I miss you, Jim Henson

For lack of anything good to watch on TV, the mother and I decided to watch Labyrinth again for the Nth time. It still really hits me hard whenever I think that Jim Henson is dead and I truly, truly feel sorry for kids today who are growing up in a world without him. I probably shouldn’t be one to talk since he died just a month shy of my 5th birthday, but I still grew up watching Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Muppet Show, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth and The Storyteller. For that, I thank my parents haha.

Sometimes I watch TV with the nephews & nieces (or rather, they’ve commandeered the remote and I have no choice but to watch) and I can’t see anything in the kids’ shows today that even compare to the ones Jim Henson created. He wasn’t just a genius, he was a magician.


I miss you, Jim Henson. It would’ve been awesome to have met you.

I go cry myself to sleep nao. ;_;

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8 thoughts on “I miss you, Jim Henson”

  1. Again, I find it interesting that you like stuff I grew up with, when you’re five years younger than me. 🙂

    1. Sabi na nga ba mag co-comment ka nanaman ng ganyan eh. 😛 I think my older taste in shows had a lot to with the time we spent in Nepal. Because we got VHS tapes really late there. Haha.

  2. Dont forget Dog City. ^_^ Heh. I decided to watch Labyrinth and my entire Storyteller collection (along with the 4 greek stories) last Sunday. I miss them all. And I also watched Neverending Story, the part where Atreyu loses Artax in the Swamp of Sadness always makes me choke. ~_~

    1. I didn’t like the Greek Stories ast much. Maybe if they’d kept John Hurt as the Storyteller, I would’ve.

  3. I loved Jim Henson, too, and would have loved to meet him. I actually have a book called, “It’s Not easy bein’ Green” and it has quotes from Jim and his family and friends. It makes me appreciate Jim even more and it is very inspiring!

    1. That book sounds awesome. I hear they’re doing a sequel to Dark Crystal and I’m skeptic if it’ll turn out okay without Jim behind it.

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