It’s hard to believe there was a time when Jim Henson had to pitch The Muppet Show, but, indeed, CBS had to be convinced that a wacky variety show hosted by Kermit D. Frog would be a hit with kids, eggheads and dirty hippies alike.
Fortunately, they took the bait and they were right.
Now you have the excuse of looking for all the hidden symbolism to watch the old shows again.
Full story at Laughing Squid.
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