This day in geek history: September 24


Jim Henson surrounded by the Muppets he created

Jim Henson's birthday: Jim Henson was an innovator in puppetry, TV, and film. He is best known for his development of the Muppets which were most often seen on Sesame Street and later in The Muppet Show.


The Munsters

First episode of The Munsters aired on CBS: The TV series about a family of classic movie monsters living a blue collar, suburban lifestyle in a fictional Californian city lasted for 2 seasons (70 episodes) and lives on in syndication.