On September 5, 1976, the first episode of The Muppet Show aired. The vaudeville puppet show, created by Jim Henson ran until March 15, 1981. Happy Mustache Monday! To learn more about the Jim Henson and The Muppets, visit the NYPL online catalog. Image: jimhensonlegacy.org.

Jim Henson was a pioneer in taking puppet characters and making people relate to them. Sam & Friends Sesame Street The Muppet Show Fraggle Rock The Dark Crystal Labyrinth Etc.

Jim Henson & the creatures from The Dark Crystal.<<<This movie was my life when I was little.

Jim Henson & creatures from "The Dark Crystal" This movie used to scare the crap out of me

Creative Giants: Jim Henson Henson was a puppeteer who revolutionized the art of puppet making by believing that puppets should have lives and souls that communicated to people. The result of Henson's vision for a world of living puppets is the most creative, well-researched, and longest running educational children's show ever, Sesame Street.

Jim Henson : The Biography by Brian Jay Jones. A comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth-century's most innovative creative artists. A must-read for any fan of Jim Henson's work. Recommended by Alyssa.

"My hope still is to leave the world a little better for having been here." ― Jim Henson #quotes

Jim Henson A magical man- inventor, creator of fantastic puppets, screenwriter, director. I still remember watching the Jim Henson show every week with mom.

Jim Henson's world of muppets and magic - in pictures

Jim Henson's world of muppets and magic - in pictures

September 1936 - May " I think there's a child in all of us, even in my own work I'm working with that child. I think that child inside all of us is why people like the Muppets so much.

"Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are."-Jim Henson

The Rainbow Connection

Jim Henson with Burt ~ Photograph by Ted Neuhoff. I don't know what it is about Jim Henson but whenever I see a photo of him with one of his puppets, it makes me teary!

Jim Henson. #henson #kermit #muppets

Jim Henson

This is an image of Jim Henson puppet-erring Kermit the frog. And this image relates to my desire to master all aspects of film making. This motivates me to put everything I have into my work just as Jim Henson did.

The Jim Henson company would be the perfect people to adapt Fablehaven

Sharing Treasures from The Jim Henson Company Archives

Archivist shares treasures from The Jim Henson Company Archives. Jim and Aughra.

Jim Henson with his Labyrinth creations  Yay! I love Ludo the most.  :-)

Labyrinth

jim henson -- I love how Kermit's legs are crossed, as though he were at the dentist or something.

"Ve have vays of making you talk, Kermit!" Jim Henson works on the original Kermit Muppet.

Life magazine captured the death of Jim Henson better than anyone. I admit, I cried when he died.

Original Life Magazine from July 1990 - Kermit Says Goodbye To Jim Henson

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