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The Jim Henson Hour
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Air Date April 14, 1989
Director Wayne Moss

(TRANSCRIPT)

Kermit cancels the boring parts of the show when Digit discovers he can tune in cable channels from other worlds.


Episode

Picture Segment Description
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Jim Henson Intro Jim Henson announces that this show is out of this world. This week's guest is Louie Anderson.
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MuppetTelevision The first episode is themed around science fiction. Digit tells Kermit that he can pick up shows from other planets. Eventually, Digit breaks down, so Kermit, Lindbergh, and Waldo C. Graphic go inside Digit's brain to get him fixed.
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Musical Number "Neutron Dance" by The Extremes.
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Sketch 'My Dinner with Codzilla'. Louie Anderson and Codzilla have a dinner date.
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Sketch Miss Galaxy Pageant hosted by Marty the Earthling.
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Sketch War and Peace, part 1: War (next week: Peace)
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Sketch Bootsie and Brad.
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Waldo helps Kermit and Lindburgh try to fix Digit from inside his head.
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Sketch The Adventures of Space Guy
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MuppetTelevision "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" with the Muppets and the Teppums.
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The Storyteller "The Heartless Giant"
A young prince is tricked into helping a heartless giant escape from the king's dungeon. The evil giant unleashes terror across the land and those who go off to fight him never return. The young prince becomes the servant of the giant and tries to find where the giant's heart is hidden.
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Jim Henson Outro Jim talks about the guards in the Heartless Giant.

Notes

  • After Jim's intro, the monitor behind Digit is displaying the 1985 CGI film Chromosaurus, by Don Venhaus and Pacific Data Images, who worked on the CGI for The Jim Henson Hour.

Credits

Muppets

Kermit the Frog, Digit, Lindbergh, Waldo C. Graphic, Bean Bunny, Gonzo, Vicki, Link Hogthrob, Codzilla, The Extremes, Timrek the Gorf, Oznog, Chickens, Bunnies, Lobsters, Whatnots, Foo-Foo, Jo Beth Garfdoohoo, Zsa Zsa Porkmustard

Background Muppets

Aliens, Anthony, The Teppums, Koozebanian Phoob, Boo Monster, Pink Frackle, Shakey Sanchez, Jade Green Frackle, Gertha, Slithy Tove, Cinders, Lugsy, Twitch

Muppet Performers

Supporting Cast


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