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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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 Big Bird / ... (273 episodes, 1969-2017)
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 Bert / ... (273 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (256 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (241 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (212 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (205 episodes, 1982-2015)
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 Elmo / ... (190 episodes, 1980-2014)
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 Bob / ... (186 episodes, 1969-2017)
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 Gordon / ... (183 episodes, 1974-2017)
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 Luis / ... (169 episodes, 1971-2017)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (161 episodes, 1974-1998)
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 Susan / ... (133 episodes, 1969-2017)
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 Prairie Dawn / ... (131 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Baby Bear / ... (126 episodes, 1986-2017)
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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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1-2-3 Sesame  »

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Trivia

The left-side door in the front of 123 Sesame Street has never been opened. See more »

Goofs

In the end of the song "Hey Food" The drummer's drum falls off the set. See more »

Quotes

Kermit the Frog: [trying to come up with a rhyming song lyrics] Mary had a bicycle. It was painted red as fire. And whenever Mary wanted to take a ride, The bicycle had a flat tire.
Don Music: I like it!
[shouting for joy]
Don Music: I LIKE IT! Oh, that's great! You have the biggest talent of writing songs. This could be my biggest hit. Would you like to hear it?
Kermit the Frog: Certainly, I would be an honor.
Don Music: Okay, Fine.
Kermit the Frog: [to the viewers] Ladies and Gentlemen, Live and in person, Here is Don Music doing his new hit song!
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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 Skins: JJ (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Yakety Yak - Take it Back
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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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