While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.

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Himself / Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Swedish Chef / Waldorf / Ernie / Guy Smiley / Link Hogthrob / Jim Henson Muppet / Mahna Mahna / Convincing John / Bugsy Them / Cantus / Muppet Newsman / Sam (voice) (archive footage)
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Himself / Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice)
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Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Bean Bunny / Wembley Fraggle / Whoopie Cushions (voice)
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Joy Buzzer Cushions / Mokey Fraggle (voice)
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Jim Henson's classic Muppets put on a tribute to their creator, but also ponder the question: Who was he? To help them figure that out are some of Jim's human friends, as well as some rare clips from the Henson legacy. Written by The Muppet Avenger

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This special both honored Jim Henson and marked the first appearance of any of his characters after his death. Steve Whitmire took over the role of Kermit the Frog and has performed him ever since. See more »

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Features Fraggle Rock (1983) See more »

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Just One Person
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Written by Larry Grossman and Hal Hackady
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A great way to deal with a hard subject
14 November 2002 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

This is one of the saddest movies I have ever seen. Filmed after Jim Henson's death, the Muppets work to discover information about Henson so they can plan a memorial.

In typical Muppet fashion, the muppets have taken a difficult subject and found a way to handle it in a touching, funny, and sad way. I love this movie!


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