Behind the Scenes Photographs Capture a Visit to the Set of ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ by Jim Henson and the Muppets


Behind the scenes photographs capture a visit to the set of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back by Jim Henson along with Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog of The Muppets. Henson’s frequent collaborator Frank Oz was the puppeteer and voice behind the character of Yoda in the film. Oz also voiced Miss Piggy and several other Muppet characters.

The worlds of Star Wars and The Muppets have crossed over several times. Cast members from Star Wars appeared on an episode of The Muppet Show and made several appearances on Sesame Street.


photos via Star Wars Archives

via Star Wars Archives, ImgurSlashFilm

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