Now that the Muppets have made their big-screen comeback, it's the perfect time to learn how they reached such a prestigious place in film history. Whether you're wanting to share their story with your kids -- or you're a new fan who wants to learn everything about the men behind the Muppets, from their legendary creator Jim Henson to the guy that wrote 'Rainbow Connection' -- consider this your crash course in how the Muppets came to be.



[Photo: Everett Collection]


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