Muppetology 101: A Tour of the Muppet Theater

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Time for a field trip, class! Today, we take a tour of the Muppet Theater. We’ll learn about all the different locations as seen on The Muppet Show – which means we won’t get into locations featured only in books, the 2011 film The Muppets, or the attic from the Playhouse Video…

Muppetology 101: History of Home Video

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Over the years, there have been many Muppet and Henson productions on home video, and today, class, we’ll take a look at the many video deals. Today’s class won’t be including Sesame Street videos (that’s a whole ‘nother lesson) or international releases. Let’s begin! During the 1980s, various Henson properties were split…

Muppetology 101: History of Television Animation

Abigail Maughan – Welcome back to Muppetology 101, Muppet fans! Today we are going to look at some of the major forays into cartoons made in Muppet history. From short segments on Sesame Street, to the mega hit of Muppet Babies, to the Henson Company’s upcoming show Splash and Bubbles, animation has been the close companion…

Muppetology 101 – MuppeTelevision Sketches

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Last year, I did a Muppetology 101 lesson on the various recurring sketches from The Muppet Show, and earlier this year I did a lesson on the recurring segments from Sesame Street, so today I, your teacher, will provide a lesson on the recurring sketches from the MuppeTelevisionportions of The Jim Henson…