The Muppets Are Known For Making Kids Happy, But Their Creator Never Intended Them To Be That Way

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When Jim Henson’s Muppets debuted on Sesame Street in 1969, it instantly enthralled kids the world over. Since then, the puppeteer’s colorful cast of critters have captivated countless generations. As iconic as his creations were, however, Henson had different plans for them entirely. And if the entertainer had his way, the Muppets would have appealed to a wholly different demographic.

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