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The Muppet Show Reboot in the Works from Big Bang Theory Creator

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The Muppet Show Reboot in the Works from Big Bang Theory Creator

Originally posted 04/03/2015 03:40PM

The current wave of nostalgic reboots shows no signs of stopping.

The latest beloved series fans could get the chance to revisit? The Muppet Show, which has a remake in the works at ABC, PEOPLE can confirm.

As first reported by TVLine, The Big Bang Theory's executive producer Bill Prady will co-write and executive produce the project, tentatively titled Muppets 2015, and a pilot presentation will take place next month.

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Voice of Sesame Street's The Count Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, Voice of The Count on Sesame Street, Dies at 78

Originally posted 08/24/2012 01:15PM

It's a sad day for numbers.

Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer known for playing the instructional Count von Count on Sesame Street, died Thursday of unspecified causes, according to CBC Radio-Canada. He was 78.

Besides the non-threatening vampire, Nelson, a Tulsa native who grew up in Washington, D.C., also performed Gobo Fraggle on Fraggle Rock and The Muppet Show's Sgt. Floyd Pepper of the Electric Mayhem band; "Pigs in Space" stalwart Dr. Julius Strangepork; Kermit the Frog's nephew Robin; and Gonzo's girlfriend Camilla the Chicken, among other roles, says the site.

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