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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
When creating the show, executive producer Joan Ganz Cooney
, deliberately made sure that the human cast would be an ensemble with approximately equal roles, so no one person would emerge as the host or star of the show and be able to use this as a negotiating tool and threaten the show's survival when it came time for contracts to be renewed, as Robert Keeshan
had been able to do as the star of the Captain Kangaroo
(1955) show. See more
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
Oh, I love pigeons more then anything else in this world... besides oatmeal.
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
Referenced in Wild Seven
Performed by Kermit the Frog
©1970 See more