Before The Muppet Show, There Was The Wizard of Id (VIDEO)

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In 1969, Jim Henson shot a pilot for The Wizard of Id, based on the long-running comic strip of which he was a big fan. The show never made it to air, but now five minutes of it have materialized on YouTube. A Charlie Brown Christmas it ain't, but it's still worth a look for Muppet aficionados. And who isn't one?

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