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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 Bert / ... (229 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (221 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (213 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (199 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (174 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (167 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (160 episodes, 1982-2014)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (159 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (156 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Luis / ... (133 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (127 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (117 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (110 episodes, 1970-2014)
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 Baby Bear / ... (93 episodes, 1986-2014)
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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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Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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Trivia

The Count was born on 9 October 1,830,653 B.C. See more »

Goofs

In a lot of times you can see the strings of the puppets that are being used by the puppeteers. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Kermit the Frog: Hi-ho, Kermit the Frog here at Sesame Street News...
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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 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.47 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

STICK OUT YOUR HAND AND SAY 'HELLO'
Performed by Rick Moranis and Bert
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Lost Roots
28 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Though I am 33 years old, I have still found myself drawn to watch a minute or two of Sesame Street now and then. My daughter is 10 years old so her days of Elmo are long over but I find it a little sad that they have changed so much on the show. I remember watching the show every time it came on. My daughter loved it too. It seems too commercialized now and the characters have changed so much that you don't feel a connection to them the way that I did as a child. There was a feeling of being a part of "the family" even if you weren't actually there with them. I don't think that kids have changed so much that they wouldn't like it just the way that it use to be. I think what has changed is the junk that is on T.V. now days. Unfortunately, I suppose, poor old Sesame Street just couldn't compete with all that, and ended up having to make a few minor sacrifices here and there to draw the attention of the kids. I wish that for my Grand children's sake, though, they could find a way to go back to the Sesame Street that I remember and also be able to incorporate some of the new things.


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