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Learning Puppetry from Martin P. Robinson at NYPL

Learning Puppetry from Martin P. Robinson at NYPL

Spencer Cohen - As mentioned in my recent article for the Mindset, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is having special Sesame Street programs for the public, to tie in with its brand new exhibit, “Somebody Come and Play:” 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder.

I recently had the pleasure of attending a Muppet Master Class taught by Martin P.…

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The 30 Greatest Episodes of The Muppet Show: Season 5

The 30 Greatest Episodes of The Muppet Show: Season 5

Ryan Dosier - We’ve come to the end of The Muppet Show‘s run with Season 5, which is extremely close to being the finest season the show ever put out. Jim Henson knew that he wanted to go out on top, and he did, both in terms of the show’s cultural penetration and creatively speaking. The comedy is top notch, the musical numbers are flawless, and the guest stars only get better and better. The…

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Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Leon

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Leon

WMW Leon

Written by Ryan Dosier.

LEONLeon

Performed by…
Kevin Clash

First appearance…
The Jim Henson Hour 101: Outer Space 
(1989)

Most recent appearance…
The Cosby Show: “Cliff’s Nightmare” (1990)

Best known role…
Con-man lizard at Muppet Central on The Jim Henson Hour

WHO IS LEON?
c89e9-jimhensonhourcastLeon is a sneaky, snarky, conniving pink and purple lizard who worked in Muppet Central on The Jim Henson Hour. While Leon’s role is…

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Muppet Retro Reviews: Rock Music with the Muppets

Muppet Retro Reviews: Rock Music with the Muppets

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Video.rockmusicMichael Wermuth - Rock Music with the Muppets is one of ten compilation videos released by Playhouse Video spotlighting The Muppet Show. This one focuses on the best rock and roll numbers from The Muppet Show, including clips with guest stars Debbie Harry, Linda Ronstadt, Alice Cooper, Ben Vereen, Helen Reddy, Leo Sayer, Loretta Switt, and Paul Simon.

This video is hosted by Dr. Teeth, with…

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Current mood: Elmo getting a manicure

skyeribbon:

Current mood: Elmo getting a manicure

REVIEW: Sesame Street Season 45, Part 1

REVIEW: Sesame Street Season 45, Part 1

Shane Keating – Hey folks! This year marks Sesame Street’s 45th anniversary, in case you weren’t aware. I would highly recommend anyone in New York or New Jersey visit the Lincoln Center exhibit; it’s truly awesome. As always, another year means another season of Sesame, so let’s take a look at the first few episodes of the anniversary season that aired a few weeks ago.

SHOW #4501 – SCHOOL FOR…

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this is so important i can’t breathe

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what brings you dudes here?

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the-frog-is-staying:

Jerry Nelson and Robin
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Breathtaking.

the-frog-is-staying:

Jerry Nelson and Robin

(colorized by the-frog-is-staying)

Breathtaking.

cosplaysleepeatplay:

Incredible Muppets costumes

cosplaysleepeatplay:

Incredible Muppets costumes