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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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Snuffy / The Count (voice)
Richard Hunt ...
Ernie (assistant) / Additional Muppets (voice)
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Loretta Long ...
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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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Sesame Street: Christmas Eve on Sesame Street  »

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When the neighborhood kids are singing "Keep Christmas With You" at Bob's apartment, the black boy's cardigan is buttoned and then unbuttoned between shots. See more »

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Maria: Oscar, I hope you're satisfied. You had to start all that stuff about Santa and tiny chimneys, and you've upset Big Bird so much, he's gone.
Oscar: Well, I didn't know he'd do anything dumb like that! I was only teasin' him!
Maria: Teasing him? Telling him that Santa's not gonna bring anybody any presents because he can't get down a tiny chimney? Now, you call that teasing?
Oscar: Well, he'll come back! He's part homing pigeon! Besides, what's the big deal? He lives outdoors all the time anyway!
Maria: Now, look here, ...
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Spun-off from Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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Keep Christmas With You
Written by Sam Pottle and David Axlerod
Performed by Bob McGrath and children's choir
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Love this little movie
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I have to say, I grew up on this movie and it is the best! I am 29 years old now, and I am thrilled that you can now buy it on DVD. I can't wait to continue the Christmas tradition from when I was a little girl watching it with my sister and brother and parents, and one day soon watch it with my children!!! If anyone is considering this movie for your children, I highly recommend it! As anyone can see, Sesame Street is the best, it's sweet and always educational. There are little lessons in every story line in this movie, not to mention the music is great. Thank you Sesame Street for providing children (and parents) with so much joy!


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