What Lies Beneath
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Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge

What Lies Beneath

Season 1 Episode 1 Aired 03-25-2014 tv-14

Brian Henson welcomes 10 talented creature designers for the chance of a lifetime. First challenge: Create creatures that live in an undersea world, untouched by the hands of man.

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    Tavern at the Crossroads

    Season 1 Episode 8 (5-13-2014)

    Eliminated creature designers return to help the final three design, build and perform a full body mystical creature, including props and special effects. Who will be crowned winner?

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    Alien Press Conference

    Season 1 Episode 7 (5-6-2014)

    Gigi brings Farscape co-star Rygel into the workshop as inspiration for the creature designers to build an alien species attending an intergalactic press conference. But appearances can be deceiving.

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    Swamp Things

    Season 1 Episode 6 (4-29-2014)

    The remaining creature designers construct a creature that could not only live in a swamp, but be concealed by it. Guest Judge: Neville Page. Master featured in this episode: Julie Zobel

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    Life in Motion

    Season 1 Episode 5 (4-22-2014)

    An appearance by Lady Gaga’s unicorn inspires the creature designers to create a larger-than-life creation with realistic movement, performed on a black light soundstage. Master featured in this episode: John Criswell

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    Heads Up!

    Season 1 Episode 4 (4-15-2014)

    Humor is the key to this week’s challenge, as the designers must create trophy heads mounted on a wizard’s wall –which come back to life. Guest Judge: Donald Faison. Master featured in this episode: Pete Brooke

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    Assembly Inspired

    Season 1 Episode 3 (4-8-2014)

    The creature designers breathe life into unconventional materials from a junkyard to create a caged creature, desperate to escape. Master featured in this episode: John Criswell

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    Return of the Skeksis

    Season 1 Episode 2 (4-1-2014)

    The creature designers must re-imagine a Skeksis, the main villain of the Henson classic The Dark Crystal. Master featured in this episode: Julie Zobel

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