This was an amazing series too. Shame the dvds are overcompressed and bad quality as a result. Would like to see a new series if irs done right. Original series writer Anthony Minghella is long gone though, sadly. Jim henson and kermit the frog shirt While I appreciate tapping into childhood favourites when are you going to stop wasting everyones time and subscription fee and put Futurama on the UK service? Jim was the first celebrity death I truly mourned as though I’d lost a personal friend…but, then, the whole world really did lose a good friend when it lost Jim Henson.
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We truly are in a golden age of television. Grace and Frankie, Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why Gilmore Girls A Year in the Life are some of the series I’ve enjoyed recently. Cinema is getting it’s ass kicked. What a great movie this is/was still stands up to the test of time all these years later. I remember Willow too- both great films- all you now see is Disney/Pixar repeats such a shame. Add to that how often do you Secret of Nimh or other Don Blueth classics? Jim henson and kermit the frog shirt Barely ever. Netflix you giving us some big treats this year. Now how about giving us a good hitch hikers guide to the galaxy series. Nothing that’s been made has come close to the books but I reckon you could pull something special out the bag.
Jim was a proud grad and grew up as a neighbor of the University of Maryland College Park. There is a great sculpture honoring Jim and Kermit in front of the Stamp Student Center. His genius is missed but the joy of his creations will live on I went to high school down the street, but alway skipped school to go to the UM campus. I had no idea Jim was there. I loved his work with children and raised my kids watching his best work on TV. I work on film and TV sets and see many actors. But the biggest thrill so far was when Kermit the Frog was on set. I didn’t even notice that man beside him. It was all about Kermit. And it was pure magic. I couldn’t stop smiling. Same for the entire crew. I read somewhere that Jim and Kermit were once being interviewed on live television and the reporter put the microphone in Kermit’s face, forcing Jim to do some contortions so that he could get his mouth close enough to the microphone without ruining the illusion.