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'The Muppet Show'

Jim Henson created more adult-focused Muppet characters for the first season of "Saturday Night Live" in 1975. However, the show's writers never felt comfortable writing for the characters, and Henson's involvement lasted just one year. At the same time, his plans for a weekly TV series for his... Los Angeles Times archive