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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, human and muppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.
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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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

Bert and Ernie's apartment is clearly a sub-basement apartment in the 123 Sesame Street building, but often when looking out a window from inside the apartment, it looks as if it is on the first floor (i.e. the half-walls seen in front of the windows when outside the building aren't there, and when people are at the window, they're standing straight up, not crouched over as one would expect). See more »

Quotes

Announcer: And now, It's time for the newest, hippest, best dressed detective show on television: "Miami Mice!"
Kermit the Frog: Yeah, There are pal trees out there. What? What's on the palm tree? What's on? Oh, I am on. Oh, I am on. Oh, Cue the music!
[Miami Mice theme plays]
Kermit the Frog: Hi-ho, This is Kermit the Frog, Speaking to you from the sunny tropics of Miami Florida. And who knows the subject of an adventure, Than the world's famous Miami Mice. And here they are right now, Here is Miami Mice J.P.
J.P. Mouse: Oh, What's Happening?
Kermit the Frog: ...Tito...
Tito Mouse:
Kermit the Frog:
J.P. Mouse:
Kermit the Frog:
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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 »

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BIG ROUND NOSE
Performed by An Anything Muppet
©1977
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Lost Roots
28 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

Though I am 33 years old, I have still found myself drawn to watch a minute or two of Sesame Street now and then. My daughter is 10 years old so her days of Elmo are long over but I find it a little sad that they have changed so much on the show. I remember watching the show every time it came on. My daughter loved it too. It seems too commercialized now and the characters have changed so much that you don't feel a connection to them the way that I did as a child. There was a feeling of being a part of "the family" even if you weren't actually there with them. I don't think that kids have changed so much that they wouldn't like it just the way that it use to be. I think what has changed is the junk that is on T.V. now days. Unfortunately, I suppose, poor old Sesame Street just couldn't compete with all that, and ended up having to make a few minor sacrifices here and there to draw the attention of the kids. I wish that for my Grand children's sake, though, they could find a way to go back to the Sesame Street that I remember and also be able to incorporate some of the new things.


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