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The Muppet Show
(TV Series) (special puppets - 58 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (muppet designer - 37 episodes, 1979 - 1981) (puppets - 11 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (muppet maker - 2 episodes, 1978)
Donald G. Sahlin | Donald Sahlin | Don Shalin
Did You Know?
said he was responsible for much of the Muppet style that people think of. Don would call the sketches Jim Henson
drew "the essence". He also invented "The Magic Triangle" which refers to the area between the focal point of the eyes in relation to the nose and mouth. He felt the position of the eyes finalized the character of the muppet more than anything else.