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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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 Big Bird / ... (274 episodes, 1969-2017)
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 Bert / ... (274 episodes, 1969-2014)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (257 episodes, 1970-2013)
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 Ernie / ... (242 episodes, 1969-2005)
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 Maria / ... (213 episodes, 1971-2014)
Martin P. Robinson ...
 Telly Monster / ... (206 episodes, 1982-2015)
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 Elmo / ... (190 episodes, 1980-2014)
Bob McGrath ...
 Bob / ... (186 episodes, 1969-2017)
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 Gordon / ... (183 episodes, 1974-2017)
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 Luis / ... (170 episodes, 1971-2017)
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 Two-Headed Monster / ... (162 episodes, 1974-1998)
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 Susan / ... (133 episodes, 1969-2017)
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 Prairie Dawn / ... (132 episodes, 1970-2015)
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 Baby Bear / ... (126 episodes, 1986-2017)
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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

Ernie wears horizontal stripes on his sweater to make him appear more relaxed; and Bert wears vertical stripes on his sweater to make him appear more uptight. 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

Gordon Robinson: What are you guys doing?
Abby Cadabby: We are drawing about the house we live in.
Gordon Robinson: Cool, Le me see it.
[Looks at Rosita's house]
Gordon Robinson: Wow!
Rosita: That is my Casa! And this is my mother!
Elmo: And this is my apartment where I live on.
Gordon Robinson: That's cool, And what do you got here, Abby?
Abby Cadabby: Well, This is my house, And this is my other house.
Elmo: [Confused] Hey, Wait a minute. What do Abby mean her other house?
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Anthropophagus (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

A NEW WAY TO WALK
Written by Mark Saltzman and Joe Raposo
Performed by The Oinker Sisters
1986 Sesame Street Records, Instruct. Children's Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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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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