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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978)

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)
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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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Trivia

When aired by Nickelodeon in 1994, "I Hate Christmas" was cut. See more »

Goofs

A camera tripod is visible in "I Hate Christmas when Maria stares at Oscar after he throws a snowball at her. See more »

Quotes

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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Crazy Credits

Cookie Monster continuously burps over the contribution credits at the end. See more »

Connections

Featured in A Sesame Street Christmas Carol (2006) See more »

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Feliz Navidad
Written and Performed by José Feliciano
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A Holiday Treat for Kids at Heart
4 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Everyone has grown up with Sesame Street (at least I did) and this movie was one of my favorites, and still is. I was cleaning out for a garage sale and found the tape of this movie. I immediately went upstairs and popped it in, even though it was the middle of August, and I had flashbacks of watching this movie when I was 3 years old.

Of course it is hard to find now, probably out of print, but I still have my beat up old tape of this, that I now take good care of.

Yes, I am an adult now, and every Christmas season, I revist this movie to rekindle what it was like to be a child.

If you can find it, this is a movie for anyone who grew up watching Sesame Street, and a movie for the vulnerable kid inside us who still believes in magic, something we need in the world today.

9/10


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