Waldo – The Jim Henson Hour (1989) @hensoncompany #JimHensonCompany #JimHenson

Remember the AR puppet article we posted a few hours ago? Check out the pioneer that got us all here, from 1989 (video) … Thanks Dragon!

Jim Henson, with Rex Grignon from PDI, explains how Waldo works on The Jim Henson Hour episode “The Secrets of The Muppets”, 1989. Waldo was immortalized in 1990 as part of Jim’s Muppet*Vision 3D which continues to entertain delighted audiences at Walt Disney World and Disney’s California Adventure.

The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 50 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. This channel features popular children’s shows including Fraggle Rock, Pajanimals, Dinosaur Train, Sid the Science Kid and more!


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