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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Family, Music  |  3 December 1978 (USA)
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

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Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice)
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Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) (as Carroll Spinney)
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

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The Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Album was nominated for a Grammy. It featured several songs from the televised special along with narration. See more »

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When Gordon grabs Big Bird's hand to pull him into the apartment near the end of the movie, the icicle is on his beak. In the next shot, it is gone. See more »

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Cookie Monster: [At the end of the movie, Susan and Gordon come home and see that Cookie Monster has eaten their Christmas tree] Ohhh, ohh, oh, Scotch pine delicious, but Douglas fir give me heartburn. Burp! Excuse me, ohhh, oh!
[Susan and Gordon look perplexed]
Cookie Monster: Burp! Oh sorry, oh!
[Credits roll]
Cookie Monster: Burp! Buuuuuuurrrp! Oh that a long one, buuuuurrp, buuuurrp, oh!
[Movie ends]
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True Blue Miracle
Written by Carol Hall
Performed by Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman, Loretta Long, Alaina Reed-Hall,
Northern Calloway, Sonia Manzano and The Muppets
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Brings back great memories

I first saw this when I was about 4 and I've watched it every Christmas since. It is still entertaining, funny, and heartwarming. From the opening scene at the ice skating rink to the songs to Big Bird's exchanges with Oscar the Grouch. Oscar the Grouch's song is great: "I hate Christmas". Probably the best in the whole movie is Bert and Ernie's scene with Mr. Hooper. Such a shame he died.

Kermit the Frog is funny, too. These were the good days of Sesame Street, before Elmo-mania.


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