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Did Jim Henson smoke cigarettes or take drugs?


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Dec 11, 2009
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I doubt he engaged in that kind of stuff. Even if it was briefly, I wouldn't like to believe Jim had a puff or took a drug. But he passed long ago, so yeah, it's not a big deal.

Prof Bunsen

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Jun 15, 2015
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That was mentioned in the Brian Jay Jones biography, which is a good read.
Amen to that. That was a great book. Learned a lot about the man, his faults, his ambitions, his lifelong friends. I should re-read that sometime.


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Aug 8, 2003
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I've read the whole thing twice, and skimmed through certain passages dozens of times. Brian Jay Jones is most excellent in not overlooking any small, insignificant details - even right down to how Jim was dressing and how he was cutting his hair and beard in certain phases and eras of his life and career.