The Jim Henson hour: Muppetelevision and The song of the Cloud Forest

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This program contains two segments: Muppetelevision and The song of the Cloud Forest. In the first segment, Kermit explains that the theme of the show is health and fitness, and encourages the others to participate in his physical fitness regimen, but his efforts are undermined by an epidemic of minor illnesses and injuries. Highlights include: special guest Smokey Robinson, along with the Muppets, performs the opening number, "Just to See Her" and the closing number, "Jump (For My Love)". The second segments uses original music and songs to offer a message of rain forest preservation and endangered species protection.
Henson, Jim; Robinson, Smokey, 1940-; Redican, Dan; Cash, Linda; Langham, Chris; Goelz, Dave; Nelson, Jerry, 1934-; Whitmire, Steve, 1959-; Clash, Kevin; Bonora, Camille; Boyd, Ricky; Brill, Fran; Mirkin, Lawrence S; Harris, Peter; Juhl, Jerry; Saltzman, Mark; Samuels, Barbara; Prady, Bill; Mills, Robert; Hunt, Richard, d. 1992; Robertson, Gordon; Young, David; Lebolt, David; Radice, Mark; Ramone, Phil; Smith, Zak; Burns, Tim
Henson Associates; Jim Henson Productions
Fantasy television programs; Puppet television programs; Television programs
American Culture
North America; United States of America
The Jim Henson video collection at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
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Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
049 minutes; color

Creation/Production Credits

Muppetelevision: producer, Lawrence S. Mirkin ; director, Peter Harris ; writers, Jerry Juhl, Tim Burns, Mark Saltzman, Barbara Samuels, Bill Prady, Chris Langham ; Muppet performers, Jim Henson, Rob Mills, Richard Hunt, Kevin Clash, Steve Whitmire, Gordon Robertson, Jerry Nelson, Fran Brill.
Song of the Cloud Forest: director, Jim Henson ; writer, David Young ; music, David Lebolt, Mark Radice, Phil Ramone, Zak Smith.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1107; Catalog Key: alephsys003333916; Catalog Key: HENSON 044; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/392

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