Under The Puppet is a monthly show that talks to professional puppeteers about the business of puppetry to help aspiring puppeteers turn pro!  Hosted by Grant Baciocco (The Jim Henson Company, Mystery Science Theatre 3000).

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Jim Henson’s Sam and Friends with Craig Shemin – Under The Puppet #76

September 24, 2022

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Sam & Friends – The Story of Jim Henson’s First Television Show is a brand new book by Craig Shemin that explores, in depth, the history of Sam & Friends, the first TV Show that Jim and Jane Henson created for local television in Washington DC. I talk to Craig Shemin about the book and the history of Sam & Friends as well as his role as President of The Jim Henson Legacy, his work writing for The Jim Henson Company and even his puppetry career on this episode of Under The Puppet.

For more Craig’s new book on Sam and Friends, visit – https://www.samandfriendsbook.com

Plus, hear more of my conversation with Craig Shemin exclusively on the free Under The Puppet app for iOS & Android!
IOS – https://apple.co/2WZ4uZg
ANDROID – https://bit.ly/2RwcFev

Also, this month you can win a one of a kind handmade puppet by David Stephens!  Listen to find out how to enter.

Transcript of this interview is available to the Saturday Morning Media Patreon Patrons!

Connect with Craig Shemin:
Website – https://www.craigshemin.com 
Twitter – https://twitter.com/craigshemin 
Instagram – https://instagram.com/craig.shemin 
IMDB – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0791445/

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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring
Edited by Stephen Staver

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