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 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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3 December 1978 (USA)  »

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Sesame Street: Christmas Eve on Sesame Street  »

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

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The wall to the right of Big Bird's nest vibrates when Mr. Snuffleupagus' hindquarters bump into it, giving away that it is painted fabric. 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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Featured in Movie Nights: Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (2011) See more »

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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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