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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 / ... (248 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (242 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (230 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (216 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (191 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (183 episodes, 1982-2015)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (171 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (169 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (168 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Luis / ... (147 episodes, 1971-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (140 episodes, 1974-1998)
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 Susan / ... (123 episodes, 1969-2012)
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 Prairie Dawn / ... (117 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Cookie Monster / ... (111 episodes, 1986-2015)
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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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21 July 1969 (USA)  »

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Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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Trivia

Rosita originally appeared on Plaza Sésamo (1972), the Mexican version of Sesame Street (1969). When she joined the cast of the original American version, she became first regular bilingual Muppet on Sesame Street. 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 »

Quotes

Kermit the Frog: [trying to come up with rhyming song lyrics] Here, try this. Mary had a little canary. It was bluer than the sky. And every where that Mary went, the canary was sure to fly.
Don Music: [shouts] But canaries aren't blue!
Kermit the Frog: Jeesh!
Don Music: I'll never get it! Never! You won't help! Oh!
[bangs his head against the piano]
Kermit the Frog: Uh, you'll hurt yourself in the head, there, Don.
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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 »


Soundtracks

DOING THE BATTY BAT
Performed by Count von Count and his bats
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User Reviews

What happended to my show?

Can this really be the same show that dealt with the death of Mr. Hooper? I can't see them doing anything like that now. They used to count up to twenty. Now they sometimes go past ten. I even remember one cartoon segment where they went up to 40! I miss Mumford the Magician(ala peanut butter sandwiches!) and the honkers. I had a honker doll when I was little. Drove my folks nuts.

Please get rid of Elmo World! He doesn't even TEACH anything.('cept for that one PC Holiday Speacial) and as many others pointed out he's annoying and talks down to kids.

For people who tell me not to get upset over a kids show, I remind them that Sesame Street was a show parents could watch with their kids without being bored silly. The show had jokes that parents could get. and some awesome guest stars.

I have a feeling this show may be coming to an end. It will be replaced by Elmo's World in hour long form.

Farwell Sesmae we had great times together.


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