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OPEN LETTER TO THE JIM HENSON COMPANY
TO: Director of Marketing
The Jim Henson Company
FROM: The Muppet Site!
A Site for Muppet Admirers
DATE: September 20, 2000
SUBJECT: Muppet Merchandise Wish List
Hello! After reading the internet newsgroups alt.tv.muppets and rec.arts.henson+muppets, and chatting with friends around the world in person and via email for over 20 years, we have decided to organize a "wish list" of Muppet merchandise and send it to you. We do hope that this list provides some helpful ideas. Thank you for your time!
paper and stationary items:
stationary, cards, notepaper, note cards, envelopes, post-it notes, stickers
Christmas cards, valentines, pens, pencils, Kermit and Miss Piggy checks
yearly calendars, like the Muppet Parody Calendars
small notebooks/calendars for the purse or pocket
card decks, Miss Piggy Old Maid card game
reproduction of The Kermit Card Game and Miss Piggy Card Game from Milton Bradley
on video (uncut and original):
The Muppet Show, Storyteller, The Jim Henson Hour, Fraggle Rock, Muppets Tonight!
reprinting of books: Of Muppets and Men, by Christopher Finch
The Muppet Guide to Magnificent Manners, by James Howe, 1984
The World of the Dark Crystal, by Brian Froud
The Making of the Dark Crystal, by Christopher Finch
Kermitís Garden Verses, by Jack Pelusky
A new hardcover book on Muppets Tonight! (similar to The Muppet Show Book) or with photos and drawings
Junior Toys (IGEL) Deutschland plush and other items distributed and sold in the United States and United Kingdom
Giftware International Miss Piggy items. She is dreadfully missing from this product line.
Rowlf body puppet (reproduction of the Ideal puppet made in the 1960 era)
Kermit body puppet (reproduction of the Ideal puppet made in the 1960 era)
a new Kermit doll and body puppet that is not neon green like the Applause ones, similar to the Eden toys
Sal and Johnny, Bean Bunny puppet, Rizzo
Muppet beanie babies
Seymour and Pepe, Beeker and Bunsen, Fraggles and Doozers
poseable Muppets and puppets, quality made, like the Fisher Price stuffed toys and "Muppet Players" of the 1976-81 era.
Gonzo, similar to the 1990 Eden toys, Animal, similar to the 1990 Eden toys
a Miss Piggy doll and a puppet that looks like the *real* Miss Piggy (not a cartoon character)
a Miss Piggy vinyl fashion doll, poseable, with rooted hair, like the Direct Connect one from 1990, Princess Piggy, Wedding Day Piggy
Foo Foo the poodle
more Miss Piggy t-shirts; continuation of the great Wild Oats brand t-shirts
French-cut (narrower in the body, and shorter, narrow sleeves) Muppet t-shirts for ladies
outerwear - 100% cotton jackets, Levi indigo denim jackets, with embroidered Muppets on the back, and/or on the front pocket
clocks, watches, high quality, especially Kermit and Miss Piggy, sized smaller for ladies, the plain, basic Kermit face; wall clocks, mantel clocks
ceramic items, similar in style to Sigma items c. 1980, but much higher quality than Sigma, Star Jars or Treasure Craft
100% cotton indigo denim purses, totes and backpacks with Kermit and with Miss Piggy
100% cotton and 100% silk Muppets fabric
more Muppet software, adult Muppet board games
towels, bathroom items, tumblers, toothbrush holders, soap dishes
Dark Crystal items, metal lunchboxes, t-shirts
May we take this moment to thank you for the year 2000 series of Sesame Street glass Kurt Adler ornaments, the 1999 series of Midwest Muppet ornaments, the fabulous 1999 Muppets chess set, and the progress in producing items through IGEL/Junior Toys of Germany.