Jim Henson's More Surreal Side



Jim Henson wasn't all puppets and special effects, sometimes his mind wandered into strange places, and this clip from the TV special The Cube illustrates that his genius knew no bounds. This surreal show aired 2 episodes on NBC during their Experimental Night Of Television in 1969.

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I love the fact that you, intentionally or otherwise, posted the entire "From Inside the Henson Archives" playlist here. I've been watching everything in it and sharing the whole list on FB. So much strange awesomeness!
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Yeah, I saw ep 1 when I was a wee one. At the end he is allowed to cut himself, and blood comes out. Someone says something like, "See? It's real!". Then the guy tastes his blood and it is really strawberry jam. Freaked me out the door...
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I found that quite frustrating to watch; if he really wanted to get those cuffs around his foot, he really should have just taken off his shoe.

I also probably have a mild case of claustrophobia.
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