They have been a mainstay in the Muppets' viral video efforts of the 2010s and have (with Lips) a featured role on The Muppets as the house band on the show-within-a-show Up Late with Miss Piggy. There was a problem adding this item to Cart. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. He, therefore, made the character mainly communicate through his playing rather than by speaking. However, in her final form, she bears very little resemblance to either Jagger or Joplin. Zoot is a teal-colored, balding saxophone player with dark glasses and a high-crowned blue felt hat and was generally a laid-back fellow of few words. She is occasionally seen in the orchestra during season 5 of the show. She has a very close relationship wi… Bill Barretta, however, has been performing Dr. Teeth consistently since 2005. Eren Ozker performed Janice in the first season of The Muppet Show. Some speculate the character is based on either Keith Moon, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, or Levon Helm[7][8] while others have suggested Mick Fleetwood. In addition to the guitar, Janice has also played the tambourine with the Mayhem, and the trumpet or trombone with the orchestra. They made their debut in 1975's The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence and the pilot for The Muppet Show. Please try again.

Janice is the lead guitar player in the Electric Mayhem on The Muppet Show.She also portrays Nurse Janice in Veterinarian's Hospital, and appears in various other sketches, frequently as a chorus member.She is occasionally seen in the orchestra during the fifth season of the show. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Her name is probably a reference to Janis Joplin. Dr. Teeth only sings lead vocals on the second Muppet pilot and during the first season and these songs were only written before Rowlf the Dog had become firmly established as the regular Muppet pianist.

Due to the lack of female Muppet performers, Janice has, since Ozker's departure, consistently been played by a man. Janice's regular outfit has changed, the ponytail remains. Since his eyes are hidden by his shades, he often appears oblivious to events around him—during the band's first meeting with Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear as depicted in The Muppet Movie, he briefly forgot his own name which Floyd described as Zoot "skip[ping] the groove again"—but he can be sharper than he seems. They mostly stick to rock music, but they're capable of playing other styles, including jazz and (unwillingly) classical.