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So its Rosemary Clooney - Rosemary? Rosemary Clooney, right? The singer? Yes. Clooney, doing, singing, "Ive Grown Accustomed To Your Face," which is, you know, really a love song, but what we see on stage is we see one puppet thats got a ridiculous blonde wig on and she looks ridiculous, and next to her is a head thats just a piece of fabric with a pretty face on it.
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To anyone who's trying to be an artist, in any medium, it's a very odd and lonely and nerve-wracking and scary process when you let anybody see what you're working on. You have to learn to listen to your instincts. Absorb other people's advice, opinions, or whatever it may be from the outside world, but at the end of the day, you have to be true to whatever it is that you're trying to say in that work.

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You get used to it, you look forward to the adrenaline of the stage fright before you go out.

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This is certainly the raunchiest, if you use that word, raunchy. The roots of Jim Henson, though, was adult comedy.

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The first show that my dad and my mom did together was for, was a comedy series, a short form that went in the middle of late-night news, and then through all of their career, it was always the "Ed Sullivan Show," it was a variety act, my dad was on the "Jimmy Dean Show" for a few years.

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There's an awful lot of scenes where we don't know what the scene's going to be about, we ask the audience, pick a place that the scene is happening, pick the relationship, tell us who they are, things like that.

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He puppeteers really responded to it. Patrick Bistrow really responded to it, it's great fun to do improve comedy with puppets.

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We sent a troupe to Edinborough, and then in Edinborough, there was a producer from the Melbourne Comedy Festival, so we went to Melbourne. So it's one of these shows that kind of organically developed and it started developing momentum way before I even thought there was a show here.

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The challenge is, well, there's a huge challenge, which is when you're improvising, you're meant to sort of clear your mind completely, just be open and funny, and paying, you know, paying attention.

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But initially when I was working with my dad, it was in special effects puppets with radio control and motors and puppet effects.

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Probably though, by the time I was 17, I already knew that I was probably going to go into film

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And that was always my father's favorite part about shooting as well. Often my dad would shoot very, very late, he was quite a workaholic, they would do 20, 20-hour shoots and stuff like that.

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