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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 / ... (278 episodes, 1969-2017)
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 Bert / ... (279 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (259 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (247 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (213 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (207 episodes, 1982-2015)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (192 episodes, 1969-2017)
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 Elmo / ... (191 episodes, 1980-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (184 episodes, 1974-2017)
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 Luis / ... (171 episodes, 1971-2017)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (164 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (136 episodes, 1969-2017)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (133 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Baby Bear / ... (127 episodes, 1986-2017)
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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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1-2-3 Sesame  »

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Trivia

It was decided to allow others besides Big Bird to see Snuffleupagus due to the "Children should be seen, heard and believed" campaign where, if a child were to report something, particularly criminal abuse of their bodies, then adults would believe them. See more »

Goofs

In the end of the song "Hey Food" The drummer's drum falls off the set. See more »

Quotes

Oscar the Grouch: [Referring to Slimy's book The Adventures of Trash Gordon] He loves reading Trash.
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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 The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

AND THE WORD IS 'NO'
Performed by Alison Bartlett (Gina) and Sonia Manzano (Maria)
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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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