Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Kermit the Frog heads to the Smithsonian

By Ed O'Keefe

Video by (Anna Uhls/The Washington Post)

The Eye's favorite Muppet has a permanent home here in Washington.

Iconic characters from Jim Henson's "Sam and Friends," including the original Kermit the Frog, are donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History by Henson's wife, Jane Henson. In 1955, "Sam and Friends" debuted on local Washington, D.C., station WRC-TV, beginning what would become known as the Muppets.

By Ed O'Keefe  | August 25, 2010; 4:04 PM ET
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Video Report  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: 10 things I learned about Craig Fugate
Next: Craig Fugate refocusing a chastened FEMA

No comments have been posted to this entry.

The comments to this entry are closed.

RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company