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Jim Henson Creations
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Jim Henson, the man behind the Muppets, began working as a puppeteer in college, creating characters like Kermit the Frog. He worked as a producer on Sesame Street, a popular kids’ show that launched in 1969, and created The Muppet Show in 1976. The Muppet Movie, the first of many movies featuring Henson’s famous characters, appeared in 1979. Henson received several accolades for his work, including Emmys, Grammys and a Peabody Award.

Here is a list of Movies and TV Shows where Jim Henson & Company creations were used.


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TV Show: Sesame Street ( 1969 )
Sesame Street is a widely recognized and perpetually daring experiment in educational children's programming. This show has taken popular-culture and turned it upside-down. The fast-paced advertisements that had parents of the new era worrying for their children were the basis for the original format of this show. The show has often satirized pop culture, and made itself easier for parents to watch along too. And thus, the positive impact this show has had on modern society is beyond another. No show is more recognized the world over by as many generations and walks of life. Shown in its original format or with changes to reflect a regional education focus, Sesame Street is now seen in over 140 countries. The show that Entertainment Weekly named the "20th Best Ever Show" has changed the education scene to focus on "entertainment". This has turned out to be a valuable theory that not only...
TV Show: The Muppet Show ( 1977 )
The Muppet Show is a half-hour variety show in which Kermit the Frog and the Muppets put on a weekly musical/comedy revue at the Muppet Theater. Unfortunately for them, things never quite go according to plan, for the Muppets or their weekly guest stars.
Movie: Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas ( 1977 )
A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
Movie: The Muppet Movie ( 1979 )
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
Movie: The Great Muppet Caper ( 1981 )
Kermit the Frog, The Great Gonzo, and Fozzie Bear are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.
Movie: The Dark Crystal ( 1982 )
On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.
TV Show: Fraggle Rock ( 1983 )
Somewhere in the world, there is a workshop owned by a an inventor named Doc and his Dog, Sprocket. While Doc spends his days coming up with new ideas, Sprocket is peering into a large hole in the baseboard. He knows that something lives behind the wall. Through the hole and down the tunnel, hidden from everyday reality, are brightly lit caves filled with wonderful creatures. This land, bound together by Magic, is called Fraggle Rock. The most notable of the creatures who inhabit this beautiful place are the Fraggles. Fraggles are furry, have tails, and come in all sorts of colors. The Fraggles spend their days laughing, splashing, running, singing, playing games, and telling jokes. They live by a simple care-free code.
Movie: The Muppets Take Manhattan ( 1984 )
Kermit and his friends go to New York City to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.
Movie: Follow That Bird ( 1985 )
Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
Movie: Labyrinth ( 1986 )
A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.
Movie: The Witches ( 1990 )
A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
Movie: Muppet*vision 3-D ( 1991 )
Muppet*vision 3-D, more appropriately, 4-D, can only be seen at the Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL and also at California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA. This "4-D" film begins with an entertaining 15 minute pre-show in the waiting area. The movie is shown in a huge theater on screen that is twice the size of a typical movie theater. 3-D glasses are required to see the film correctly. Antics abound in this hilarious show that is true to the classic Muppet Show. Kermit narrates while we visit the Muppet Lab which, of course, has its difficulties. This is where we meet Dr. Bunsen Honeydew's newest discovery, Waldo - the spirit of 3-D, who causes some trouble. Next, Miss Piggy sings a song where Bean Bunny tries to improve the show. Bean Bunny's good intentions do not satisfy Miss Piggy, and disheartened, he runs away with Waldo and the search is on in the theater. Finally, Sam Eagle is in charge of the grand finale, "A Salute to All Nations, but Mostly America" but, of course, things don't go so well. Don't forget to look at the rear of the theater to see the Chef running the projector... and the cannon.
Movie: The Muppet Christmas Carol ( 1992 )
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
Movie: Muppet Treasure Island ( 1996 )
The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.
Movie: Buddy ( 1997 )
An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Movie: Muppets from Space ( 1999 )
Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.
Movie: Rat ( 2000 )
Dublin deliveryman Hubert Flynn feels peaked. Home from the pub, he lies down; while his nagging wife Conchita looks on, he turns into a rat. She's chafed at how inconsiderate he is: hardly touching his food the next morning and leaving droppings on the good doilies. With curiosity seekers outside the flat and a writer at the door offering to help Conchita turn her story into a book, she calls a family meeting. Her seminary-bound son Pius wants to kill the rat; other family members are ambivalent. They opt to hurl Hubert over the fence of a maggot farm. Christmas approaches; an exorcism is in the cards, and the book becomes the Holy Grail. What of Hubert's conversion?
Movie: It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie ( 2002 )
On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre.
Movie: Kermit's Swamp Years ( 2002 )
At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Movie: Good Boy! ( 2003 )
An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Movie: Five Children and It ( 2004 )
Five children staying in their eccentric uncle's labyrinthine mansion for protection during World War I befriend a sand fairy who has the power to grant wishes.
Movie: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz ( 2005 )
This version of The Wizard of Oz is played by the Muppets!
Movie: Mirrormask ( 2005 )
In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a fifteen-year-old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home.
Movie: The Muppets ( 2011 )
A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.
Movie: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day ( 2014 )
Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. However, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother and sister - who all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
Movie: Muppets Most Wanted ( 2014 )
While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
Movie: Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow ( 2015 )
The Emmerson family heads to the quaint town of Turkey Hollow to visit Aunt Cly. Tim and Annie quickly grow bored without the Internet, and soon try to track the howling hoodoo, an elusive monster the locals dismiss as a legend.
Movie: The Happytime Murders ( 2018 )
When the puppet cast of a '90s children's TV show begin to get murdered one by one, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet takes on the case.
TV Show: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance ( 2019 )
When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and try to save their world.
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