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 / ... (224 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (216 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (207 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (194 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (171 episodes, 1971-2014)
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 Telly Monster / ... (163 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (157 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Bob / ... (157 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (155 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Luis / ... (129 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (123 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (115 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (108 episodes, 1970-2014)
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 Baby Bear / ... (93 episodes, 1986-2014)
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Storyline

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

Many of the early collaborators on Sesame Street had previously worked on Captain Kangaroo (1955). These included writer and composer Jeff Moss, producer Sam Gibbon, executive producer Dave Connell, and writer Jon Stone. 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

Big Bird: Super. Duper. Flooper.
Mr. Hooper: Hooper. Hooper.
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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 Good Times: A Friend in Need (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

IF I WERE
Performed by Kermit the Frog
©1982
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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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