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 <email@example.com>
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When creating the show, executive producer Joan Ganz Cooney
, deliberately made sure that the human cast would be an ensemble with approximately equal roles, so no one person would emerge as the host or star of the show and be able to use this as a negotiating tool and threaten the show's survival when it came time for contracts to be renewed, as Robert Keeshan
had been able to do as the star of the Captain Kangaroo
(1955) show. See more
In a lot of times you can see the strings of the puppets that are being used by the puppeteers. See more
[Introducing Bert's play about taking care of one's teeth
Hello everyone, boys and girls. I want to welcome you and thank you for coming to see today's show. Today's show was written entirely by Bert, and was directed by Bert, and stars none other then our old friend Bert. If the play was just wonderful, you can thank Bert, but if the play was horrible, you have no one but Bert to blame.
[after appearing from behind the curtain
Prairie, will you stop that? Just go to the piano and start the ...
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
Performed by Guy Smiley
©1990 See more