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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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 Big Bird / ... (250 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Bert / ... (253 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (234 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (221 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (195 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (188 episodes, 1982-2015)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (174 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (173 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (172 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Luis / ... (153 episodes, 1971-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (144 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (127 episodes, 1969-2012)
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 Prairie Dawn / ... (119 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Cookie Monster / ... (113 episodes, 1986-2015)
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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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Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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It has been generally believed that Bert and Ernie were named after the police officer and taxi cab driver in It's a Wonderful Life (1946). However, series writer Jon Stone denied this, maintaining that it was only a coincidence. He commented that he and Jim Henson were studying the prototype puppets and decided that one looked like an Ernie and the other looked like a Bert. See more »

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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

Ernie: [Ernie is having Bert's head traced on the screen, unbeknownst to Bert who can't move and doesn't understand why] Okay, here is Bert's eye.
[His left eye is traced]
Ernie: And here is Bert's other eye.
[His other eye is traced]
Ernie: And the eyes are what you see with, right Bert?
[Bert starts to say something, but is cut off immediately by Ernie]
Ernie: Don't say anything, Bert.
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Each episode is numbered, and this number is displayed at the start of the episode. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Christopher Lee/Meat Loaf (1978) See more »

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THIS FROG
Performed by Kermit the Frog
©1977
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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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