Sesame Street (1969– )

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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Bert / ... (203 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 Big Bird / ... (197 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (185 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (176 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (152 episodes, 1971-2013)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (142 episodes, 1982-2013)
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 Gordon / ... (138 episodes, 1974-2013)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (138 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 Elmo / ... (137 episodes, 1982-2013)
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 Luis / ... (117 episodes, 1971-2013)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (108 episodes, 1969-2012)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (108 episodes, 1974-1998)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (98 episodes, 1970-2014)
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Storyline

The setting is in a small street in a city where children and furry puppet monsters learn about numbers, the alphabet and other pre-school subjects taught in commercial spots, songs and games. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Also Known As:

Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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Trivia

When creating the show, executive producer Joan Ganz Cooney, deliberately made sure that the human cast would be an ensemble with approximately equal roles, so no one person would emerge as the host or star of the show and be able to use this as a negotiating tool and threaten the show's survival when it came time for contracts to be renewed, as Robert Keeshan had been able to do as the star of the Captain Kangaroo (1955) show. See more »

Goofs

During the "Remembering Game" sketch, when Cookie Monster calls "Number 4", a stagehand's arm is visible reaching behind the game board at the bottom right of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Big Bird: At last! Now you see him and you got to believe me. He's not imaginary after all. I told you all along there was a Snuffleupagus, my best pal. I told you, but you never believed me.
Gordon Robinson: Wait a minute, Big Bird. Maria, Linda and I believed you.
Big Bird: Yeah, but no one else did.
David Robinson: That's right, Big Bird. We didn't, but...
Big Bird: But what?
Snuffleupagus: Yeah, but what?
Susan Robinson: Big Bird, you have a right to be angry.
Big Bird: I do?
Susan Robinson: Sure, I mean after all this time, and we never believed you. That must have been very hard on you.
Big Bird: Well, yeah.
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Crazy Credits

Most episodes aired from 1969 to the 2000s do not have complete closing credits; ending credits usually appeared at the end of the Friday installment, or when another weekday episode ran short. See more »

Connections

Referenced in TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

THE FROGS IN THE GLEN
Performed by Kermit the Frog
©1982
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User Reviews

What happended to my show?

Can this really be the same show that dealt with the death of Mr. Hooper? I can't see them doing anything like that now. They used to count up to twenty. Now they sometimes go past ten. I even remember one cartoon segment where they went up to 40! I miss Mumford the Magician(ala peanut butter sandwiches!) and the honkers. I had a honker doll when I was little. Drove my folks nuts.

Please get rid of Elmo World! He doesn't even TEACH anything.('cept for that one PC Holiday Speacial) and as many others pointed out he's annoying and talks down to kids.

For people who tell me not to get upset over a kids show, I remind them that Sesame Street was a show parents could watch with their kids without being bored silly. The show had jokes that parents could get. and some awesome guest stars.

I have a feeling this show may be coming to an end. It will be replaced by Elmo's World in hour long form.

Farwell Sesmae we had great times together.


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