Oh what could compare to a day in the swaaaaamp...
October 13, 2014 8:17 AM   Subscribe

For those of you celebrating Thanksgiving today (and anyone else), here's Dick Cavett's 1971 Thanksgiving Special. posted by TheWhiteSkull (6 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
 
Bittersweet, seeing Jim Henson being interviewed in his prime.
posted by aught at 9:16 AM on October 13, 2014


It's worth noting that this includes the commercials!
posted by glhaynes at 11:53 AM on October 13, 2014


Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

And thank you for this post, TheWhiteSkull. As soon as I wrestle the turkey into the oven, I'm gonna sit down and watch it through.
posted by Kevin Street at 12:56 PM on October 13, 2014


The bit where Kermit gets eaten by the blue head is the stuff of nightmares.
posted by grumpybear69 at 1:37 PM on October 13, 2014


I'd forgotten that commercials used to be so sinister. So happy to watch this today. Thanks for posting.
posted by Nyakasikana at 3:28 PM on October 13, 2014


I'd forgotten that commercials used to be so sinister.

It's just that the intense "Don LaFontaine"-eque vocal style wasn't limited to action movie trailers... you could sell motor oil and chord organs with it too!
posted by aught at 8:59 AM on October 20, 2014


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