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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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Loretta Long ...
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Olivia (as Alaina Reed)
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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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3 December 1978 (USA)  »

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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Big Bird: Hey Oscar, wait! Hey Oscar! I know how Santa gets down the chimney! All he does is take that big belt of his and tie it real tight around his waist, and it makes him so skinny he fits right down the chimney.
Oscar: [pops out of the can] You are, without a doubt, the stupidest...
[most of what he says next is drowned out by the noise of a passing subway train]
Oscar: ... bird I've ever met.
[goes back in the can]
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Connections

Featured in Movie Nights: A Special Sesame Street Christmas (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

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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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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