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 / ... (233 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (227 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (216 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (201 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (179 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (176 episodes, 1982-2015)
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 Elmo / ... (161 episodes, 1982-2014)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (161 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (160 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Luis / ... (137 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (129 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (118 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (114 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Cookie Monster / ... (103 episodes, 1986-2015)
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 Murray Monster / ... (95 episodes, 1991-2015)
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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 highest number of the day as of 2009 has been 21, the lowest number of the day has been 0. 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

Oscar the Grouch: [Referring to Slimy's book The Adventures of Trash Gordon] He loves reading Trash.
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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 »

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Referenced in Saved by the Bell: Miss Bayside (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

THE MONSTER IN THE MIRROR (WUBBA WUBBA WUBBA)
Performed by Grover (Frank Oz)
Words by Norman Stiles
Music by Christopher Cerf
© 1989
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GIve Cookie Monster back his cookies
21 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was once one of the best shows for children to learn things from at an early age but now it's taken the turn of a ridiculous show to keep kids quiet while their parents don't pay attention. Then they complain about one of the characters and the show gets worse. Things that need to be changed:

1. Elmo- Get rid of Elmo, he teaches nothing and is very annoying. The only reason they added him was so they could make a doll that makes an irritating noise when you squeeze it then vibrates across the carpet.

2. Cookie Monster- Veggie Monster! what is that! Why can't Cookie Monster eat cookies anymore? Cookie Monster did not make kids fat, stupid video games made kids fat. Now stand back, ignore Sesame Street and look at the problem. Kids are not fat because they idolize a puppet, kids are fat because they don't have the common sense to put down the I-Pod and the Gameboy and go play outside. After all they don't need to go outside to play baseball anymore, not when they can sit on their duffs and do it on a Playstation.

3. Oscar the Grouch- I was really, really mad when I saw what they did to my favorite Sesame Street character. I need to keep this one short, for everyone's sake, make the Grouch, grouchy again, please he didn't do anything to us, he just didn't like to be around people and singing, what's so wrong with that?


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