11 Facts About Bunsen Honeydew


Dr Bunsen Honeydew is a Muppet character from The Muppet Show, performed by Dave Goelz.

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Bunsen Honeydew's last name is a reference to the honeydew melon, which his head is virtually shaped like.

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Bunsen Honeydew worked alone in the first season of The Muppet Show with the following seasons aided by the luckless Beaker.

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Dr Bunsen Honeydew's moniker is derived from the traditional piece of lab equipment, the Bunsen burner, plus the fact that his head was shaped and colored like a honeydew melon.

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Bunsen Honeydew was rumored to be modeled after Lew Grade, whose company ITC Entertainment produced The Muppet Show.

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Occasionally, Bunsen Honeydew removes his glasses to clean them, or lifts them as if to get a better look at things, which is something of a running gag.

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Bunsen Honeydew's eyes have only been seen once, during a sequence in The Great Muppet Caper.

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Bunsen Honeydew appeared in a small supporting role with Beaker in The Great Muppet Caper and A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa, though in The Muppets Take Manhattan Bunsen and Beaker only appeared as background characters in the wedding scene.

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Bunsen Honeydew had Beaker go deliver it to Santino Marella for his match against Jack Swagger.

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Bunsen Honeydew graduated from Carnegie Mellonhead University and was employed as an assistant to Dr Pinhole Burns.

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Bunsen Honeydew made an appearance in Little Muppet Monsters, voiced by Bob Bergen.

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