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

Series cast summary:
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 Bert / ... (232 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (226 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (215 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (200 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (178 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (176 episodes, 1982-2015)
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 Elmo / ... (161 episodes, 1982-2014)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (160 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (159 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Luis / ... (136 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (128 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (118 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (114 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Cookie Monster / ... (103 episodes, 1986-2015)
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 Murray Monster / ... (95 episodes, 1991-2015)
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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Trivia

Gordon never had a last name until 1991 when he became a teacher. Since it would have been inappropriate for students to call him by his first name, Roscoe Orman suggested his last name should be Robinson, after Matt Robinson, the first actor to play Gordon in the show. See more »

Goofs

In a lot of times you can see the strings of the puppets that are being used by the puppeteers. 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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Crazy Credits

Most episodes aired from 1969 to the 2000s do not have complete closing credits; ending credits usually appeared at the end of the Friday installment, or when another weekday episode ran short. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mad: Lukewarm Bodies/Does Someone Have to GOa? (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

C IS FOR COOKIE
Performed by Cookie Monster
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one of the coolest educational shows on TV.
24 May 2000 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

Sesame Street was my favorite show when I was a kid. I remember a scene from the episode where Mr. Hooper died. Gordon told Big Bird that he died. Big Bird thought he would come back, but Gordon told Big Bird that he wouldn't. This episode dealt with death in a way young children would understand, which makes it a classic.

I'll admit it. Sometimes when I'm flipping through the channels, I'll stop and watch SS for awhile. It brings back so many childhood memories.


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