The Mr. Potato Head Show

The Mr. Potato Head Show
Genre Live action/puppet series
Created by Dan Clark
Doug Langdale
Starring Brian Jacobs
Lisa Kaplan
Doug Langdale
Greg Ballora
Julianne Buescher
Kevin Carlson
Brian Jacobs
James Murray
Debra Wilson
Mark Bryan Wilson
Theme music composer Mark Mothersbaugh
Opening theme "The Mr. Potato Head Show" theme
Ending theme "The Mr. Potato Head Show" theme (instrumental)
Composer(s) Mark Mothersbaugh
Ernie Mannix
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Executive producer(s) Andy Copley
Running time 30 min.
Production company(s) Hasbro
Film Roman
20th Century Fox Television
Distributor Claster Television
Original network FOX KIDS
Picture format 1.33:1
Audio format Dolby
Original release September 12, 1998 – February 16, 1999

The Mr. Potato Head Show is a children's television show featuring Mr. Potato Head. It aired on Fox as part of the Fox Kids block for only one season from September 12, 1998 to February 16, 1999.


The Mr. Potato Head Show was developed by Dan Clark and Doug Langdale. The puppets for the characters were created by The Chiodo Brothers. Mark Bryan Wilson served as the show's puppet master and William Traetta served as the show's assistant puppet master.


Mr. Potato Head puts on a show with the help of his Kitchen Crew and presents each show to the TV Guys so that they can air them on television. Mr. Potato Head and his Kitchen Crew also have some misadventures during the productions of each show.


Kitchen Crew

Supporting characters

Other characters


  1. Aliens Dig Baloney – Baloney tries to cover up the death of Mr. Potato Head's favorite plant as a pair of aliens arrive on Earth seeking a new ruler for their interstellar empire. Meanwhile, Dr. Fruitcake creates the Ham Monster for Mr. Potato Head's monster show which proves to be too dangerous for him to control
  2. Royal Pain – Queenie finds out that she is descended from an Egyptian Pharaoh named King Yaminhotep upon going onto an ancestral website called "Ancestors "R" Us." As Mr. Potato Head tries to make a show for two-year-olds, he uses a rebuilt Ham Monster as his test audience.
  3. The Thing in the Microwave – Queenie goes on a diet, but her cravings result in her unleashing an ancient evil from a bag of popcorn. Meanwhile, Mr. Potato Head makes a superhero show where he plays Spudman.
  4. Secret Agent Mania – Upon finding out that Donkey Waddlefoot's show stole his submarine show, Mr. Potato Head informs the TV Guys about it as he is told to do a spy show. Mr. Potato Head does this as well as trying to find out how Donkey Waddlefoot found the footage to make his own episodes.
  5. Cheap Shots – Found 8/04/16 (review currently underway)
  6. Potato Verite – [Currently missing]
  7. Forsake Me Not – [Currently missing]
  8. Equal Writes – [Currently missing]
  9. Robotato – [Currently missing]
  10. Pillow – [Currently missing]
  11. Smart Attack – [Currently missing]
  12. Not With a Bang (1) – The TV Guys' boss orders the cancellation of Mr. Potato Head's show causing Mr. Potato Head and his Kitchen Crew to go their separate ways.
  13. Not With a Bang (2) – The alien invasion is in full swing as the Kitchen Crew unites to combat the aliens and get their show back on the air.



Assistant puppeteers

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