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{{performer|Kevin Clash}}
 
{{performer|Kevin Clash}}
 
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'''Spa'am''' is chief of the native island [[Pigs|pigs]] from ''[[Muppet Treasure Island]]''.
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'''Spa'am''' is chief of the native island [[Pigs|pigs]] from ''[[Muppet Treasure Island]]''.
   
In [[1995]], the Hormel corporation, makers of [[Spam|SPAM]] processed luncheon meat, attempted to sue [[The Jim Henson Company|Jim Henson Productions]] for trademark infringement and dilution over the character. Hormel claimed that the unkempt, savage boar character defamed the name of their product and that merchandise items featuring Spa'am would cut into profits from their own licensed SPAM merchandise. The case was decided in favor of Henson. Despite this, when he appears in the video game [[Muppet Race Mania]], Spa'am is simply credited as 'Pig Chief'.
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In [[1995]], the Hormel corporation, makers of [[Spam|SPAM]] processed luncheon meat, attempted to sue [[The Jim Henson Company|Jim Henson Productions]] for trademark infringement and dilution over the character. Hormel claimed that the unkempt, savage boar character defamed the name of their product and that merchandise items featuring Spa'am would cut into profits from their own licensed SPAM merchandise. The case was decided in favor of Henson. Despite this, when he appears in the video game [[Muppet RaceMania]], Spa'am is simply credited as 'Pig Chief'.
   
 
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Revision as of 23:23, February 15, 2012

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Spaam

Spa'am is chief of the native island pigs from Muppet Treasure Island.

In 1995, the Hormel corporation, makers of SPAM processed luncheon meat, attempted to sue Jim Henson Productions for trademark infringement and dilution over the character. Hormel claimed that the unkempt, savage boar character defamed the name of their product and that merchandise items featuring Spa'am would cut into profits from their own licensed SPAM merchandise. The case was decided in favor of Henson. Despite this, when he appears in the video game Muppet RaceMania, Spa'am is simply credited as 'Pig Chief'.

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