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Jim Henson’s Old Wilkins Coffee Ads Resurface, Boy Are They Dark – TMZ

Henson’s pre-21st century humor was ahead of its time, and perhaps ahead of FCC rules.



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Jim Henson’s sense of humor is getting a shout-out on the heels of his beloved series hitting Disney+ — but as we look back, it’s clear his puppets weren’t always made just for kids.
The ‘Muppets’ creator used to work on TV commercials for Wilkins Coffee back in the day (from the late ’50s through the early ’60s) in which he used early versions of puppets he had to peddle java for the food brand. Millennials are just discovering them … and are in awe.
can’t stop laughing at these early jim henson…

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