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Best: 'The Muppet Show'
Spun off from: "Sesame Street"
When Kermit the Frog jumped from The Street into his own headlining gig, who could have imagined that his spin-off would become one of the most intelligent cornerstones of our national culture. But the Frog and his new friends turned the Muppet Show into a forum that could amuse the kids while delivering hilarious satire with guests like David Bowie and Peter Sellers fitting in as well as the Cookie Monster. - Richard Rushfield