Fraggle Rock

1983, TV Show

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Jerry Nelson, the Voice of Sesame Street's Count, Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for playing Count von Count on Sesame Street and Gobo Fraggle on Fraggle Rock, died Thursday, the Jim Henson Company confirmed. He was 78.

"Jerry Nelson imbued all his characters with the same gentle, sweet whimsy and kindness that were a part of his own personality. He joined The Jim Henson Company in the earliest years, and his unique contributions to the worlds of Fraggles, Muppets, Sesame Street and so many others are, and will continue to be, unforgettable," company CEO and Jim Henson's daughter, Lisa, said in a statement on Facebook. "On behalf of the Henson family and everyone at The Jim Henson Company, our deepest sympathies go out to Jerry's family and to his many fans."

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 3/30/1987

Season 5, Episode 13
Let the music play and complete your collection with season 4 of FRAGGLE ROCK, featuring the final 24 episodes, including the touching series finale. Enjoy the Fraggle-filled musical fun with the cantankerous Gorgs, industrious Doozers, and the silly creatures from "Outer Space" - Doc and Sprocket.

Subscription | Amazon Prime Aired: 7/4/1983

Share the music and memories that have kept FRAGGLE ROCK fans rockin' for more than 20 years! Join Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober and Red in Fraggle Rock as they receive valuable lessons from Marjory the Trash Heap, search for treasure, try to stay out of trouble with the Gorgs, battle mythical beasts, listen to Uncle Traveling Matt's adventures in Outer Space and much more.

Subscription | Amazon Prime Posted: 10/13/2013

Share the music and memories that have kept FRAGGLE ROCK fans rockin' for more than 20 years! Join Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober and Red in Fraggle Rock as they receive valuable lessons from Marjory the Trash Heap, search for treasure, try to stay out of trouble with the Gorgs, battle mythical beasts, listen to Uncle Traveling Matt's adventures in Outer Space and much more.

Free | Xfinity Posted: 8/23/2013

Gobo sings a song to his friends to explain why he has to go find his Uncle Matt.

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Jerry Nelson, the Voice of Sesame Street's Count, Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for playing Count von Count on Sesame Street and Gobo Fraggle on Fraggle Rock, died Thursday, the Jim Henson Company confirmed. He was 78.

"Jerry Nelson imbued all his characters with the same gentle, sweet whimsy and kindness that were a part of his own personality. He joined The Jim Henson Company in the earliest years, and his unique contributions to the worlds of Fraggles, Muppets, Sesame Street and so many others are, and will continue to be, unforgettable," company CEO and Jim Henson's daughter, Lisa, said in a statement on Facebook. "On behalf of the Henson family and everyone at The Jim Henson Company, our deepest sympathies go out to Jerry's family and to his many fans."

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Premiered: January 01, 1983, on HBO
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Premise: 'Muppet' master Jim Henson's popular children's series about fun-loving creatures who live underground, along with the workaholic Doozers and the giant Gorgs. In the house above them lives human inventor Doc and his dog, Sprocket. An animated version later aired on NBC.

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