Jim Henson on Making Muppets (1969)

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In this video from 1969, Jim Henson and the Muppeteers show kids how to make puppets from simple things like socks. This was all pre-Sesame street and it offers a glimpse of the genius we would come to associate with Henson and the Muppets. My favorite moment happens right at the start when Rowlf pops up.

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