Kermit The Frog Is 56 Today

Kermit The Frog Is 56 Today

Posted by May 9, 2011 Comment

On May 9th, 1955 the single greatest frog in the history of television* made his debut in Sam & Friends, broadcast live on Washington DC’s WCR-TV. At least… sort of. Because, the thing is, while this was Kermit, he wasn’t quite a frog yet.

No, he wasn’t a tadpole, he was just something… froggish. Charming and wonderful and telegenic, but not quite green and  not yet a frog.

Here’s a video from Sam & Friends that shows him in sorta-froggy action.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zO2JmArTOSM[/youtube]

That’s the best clip of the young Kermit I could find, but if you have any other favourites, please put them in the forum.

Happy Birthday Kermit. I really can’t wait for your new movie.

*No, the history of the world.

(Last Updated May 9, 2011 5:46 pm )

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