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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 Bert / ... (225 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Big Bird / ... (217 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (208 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (195 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (172 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (164 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Elmo / ... (158 episodes, 1982-2014)
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 Bob / ... (158 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Gordon / ... (155 episodes, 1974-2014)
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 Luis / ... (130 episodes, 1971-2014)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (124 episodes, 1974-1998)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (115 episodes, 1969-2012)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (108 episodes, 1970-2014)
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 Baby Bear / ... (93 episodes, 1986-2014)
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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

Big Bird is 8'2" tall. See more »

Goofs

During the final stanza of the Anything Muppets' song "J Friends", when the four Muppets jump up at the line "Let's jump with Jane", the hair and forehead of Muppet performer Frank Oz are briefly visible at the bottom of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Gordon: Sally, you've never seen a street like Sesame Street before. Everything happens here. You're gonna love it!
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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 »


Soundtracks

FIVE PEOPLE IN MY FAMILY
Performed by An Anything Muppet Father and His Family
©1969
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Lost Roots
28 July 2006 | by (United States) – 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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