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 / ... (215 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (207 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (195 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (186 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (161 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (153 episodes, 1982-2014)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (150 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (147 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (146 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Luis / ... (122 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (117 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (114 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (103 episodes, 1970-2014)
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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

In 2004, Cookie Monster revealed that, before trying cookies for the first time, his name was Sid. 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

Ernie: [Ernie is having Bert's head traced on the screen, unbeknownst to Bert who can't move and doesn't understand why] Okay, here is Bert's eye.
[His left eye is traced]
Ernie: And here is Bert's other eye.
[His other eye is traced]
Ernie: And the eyes are what you see with, right Bert?
[Bert starts to say something, but is cut off immediately by Ernie]
Ernie: Don't say anything, Bert.
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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

Referenced in A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

HONKER DUCKIE DINGER JAMBOREE
Performed by Ernie, the Honkers, a Dinger, and Ernie's Rubber Duckie
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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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