History Heartwarming / TheGreatMuppetCaper

20th Sep '15 6:02:01 AM twilicorn
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* The reason behind [[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Christine_Nelson Christine Nelson's]] one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson gave her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild. She died the following year.

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* The reason behind [[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Christine_Nelson Christine Nelson's]] one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson Christine, the daughter of Muppet performer Jerry Nelson, was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson gave her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild. She died the following year.year... and Jim attended her funeral.
** Not only that, but before then Jim, upon learning that Henson Associates would no longer pay for all of Christine's medical expenses, got them to change insurance companies to ensure that she'd always have proper medical insurance. After Jerry thanked him, Jim then said "That's what insurance companies are ''for''."
8th Sep '15 9:01:28 PM DrOO7
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** As well as at the end, when he assures her that it was for real and begs her not to hate him and she assures him that she doesn't, even if she doesn't return his romantic feelings.
31st Mar '15 2:53:37 PM AnotherGuy
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* The reason behind Christine Nelson's one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson gave her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild. She died the following year.

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* The reason behind [[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Christine_Nelson Christine Nelson's Nelson's]] one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson gave her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild. She died the following year.
26th Oct '13 3:09:14 PM Eegah
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* The reason behind Christine Nelson's one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson gave her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild.

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* The reason behind Christine Nelson's one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson gave her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild. She died the following year.
7th Sep '12 9:27:35 AM rubyapple
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* The reason behind Christine Nelson's one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson have her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild.

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* The reason behind Christine Nelson's one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson have gave her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild.
1st Sep '12 9:33:24 PM CarolC
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* The reason behind Christine Nelson's one-liner part in the movie. Christine Nelson was suffering from cystic fibrosis at the time and her dream of becoming an actress was to be cut short. So Henson have her a speaking part with her father so she could qualify for the Actor's Guild.
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