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The Top 10 Songs of: 1990

Kieran Moore – When it was decided that I’d celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Muppet Show by writing a top ten chart for each year since its debut, one of my first thoughts was how to tackle 1990. For those of you that don’t know, 1990 was the sad and terrible year that Jim Henson…

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Be More Like Jim

John Engle – If Jim Henson were alive in 2016 there is a decent chance I would have voted for him for President of the United States.   It would not have mattered whether he was running for the office or not.  And certainly I doubt he would have been running. Nonetheless, he would have gotten my…

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The Top 10 Songs of: 1987

Kieran Moore – 1987 was a year of great highs and very sad lows for Jim Henson fans. On the plus side Jim was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. In the minus column Fraggle Rock finally left the magic of TV by telling us we cannot leave the magic of pretty much…

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Jim Henson Stop-Motion Tribute

Jarrod Fairclough – Today, September 24th, would have been Jim Henson’s 80th birthday. It’s a time to reflect on everything he achieved in his life, and to look back fondly on his genius. Three amazing Muppet fans and genius film makers, James Pollitt, Jamie Marks and Danny Ryan have made an incredibly sweet short stop-motion film…

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40 Favorite Muppet Show Moments – Part 4

To celebrate 40 years of The Muppet Show, we’ve asked 40 people for their favorite Muppet Show moment. Dave Goelz – Muppet Performer Dinner with Peter Sellers When Peter Sellers was our guest star during the second season of the Muppet Show, our head writer Jerry Juhl called him a few weeks before his episode…