Early Muppet Ad #3: Wilkins Instant Coffee

In this series of ads for Wilkins Instant Coffee, Jim Henson uses a voice that’s close to what eventually became the voice of Kermit the Frog. I’m also struck by how bizarrely violent some of these ads are…

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10 thoughts on “Early Muppet Ad #3: Wilkins Instant Coffee

  1. Those are a hoot!
    Violent? Yes…reminds me of how wildly destructive the Three Stooges were. And Roadrunner cartoons…etc.
    Gosh, it’s nice to see the early days of MuppetWorld. Thank you for posting this!!!!!

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