JIM HENSON'S ORIGINAL PLANS FOR "THE MUPPETS" UP FOR BID
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jim Henson's original plans for the Muppets are up for bid. Henson's handwritten pitch and drawings are for what would become "The Muppets Show." They include a new character called Piggy Lee, who would later become known as Miss Piggy. Nate D. Sanders Auctions estimate that the pitch and drawings will go for as much as $40,000.