People: Dec. 30, 1985

She was just an aspiring piglet in the chorus line and her colleague a former tadpole. But even though the amphibian has since made it big in TV and films like The Muppets Take Manhattan, as well as star turns in the toy department, he hasn't forgotten his lily-pond roots. Next month Muppet Creator Jim Henson and more than 200 of Kermit's friends are getting together to toast America's best-known frog on his 30th birthday. Called The Muppets, a Celebration of 30 Years, the one-hour CBS special will feature Fozzie Bear as master of ceremonies and Big Bird, and, at the...

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