Paper: A Biography of Henson Jim

On this show Jim produced over two dozen shorts to teach counting and other basics. Soon after his fame on Sesame Street Jim, after promoting the idea for The Muppet Show for years, finally received backing to produce. On this show the most famous Muppet of all, Kermit the Frog, was introduced along with Miss Piggy, Rizzo the Rat, Rowlf the Dog, Fozzie Bear, and of course Gonzo the Whatever. The Muppet Show became the most widely viewed television program in the world. From this show many movies and spin-off television shows have been produced. died in 1990 from pneumonia right after his last project for Muppet Vision 3-D, an attraction for Disney World, and right before he was going to sell his company to Disney Studios. Today his son runs and owns the Henson Company. possessed many lovable qualities about him but his most important characteristic was his creativity. created characters that were out of this world and quite unexpected. also had an extraordinary sense of humor, which attracted young and old to his television shows. once said, “Nobody creates a fad. It just happens. People love going along with the idea of a beautiful pig. Its like a conspiracy." These qualities will definitely serve society greatly in the next one thousand years. s creativity will inspire writers and producers to do the same. This will allow them to attract many viewers of a broad range of ages. s humor will also influence the next millennium of people. His humor will teach people stuck in a world of seriousness to have a light heart and to laugh once in a while. | believe has taught everyone an important lesson, that no matter how tough life gets, you can always find a bit of little humor in it. Bibliography “Henson, Jim." Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia. 1999 ed., Wilmeth, Don B. "Henson, Jim." The World Book Encyclopedia. 1996 ed., 191....