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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 / ... (245 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (238 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (226 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (213 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (189 episodes, 1971-2014)
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 Telly Monster / ... (182 episodes, 1982-2015)
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 Bob / ... (169 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (168 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (167 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Luis / ... (146 episodes, 1971-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (137 episodes, 1974-1998)
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 Susan / ... (123 episodes, 1969-2012)
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 Prairie Dawn / ... (116 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Cookie Monster / ... (109 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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10 November 1969 (USA)  »

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Sesame Street Unpaved  »

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Trivia

Rosita originally appeared on Plaza Sésamo (1972), the Mexican version of Sesame Street (1969). When she joined the cast of the original American version, she became first regular bilingual Muppet on Sesame Street. See more »

Goofs

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

[as Super Grover]
Grover: Yes, it is I, *Sup*-er Grover! Protector of small children and bunny rabbits!
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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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I DON'T WANT TO LIVE ON THE MOON
Performed by Ernie
©1984
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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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