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The Muppets on Puppets
GenreFamily film
Created byJim Henson
Written byJerry Juhl
Directed byTim Steele
StarringJim Henson
Jerry Juhl
Frank Oz
Theme music composerDennis Stoner
Country of originUnited States
ProducerTim Steele
Running time57 min.
Original networkNET (station WNET in New York City)
Original releaseJanuary 5, 1970 (1970-01-05)

The Muppets on Puppets is a 1970 TV special created by Jim Henson. The special was produced in June 1968 at public television station WITF-TV in Hershey, Pennsylvania, for National Educational Television (now PBS). It aired on New York's WNET on January 5, 1970, as part of the station's Adventure in the Arts anthology series. Henson and company made three additional specials in color as part of the series at WITF-TV. The special is included as a bonus feature on the DVD set The Muppet Show: Season Three. This release includes a few audio drop-outs due to the video source.


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Jim Henson and Rowlf the Dog explain the arts of puppet building and puppeteering as well as describing the different type of puppets used in his performances.


Muppet performers