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Jim Henson

  1. remakes
    Human Jug-Playing Otter Bret McKenzie to Adapt Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band ChristmasBy far the best otter-centric jug-focused holiday special ever made.
  2. tv review
    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is a Staggering AchievementWatching Netflix’s new prequel to Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s 1982 feature film is like watching a ten-hour magic show.
  3. save thra
    Lena Headey, Awkwafina, Benedict Wong to Become Puppets for The Dark CrystalA prequel to Jim Henson’s 1982 film.
  4. vulture investigates
    Are Muppets Sexual?A very serious investigation.
  5. The Story Behind the Music of The Muppet Christmas CarolDeath and redemption paved the way for a new Christmas classic.
  6. kermit the frog
    Cheryl Henson Defends Decision to Fire Kermit Puppeteer Steve Whitmire“Steve performed Kermit as a bitter, angry, depressed victim.”
  7. revivals
    Netflix Is Making a Dark Crystal Prequel Series to Unsettle You All Over AgainJim Henson’s Creature Shop will design the creatures.
  8. tv nostalgia
    Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock Returns to HBOLet the music play.
  9. goblin kings
    Sony Is Developing a Labyrinth RemakeThe 1986 film starred David Bowie.
  10. status reports
    Status Report: Jim Henson Company FranchisesWe took it straight to the top of the company.
  11. Watching as The Muppets Go Hollywood For the First TimeThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  12. What I’ve Learned About Comedy From Two Years of Hanging in the ArchivesThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  13. reality contest shows
    Muppet-Building Contest Show Coming to SyfyJim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge will air in 2014.
  14. A Bunch of Muppets Are Being Inducted Into the SmithsonianSeveral of Jim Henson’s Muppets will be displayed in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., Reuters […]
  15. national treasures
    The Muppets Take the SmithsonianMiss Piggy and the gang are joining Kermit in the museum.
  16. good news
    Museum of the Moving Image Adding Jim Henson GalleryFeaturing almost 400 Muppet mementos.
  17. Watching a Comedic Voice Evolve: The Rare, Early Clips of The MuppetsThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  18. jim henson
    Preview Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson JournalBrought to you by the letters N, Y, and M.
  19. ‘Fraggle Rock’ Is Getting a Doozers Spin-OffDespite being off the air for 25 years, the production company behind Yo Gabba Gabba! and The Jim Henson Company think it’s a perfect time for […]
  20. Down at ‘Fraggle Rock’ They’re Making a MovieIt appears after the massive success of The Muppets, their cave dwelling brethren are going to get their time in the spotlight as well. It’s […]
  21. the muppet show
    Watch Jim Henson’s Original Video Pitch for the Muppet ShowBasically Sesame Street for intellectuals.
  22. The Original ‘Muppet Show’ Pitch Video Is Damn Near Irresistible Take notes, anyone hoping to someday sell a TV show of their own: this pitch video for the original Muppet Show, created and voiced by Jim […]
  23. labyrinth
    Watch Jim Henson Introduce Princess Diana to Ludo at the 1986 Royal Premiere of Labyrinth in LondonYeah, we prefer Sesame Street, too.
  24. Trade Roundup: Jack Black, Jim HensonSyfy’s getting into comedy with its purchase of Ghost Ghirls, a paranormal parody that’s executive produced by Jack Black. Lady improvisoirs […]
  25. The Muppets Take The Museum of The Moving ImageWhile the Muppets certainly get do get love at the “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World” exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens (did you […]
  26. Checking In…with the Muppet Show MuppeteersWhatever happened to predictability, the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV…and the talent behind all your favorite Muppets, and some you’ve […]
  27. clickables
    Watch the Lost Pilot for Jim Henson’s Wizard of IdFun fact: Kermit had magical powers in his former life.
  28. clickables
    Watch an Oscar-Nominated Short Film by Jim HensonHere’s Time Piece, a trippy way to spend the next nine minutes.
  29. tv
    Watch a Wonderful Lost Video of Jim Henson Teaching Kids to Make PuppetsIowa Public Television, 1969.
  30. buried treasure
    Jim Henson, Frank Oz Took Pipes and Made Them MuppetsCreative guys, these guys.
  31. the industry
    Disney Planning a Jim Henson BiopicThe script topped last year’s “Black List” of best unproduced screenplays.
  32. the black list
    The 2009 Black List Topped by Jim Henson BiopicAnd there’s one about foul-mouthed pets.
  33. agenda
    Liberace, Stallone Make Season of ‘Muppet Show’Jim Henson’s nutty puppet party made a sublime art of the cameo, picking people who could very well have been Muppets themselves.