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Fraggle Rock: Rock On! airs every Tuesday. Image Courtesy of Apple TV+

Fraggle Rock Rocks On at Apple TV+ with Original, New Mini-Episodes

Created by Jim Henson, Fraggle Rock premiered in 1983 running five seasons on HBO The series took place in a subterranean world full of colorful characters including Doc, Sprocket the Dog, Boober, Gobo, Red, Mokey, Wembley, and Junior Gorg The original cast starred Gerard Parkes, Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Karen Prell, Tim Gosley,[...]

'Star Wars' Tribute To 'The Dark Crystal' That Was Cut From 'Rise of Skywalker'

'Star Wars' Tribute To 'Labyrinth' Cut From 'Rise of Skywalker'

The Rise of Skywalker had some creatures, including Babu Frik, but one bigger creature that was cut form the film would have had special meaning for Jim Henson fans Neal Scanlan, who worked on creature effects for all three sequel films, helped create a tribute to Ludo, Jennifer Connelly's giant friend from Labyrinth You can[...]

"Dark Crystal" The Garthim Master Returns with Chronicle Collectibles

They used exact blueprints and imagery from The Jim Henson Company to give fans of The Dark Crystal an accurate depiction of this famous general The statue is limited to no more than 500 pieces so act fast if you want one Pre-orders are already live and you can find them online and located here He is priced at[...]

Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Ghosts Coming from BOOM! in March

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has announced a new four-issue mini-series in the Jim Henson's The Storyteller series Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Ghosts will explore folk tales about the afterlife, with the first issue by Márk László and Jim Campbell telling the story of the Myling from Scandinavian folklore Check out the press release below for[...]

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance | Comic-Con 2019 Sneak Peek | Netflix

"Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance" Is The Height Of Puppet Tradecraft

These puppets, the same ones Jim Henson used, had been on display in museums around the world By starting the design process with pieces from the original movie, the puppeteers and artists were able to ensure that Age of Resistance had the look and feel of Dark Crystal.[caption id="attachment_1035984" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE[...]

Sesame Street Collectors: Own a Life Size Cookie Monster Thanks to Haslab

Sesame Street Collectors: Own a Life Size Cookie Monster Thanks to Haslab

Sesame Street fans, we don't often get to say this, but your day has come. After months of speculation to what the next Haslab project from Hasbro would be, we now know. After the huge success they had with Jabba's Sail Barge, their next project will in fact be a life size version of Cookie […]

Library of Congress Honors 50 Years (50! Ah-Ah-Aaaaahhhhh!) of 'Sesame Street'

The latter half of 1969 was a time of great turmoil in this country: civil rights issues were coming to a boil, Vietnam had proven to be a costly and foolhardy intervention, and the youth were in open revolt against the establishment culture of post-WWII America. Still, two things occurred during that period of time […]

Neil Gaiman, Jim Henson Company Revamping 'The Storyteller' at Fremantle

One of the great unsung pieces of Jim Henson's long and wonderful legacy is The Storyteller, a live-action series from 1987 blending the magic of the Muppets with lore and legends from around the world The story goes that Henson based the series off daughter Lisa Henson's studies of myths and folktales, resulting in a[...]

Jim Henson's The Storyteller Dives Into Mermaids for New Sirens Mini

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has announced a new entry in the Jim Henson's The Storyteller series hitting stores in April, proving once and for all that darlin' it's better down where it's wetter From creators including Jakub Rebelka, Bartosz Sztybor, Chan Chau, Sarah Webb, and Aud Koch, Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Sirens will be a 4-issue[...]

Chronicle Collectables has Full-Sized Door Knockers from 'Labyrinth'!

We’re elated to bring forth these door knockers that fans can actually put on their door and use." Here are the details on the knockers from Chronicle: The Jim Henson Company graciously granted us access to the actual screen-used props so that we could capture the smallest of details in making these replicas Fans have[...]

'Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' GIANT Cast List, First Look

Today marks the 34th anniversary of the release of the Jim Henson masterpiece The Dark Crystal To celebrate such a milestone, Netflix has released a ton of information about their upcoming 10-part prequel series, Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance.Here are three Gelfling heroes from the Age of Resistance-[caption id="attachment_959676" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Brea, voiced by Anya Taylor Joy[/caption][caption[...]

'Labyrinth' Sequel Has a Script Says Fede Alvarez

Which would be nice- the magic of those Jim Henson created Brian Froud designs being as timeless as they are.Last we heard, there was some development happening on the Labyrinth film-front, but things were pushed back when Netflix picked up other Henson fantasy series property The Dark Crystal, which will be coming to the streaming service as a series[...]

Original 'Sesame Street' Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Retiring

Performing as a professional puppeteer in Las Vegas and Boston in the 50's and 60's, Spinney would meet series creator Jim Henson at a puppetry festival in 1962 when Henson was first developing the Muppets that would be essential to the show's success Joining Sesame Street’s premiere season, Spinney’s unique talent and heart would help make Big Bird[...]

Sesame Street's Mark Saltzman Wrote Bert and Ernie "As A Loving Couple"

And Snuffy, this depressed person nobody can see, that’s sort of Kafka! It’s sort of gay closeted too." https://youtu.be/dZufQD3ydjkNot long after those remarks went wild on social media, Bert and Ernie co-creator (alongside Jim Henson; with puppet maker Don Sahlin) and film director Frank Oz took to Twitter to offer his thoughts on the Bert/Ernie matter[...]