In Their Own Words

Shocking and Sudden Death

Clip: Episode 3

Family members, friends and close colleagues recount the events leading up to Jim Henson’s shocking, sudden death on May 16, 1990 of organ failure resulting from streptococcal toxic shock syndrome. An emotional memorial service was held five days later at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.

Aired: 09/15/15

Rating: TV-PG

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