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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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Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) (as Carroll Spinney)
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Olivia (as Alaina Reed)
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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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A camera tripod is visible in "I Hate Christmas when Maria stares at Oscar after he throws a snowball at her. See more »

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Big Bird: [Oscar crashed through a wall and fell down the stairs] Oscar, are you okay?
Oscar: [pops up in his can] Okay? Let's go back and do it again!
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Spun-off from Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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I Hate Christmas
Written by Sam Pottle and David Axlerod
Performed by Oscar the Grouch (Caroll Spinney)
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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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