The Jim Henson Hour

  • 1989
  • TV Show
  • None

An unusually imaginative variety hour that blended Muppet skits, songs and a `storytellers' piece, gleaned from 1987's `Jim Henson's The Storyteller.' In both versions, an old man (accompanied by his wisecracking dog) related Greek myths and folk tales, performed by actors and Henson's creatures.

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Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson, the Voice of Sesame Street's Count, Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for playing Count von Count on Sesame Street and Gobo Fraggle on Fraggle Rock, died Thursday, the Jim Henson Company confirmed. He was 78. "Jerry Nelson imbued all his characters with the same gentle, sweet whim… Read more

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  • Premiered: April 14, 1989
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An unusually imaginative variety hour that blended Muppet skits, songs and a `storytellers' piece, gleaned from 1987's `Jim Henson's The Storyteller.' In both versions, an old man (accompanied by his wisecracking dog) related Greek myths and folk tales, pe… (more)

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