, "Cluck. Tweet tweet. Cock a doodle doo." This was [[Steve Whitmire]]'s first speaking role (although, Whitmire [[Episode_309:_Liberace#Notes|remembers differently]]).
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The puppet used for Winky was the very first Muppet penguin. He made his debut in [[Episode 304: Gilda Radner|episode 304]] and appeared throughout the third season, until a bigger group of penguins appeared in [[Episode 320: Sylvester Stallone|episodes 320]] and [[Episode 321: Roger Miller|321]]. The difference between Winky and the other penguins is his head and neck, which move more flexibly.
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According to one of his [[Brian Henson Introductions|''Muppet Show'' introductions]], Winky was built by [[Brian Henson]].
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==Book appearances==
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*''[[Muppets Meet the Classics: The Phantom of the Opera]]'' (2017)
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Latest revision as of 14:39, September 23, 2018

Character.winky
PERFORMER Steve Whitmire
DEBUT 1978

Winky Pinkerton is a penguin who performs bird impressions in The Muppet Show, episode 308. He walks past Scooter and Baskerville, saying, "Cluck. Tweet tweet. Cock a doodle doo." This was Steve Whitmire's first speaking role (although, Whitmire remembers differently).

The puppet used for Winky was the very first Muppet penguin. He made his debut in episode 304 and appeared throughout the third season, until a bigger group of penguins appeared in episodes 320 and 321. The difference between Winky and the other penguins is his head and neck, which move more flexibly.

According to one of his Muppet Show introductions, Winky was built by Brian Henson.

Book appearancesEdit

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