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 / ... (226 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (218 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (209 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (195 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (173 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (165 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (159 episodes, 1982-2014)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (158 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (156 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Luis / ... (131 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (125 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (115 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (109 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

The character of Oscar the Grouch was inspired by two people. His attitude comes from a nasty waiter that served Jim Henson and former director Jon Stone at a restaurant called Oscar's Tavern in Manhattan. The voice was inspired by a cab-driver that used to drive Caroll Spinney to the set every day during the first season. 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

[Repeated line]
Cookie Monster: [before eating cookies] Cowabunga!
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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 Broadway Danny Rose (1984) See more »

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ELMO'S WORLD
Performed by Elmo
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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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