Derrick Freeman
Kermit's Friend
Key information
Status Alive
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by Derrick Freeman
Seasons 1, 2, 3 & 4
First episode "Do You Know What It Means"
Last episode "... To Miss New Orleans
Derrick Freeman is the drummer for Kermit Ruffins band, The Barbeque Swingers. Derrick is drinking with Kermit prior to his regular gig at Vaughn's when Antoine Batiste visits.

Behind the scenesEdit

The series Derrick Freeman is a fictionalized character played by the real person of the same name. He is a recurring character in the first, second, third and fourth seasons. He initially appears uncredited in the pilot episode "Do You Know What It Means" before becoming a guest star with the second episode "Meet De Boys on the Battlefront".


Season one credits
"Do You Know What It Means *" "Meet De Boys on the Battlefront" "Right Place, Wrong Time" "At the Foot of Canal Street"
"Shame, Shame, Shame" Shallow Water, Oh Mama "Smoke My Peace Pipe" "All On a Mardi Gras Day"
"Wish Someone Would Care" "I'll Fly Away"
Season two credits
"Accentuate the Positive" "Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky" "On Your Way Down" "Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues?"
"Slip Away" "Feels Like Rain" "Carnival Time" "Can I Change My Mind?"
"What Is New Orleans?" "That's What Lovers Do" "Do Watcha Wanna"
Season three credits
"Knock with Me – Rock with Me" "Saints" "Me Donkey Want Water" * "The Greatest Love"
"I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say" "Careless Love" "Promised Land" * "Don't You Leave Me Here"
"Poor Man's Paradise" "Tipitina"
Season four credits
"Yes We Can Can" "This City" "Dippermouth Blues"
"Sunset on Louisianne" "...To Miss New Orleans"

* Uncredited appearance.

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