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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Cast

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 Bert / ... (212 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 Big Bird / ... (202 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (192 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (183 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (157 episodes, 1971-2013)
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 Telly Monster / ... (148 episodes, 1982-2013)
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 Bob / ... (145 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 Gordon / ... (142 episodes, 1974-2013)
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 Elmo / ... (142 episodes, 1982-2013)
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 Luis / ... (120 episodes, 1971-2013)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (114 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (111 episodes, 1969-2012)
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 Prairie Dawn / ... (100 episodes, 1970-2014)
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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

On August 14, 2012 Sesame Street announced it is hold a casting call on August 20 for a new Hispanic character for the show's 44th season. 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

Elmo: Oh look, it's Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle.
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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

Edited into Sesame Street: Bedtime Stories and Songs (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

A NEW WAY TO WALK
Written by Mark Saltzman and Joe Raposo
Performed by The Oinker Sisters
1986 Sesame Street Records, Instruct. Children's Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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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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