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 / ... (224 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (216 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (207 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (194 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (171 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (163 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (157 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Bob / ... (157 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (155 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Luis / ... (129 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (123 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (115 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (107 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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10 November 1969 (USA)  »

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Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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Trivia

For unstated reasons, producers have frequently denied permission for the show to be inducted into The American Television Academy Hall of Fame. 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

Oscar the Grouch: Say! Aren't you Johnny Trash?
Johnny Cash: No, Cash.
Oscar the Grouch: Cash, Cash!
Johnny Cash: Yeah. Have a rotten day!
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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 »

Connections

Version of Sesame Street (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

CAN YOU TELL ME HOW TO GET TO SESAME STREET?
Performed by the Children of Sesame Street
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It's Not The Same As It Used To Be
28 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I think that Sesame Street, although it is a really good children's show, isn't really the same as it used to be. It hasn't been the same since Jim Henson died and it hasn't been the same since a lot of the characters have died or moved on. The people that have come and gone from this show are the ones that have been the best I've seen in a very long time. Now instead of recording new shows and going on without some of the major players in the show they just pasted together clips from old shows. I remember the days before Jim Henson died when Sesame Street was more than just a clip show. It meant a lot to the kids of my generation.


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