June 3 – October 7

Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

120 Richards Hall
Lincoln, NE

Jim Henson’s Muppet Babies, c. 1984
1 cel key master setup from the end credits of every episode
Acrylic on acetate and gouache on paper
Collection of Trent Claus

Jim Henson’s Muppet Babies (1984-1991) was produced for the first 3 seasons by Toei Studios in Japan. This cel setup features the main cast plus Bunson and Beaker. Shown at the end of many episodes during the end-credits, the setup consists of 5 cels over the original hand-painted background. This setup was published in the book “Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties,” by Andrew Farago.