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The Swedish Chef is a Muppet that appeared on The Muppet Show. He was operated by Jim Henson and Frank Oz simultaneously and is now puppeteered by Bill Barretta.

A parody of television chefs, the Swedish Chef wears a toque blanche and has bushy eyebrows that completely obscure his eyes. He was one of the few Muppets to employ an actual puppeteer's hands, originally Oz's, in the designs – that is, they were visible to the audience through his sleeves and… read more

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  • terminalfrost87 - You can translate an entire web-page on Dialectizer (http://www.rinkworks.com/dialect/) to Swedish a la the Chef (or Redneck, Jive, Cockney, Elmer Fudd, Moron, Pig Latin, Hacker). But Google need to do a lot of home-work because the letter: ø is used in Norway and Denmark but not in Sweden. And he says: Mört! Mört! Mört! (Which is referring to the fish Rutilus rutilus ;)
  • I also read the story about a real Swedish chef being model for the Muppet one. But Daxxe, this Kuprik-guy dosen´t even have eye-brows!! Is there any photo/film of him, from the time when he was supposed to have done this commercial?
  • This exists?
  • chickee in du baskeet
  • this is a nugget...a purely hidden gem!
  • conskruuska bernana!!
  • I love that Google have a search page in Swedish Chef-speak. Børk børk børk!
  • The real chef "Kuprik" as this muppet stereotypes comes from my hometown :] http://www.kuprik.se/about.html
  • funiest thing ever made

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