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

According to the 2004 edition of "The Guinness Book of World Records 2004," the show holds the record for Most Popular Children's Educational Program, having been shown in 180 countries. 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

Bert: [Bert has reluctantly agreed to have Ernie give him a haircut... ] Ernie. I'm bald.
Ernie: Um... well, I wouldn't say that, Bert.
Bert: You wouldn't say that?
[explodes]
Bert: No, but it's true!
Ernie: Well, I know it's true, I just wouldn't say it, Bert.
Bert: [hysterical] You cut all my hair off!
Ernie: Yes, well, I 'm sorry about that...
Bert: Ernie!
Ernie: But, but it will grow back again, you know...
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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 Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

BUT I LIKE YOU
Performed by Bert and Ernie
©1984
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It's Not The Same As It Used To Be
28 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I think that Sesame Street, although it is a really good children's show, isn't really the same as it used to be. It hasn't been the same since Jim Henson died and it hasn't been the same since a lot of the characters have died or moved on. The people that have come and gone from this show are the ones that have been the best I've seen in a very long time. Now instead of recording new shows and going on without some of the major players in the show they just pasted together clips from old shows. I remember the days before Jim Henson died when Sesame Street was more than just a clip show. It meant a lot to the kids of my generation.


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