Coming Soon: The History of ‘Sam and Friends’

In exciting news, a new book all about Jim Henson’s original series Sam and Friends is coming!

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Fan (end of the) Week 2018 – Part 1

Fan Week returns in a reduced format this year, with both fan art and replica puppets! There’s rafting, sushi, and… Yorick?

Muppet Newsflash – July 18th 2016

News Update – July 18th 2016 Last week we had a fantastic time celebrating Fan Week!  With all the fan art, videos, Taminella Grinderfall puppets and other stuff, we didn’t have a chance to report on some very big pieces of news that came out last week!  Let’s take a look. PizzeRizzo Is Coming To…

60 Years of Henson / Muppets History Part 1

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Well, this year marks the 60th anniversary of The Jim Henson Company and the Muppets… Right? The Jim Henson Company celebrated its 30th anniversary in 1985, its 40th in 1995, and its 50th in 2005, so if my math is correct I’m right, though technically Jim Henson got his start in puppetry…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Yorick

Written by Ryan Dosier. YORICK Performed by… Jim Henson Jane Henson (occasional) First appearance… Sam and Friends (1955) Most recent appearance… The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986) Best known role… Angry, hungry Muppet skull; devourer of Kermit WHO IS YORICK? Yorick is the hungry Muppet skull best known for consuming Kermit (and occasionally other characters)…

News Update: March 13, 2015

NEWS UPDATE: March 13, 2015 The full short film “Fraggles Look For Jobs,” which was made for the Fraggle Rock wrap party in 1986, is now online in its entirety. The special short is basically 14 minutes of inside jokes and nods to the Fraggle cast and crew. It’s delightful and silly and a must watch. The…