Leslie Uggams is celebrating Christmas on Sesame Street. But since Oscar the Grouch is being a right old Scrooge, she decides to teach him a lesson by imploring Anne Murray, Imogene Coca and Dickie Smothers to pose as the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Written by
Did You Know?
The special shares many comparisons with "The Star Wars Holiday Special" (1978). Both holiday specials originally aired on CBS (broadcast exactly three weeks apart), were produced without the input of their original creators, were broadcast only one time on television, were produced in a variety show-like format, and maintain a cult following. See more
Imogene, what's the matter? You look like an idiot.
Performed by Leslie Uggams
, Sonia Manzano
, Bob McGrath
& Northern Calloway See more