Muppet Retro Reviews: The Jim Henson Hour Episode 8

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Episode 8 of The Jim Henson Hour features the MuppeTelevision episode “Videotape” with guest star Buster Poindexter, and The StoryTeller episode “The True Bride”. In “Videotape”, Gonzo is supposed to work on the music video but instead leaves town to host a poultry contest, but still has a presence at the station…

Muppet Retro Reviews: The Frog Prince

Michael Wermuth – The Frog Prince is one in a number of “Tales from Muppetland” specials. This one is notable for being the first appearance of Robin and Sweetums, as well as the last appearance of Taminella Grinderfall, the witch performed by Jerry Juhl. Kermit serves as narrator and co-star in this special. While Robin is…

Muppet Retro Reviews: The Jim Henson Hour Episode 102

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Episode 102 of The Jim Henson Hour features the MuppeTelevision episode “Oceans” with guest star Ted Danson, and the half-hour specialLighthouse Island, which was produced in 1987 as a pilot for an unsold series, making it a natural choice for The Jim Henson Hour. With it being the summer, what better time…