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The 6 Degrees of Jim Henson

Discussion in 'Games' started by Fozzie Bear, Nov 24, 2004.

  1. Vic Romano Active Member

    I just remembered another one!
    1. My aunt is friends with and worked with Gary Talent's sister. Through them I met Gary Talent.
    2. Gary Talent played bass guitar in the "E Street Band" with Bruce Springsteen.
    3. Bruce appeared in the "We are the World" video with Michael Jackson.
    4. Jackson was in "The Wiz" with Diana Ross.
    5. Diana Ross appeared on the Muppet Show!
  2. Schmoo New Member

    This is really neat! Ok, there are a few ways I can do this--

    I met Prince Philip at the university where my husband works
    Prince Philip has met Shirley Bassey on many occasions
    Shirley Bassey hosted the Muppet Show, where she would have met...
    JIM HENSON!

    I have a pen pal who was a groupie of the band Blondie (Debbie Harry)
    Debbie Harry hosted the Mupet Show where she would have met...
    Jim Henson.

    I have ANOTHER pen pal who met Art Garfunkel
    Art Garfunkel performed with Paul Simon
    Paul Simon hosted the Muppet Show where he would have met
    Jim Henson!
  3. Rowbes New Member

    I met the rock group "Presidents of the United States of America" who performed with Elmo on the Rosie O'Donnell show. (you can see where this is going)
  4. DanDanStrawberry Active Member

    When in Florida I did a meet-n-greet with Kermit and Miss Piggy
    Kermit was performed by Jim Henson.



    What do you mean, it's not really Kermit!! I have photographic evidence! Costume? Whatever...
  5. Vic Romano Active Member

    Nice one Tutter, that gets my vote for "Most Direct". :crazy:
  6. G-MAN Active Member

    I don't know if this counts considering she's not that famous, but:

    I got Pam Carter's autograph during one of her performances at a local theater
    Pam Carter was in "Citizen Ruth" with Kelly Preston
    Kelly Preston was in "Jack Frost" with Mark Addy
    Mark Addy was in "The Flintstones In Viva Rock Vegas" with Harvey Korman
    Harvey Korman was a guest on "The Muppet Show" with Jim Henson
  7. unclematt Active Member

    I once met Mike Ditka at a Celebrity Golf Outing
    Mike Ditka was on SNL with Chris Farley
    Chris Farley was in Coneheads with Dan Akroyd
    Dan Akroyd was in Sgt. Bilko with Steve Martin
    Steve Martin was in TMM and on TMS with Kermit the Frog
    Kermit the Frog was voiced by Jim Henson
  8. Beige New Member

    Once met voice actor Rob Paulsen at an autograph session promoting Animaniacs.
    Paulsen provided the voice of Boober Fraggle on the animated series.
    Boober was originally voiced by Dave Goelz on the live action show.
    The live action Fraggle Rock featured several characters voiced by Jim Henson.
  9. Kimp the Shrimp Active Member

    I met Bob from Seasame Street who worked with jim henson


    i also meet frank oz who works with jim henson


    and lastly the closest to jim i meet brain henson in NYC 2-3 years ago son of jim henson
  10. That Announcer New Member

    I shook the hand of George Bush once
    George Bush was in "Weapon Of Mass Destruction" with The Governator
    He was in "Around the world in 80 Days" with John Cleese
    Cleese guest starred in TMS with Henson
  11. DanDanStrawberry Active Member

    I once met Johnny Reagan backstage at my show.
    Johnny Reagan was in Big Brother with Kate Lawler
    Kate Lawler presented RI:SE with Edith Bowman
    Edith Bowman presented on MTV with Cat Deeley
    Cat Deeley presented SM:tv with Ant and Dec
    Kermit the Frog guest starred on Saturday Night Takeaway with Ant and Dec
  12. Boober_Gorg Active Member

    I saw Neil Innes in concert in Nov. 2004
    Neil Innes was in the Rutles
    The Rutles were introduced to American audiences on SNL
    The first season of SNL featured the (Land of Gorch) Muppets
  13. DanDanStrawberry Active Member

    I do like the Rutles, v. cool
  14. DanDanStrawberry Active Member

    Not long till Live 8!!
    There I'll see Madonna live....hmmm

    I'm seeing Madonna in Live 8 soon
    Madonna was in Evita with Antonio Banderas
    Antonio Banderas was in Shrek 2 with Jenifer Saunders
    Jenifer Saunders was in Muppet Treasure Island [I remember, she said "blaaargh"]
    MTI starred many muppet performers
    Most will have met Jim Henson!!
  15. wombat woman New Member

    In college I took a class taught by Dame Billie Whitelaw, who voiced Augra in Dark Crystal.

    And didn't Jim have something to do with Dark Crystal?

    ta,
    wombat
  16. BEAR Active Member

    I am friends with a friend of one of Henson's kids.
  17. ryhoyarbie Active Member

    I met Leonard Nimoy
    Leonard Nimoy stared with Michael J. Fox in Atlantis.
    Michael J. Fox starred in Mars Attacks with Natalie Portman.
    Natalie Portman stared with Frank Oz in Star Wars
    Frank Oz worked with Jim Henson.
  18. MrsPepper Active Member

    I've met the pop singer Krystal.
    She toured with the Backstreet Boys.
    The Backstreet Boys guest starred on Sesame Street, and would have met SS performers.
    Many SS performers would have met Jim Henson, I'm sure.
  19. Skeeter Muppet Active Member

    JaniceFerSure, yours makes me laugh far more than it has a right to, simply because the basis for this game is "Six Degress of Kevin Bacon" :D

    Okay, getting on with it...I can link myself to Jim in two steps, with two different people. Here we go.

    Earlier this year my mom and I went to see Tim Conway and Harvey Korman on stage at the Coronado Theatre (you wouldn't know the place).
    Harvey Korman was a guest star on The Muppet Show, where of course he would have had contact with Jim Henson.

    Several years ago my family and I saw Victor Borge in concert at the MetroCentre (again, you wouldn't know the place).
    Victor Borge was also a guest star on The Muppet Show, where he would have met Jim Henson.

    -Kim
  20. Gonzo14 Active Member

    Jennifer Anniston starred on Friends with Matthew Perry
    Matthew Perry starred in Almost Heroes with Chris Farley
    Chris Farley starred in Tommy Boy with Dan Akroyd
    Dan Akroyd starred in The Blues Brothers with Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher starred in Empire Strikes Back with Frank Oz
    Frank Oz starred on The Muppet Show with Jim Henson

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