The Tonight Show

Season 3 Episode 7

October 11, 1956

Aired Weekdays 11:30 PM Oct 11, 1956 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Jim Henson & The Muppets make one of the earliest network TV appearances. The New York Times listing shows them as "Jim Henson and his puppets," demonstrating that the word "muppet" was not yet part of the vocabulary.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Jim Henson and the Muppets make one of their earliest network TV appearances. They are listed as "Jim Henson and his puppets" in the NYT listings, indicating the word "muppet" had yet to enter the vocabulary.

  • Allusions