The Jim Henson Hour (1989– )

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An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

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 Himself / ... (12 episodes, 1989-1992)
Fran Brill ...
 Vicki / ... (10 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Leon / ... (10 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Digit / ... (10 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Bean Bunny / ... (10 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Beard / ... (9 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Anthony / ... (9 episodes, 1989-1992)
Gord Robertson ...
 Lindbergh / ... (9 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Storyteller's Dog / ... (8 episodes, 1989-1992)
Rob Mills ...
 Animal / ... (7 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Storyteller / ... (6 episodes, 1989-1992)
Sandra Shamas ...
 Garbage / ... (6 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Additional Muppet Performer / ... (6 episodes, 1989)
Camille Bonora ...
 Fern / ... (5 episodes, 1989-1992)
David Greenaway ...
 Badger / ... (5 episodes, 1989-1990)
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Jim Henson hosts an anthology series. The typical format has the first part being the misadventures of Muppet TV as Kermit the Frog struggles to operate a Muppet TV super station with the usual level of help from his friends. The second part is the Storyteller as an old man and his sarcastic dog tell obscure fairy tales in the tradition of the great classics. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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14 April 1989 (USA)  »

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In Feburary 2004, the rights to the Muppets were bought by The Walt Disney Company. This was the only series where the distribution rights were split between The Walt Disney Company and The Jim Henson Company. See more »

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Follows The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975) See more »

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So I'm not the Only One who Was Watching?
14 July 2003 | by (Springfield, VA, USA) – See all my reviews

It does my heart good to see that other people remember this series. I remember watching it on NBC and thinking it was the dawn of a new era of Muppet creativity on broadcast television. Then it was canceled. Then Jim Henson died, and a substantial part of my childhood went with him. Actually, I think the show was probably a summer replacement. But still, I was disappointed to see it go. "The Storyteller" segments came back, and are now available on DVD. I'd like to see the segments with Kermit again, and the new characters that didn't last.


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