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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 / ... (251 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (247 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (233 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (219 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (192 episodes, 1971-2014)
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 Telly Monster / ... (186 episodes, 1982-2015)
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 Bob / ... (173 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (172 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (171 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Luis / ... (150 episodes, 1971-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (143 episodes, 1974-1998)
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 Susan / ... (126 episodes, 1969-2012)
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 Prairie Dawn / ... (119 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Cookie Monster / ... (112 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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As of 2005, this program has won over 100 Emmy Awards, the single-most awarded to any television show in the United States. 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

Forgetful Jones: [repeated Line] I forgot!
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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 »

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TWO PRINCES (COOPERATION)
Performed by The Spin Doctors, with Elmo, Telly and Zoe
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Are the producers of this show trying to drive parents nuts?
7 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I cannot understand in my wildest dreams why anyone in their right mind would have an incredibly annoying character like Elmo and that other one who is a bear with the speech impediment who always says, "Baby Beaw, Baby Beaw". Elmo has kids trying to teach a fish how to ride a bicycle???!!! It makes me so sad for the day of Big Bird and Bert and Ernie and Kermit. They talked up to kids and really educated them and spoke perfectly. They actually TAUGHT kids how to act! The show is horribly taken over by Elmo and that Bear and it is just sad to see. Jim Henson would be horrified with what this show has become. There was not any need to make drastic changes. It WAS PERFECT! Plus, the viewers who were 2-5 years, would outgrow them and there would always be a new audience. Back in the day, the parents would be entertained by this once great show. Not anymore. Elmo is horrendous. That whiney lisp has got to go. IT's as if the producers of Sesame Street don't want to parents to watch with their children. The above poster is so right when he said that Sesame Street has become nothing but an infomercial for Elmo dolls. He hit the nail right on the head.


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