The BEST episodes directed by Jim Henson

The Preachification of Convincing John
92 votes

#1 - The Preachification of Convincing John

Fraggle Rock - Season 1 - Episode 6

Mokey decides that eating Doozer constructions hurts their feelings, so she gets Convincing John to help her get the Fraggles to stop.

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Catch the Tail by the Tiger
49 votes

#2 - Catch the Tail by the Tiger

Fraggle Rock - Season 1 - Episode 11

It's been two weeks since Traveling Matt's last postcard, so Gobo decides to go into Outer Space to look for him.

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Mokey's Funeral
38 votes

#3 - Mokey's Funeral

Fraggle Rock - Season 1 - Episode 22

Nobody thinks Mokey is good at practical things, so she tries to deal with Junior Gorg's Fraggle trap on her own.

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The Beginning...
350 votes

#4 - The Beginning...

Fraggle Rock - Season 1 - Episode 1

Gobo's Uncle Matt discovers the opening to Outer Space and sets off to explore it, leaving Gobo behind to explore Fraggle Rock and pick up the postcards Matt will send.

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Wembley and the Gorgs
202 votes

#5 - Wembley and the Gorgs

Fraggle Rock - Season 1 - Episode 2

Wembley agrees with everyone, including the Gorgs, who decide he makes a great loyal subject.

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The Soldier and Death
172 votes

#6 - The Soldier and Death

Jim Henson's The Storyteller - Season 1 - Episode 1

From an early Russian folk tale. A soldier returns from 20 years of war with nothing but three biscuits in his sack. Soon he must outwit devils, save a kingdom, and try to outwit death.

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The Minstrels
67 votes

#7 - The Minstrels

Fraggle Rock - Season 1 - Episode 18

The Fraggles meet the band of traveling musicians known as The Minstrels, led by the mysterious and wise Cantus. Everyone must find their own song, but Red is having a lot of trouble with hers.

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We Love You Wembley
75 votes

#8 - We Love You Wembley

Fraggle Rock - Season 1 - Episode 13

Everybody wants Wembley to do something for them, except a Fraggle named Lou, who likes Wembley just for who he is.

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The Heartless Giant
19 votes

#9 - The Heartless Giant

Jim Henson's The Storyteller - Season 1 - Episode 8

From an early German folk tale. A heartless giant who terrorizes the land is caught by the good king and imprisoned. Many years pass and the youngest prince, Leo, goes to the place where he is not supposed to and finds befriends the giant. Now the giant plots and plans. Using Leo, the heartless giant gets him to get the keys to his chains. The giant is free and the rampaging begins again. Leo's older brother goes to find the giant and never comes back. Then his other older brother goes and is never heard of again. Then Leo goes in search of the giant. On his way, he helps an injured bird, a beached salmon and a starving wolf - where the wolf takes him to a house with stone statues of people, the giant's handiwork. The giant takes him in as a servant. As time passes, Leo finds why the giant has no heart and where it is, or where the giant says it is; until the giant finally reveals the truth, a cryptic truth.

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