Holiday Greetings from the Ed Sullivan Show was a Christmas special that aired on CBS in 1992, hosted by comedian Bob Newhart and featuring vintage material from The Ed Sullivan Show along with new Christmas performances.

Special Guests

Muppet Performers

Puppeteer Character(s)
Dave Goelz Gonzo
Dr. Bunsen Honeydew
Jerry Nelson Robin
Steve Whitmire Kermit the Frog
Rizzo the Rat
Frank Oz Miss Piggy
Fozzie Bear
Mudwell the Mudbunny
Kathryn Mullen
Jim Kroupa
Pam Arciero
Noel MacNeal
Julianne Buescher
Lisa Buckley
John Kennedy
Don Reardon
Additional Muppet Performers


  • Special thanks to: Martin Baker, Brian Henson
  • Muppets set designed by: Val Strazovec


The special was originally released on VHS in 1994, distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, and was later released on VHS and DVD by SOFA Entertainment in 2003.


External links

Jim Henson Productions and Related Shows
Sesame Street and related shows Christmas Eve on Sesame StreetA Special Sesame Street ChristmasElmo Saves ChristmasElmo's World: Happy Holidays!A Sesame Street Christmas CarolElmo's Christmas CountdownChristmas with Ernie & Bert • "Monster Monster Day" • Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas • "A Furchester Christmas" • "Holiday at Hooper’s"
The Muppets John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas TogetherA Muppet Family ChristmasThe Muppet Christmas CarolIt's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas MovieA Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaLady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular • "Single All the Way" • "A Very Muppet Babies Christmas" • "Summer's Super Fabulous Holiday Surprise"
Other shows and specials The Great Santa Claus SwitchEmmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas • "The Bells of Fraggle Rock" • The Christmas Toy • "Refrigerator Day" • Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree • "Mrs. Zabarelli's Holiday Baton" • "A Berry Bear Christmas" • "Cretaceous Conifers" • "Don's Winter Wish" • "A Song For Everyone" • "The Holiday Tree"
Merry Christmas from Sesame StreetJohn Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas TogetherA Sesame Street ChristmasElmo Saves Christmas: Holiday FavoritesA Green and Red ChristmasBob! from Sesame Street: Christmas Sing Along
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