He began his career as a puppeteer, performing the Muppet characters of Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Sam Eagle in The Muppet Show, and Cookie Monster, Bert, and Grover in Sesame Street. Ervic is a major character in Glinda of Oz. The Phonograph has a large gold-colored horn, and is screwed to a tall, four-legged table, which it uses for movement. as a means of expression. Following the film's success, Oz became an in-demand director, primarily of live action comedies such as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, What About Bob?, and The Stepford Wives. Winthrop with Robson. Due to his appearance in the 1939 film, he has often been ranked near the top of list of on-screen canine characters. Kaliko is first encountered in Ozma of Oz, though he is identified only as the Chief Steward. Unc Nunkie is a character from the fictional Oz book series by L. Frank Baum. The Muppet Morsels quote Oz as saying that the best Swedish Chef sketches were unrehearsed. 5/25/20 Born Frank Richard Oznowicz, American actor, puppeteer, director and producer. Although two kalidahs are killed in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Baum had decided by The Magic of Oz that the inhabitants of Oz are immortal, so a kalidah, though pierced through the heart, survives. Jellia Jamb, aka the "pretty green girl", is the head maid of the Emerald City's royal palace. Quelala was featured in Dorothy of Oz where he was the boss of the Jester before he became possessed by the Wicked Witch of the West's ghost. He is treated as an honoured guest in the Emerald City and becomes somewhat haughty, bragging that he was a fast racehorse in his youth. Mrs. Yoop is a wicked giantess and sorceress in The Tin Woodman of Oz. As in the case of Kermit and Miss Piggy, Henson's characters often became the victim of one of Oz's characters, and vice versa. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, children’s book written by L. Frank Baum and first published in 1900. She is portrayed as vain and aloof, due to the fact that she has clearly visible pink brains and a transparent glass heart. The following characters are associated with the fictional Northern division of oz called Gillikin Country. Like the other people of that land, all his limbs are of a different color than the others, although he has no heart. He has been Trot's companion from birth as he was her mother's star boarder. The Woozy appears in Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz voiced by JP Karliak. His friends deride him as the least intelligent member of their party, though he usually has intelligent things to say when he speaks. Bill was introduced along with his friend Trot; they both later appear in The Scarecrow of Oz (1915) which is the ninth book in the Oz series. A descendant of Holocaust refugees, Oz comes from a family of puppeteers, and has voiced some of the most memorable puppets of all time. He is a 21 ft. giant with a ravenous appetite for meat people and an orange marmalade. He climbed the ladder to the Moon and once there pulled it up so no one could follow him. In The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, Sam the Eagle portrays "the Gate Guard. Colbert questioned "what's weird?" The book The Wicked Witch of Oz features a variation of the character named Singra. [15]”, “I've made a policy over the last 15 years of not having any pictures with my characters and I, at all, in the same shot. In The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1913) when Ojo the Lucky reaches the city, he and his companions are taken into the Guardian's room, where the Soldier with the Green Whiskers tells the Guardian of the Gates that he has a note from Ozma that Ojo is to be taken prisoner. you don't know you legends. Crossword Clue The crossword clue Star Wars character originally voiced by Frank Oz with 4 letters was last seen on the April 12, 2020.We think the likely answer to this clue is YODA.Below are all possible answers to this clue ordered by its rank. I hated doing it totally. Back in 1978 when The Empire Strikes Back was in the works, Frank Oz was best known for performing Muppet characters like Grover, Bert, Miss Piggy, and Fozzie. Cap'n Bill and Trot also play significant roles in the later Oz books The Lost Princess of Oz (1917), The Magic of Oz (1919) and The Magical Mimics in Oz (1946). Oz voiced the computer-generated Yoda in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), supporting the transition of the character's rendering to digital. Jim the Cab-Horse is a character in Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (1908). They are Dorothy Gale's guardian aunt and uncle. For example, Kermit would become victim to Marvin Suggs in episode 506 of The Muppet Show, as well as Oz's character of Animal. When Princess Ozma made a decree that limits who can learn magic, Kiki discovered the words and used it to turn into a hawk where he flew to the Land of Ev. In 1986, March Laumer made him, with the proper name Frederick Fraukx, the title character of The Frogman of Oz: The Oz Book for 1947, along with a U.S. Navy frogman. The sawhorse is one of the fastest creatures in Oz because he never gets tired. Button-Bright (real name: Saladin Paracelsus de Lambertine Evagne von Smith) is a character who first appears in the 1909 book The Road to Oz. Its smoky breath blankets the surrounding area like a thick, black fog with an aroma of salt and pepper. He is seen dusting his house when he is visited by Ojo, Scraps, and Bungle. Dorothy arranges with Princess Ozma to bring them to Oz, so that they can escape their bleak fates and be safe and finally content. Frank Oz interrupted to say "it's so weird." He pioneered as the leading inventor of several characters including Grover, Bert and Cookie Monster. Jovial, somewhat flamboyant Frank Morgan (born Francis Wuppermann) will forever be remembered as the title character in The Wizard of Oz (1939), but he was a veteran and respected actor long before he played that part, and turned in outstanding performances both before and after that film. The primary characters Oz played on Sesame Street include Grover, Cookie Monster, Bert and many others. They arrive ju… The Woozy does mention in the text that he can jump very high, but also mentions that he has a ferocious roar, which turns out to be completely untrue. Realizing how much damage he had done, he only asked to remain a peaceful dove and apologize to Dorothy. Why would you want me to direct with you?' His wish is granted at the end of the book, when Ozma uses the magic belt to return Zeb and Jim to California. Bungle the Glass Cat is a cat made of glass who was brought to life by the "Powder of Life" in The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1913). She appears in the beginning of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900). Without Frank Oz, there likely never would have been a Yoda, or at least a Yoda that would have been memorable enough to inspire The Mandolorian to unleash the Child upon the world. Betsy was later made a Princess of Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson, and she also appears as the protagonist of Thompson's The Hungry Tiger of Oz in which she helps a young prince from a kingdom called Rash regain his throne. In 2001, he directed his first drama, The Score, and in 2007, he directed his first independent film, Death at a Funeral. Hank is a mule that is the pet and companion of Betsy Bobbin. From inception to release, The Dark Crystal was seven years in … She is portrayed as being a very reclusive and selfish creature, with a terrible temper when she wears Head #17. In 1963, Frank Oz opted to stick with the Muppets as the character of Rowlf the Dog. The fan-favorite world began with Henson’s groundbreaking movie, which he co-directed with Frank Oz. The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by John Landis. No wonder someone like Frank Oz is so good at bringing his characters to life on screen. The Rak's vague descriptions given in the storybook lead one to believe that the Rak is a type of dragon. Tommy Kwikstep is a Munchkin who first appears in The Tin Woodman of Oz. Other pairings of the team's characters include Rowlf and Fozzie. The Scarecrow first appears in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, when he joins Dorothy to go to the Wizard in search of brains. Oz is made up of four divisions that surround the Emerald City in the center. Frank Oz zodiac sign is a Gemini. Frank Oz was one of the main performers on The Muppet Show, performing several of the show's stars. Jim Henson and Frank Oz, together, made such memorable pairings as Ernie and Bert, as well as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, and The Swedish Chef. In The Lost Tales of Oz, Tommy Kwikstep starred in the story "Tommy Kwikstep and the Magpie.". Oz and his close friend Henson acted as Scoop and Skip then later as Southern Colonel and Nutty Bird.It isn’t a doubt that their sitcom narratives cracked children’s ribs from afar. Kaliko become king after old Ruggedo (whose name was changed from Roquat) was expelled from his kingdom by the Great Jinjin Tititihoochoo for tipping some members of a Rescue Expedition from Oz down a Hollow Tube and straight into the Land of the Fairies, which is under the governorship of Tititihoochoo. Gayelette was an ancient princess and sorceress who lived in a ruby palace in the northern quadrant called Gillikin Country of the Land of Oz. She rules the western quadrant called Winkie Country in the Land of Oz and enslaved many of the natives. Two other characters that Oz performed, Fozzie Bear and Grover, would play off Henson's Kermit the Frog on numerous occasions, and The Salesman was always trying to pull one over on poor Ernie. The both of them had two children named Dot and Neddie Hugson. History Talk (0) Share. Jellia Jamb is portrayed as a rather sweet and organized girl when on duty, but mischievous and playful when off duty. He appears in Ozma of Oz and several of the sequel Oz books. He is notable for creating the Patchwork Girl (who was created by Dr. Pipt's Margolotte) and the Glass Cat.[10]. Frank Oz made his directorial debut on Sesame Street when he directed the Number Three Ball Film segment. When he was first made he had no ears and could not follow directions, so Tip corrected that by carving him some ears from tree bark. Die Monster AG (Originaltitel: Monsters, Inc.) ist ein 2001 erschienener computeranimierter Kinofilm von den Pixar Animation Studios in Zusammenarbeit mit Disney.Der Film legte in seiner ersten Woche mit einem Einspielergebnis von mehr als 62 Millionen US-Dollar den bis dahin besten Start eines Animationsfilmes hin. Mayre "Trot" Griffiths is a young girl who comes to Oz in The Scarecrow of Oz, along with her friend Cap'n Bill, and becomes a friend and companion of Dorothy, Ozma and Betsy. The Woozy is a four-legged fictional creature from the pages of The Patchwork Girl of Oz. The 1975 stage musical The Wiz includes a musical number "Kalidah Battle," featuring the Kalidah Queen and two of her gang. Plot: Sulley and Mike are among the top scarers working at Monsters, Inc., a factory that harvests the screams of 'toxic' human children to power Monstropolis. Winthrop arrives in Oz with Adam Guenzel for raping a woman, and is sent to Unit B. Guenzel is sent to Em City with family friend Tobias Beecher. In 2002, for logistics reasons, he puppeteered Miss Piggy to Jacobson's pre-recorded vocals for the "We Are Family" music video.[14]. He began life as an ordinary donkey in Phunniland (Mo, a land even stranger and less logical than Oz), but after consuming numerous books, he learned their contents and became a wise advisor to the King. The Lonesome Duck first appears when Cap'n Bill and Trot are trapped on the Magic Isle in the Gillikin Country. Both versions tell the story of Dorothy Gale and her adorable dog Toto getting stranded in a fantastical land by a tornado, and both include the iconic characters of the Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, Glinda the Good Witch, … The Munchkin farmers who raise the honey bees nearby drive the Woozy into the forest and confine it with a fence. By L. Frank Baum. Later in the series, L. Frank Baum specified that she had once conquered and ruled the Gillikin Country as the Wicked Witch of the North only to be deposed by the Good Witch of the North. He was given the nickname "Button-Bright" by his parents as his name is rather long, and because they think that he is "bright as a button". ihre drei Freunde, der Kostüm, das Steampunk Auf dem Weg in Die Erzählung erschien 1900 Kostüme und erlebe tolle Blechmann Kostüm für Herren die Smaragdstadt befreit Dorothy eine Vogelscheuche, die gerne Kinderbuch des US-amerikanischen Schriftstellers Heißluftballon. After this, he directed his first non-Henson movie, Little Shop of Horrors, adapted from the Broadway play. In The Emerald City of Oz, Roquat the Red plans to attack the Emerald City in revenge for his humiliation; we see Kaliko only very briefly. It originally belonged to Dr. Pipt, until it was inadvertently brought to life when it was accidentally sprinkled with the Powder of Life. Despite his reservations about being in a strange land, Zeb courageously defends his friends and helps them escape from the Land of Gargoyles by obtaining pairs of gargoyle wings. [25] Shortly after she is introduced, as an arrogant girl of about fifteen or sixteen, who proclaims herself the only Krumbic witch in the world, for she invented the art, the Su Dic of the Flatheads attacks her island kingdom, and she leads the defense aboard a submarine that opens into a boat. The Braided Man is a bent-over old man with his hair and beard in braids who lives halfway up Pyramid Mountain. He was restored to normal by Polychrome who also heals his feet of the corns. Using the Enchanted Ribbon around his neck, Quox made the Nome King forget his magic and deposed him by using eggs. In the book, Dorothy's pet hen Billina overheard an argument between Kaliko and Roquat, and learned the secret. The creatures play an important part in Eric Shanower's "Gugu and the Kalidahs. He is portrayed as having a very long green beard and carrying an unloaded rifle. They'll freak out and say, "You do that character!" The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Characters. He is seen in the background at the coronation of Princess Ozma. Once alive, it continued to bother the magician by playing loud and offensive "classical" music until it was at last forced from his home. L. Frank Baum wrote 14 Wizard of Oz books, but his biggest home run was 1900's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which MGM turned into a wonderful Wizard of Oz movie. In The Marvelous Land of Oz, Baum emphasizes the awkwardness with which the sawhorse walks, tottering one way and then the other because his legs do not bend, and front and hind move together. This is an ironic piece of Wizard of Oz trivia since the Tin … Originally intended to be an unquestioning humble slave, she comes to life as a rather zany acrobatic person with a tendency to break into spontaneous poetry, all thanks to Ojo the Unlucky messing with the formula for her "brain furniture" and joining the adventure to find an antidote for petrification. She is described as being completely blind in one eye, and there is no mention of her having green skin. No other Guardian of the Gates is described in any of Baum's books, aside from a stout woman who takes over the function during Jinjur's rule. After the mission was over, Quox returned to his land through the Hollow Tube. Inside its body is a glowing furnace of fire which allows the creature to breathe out smoke. It was quite a busy schedule for him sinc… When Dorothy Gale and company are sent by the Wizard to defeat her, she sends her collection of deadly pets to kill them but is unsuccessful. The Tin Woodman. We're talking STAR WARS The Force Awakens with YODA!? In addition to voicing the characters of Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and others stretching back to the Muppets’ early days, Oz went on to direct “The Muppets Take Manhattan” in 1984. Betsy Bobbin is a fictional character in L. Frank Baum's Land of Oz. "Frank Oz: Muppets maestro discusses 'Little Shop of Horrors' and the remaking of his classics", "A 'Star Wars: Rebels' Interview with Frank Oz. Tititi-Hoochoo, the Great Jinjin and Private Citizen, is a Peculiar Person, who rules an unnamed opposite land on the exact opposite side of the earth from the Land of Oz. Ku-Klip is a character who is the originally unnamed tinsmith in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz who provided Nick Chopper with tin prostheses when the latter was cursed to dismember himself by the Wicked Witch of the East because of his love for the servant Nimmie Amee. [18] She is a Yip, a resident of a remote plateau in Oz who is noted for the delicious cookies she bakes in her diamond-studded gold dishpan. I was able to express myself and please my parents. He began his career as a puppeteer, performing the Muppet characters of Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Sam Eagle in The Muppet Show; and Cookie Monster, Bert, and Grover in Sesame Street. You can easily improve your search by specifying the number of letters in the answer. He was played by Ray Bolger in the 1939 movie. Another program was launched in 1969 and Oz wasn’t left behind. They are Dorothy Gale's guardian aunt and uncle. He first appears in The Patchwork Girl of Oz. Based on L. Frank Baum's early 20th century Oz novels and set 20 years before the events of the original 1900 novel, the film is a spiritual prequel to the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film The Wizard of Oz. Her overall character is a figure that many of the other Oz characters consult when in trouble or in need of any assistance. When Queen Coo-ee-oh launches her submarine attack on the Flatheads, Ervic is one of the young men in her flagship. Finley is the tritagonist from the 2013 Disney film Oz the Great and Powerful. The Wizard of Oz is the title character of the first book. His first impression of Henson was as "this very quiet, shy guy who did these absolutely ******* amazing puppets that were totally brand new and fresh, that had never been done before. Reera is a beautiful young woman who practices Yookoohoo (transformation-only) magic for her own amusement. The characters haven’t been played by Oz for 10 years. Even after he is deposed and defeated in Tik-Tok of Oz, he continues to make trouble for the inhabitants of Oz and all the Ozians in general. The Krumbic witchcraft proves to be a hybrid of dark arts mixed with magic learned from the Three Adepts at Magic who used to rule the Flatheads, while the three magic spells to operating the city are identified as the parts of her name. He occasionally performed his characters on Sesame Street until 2012, but following Muppets from Space, his classic Muppet Show characters have been turned over to Eric Jacobson. Frank Oz is a voice actor known for voicing Yoda, Cookie Monster, and Miss Piggy. He didn't care about the credit. Mombi is one of the series' major antagonists. The Guardian of the Gates had his own eponymous song, written in bass clef, in The Wizard of Oz musical extravaganza, by Baum and composer Paul Tietjens, but it was cut after only two performances and never made it to Broadway, although the sheet music was published for consumer use. The Sawhorse, spelled "saw-horse" in some of the books, is a character from L. Frank Baum's Oz books series. When the Wizard leaves Oz, he makes the Scarecrow ruler, a position he holds until the middle of the second book. She is a heroic and sweet-tempered orphan girl from a small farm on the prairies of Kansas. Nimmie Amee was aware of the spell, which occurred gradually, and was not bothered by his condition and still wished to marry him, but he lost interest when he lost his heart (In Wizard, he lost his heart after his head; in Tin Woodman, he lost his head last and the Witch ran around with it in her arms). Dates of Gemini … However, she has no idea that her magic dishpan can carry its occupants anywhere they desire to go. He created and performed some of the best-loved characters on the show, including Bert, Grover, and Cookie Monster. Oz demonstrates how puppeteering works at a 2011 appearance at the Museum of the Moving Image. Eureka is then referred to as a "pink kitten," or sometimes, as in Glinda of Oz, as a "purple kitten.". The Phonograph has never been seen since. Upon transforming themselves into Li-Mon-Eags (creatures with the head of a lion, the body of a monkey, the wings of an eagle, and the knob-tipped tail of a donkey) who claim to be from Sky Island, Kiki and Ruggedo spread the rumors to the animals of the Forest of Gugu that the humans of Oz plan to harm their forest. To accommodate his transformed state, Tommy lived in a log with two entrances for him to go in and out of. Other Kalidahs appear in The Magic of Oz, where they bother Trot and Cap'n Bill. They help him get the boat to shore and have him carry the bucket to Reera the Red. His eyes are pale blue with a gentle look to them, and his face is round, rugged, and bronzed. This version is depicted with six legs. You could do it yourself. In the 1914 film His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz, he was played by Raymond Russell. [24] Evoldo was a cruel despot; after purchasing Tik-Tok, the clockwork man, and giving him his name, Evoldo sold his wife and ten children (five boys, five girls) to the Nome King in exchange for a long life. In this case Mrs. Yoop who becomes, and must now stay, a green monkey. Jul 31, 2016 - Explore Kristyn Pollock's board "Wizard of Oz Characters" on Pinterest. There he stood for years until he was discovered by the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow, Woot the Wanderer, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter. On Sesame Street, Frank Oz originated the characters of Bert, Grover, and Cookie Monster, and performed them exclusively for nearly 30 years. Fozzie Bear was originally intended to be his main character, and Miss Piggy was originally meant to be a supporting character. Queen Ann Soforth is the ruler of Oogaboo who first appeared in Tik-Tok of Oz. He is always hungry no matter how much he eats, and longs to eat a "fat baby," though he never would because his conscience will not allow him to do so. After her death in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Wicked Witch of the West is rarely referred to again in the later Oz books. Baum never reveals Dorothy's age, but she is thought to be no older than twelve years old. He later makes an appearance at Princess Ozma's birthday party. But you get raw, naked, savage power as a director and all of a sudden you talk a lot.”. The book The Tin Woodman of Oz revealed that he is the estranged husband of Mrs. Yoop and has been abusive towards her. Believing that the governor of Munchkinland is her real father, she is devastated when Glinda gives Dorothy the slippers of her sister Nessarose which had been given her by the governor and which she herself had cast a spell on to enable the disabled Nessarose to walk. Starting in the mid-1990s, after more than thirty years of Muppet performing, Oz began to transition himself away from his Muppet duties to focus on directing. [12] Oz would go on to perform Yoda in all of the sequels and prequels (the latter of which feature a CGI version of Yoda), and in select ancillary appearances such as the updated Star Tours attraction and in an episode of Star Wars: Rebels.[12]. It is revealed that she helped install the Wizard as ruler of Oz. Cap'n Bill Weedles is a fictional character who first appears in two of Baum's fantasy novels, The Sea Fairies (1911) and Sky Island (1912). He collects paper clips and enjoys pigeons . See also Why doesn't Frank Oz perform with the Muppets anymore? A Shaggy Man wanders past the Kansas farm where Dorothy Gale lives. She is said to be very pretty, with green hair and green eyes. The Green Monkey Spell proves irreversible and has to be transferred to somebody else. Frank Oz and Fozzie entertain a young visitor with his Fozzie doll. He said, 'Because it would be better'. Langwidere has a collection of 30 exchangeable heads she keeps in a cabinet constructed of solid gold and studded with gems. Upon arriving in Oz, he is regarded as an oddity because nobody has ever seen a flesh-and-blood horse; the only horse they have seen is the Saw-horse. A Kalidah is characterized as a ferocious monster having the head of a tiger and the body of a bear. Later, he moves to a corn-shaped house in the Winkie Country. 1 Physical Appearance 2 Personality 3 Role in the film 4 Trivia 5 Gallery Finley is a small brown monkey. 1 Plot 2 Characters 3 Chapter List 4 Background 5 External links While traveling to Australia with Uncle Henry, Dorothy Gale is caught in a storm at sea and swept overboard with a hen named Billina. He appears in many later Oz books, often alongside his friend the Scarecrow. However, his pride is hurt after losing a race to the Saw-horse and frequently asks Zeb when they will be able to return to Hugson's Ranch. Cayke knows that the dishpan has magic powers; she admits to the Frogman that without it she is a poor cook, and her cookies are "pretty poor stuff and no better than any woman could make who does not own [her] diamond-studded gold dishpan." The character of Kaliko is in his prime in Tik-Tok of Oz. Princess Langwidere also appears as a recurring character in Emerald City portrayed by Stefanie Martini. This was thwarted by the Wizard who used the magic word to turn Kiki and Ruggedo into different nuts. After The Marvelous Land of Oz he abandoned the practice, for General Jinjur's Army of Revolt and Tippetarius had all entered the city without damage to their eyes. The Patchwork Girl, aka Scraps, appears in several Oz books beginning with The Patchwork Girl of Oz. In 1980, George Lucas contacted Henson about a puppet character he wanted for his next Star Wars film, The Empire Strikes Back, a creature known as Yoda. He prolonged the illusion and had them build the beautiful Emerald City. The following characters are associated with the fictional Eastern division of oz called Munchkin Country. A gallery of pictures of major Muppet Performers and the multiple characters they’ve portrayed. I've done so much with puppets, that I've wanted to work with actors. They wish him to catch them in a bucket and to follow their instructions, and that if he does so, he will save himself, his city, and his companions. ", Mr. Yoop is a giant from The Patchwork Girl of Oz. This changes when the two later face foreclosure on their farm. The creature is entirely hairless except for three stiff, stubby hairs on the end of its tail. Later, the rescue party searching for Trot and Cap'n Bill almost stumbles over the Lonesome Duck's diamond palace, earning them a stern rebuke from its inhabitant. She first appears in The Patchwork Girl of Oz where Patchwork Girl, Ojo, and Glass Cat stop by the office of the Foolish Owl and the Wise Donkey where they knew about their current mission. The Wise Donkey states that he was visiting on the day Oz was cut off from the rest of the world and was unable to return home. He lived the life of a normal insect until he crawled into a country schoolhouse (presumably somewhere in the Winkie Country of the Land of Oz) and listened to the lessons and lectures the famous Professor Nowitall gave his pupils for about three years. In Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz, he was the first person captured in Mogodore's invasion when he attempted to warn the others of his arrival. Aunt Em and Uncle Henry appear in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Everyone/120 characters voiced by Frank Oz < Everyone. Dr. Pipt is sometimes called "The Crooked Magician." Eventually, in The Emerald City of Oz, they move permanently to Oz and take up jobs there. In later Oz books, he is frequently shown drawing Ozma's Red Wagon. © 1939 … The Gump is a central character in Disney's 1985 live action fantasy film Return to Oz, performed and voiced by Lyle Conway and assisted in the performance by Steve Norrington. In The Patchwork Girl of Oz, Dr. Pipt keeps Kalidahs struck with his Liquid of Petrefaction by the entrance to his house. Though unlike the Woggle-Bug, Frogman is not thoroughly educated and is much more interested in dandy fashion. He would still perform a few days on Sesame Street every season, and would often find time to perform in major (and sometimes minor) Muppet productions, though the producers often had to work around his schedule (and in some instances, other puppeteers performed his characters on set and he looped the dialogue later. 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