Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was
Sam and Friends, a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and inspired Jim to continue using puppets for his work...See full bio »
1984The Muppets Take Manhattan
(performer: "Together Again", "You Can't Take No for an Answer", "Saying Goodbye", "I'm Gonna Always Love You", "William Tell Overture", "Right Where I Belong", "Somebody's Getting Married", "Waiting for the Wedding", "He'll Make Me Happy", "The Ceremony", "Saying Goodbye / Together Again Closing Medley")
1981The Great Muppet Caper
(performer: "Hey a Movie!", "Happiness Hotel", "Steppin' Out With A Star", "Night Life", "The First Time It Happens", "Couldn't We Ride", "Piggy's Fantasy Miss Piggy", "Finale: Hey A Movie! / The First Time It Happens")
I've always tried to present a positive view of the world in my work. It's so much easier to be negative and cynical and predict doom for the world than it is to try and figure out how to make things better. We have an obligation to do the latter.
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