70s Animal Muppet TV Show Jim Henson t-shirt Medium



Chest 18.5 in.

Length 28 in.

Content: 100% Cotton

Tag Brand: Champion Blue Bar

These sweet vintage shirt features an iron on graphic of the popular Muppets character Animal. Animal is best known as being the wild and excitable drummer of the fictional Muppet band Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. He made is first appearance on the 1975 pilot of The Muppet Show, where he was portrayed by Frank Oz who is also known for performing a myriad of other beloved Muppet characters such as Miss Piggy, Fozzie¬†Bear, Cookie Monster, and Grover. On The Muppet Show, Animal’s drumming was performed by Ronnie Verrell who was known for being in the Ted Heath Orchestra and the Syd Lawrence Orchestra.

Animal’s loud and outlandish behavior have made him a favorite among the Muppet characters and he appears in all of the Muppet movies. After Frank Oz’s retirement, Animal was regularly performed by Eric Jacobson, who took over many of Oz’s other roles. Other actors and puppeteers that have portrayed the character include Howie Mandel, Dave Coulier, and Kevin Clash.

Fits like a modern unisex adult medium