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J. Fred Muggs
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    (March 14, 1952- )
    'Today Show' regular (February 1953-March 1957)
    Star of 'The J. Fred Muggs Show' (late 1950s)
    He wore diapers.
    He would run around the 'Today Show' set causing trouble and knocking things over.
    His wild antics drove host Dave Garroway nuts.
    He liked to bite people.
    The show's producers sent him on a world tour after he chomped on Martha Raye’s elbow.
    On another occasion, he reportedly bit Kim Novak’s breast.
    Once Garroway got so fed up he tried to drug Muggs’s orange juice to make him loopy.
    He misbehaved on live TV during Queen Elizabeth’s coronation, angering many Britons.
    The show replaced him with another chimp after Garroway threatened to quit.
    He was unpredictable and popular.
    He had a chimp girlfriend named Phoebe B. Beebee.
    The 'Today Show' was on the brink of cancellation when Muggs joined the staff.
    The 'Today Show's' ratings skyrocketed while he was on.
    Millions of fans would tune in every morning to see what zany thing he did next.
    He met three US presidents.
    He was a trailblazer for future simians in showbiz, such as Lancelot Link and Marcel from Friends.
    He rode around on a tricycle.
    Unlike Willard Scott, he never wore a toupee.
    Though he bit people and wore diapers, he was still more likeable than Bryant Gumbel.
    His trainer Carmine 'Bud' Mennella died at 80 (Mar, 2002)
    He outlived arch-nemesis Garroway by over 20 years.
    His painting adorned the cover of Mad Magazine (March 1958).

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