The vintage IBM-Muppet Show


(Youtube Direktmuppets, via /.)

Jemand hat kürzlich vier alte Clips bei Youtube hochgeladen, die frühe Versionen der Muppets bei IBM-Trainingsfilmen zeigen. Guckt euch nur mal das Cookie-Monster oben an… es hat Zähne! Uaaaah!

Mehr Infos und weitere Clips bei Technologizer:

IBM. The Muppets. Two venerable institutions-but not ones we tend to associate with each other. Yet in the late 1960s, before most people had ever seen a computer in person or could identify a Muppet on sight, the two teamed up when IBM contracted with Jim Henson for a series of short films designed to help its sales staff. Little known today, these remain fresh, funny, and surprisingly irreverent. Henson would return to their gags and situations in his famous later works–and he plucked the Cookie Monster from one of them when assembling the Muppet cast for Sesame Street in 1969.

The IBM Muppet Show