On September 5, 1976, the first episode of The Muppet Show aired. The vaudeville puppet show, created by Jim Henson ran until March 15, 1981. Happy Mustache Monday! To learn more about the Jim Henson and The Muppets, visit the NYPL online catalog. Image: jimhensonlegacy.org.

On September 5, 1976, the first episode of The Muppet Show aired. The vaudeville puppet show, created by Jim Henson ran until March 15, 1981. Happy Mustache Monday! To learn more about the Jim Henson and The Muppets, visit the NYPL online catalog. Image: jimhensonlegacy.org.

“If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to.” ~ Jim Henson,

“If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to.” ~ Jim Henson,

Jim Henson & the creatures from The Dark Crystal.<<<This movie was my life when I was little.

Jim Henson & the creatures from The Dark Crystal.<<<This movie was my life when I was little.

This man helped shape so much of my childhood wonder. Seriously would have pursued working in his shop if I was going to be a career woman.

Jim Henson's Creature Shop

This man helped shape so much of my childhood wonder. Seriously would have pursued working in his shop if I was going to be a career woman.

Life magazine captured the death of Jim Henson better than anyone. I admit, I cried when he died.

Life magazine captured the death of Jim Henson better than anyone. I admit, I cried when he died.

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Sharing Treasures from The Jim Henson Company Archives

Sharing Treasures from The Jim Henson Company Archives

Jim and Aughra from The Dark Crystal in London, about 1981 (@Mandy Bryant Bryant Bryant Denton, my kids will never see this movie. It will RUIN them.)

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