10 Puppets that Made it Big on Television


Andy Pandy

Andy Pandy, a marionette who lived in a picnic basket, starred in the British children's television show of the same name, which first aired in 1950. Andy's sidekick was a teddy bear named Teddy, and rag doll Looby Loo only appeared when the two weren't around. In 2002, the show was revived using stop-motion animation rather than puppets, and some new characters were added, including Missy Hissy, a snake; Tiffo, a dog; and Orbie, a yellow and blue ball.