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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, human and muppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.
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Series cast summary:
...  Big Bird / ... 322 episodes, 1969-2018
...  Bert / ... 321 episodes, 1969-2014
...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 302 episodes, 1970-2013
...  Ernie / ... 290 episodes, 1969-2005
...  Telly Monster / ... 243 episodes, 1982-2015
...  Maria / ... 238 episodes, 1971-2014
...  Elmo / ... 228 episodes, 1980-2014
Bob McGrath ...  Bob / ... 208 episodes, 1969-2017
...  Gordon / ... 202 episodes, 1974-2018
...  Luis / ... 190 episodes, 1971-2017
...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 220 episodes, 1972-2000
Fran Brill ...  Prairie Dawn / ... 162 episodes, 1970-2015
...  Baby Bear / ... 155 episodes, 1986-2017
Loretta Long ...  Susan / ... 149 episodes, 1969-2017
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The setting is in a small street in a city where children and furry puppet monsters learn about numbers, the alphabet and other pre-school subjects taught in commercial spots, songs and games. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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21 July 1969 (USA)  »

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1-2-3 Sesame  »

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(1969-2014) | (2014-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

As of 2005, this program has won over one hundred Emmy Awards, the single-most awarded to any television show in the United States. See more »

Goofs

During the "Beat the Time" skit with The Count, Guy Smiley declared that The Count won when he created his thunder and lightning from counting the 20 seconds he had, as he had found two thing that came from the sky. However, the thunder and lightning came after the time ran out, so technically he still lost. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Bert: I don't get it.
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Crazy Credits

Each episode is numbered, and this number is displayed at the start of the episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cougar Town: Something Good Coming: Part 1 (2011) See more »

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RUBBER DUCKIE
Performed by Ernie
©1970
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GIve Cookie Monster back his cookies
21 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

This was once one of the best shows for children to learn things from at an early age but now it's taken the turn of a ridiculous show to keep kids quiet while their parents don't pay attention. Then they complain about one of the characters and the show gets worse. Things that need to be changed:

1. Elmo- Get rid of Elmo, he teaches nothing and is very annoying. The only reason they added him was so they could make a doll that makes an irritating noise when you squeeze it then vibrates across the carpet.

2. Cookie Monster- Veggie Monster! what is that! Why can't Cookie Monster eat cookies anymore? Cookie Monster did not make kids fat, stupid video games made kids fat. Now stand back, ignore Sesame Street and look at the problem. Kids are not fat because they idolize a puppet, kids are fat because they don't have the common sense to put down the I-Pod and the Gameboy and go play outside. After all they don't need to go outside to play baseball anymore, not when they can sit on their duffs and do it on a Playstation.

3. Oscar the Grouch- I was really, really mad when I saw what they did to my favorite Sesame Street character. I need to keep this one short, for everyone's sake, make the Grouch, grouchy again, please he didn't do anything to us, he just didn't like to be around people and singing, what's so wrong with that?


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