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Nelson, Jerry 1934-2012

Overview
Works: 240 works in 348 publications in 2 languages and 17,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television programs  Film adaptations  Christmas television programs  Television specials  Children's songs  Puppet television programs  Puppet films 
Roles: Puppeteer , Actor, Performer, Arranger, Conductor, Narrator, Animator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Nelson
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
The Muppets take Manhattan by H. B Gilmour ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Muppets tasted success with a college musical, and are now ready for Broadway to experience their talent
Muppet Treasure Island by Brian Henson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When young Jim Hawkins inherits a long-lost treasure map, he hires the great ship Hispaniola to seek his fortune. With the good Captain Smollett at the helm - and greedy Long John Silver at the heart of a dastardly plot - they set sail for adventure only to discover danger at every turn!
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo are reporters who travel to London to follow up on a jewel heist
Sesame Street ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Halloween is a time of jack-o-lanterns, dressing up, and lots of silliness on Sesame Street. Share the surprises as they learn to carve pumpkins, make scarecrows, and discover that monsters don't really have to be scary!
Elmo says boo! ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elmo visits the Count's spooky castle, where his friends have come for some Halloween fun
Elmo's world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The entire cast of Sesame Street is part of the 35th Anniversary Special celebration. Join in this walk down Sesame Street with Elmo and sing along with a brand new song that celebrates the Street everyone knows and loves!
Friends to the rescue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a hurricane hits Sesame Street, Big Bird is heartbroken to discover that his nest has been destroyed. All of Sesame Street joins together to rebuild Big Bird's nest twig by twig and raise his spirits hug by hug
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's Christmas Eve on Sesame Street, and everyone is joining in the excitement--until a question from Oscar throws Big Bird into a tailspin. "How does a guy like Santa Claus, who's built like a dump truck, come down all those skinny little chimneys?" Oscar asks. Suddenly, Big Bird is worried that if he can't answer the question, there won't be any presents on Christmas. With the help of all his Sesame Street Friends, Big Bird attempts to solve the mystery. But in the process, he discovers that the true miracle of Christmas isn't the presents under the tree, but the spirit of loving and sharing
Sesame Street. 1969-1974 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This three-disc set the season features the premiere episodes of each of the first five seasons of Sesame Street. Each is available as a complete episode or as highlights, and is preceded by a new animated introduction, and by a disclaimer that "these early Sesame Street episodes are intended for grownups and may not suit the needs of today's preschool child." There are four slight alterations to the episodes because of rights issues, which are otherwise complete as originally aired. Episodes include Show 1 that aired on November 10, 1969; Show 131, airdate November 9, 1970; Show 276 from November 8, 1971; Show 406 on November 27, 1972, and Show 536 from November 19, 1973
Emmet Otter's jug-band Christmas by Jim Henson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Frogtown Hollow live Emmet and Ma Otter, a family with little money but lots of love. With Christmas coming, they want very much to buy each other a store-bought gift, but are barely scraping by doing odd jobs. When a local talent contest offers a special prize. Emmet must make a sacrifice to join his jug band for the competition. Will the jug band prevail or will fierce competition from the Riverbottom Gang steal the show - and the prize?
Sing yourself silly! ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big Bird and his friends invite you to have some silly fun with eleven of their favorite silly songs. Sing along with Ernie, Hoots the Owl, and surprise celebrity guests as they perform and giggle
Let's eat! [funny food songs] ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grover the waiter has a new job at Planet Storybook, where he hobnobs with famous storybook characters. When his favorite customer, who happens to be a picky eater, comes in to eat Grover introduces him to all the fabulous foods that he could be enjoying
Elmo and the orchestra ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Elmo as he learns about classical music, the Sesame Street way! Featuring musical excerpts from the following composers: Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Grieg, Handel, Haydn, Khachaturian, Mozart, Offenbach, Paganini, Rimsky-Korsakov, Saint-Saens, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Wagner
Cookie Monster's best bites ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of the best bits of Sesame Street's "connoisseur de crumbs", Cookie Monster! Includes six songs
Sing, hoot & howl with the Sesame Street animals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big Bird leads a musical menagerie in some of the funniest and silliest songs ever
Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doc and his dog Sprocket have a hole in their wall, behind which live little furry creatures known as Fraggles in a place called Fraggle Rock. The Rock is also home to the Doozers and the Gorgs. One gang of Fraggles, under the guidance of the all-knowing Trash Heap, learn about each other and their neighbors and eventually everyone becomes friends
Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boober Gorg; after being hit on the head with a raddish Boober thinks he is a Gorg. Blanket of snow, blanket of woe; Mokey forgets to cover Marjory the Trash Heap before the first snowfall. Inspector red; Red plays detective to solve a strange and bizarre mystery
Jim Henson's Fraggle rock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catch a tail by the tiger: When Gobo doesn't receive his usual postcard from his uncle, he realizes he must venture into outer space to look for him. Believe it or not: Wembley and Red find a creature who is whatever you think it is
Sesame Street ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gang is glum when a rainy day ruins their outside play, but their boredom turns to adventure when a recycling box provides just what's needed for great indoor adventures
 
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Nelson, Jerry L. 1934-
Languages
English (71)
Portuguese (1)
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