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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Series cast summary:
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 Bert / ... (235 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (230 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (218 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (203 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (182 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (177 episodes, 1982-2015)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (163 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (161 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (161 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Luis / ... (139 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (130 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (120 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (115 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Cookie Monster / ... (104 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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10 November 1969 (USA)  »

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Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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Trivia

Mr. Hooper's first name is Harold. It wasn't revealed until Episode #871: "Mr Hooper Gets His Diploma", aired March 15, 1976. See more »

Goofs

During the final stanza of the Anything Muppets' song "J Friends", when the four Muppets jump up at the line "Let's jump with Jane", the hair and forehead of Muppet performer Frank Oz are briefly visible at the bottom of the screen. See more »

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Oscar the Grouch: [Oscar has just broken his arm in an accident during a mud road race in his can. He comes up cradling his arm, and one of the humans there suggested taking him to the hospital] Hospital? You want to take me to the hospital? With all those clean white sheets, and those nice clean nurses and doctors?
[Pounds his hurt arm on the side of the can in frustration, yelling]
Oscar the Grouch: I don't want to go... Ow! Ow! Ow!
[Stops and cradles the arm again. Quietly, beat]
Oscar the Grouch: Take me to the hospital.
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Crazy Credits

The episodes that originally aired on a Friday somewhere between 1969 and 2000 had an additional message in the funding credits saying "Recorded at Reeves Teletape III" until 1987. Starting around the 18th season of the show, the message then said, "Facilities by Unitel Video, Inc." See more »

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Referenced in Gilmore Girls: Women of Questionable Morals (2005) See more »

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BEIN' GREEN
Performed by Kermit the Frog
©1970
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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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