Jim Henson


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Roscoe Orman on Jim Henson
02:58
Joan Ganz Cooney on bringing Jim Henson into The Children's Television Workshop
01:38
Caroll Spinney on Jim Henson giving puppeteers creative freedom
01:11
Bob McGrath on first hearing of Jim Henson when he got a call about Sesame Street
03:21
Manager Bernie Brillstein on Jim Henson; on the creation of Kermit; on selling the Muppet Show
08:39
Danny Epstein on he and Joe Raposo meeting Jim Henson and playing music for Henson's television appearances and commercials
03:17
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Bob Banner

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Producer Bob Banner on working with Jim Henson and the Muppets on The Jimmy Dean Show and A Sesame Street Christmas
04:26

Bernie Brillstein

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Bernie Brillstein on Burr Tillstrom of Kukla, Fran and Ollie  introducing him to Jim Henson
02:41
Bernie Brillstein on helping to jumpstart Jim Henson's career
04:27
Bernie Brillstein on Jim Henson as Muppet Ralph on The Jimmy Dean Show
00:48
Bernie Brillstein on Jim Henson leaving William Morris to follow Bernie Brillstein
00:48
Manager Bernie Brillstein on Jim Henson's contributions to Sesame Street
03:23
Manager Bernie Brillstein on Jim Henson; on the creation of Kermit; on selling the Muppet Show
08:39
Manager Bernie Brillstein on not being able to sell what would later become The Muppet Show
00:28
Bernie Brillstein on Jim Henson's death
09:10
Bernie Brillstein on a photo with Jim Henson
00:22
Bernie Brillstein on a photo with Jim Henson, Lew Grade and others from The Muppet Show
00:35
Bernie Brillstein on a photo with Jim Henson, Jack Burns from The Muppet Show
00:25

Vince Calandra

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Vince Calandra on The Muppets' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:54

Tony Charmoli

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Tony Charmoli on winning the DGA award for his work on a John Denver special and working with Jim Henson
04:19

Ed Christie

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Ed Christie on doing an internship with Jim Henson
00:59
Ed Christie on working as an intern on "The Muppet Movie"
00:54
Ed Christie on meeting Jim Henson
01:54
Ed Christie on his favorite stories of Jim Henson
03:59
Ed Christie on creating puppets for Fraggle Rock, knowing that Jim Henson would be the puppeteer
00:55
Ed Christie on Jim Henson's death and how it affected The Henson Company
07:00

Ron Clark

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Ron Clark on writing for The Jimmy Dean Show and working with Jim Henson and the Muppets
06:53

Kevin Clash

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Kevin Clash on Jim Henson
01:40

Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney on bringing Jim Henson into The Children's Television Workshop
01:38
Joan Ganz Cooney on meeting Jim Henson
05:03
Joan Ganz Cooney on Jim Henson
01:13
Joan Ganz Cooney on the initial lack of female puppeteers on Sesame Street
01:35
Joan Ganz Cooney on Jim Henson's Muppets on Sesame Street
02:38
Joan Ganz Cooney on Jim Henson's request to the run licensing of the Sesame Street Muppets
00:47
Joan Ganz Cooney on a story Jim Henson told her about someone passing on Sesame Street toys to a daughter
00:23
Joan Ganz Cooney on her reflections on Jim Henson
01:21

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on interviewing a young Jim Henson
00:24

Danny Epstein

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Danny Epstein on he and Joe Raposo meeting Jim Henson and playing music for Henson's television appearances and commercials
03:17
Danny Epstein on working with the characters/cast members of Sesame Street - Jim Henson
01:21

Michael Fuchs

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Michael Fuchs on developing Fraggle Rock  for HBO
04:15

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on meeting a young Jim Henson at WRC NBC in Washington, D.C.
01:05

Marty Krofft

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Marty Krofft on meeting Jim Henson's daughter, Lisa Henson
00:25

Loretta Long

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Loretta Long on working with Jim Henson as "Kermit," and on working with various other of the Muppets
02:22

Chuck Lorre

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Chuck Lorre on working for Jim Henson
02:29

Will Mackenzie

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Will Mackenzie on making a pilot with Jim Henson, featuring the Muppets
02:33

Sonia Manzano

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Sonia Manzano on the Muppets being the "heart" of Sesame Street  and the legacy of Jim Henson
03:02

Bob McGrath

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Bob McGrath on first hearing of Jim Henson when he got a call about Sesame Street
03:21
Bob McGrath on his admiration for Jim Henson and his great memories of working with him on Sesame Street
05:19
Bob McGrath on Frank Oz's and Jim Henson's directing talent and comedy with "Bert and Ernie" and "Grover" on Sesame Street
01:18

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on producing The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson
04:54

Lloyd Morrisett

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Lloyd Morrisett on how Jim Henson was brought on board for Sesame Street
00:35

Roscoe Orman

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Roscoe Orman on Jim Henson
02:58

Caroll Spinney

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Caroll Spinney on making adults enjoy puppets
00:19
Caroll Spinney on loving Kukla, Fran & Ollie
01:13
Caroll Spinney on seeing Jim Henson at the Puppet Festival of America in Salt Lake; on the first time he met Jim Henson
01:33
Caroll Spinney on Jim Henson's early work - commercials with Sam and friends
02:11
Caroll Spinney on seeing Jim Henson on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:56
Caroll Spinney on his first conversation with Jim Henson, and Henson's reaction to Spinney's show with the character "Goggle" - a character similar to "Big Bird", and asking Spinney to come to New York to check out the Muppets; on Henson's popularity and work in the late '60s
08:57
Caroll Spinney on going to New York to work for Jim Henson on Sesame Street
06:42
Caroll Spinney on not getting paid while Sesame Street was on hiatus, then coming back for the second season of Sesame Street
01:47
Caroll Spinney on Jim Henson giving puppeteers creative freedom
01:11
Caroll Spinney on the success of The Muppet Show
00:25
Caroll Spinney on The Muppet Show
03:29
Caroll Spinney on Jim Henson's death
01:39

Norman Stiles

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Norman Stiles on Jim Henson's involvement in Sesame Street  and creating the Muppet "The Count"
07:48

Dan Wilcox

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Dan Wilcox on working with Jim Henson on Sesame Street, and on writing for the Muppets
05:31

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