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Jane Henson, Co-Creator Of The Muppets, Dead At 78
"As the first partner to the famous Muppeteer, Henson was instrumental in the creation of the earliest characters in the brood of marionette-puppet hybrids. The initial crew of zany foam personalities included Kermit, who made his 1955 debut on the TV show Sam and Friends not as a frog, but as a green-hued lizard made from an old coat belonging to Jim's mother." Los Angeles Times 04/04/13
Posted April 4, 2013 12:44 AM




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