Behind the Scenes in Frogtown Hollow is an hour-long documentary written and directed by Craig Shemin about the making of Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas. It gives a first-hand look into the making of the Christmas special, including new interviews, archival footage, and never-before-seen material provided by The Jim Henson Company Archives and the Special Media Archives Services Division of the National Archives and Records Administration.

The film was produced in 2005 by Wacky Hijinx Films and was released on DVD by HIT! Entertainment. The film was presented with a Telly Award in 2006.


  • Beginnings
  • Populating a World
  • Secret Weapon
  • The World on a String
  • Frogtown Hollow
  • The Performers
  • Two Ma Otters
  • Music
  • The Lost Song
  • A Drumroll, Please
  • Fearless Leader
  • A Classic


  • Produced by: Craig Shemin
  • Co-Producer: Weston Almond
  • Directed by: Craig Shemin
  • Edited by: Craig Shemin and Weston Almond