Exhibit in NYC explores the man behind the Muppets

The Muppets, created by Jim Henson, rose to fame in the late 1970s with 'The Muppet Show' and later starred in several movies. Their latest, 'The Muppets' starring 'How I Met Your Mother's Jason Segel, is set for release in winter of 2011. (Jim Henson Company)

July 13, 2011 11:33:24 AM PDT
It seems so familiar to us now - puppet characters on television that are so real, so expressive, so alive that we forget there's a human being doing the actual work behind the scenes.