Muppets and the old Ultra Violence

In the late 1950’s Jim Henson made TV commercials for a Washington DC based coffee company. Staring proto-Muppets Wilkins and Wontkins, the ads often featured violence, threats, and humiliation as a motivation for drinking Wilkins coffee.

Muppet on Muppet crime is a terrible waste. [Via BoingBoing]

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