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Ed Sullivan - The Fat Puppet

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by BlueFrackle, Jul 19, 2002.

  1. BlueFrackle

    BlueFrackle Well-Known Member

    Hey Guys,
    Ive got lots of US News Clips from the time of Jims Death, And one of them has a Black and White Clip of Jim, Frank and Ed Sullivan.

    Jim and Frank are holding a Live Hand Puppet, And Ed is saying hi to him, As Ed goes to shake the Puppets hand he tries to eat it.

    The Puppet is really fat, He has like ten chins, and big cheeks and all that stuff.

    Does anyone know where this clip comes from ?

    It seams to be the ending of the show when Ed thanks his guests, So i should think there was a skit that went with it.


    Thanks !
     
  2. Ernie101

    Ernie101 Well-Known Member

    what show did they talk about jims death id like that tape.
     
  3. BlueFrackle

    BlueFrackle Well-Known Member

    Ernie,

    Probably nearly every News Bulletin in the world ?

    See ya
     
  4. Ernie101

    Ernie101 Well-Known Member

    Can you tell me?
     
  5. BlueFrackle

    BlueFrackle Well-Known Member

    Ernie,

    It was big World news, So probably every News Station and News Bulltin had something to say about it.

    Just take your pick of News Bulletins from May 16th 1990.

    See ya
     
  6. Chilly Down

    Chilly Down Well-Known Member

    BlueFrackle's not confused. That clip really does exist. I saw it too in one of the retrospectives -- though for the life of me I can no longer remember which one. And I haven't seen any more than BlueFrackle has. Sorry.
     
  7. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    I only saw a short clip too, and it was a 15 minute tribute to Jim Henson, when he won the Televison Hall of Fame award (or something like that). It's a really great show, with a big musical number snag by characters of the 3 main shows, as well as a speech by Frank Oz, and Harry Belefante. ;)
     


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