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Episode 108: Videotape

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The Jim Henson Hour
Air Date July 23, 1989
Written by
Director Peter Harris

Picture Segment Description
Jim Henson Intro

Jim Henson introduces a clip from The True Bride, and notices that the Lion talked in that clip. He asks if he'll ever talk again, and the Lion says that he doubts it.

Muppet Central

Jim throws to Kermit in MuppetCentral. The studio is full of groupies who first follow Flash, and then Bean Bunny. Digit rolls Solid Foams new music video...

Music Video

"The Music Just Keeps On Rolling Along" with Solid Foam Beard, Flash, Clifford, Digit and the Drummer.

Muppet Central

The band tell Kermit that it was all digitally made. Digit is listening to his interntal headphones. Buster Pointdexter appears on the GUEST STAR CHANNEL...

Guest Spot

Buster Pointdexter is with the band, Beard and Clifford tell him how they admire him.

Toys Tea Party

Talking Teddy and Sergeant Killer Death Machine visit Bootsie and Brad's tea party.

Muppet Central

Kermit and Digit discover that Gonzo is prerecorded for this episode. There is a power cut and Kermit announces that it must be time for the ghost story...

Ghost Story

Fozzie rents a room from an old lady. The kids who play basketball all night outside the room seem to be headless and using their heads for a ball.

Muppet Central

The power cut is over. Prerecorded Gonzo explains how he works, Kermit fast forwards him until he arrives back from where he had been.


Musical Finale

Buster Pointdexter is joined by Gonzo and Kermit with the power of tape edit. They all sing "All Night Party".

True Bride
The Storyteller
  • The True Bride: A girl is freed from a troll's enslavement -- but when she falls in love, she's kept apart from her beloved by the troll's daughter.
Jim Henson Closing

Acknowledging the fact that The Thought Lion actually talked in The StoryTeller, Jim asks the lion why he doesn't talk anymore. The lion says that he doesn't have anything further to say.


  • This is one of the few episodes that Frank Oz performed in.



Kermit the Frog, Flash, Clifford, Beard, Digit, Solid Foam Drummer, Bean Bunny, Gonzo, Leon, Lindberg, Fozzie Bear, Dr. Teeth, Zoot, Statler and Waldorf, Camilla the Chicken


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