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1. Best Ever Muppet Moments (2006 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary, Family

9.4
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A review of the most memorable Muppet moments to commemorate Kermit the Frog's 50th anniversary.

Director: John Piper | Stars: Phillip Schofield, Martin G. Baker, Harry Belafonte, Lynda Carter

Votes: 9

2. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #15.4 (1983)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.4
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Big Bird draws pictures of his friends and wants to give them to him. When he gets to Mr. Hooper's picture, they remind him that Mr. Hooper died, and they must explain what death is.

Stars: Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 29

3. Blue's Clues (1996–2007)
Episode: 100th Episode Celebration (2002)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.3
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Blue's Clues is a puppy with a clue - three actually - and preschoolers will play along with this original play-to-learn show. Through problem-solving and skill-building games, preschoolers help Steve or Joe find the answer.

Directors: Koyalee Chanda, John Chiappardi | Stars: Donovan Patton, Aleisha Allen, Nick Balaban, Steve Burns

Votes: 7

4. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)
Episode: The Artist Formerly Known as Prince (1997)

Comedy, Family, Music

9.3
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Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Prince, Brian Henson, Jerry Nelson, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 15

5. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #17.1 (1985)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.2
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Big Bird is determined to prove to the adults that Mr. Snuffleupagus is real.

Stars: Roscoe Orman, Micki Barnett, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway

Votes: 11

6. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #6.1 (1974)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.2
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As Sesame Street begins another year, we find Count von Count up on the street lamppost, counting all the lights on the street as they come on. Later that night, he counts them again going ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Myhrum, Jon Stone | Stars: Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Will Lee, Loretta Long

Votes: 11

7. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #7.1 (1975)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.2
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As the show's seventh season begins, Mr. Snuffleupagus walks down the street, counting the people who fail to glimpse him (yet again). He counts ten in all. Later on, a journalist visits ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Northern Calloway, Judy Collins, Emilio Delgado

Votes: 13

8. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: 1364 (1980)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.1
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C-3PO and R2-D2 land in a space capsule to bring a message to Oscar the Grouch. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters J and Z and the number 4.

Stars: Daws Butler, Northern Calloway, Tristan Carrasco, Anthony Daniels

Votes: 22

9. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #10.1 (1978)

TV-Y | 59 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.1
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Sesame Street names its new Muppet dog "Barkley"; Comedian/pianist Victor Borge demonstrates high notes and low notes; actress Madeline Kahn sings, "Me, Me, Me"; Herry Monster learns "up" ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Richard Belzer, Victor Borge, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway

Votes: 11

10. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #14.4 (1982)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.1
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Big Bird and his fellow campers go on a hike through the woods, where they spend the night under the stars and learn the official Camp Echo Rock song. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters J and Y and by the number 4.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Emilio Delgado, Giancarlo Esposito, Jim Henson

Votes: 10

11. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #33.50 (2002)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.1
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Director: Steve Feldman | Stars: Fran Brill, Ruth Buzzi, Kevin Clash, James Gandolfini

Votes: 12

12. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode 131 (1970)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.1
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Today on Sesame Street, Mr. Hooper accidentally spills some milk. Big Bird comforts him by assuring him in song that "Everyone Makes Mistakes". Later on, Oscar's grandmother, the ...

Stars: Alan Arkin, Dan Blocker, Fran Brill, Carol Burnett

Votes: 11

13. Sesame Songs: Rock & Roll (1990 Video)

Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Music

9.0
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Sing, dance and laugh along as your Sesame Street friends phone in their favorite music video requests.

Directors: Ted May, Jon Stone | Stars: Pam Arciero, Alison Bartlett, Camille Bonora, Fran Brill

Votes: 7

14. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Big Bird Stays Up Late (1986)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.0
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It's nighttime on Sesame Street, and Big Bird decides to stay up with his grown-up friends for a little while, refusing to admit that he's already tired. Today's show is brought to you by the letters B and C and by the number 8.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Pam Arciero, Paul Benedict, Cheryl Blaylock, Northern Calloway

Votes: 10

15. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Chris Helps Elmo Write a Letter (2007)

TV-Y | 57 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.0
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Rosita receives a card from her grandmother in the mail. Abby is very impressed because she has never received a letter before.

Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Dean Gordon, Tom Guadarrama, Jim Martin, Ted May, Joey Mazzarino, Lisa Simon, Emily Squires | Stars: Sonia Manzano, Alan Muraoka, Roscoe Orman, Alison Bartlett

Votes: 9

16. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #20.130 (1989)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.0
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Today's the big day: Maria is expected to deliver. Oscar leaves the hospital prematurely, so the others go to find out the news themselves. The baby turns out to be a girl, whom Maria and Luis have named Gabriela.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Gregg Berger, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway

Votes: 10

17. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Miles Babysits (2000)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.0
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Miles learns how to babysit from Gaby. He then babysits for Natasha. Also included are Karate ABCs, the Goo Goo Dolls with a version of their song "Pride" sung with Elmo, Grover sings "I do... See full summary »

Stars: Ruth Buzzi, Desiree Casado, Kevin Clash, Emilio Delgado

Votes: 11

18. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Sleeping Grouchy (2007)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

9.0
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Oscar reads Grungetta's favorite fairy tale "The Tale of Sleeping Grouchy".

Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Dean Gordon, Tom Guadarrama, Jim Martin, Ted May, Joey Mazzarino, Lisa Simon, Emily Squires | Stars: Sonia Manzano, Roscoe Orman, Alison Bartlett, Pam Arciero

Votes: 12

19. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Minstrels (1983)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

9.0
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A band of Traveling Musicians comes to Fraggle Rock to present an ancient Fraggle tradition - the Medley. When Red gets carried away in her desire to participate and steals the Musicians' magic pipe, will the Medley ever be presented?

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Jim Henson, Terry Angus

Votes: 35

20. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)
Episode: Whoopi Goldberg (1996)

Comedy, Family, Music

9.0
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Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, William Shatner, Joseph Wapner, Dave Goelz

Votes: 6

21. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Carol Burnett (1980)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

8.9
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There's no show today, almost; the theater is turned into a dance marathon hosted by Gonzo.

Stars: Carol Burnett, Dave Goelz, Louise Gold, Jim Henson

Votes: 52

22. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)
Episode: Jason Alexander (1996)

Comedy, Family, Music

8.9
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Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Jason Alexander, Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen, Jerry Nelson, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 8

23. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Rosita Gets Upset at Zoe & Abby (2007)

TV-G | 57 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.9
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Rosita wants to play hide-and-seek with Abby and Zoe but they keep playing other games instead of hiding.

Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Dean Gordon, Tom Guadarrama, Jim Martin, Ted May, Joey Mazzarino, Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Nadine Zylstra | Stars: Sonia Manzano, Alan Muraoka, Roscoe Orman, Alison Bartlett

Votes: 11

24. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: The Adventures of Little Big Bird: Part 1 (2005)

TV-G | 56 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.9
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When Mumford's magic trick goes awry Big Bird is turned into little Big Bird.

Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Christopher Heary, Jim Martin, Ted May, Lisa Simon, Emily Squires | Stars: Sonia Manzano, Alan Muraoka, Roscoe Orman, Alison Bartlett

Votes: 11

25. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Honk of Honks (1987)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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Cantus and the Minstrels are back and ready to perform the Song of Songs, but first Gobo must find the Honk of Honks. Along the way, he meets Doc face to face for the first time.

Director: Richard Hunt | Stars: Terry Angus, Dave Goelz, Tim Gosley, Jim Henson

Votes: 21

26. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Secret of Convincing John (1984)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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Wembley, who never can make up his mind about anything, meets Convincing John and suddenly becomes the most decisive Fraggle in the world.

Director: George Bloomfield | Stars: Terry Angus, Lee Armstrong, Myra Fried, Dave Goelz

Votes: 20

27. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)
Episode: Pierce Brosnan (1996)

Comedy, Family, Music

8.8
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Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Kevin Clash

Votes: 20

28. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Preachification of Convincing John (1983)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.8
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Mokey decides that eating Doozer constructions hurts their feelings, so she gets Convincing John to help her get the Fraggles to stop.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen

Votes: 35

29. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 583

30. The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary, Animation, Action

8.7
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While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.

Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Jim Henson, Harry Belafonte, Carol Burnett, Ray Charles

Votes: 208

31. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Danny Kaye (1978)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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Danny Kaye finds his gig on the show rather discouraging considering Statler and Waldorf are sitting outside rather than see the guest star.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 76

32. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Elmo Wishes for a Pet Dinosaur (2007)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Dean Gordon, Tom Guadarrama, Jim Martin, Ted May, Joey Mazzarino, Lisa Simon, Emily Squires | Stars: Sonia Manzano, Alan Muraoka, Roscoe Orman, Alison Bartlett

Votes: 9

33. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #2.27 (1970)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Stars: Alan Arkin, Dick Barnett, Bill Cosby, Barbara Dana

Votes: 9

34. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #5.1 (1973)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Gordon welcomes us to what he thinks is "just another quiet day on Sesame Street". In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. Look at all the things happening today. First, Bip ...

Stars: Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Jim Henson, Lena Horne

Votes: 9

35. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #7.15 (1975)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Luis gets a call from relatives in New Mexico where he grew up, asking him to come back to help build a house. Luis agrees, and Big Bird, Maria, Bob, Gordon, and Oscar accompany him. The Count excitedly counts the six people going.

Director: Robert Myhrum | Stars: Bob Arbogast, Fran Brill, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado

Votes: 10

36. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Oscar Turns Into Prince Charming (1993)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Oscar is looking to buy a present for his visiting mother. Ruthie suggests the storybook "The Green Grouch of Yucchingham and the Five Grouchketeers." The story becomes true when Oscar ... See full summary »

Directors: Ted May, Jon Stone | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Fran Brill, Ruth Buzzi, Kevin Clash

Votes: 9

37. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Richard Pryor/Gil Scott-Heron (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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The host for the episode is Richard Pryor, and the musical guest is Gil Scott-Heron. The skits for this episode are as follows: Garrett Morris tricks Chevy Chase into taking a bad fall ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gil Scott-Heron, Shelley R. Bonus, The Muppets

Votes: 169

38. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Telly Gets Angry (2012)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Telly and Baby Bear sing a song of happiness, Rosita speaks Spanish, The Count is counting things, and Gordon tells friends about angry.

Stars: Pam Arciero, Alison Bartlett, Fran Brill, Lisa Buckley

Votes: 9

39. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: The Worm Cup Games (2007)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Dean Gordon, Tom Guadarrama, Jim Martin, Ted May, Joey Mazzarino, Lisa Simon, Emily Squires | Stars: Sonia Manzano, Alan Muraoka, Roscoe Orman, Alison Bartlett

Votes: 9

40. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Vincent Price (1977)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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In honor of guest star Vincent Price, the show is filled with monsters, ghosts, vampires and spooky sketches. Meanwhile, a three-headed monster tries to audition for Kermit.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Vincent Price, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 126

41. Blue's Clues (1996–2007)
Episode: What Does Blue Want to Make? (1996)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Blue is a puppy who puts her pawprints on three clues. Steve has to deduce the clues (with the help of off-screen children) to figure out what Blue wants to do.

Director: Matt Sheridan | Stars: Steve Burns, Traci Paige Johnson, Kathryn Avery, Nick Balaban

Votes: 6

42. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,214

43. The Jim Henson Hour (1989– )

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

Stars: Jim Henson, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kevin Clash

Votes: 261

44. Muppet Race Mania (2000 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Comedy

8.6
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Kart racing game set in the Muppet movies and Fraggle Rock, allowing Muppet fans to play as their favorite characters in a variety of fun-filled courses and scenarios, straight out of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Barretta, Kevin Clash, Dave Goelz, Brian Henson

Votes: 38

45. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Alice Cooper (1978)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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When not performing, Alice Cooper is doing some devilry backstage looking for souls to purchase.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Alice Cooper, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 101

46. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Big Bird Sprains His Wing (2010)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.6
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Director: Moses Edinborough | Stars: Molly Boylan, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Matthew Fox

Votes: 11

47. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode #18.54 (1979)

90 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.6
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Stars: Jim Henson, Michael W. Fox, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt

Votes: 17

48. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #20.101 (1989)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.6
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Today, Bob is starring in one of Placido Flamingo's operas, this one being a whole new variation on the classic nursery rhyme "The Itsy Bitsy Spider". The catch is, he has to wear a very silly spider costume.

Stars: Camille Bonora, Kevin Clash, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 9

49. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #20.18 (1988)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.6
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The Count has recruited Gladys the Cow to star in a rewriting of "Sleeping Beauty", but since it simply involves him counting her snores, she loses interest. All the same, she is envious ... See full summary »

Stars: Ivy Austin, Gregg Berger, Camille Bonora, Fran Brill

Votes: 9

50. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #21.25 (1989)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.6
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Maria is trying to teach Gabriella to speak. Oscar claims to have heard the baby say his name. Maria dismisses this as nonsense, but then some other friends say they heard her say "Oscar" as well.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Christopher Cerf, Kevin Clash, Emilio Delgado

Votes: 9