Matthew Gordon

@MattGordon·2yr ago·3:08

The Magic of Jim Henson

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"…But you also have that raunchiness at times, and that kind of allows it to be enjoyable at any age. I absolutely love Jim Henson's work, even with the Sesame Street puppets and all the films he did like Laughter and Dog Crystal. But yeah, I'd love to hear some of your stories about those moments that you've had with Jim Henson's work as well.…"

#muppets #sesamestreet #JimHenson

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Tim Ereneta

@Tim · 2yr ago · 3:33

"…Hey, Matt, I am one of the kids in that first generation who got to watch Sesame Street in real time season one. Right? And season two, as it was happening, it was a big relief to my mom, so, oh, yeah. They were a big part of my childhood and grew up got to see the Muppet movie in the theaters. The Muppet Show on TV. It's initial run.…"

Sesame Street, my mother, and a college buddy

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Matthew Gordon

@MattGordon · 2yr ago · 0:34

"…Thank you so much for sharing that. Bye.…"

@Tim

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Deborah Pardes

@DBPardes · 2yr ago · 0:39

"…But in the meantime, here's the interview we did with Juliet Lake on voices.…"

@JulietBlake

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phil spade

@Phil · 2yr ago · 1:36

"…Matt, I'm a lot like Tim here and that I grew up with Sesame Street on its first run here. And there are a lot of differences between the show that Jim Henson first created and the show that it is now just a ton of differences. And and I'm going to include a link to just one of those skits that I just think so fondly of when I see it and think so fondly of Jim Henson's magic.…"

https://youtu.be/-Kkr9U1Wjbw

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Taylor J

@Taylor · 2yr ago · 1:38

"…And so we got to go to this great live production of The Muppet Show at the theater. And the stage was set up in such a way that you got to see the puppeteers on the bottom part of the stage and then the work that they were doing with the actual Muppets on top. It was brilliant to watch. And I remember at the time I got this really cool Muppet Show watch that says The Muppet Show 25th anniversary, and I still have it to this very day.…"

Memories of the 25th anniversary live show in Los Angeles

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Indy Rishi Singh

@MysticScientist · 2yr ago · 2:31

"…So I'm excited not just to have been this conversation, but also, I'm so excited about how we create the next generation of Sesame Street, the evolution, the mutation of it so that we can empower children, especially today with all the social emotional learning issues that are going to stem from this global pandemic and quarantining and lockdowns. We kind of really need to lean in hard into these spaces because kids are really feeling disempowered, disengaged.…"

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The Magic of Jim Henson

@MattGordon · 2yr ago · 3:08

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