Phoebe B. Beebe
J. Fred Muggs (born March 14, 1952) is a chimpanzee that was the mascot for NBC's Today Show from 1953 to 1957.
The show debuted in 1952, with amiable host Dave Garroway. The show was in trouble initially; the addition of J. Fred Muggs boosted ratings and helped win advertisers. Muggs, dressed like a baby in diapers, first appeared on the show on January 28, 1953, and became a regular feature on February 3, 1953. He first appeared on television on Perry Como's CBS television show. Pat Weaver of Today saw the little chimp on the Como show and thought he would be a perfect tonic for his morning program.
In the 1950s, the Russian newspaper, Izvestia, described J. Fred Muggs, as "a symbol of the American way of life", and said, "Muggs is necessary in order that the average American should not look into reports on rising taxes, and decreasing pay, but rather laugh at the funny mug of a chimpanzee."

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On parting with her, Leonard was silent for a long time, and then said with a gentle sigh of thankfulness, “I am so glad, Sarah, that I've got a nice, gloomy mother.”—E:rcIzange. In Detroit there really is a woman named Phoebe B. Beebe . Now if ...
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A fun read, the book is well organized and gives collectors the story behind these wonderful dolls. With the addition of new photos and up-to-date information and values, this book is a highly readable reference guide, providing sweeping coverage of every known doll produced by this amazing company. An invaluable addition to the doll collector'...
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Stephanie Spadaccini has been a crossword puzzle constructor for 30 years. Her puzzles have appeared in Modern Maturity, People magazine, The New York Times, Simon & Schuster Crossword books, the Wall Street Journal, InStyle magazine, and a score of other publications. She is well known in the field and counts the top puzzle editors and constru...
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The Encyclopedia of TV Pets is an entertaining and comprehensivejourney into the lives of the world's most famous television animal stars. Allcreatures great and small, from kangaroos, sea lions, simians, and horses toelephants, dogs, lions, cats, and bears are here and pictured in nearly 200photographs.More than 100 TV series are represented ...
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All This Is That: J. Fred Muggs, TV's most famous chimpanzee, still alive and well in Florida at age 61
By Jack Brummet The year I was born, one of the big stars of that fairly new medium television was a chimpanzee—J. Fred Muggs. J Fred Muggs with Dave Garroway and Phoebe B.
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Carmine "Bud" Mennella, the trainer of J. Fred Muggs, the chimpanzee who helped save NBC's long-running "Today" show from ratings gloom in the 1950s, died in Tampa, Fla., Sunday. He was 80 and had
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