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Jim Henson's original pitch reel for The Muppet Show, starring Leo from Henson's strange series of corporate training videos, The Muppet Meeting Films.

Key selling points:

"Small children will love the cute cuddly characters. Young people will love the fresh innovative comedy. College kids and intellectual eggheads will love the underlying symbolism of everything. Freaky long hair, dirty, cynical hippies will love our freaky long hair, dirty, cynical Muppets."

It's inspirational, celebrational, muppetational!

[laughingsquid.]

Hand-Crafted Muppets Playset of the Day

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Hand-Crafted Muppets Playset of the Day
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Hand-Crafted Muppets Playset of the Day: Palisades Toys closed up shop in 2006, taking with it a proposed Muppet Theatre Backstage Playset which would have provided a place for its many Muppet Show Character figures to perform their classic skits.

Not one to sit idly by and watch a Muppet Theatre Backstage Playset proposal go unrealized, freelance set designer Lance Cardinal