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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Cast

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 Bert / ... (204 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 Big Bird / ... (199 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 News Flash Announcer / ... (186 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (177 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (153 episodes, 1971-2013)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (143 episodes, 1982-2013)
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 Gordon / ... (139 episodes, 1974-2013)
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 Elmo / ... (139 episodes, 1982-2013)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (138 episodes, 1969-2013)
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 Luis / ... (118 episodes, 1971-2013)
Loretta Long ...
 Susan / ... (109 episodes, 1969-2012)
Richard Hunt ...
 Two-Headed Monster / ... (109 episodes, 1974-1998)
Fran Brill ...
 Prairie Dawn / ... (99 episodes, 1970-2014)
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 Baby Bear / ... (82 episodes, 1986-2013)
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Storyline

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

The character of 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

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

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Crazy for Christmas (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

HONKER DUCKIE DINGER JAMBOREE
Performed by Ernie, the Honkers, a Dinger, and Ernie's Rubber Duckie
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It's Not The Same As It Used To Be
28 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I think that Sesame Street, although it is a really good children's show, isn't really the same as it used to be. It hasn't been the same since Jim Henson died and it hasn't been the same since a lot of the characters have died or moved on. The people that have come and gone from this show are the ones that have been the best I've seen in a very long time. Now instead of recording new shows and going on without some of the major players in the show they just pasted together clips from old shows. I remember the days before Jim Henson died when Sesame Street was more than just a clip show. It meant a lot to the kids of my generation.


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