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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The character of Oscar the Grouch was inspired by two people. His attitude comes from a nasty waiter that served Jim Henson
and former director Jon Stone
at a restaurant called Oscar's Tavern in Manhattan. The voice was inspired by a cab-driver that used to drive Caroll Spinney
to the set every day during the first season. See more
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
Sally, you've never seen a street like Sesame Street before. Everything happens here. You're gonna love it!
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
Referenced in Glee: The Rhodes Not Taken
Performed by Ernie and Cookie Monster
©1980 See more