I Miss Jim Henson

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 96 People

    I Loved Him!

    He was awesome!  I absolutely loved The Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal.  Best movies ever.
    moonlit1 moonlit1
    22-25, F
    Nov 6, 2008

    I Was Home When the News Came Across

    It was my honor roll day in my senior year of high school.  I stayed home - a perk given when you make the high honor roll - and sat around watching my favorite soaps.  As is typical when I stay at home, there was a news special report, interrupting the broadcast of...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2008

    Sunday, April 8th, 1990 at about 6:27 am: I was

    brought into this world. A month later, on Wednesday May 16th 1990, 1:21 am, it happened. The GREAT James Maury Henson was gone forever. I miss him so much every single day. He was a saint, that man. I would literally sacrifice my entire stash of Muppet knowledge to bring him...
    GrouchMan536 GrouchMan536
    26-30, M
    Jul 16, 2015

    Childhood Hero

    Jim Henson was a creative genius who spent all his time and energy making people smile. I can't think of any other famous figure that I've actually cried at the loss of. Hell, I still get teary eyed whenever I find one of the tribute montages on Youtube. The Muppets were a huge...
    DrumBear78 DrumBear78
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2008

    The Voices Aren't The Same Now

    I just saw Miss Piggy on Project Runway, and her voice was wrong, and I also felt her personality wasn't quite right. I miss his sense of humor, and his timing. I grew up with Sesame Street, then as an older kid The Muppet Show. Being a big David Bowie fan as a teenager, I went...
    Handed Handed
    41-45, F
    Jul 18, 2012

    He Was the Best!

    Jim Henson was the best children's storyteller. I do miss him often, as not many children's movies are cool anymore. He was great with Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and The Muppet Show. But it was his movies, that stood out the most for me. My favorite of all being, "The...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 12, 2009

    I Can Still Sing The Theme Song To The Muppet Show!

    I loved the Muppet's last movie, where they re-created their old show to save their theater. I actually sang the theme song (to myself, of course :-) ) when it came on.
    ticklishmeticklishyou ticklishmeticklishyou
    56-60, M
    May 28, 2013
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