Nobody creates a fad. It just happens. People love going along with the idea of a beautiful pig. It's like a conspiracy.
James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 May 16, 1990) was one of the most important puppeteers in modern American television history. He was also a filmmaker, television producer, and the founder of The Jim Henson Company, the Jim Henson Foundation, and Jim Henson's Creature Shop.