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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Caroll Spinney ...  Big Bird / ... 336 episodes, 1969-2018
Frank Oz ...  Bert / ... 331 episodes, 1969-2014
Jerry Nelson ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 318 episodes, 1970-2013
Martin P. Robinson ...  Telly Monster / ... 257 episodes, 1982-2015
Sonia Manzano ...  Maria / ... 252 episodes, 1971-2014
Jim Henson ...  Ernie / ... 295 episodes, 1969-2005
Kevin Clash ...  Elmo / ... 240 episodes, 1980-2014
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ...  Bob / ... 221 episodes, 1969-2017
Roscoe Orman ...  Gordon / ... 214 episodes, 1974-2018
Emilio Delgado ...  Luis / ... 200 episodes, 1971-2017
Richard Hunt ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 225 episodes, 1972-2000
Fran Brill Fran Brill ...  Prairie Dawn / ... 173 episodes, 1970-2015
David Rudman ...  Baby Bear / ... 163 episodes, 1986-2017
Loretta Long Loretta Long ...  Susan / ... 160 episodes, 1969-2017
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

21 July 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

1-2-3 Sesame See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1969-2014) | (2014-)

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Mono | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, producers intended to keep the muppets and the human actors and actresses separate, in different sequences. However, the producers learned that the audiences were focusing their attention on the muppets, and ignoring the actors and actresses. In response, they had the actors and actresses and muppets interact in new scenes. Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch were primarily designed for actors and actresses, with whom to work. See more »

Goofs

In the end of the song "Hey Food" The drummer's drum falls off the set. See more »

Quotes

[Oscar the Grouch's famous last line]
Oscar the Grouch: Now leave me alone and get lost!
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Crazy Credits

Most episodes aired from 1969 to the 2000s do not have complete closing credits; ending credits usually appeared at the end of the Friday installment, or when another weekday episode ran short. See more »

Alternate Versions

The New Zealand broadcasts of Sesame Street have the Spanish segments replaced with segments about New Zealand Maori. See more »

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Referenced in Crash Zone: Big Business (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

A NEW WAY TO WALK
Written by Mark Saltzman and Joe Raposo
Performed by The Oinker Sisters
1986 Sesame Street Records, Instruct. Children's Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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Sesame Street!
8 August 2004 | by Movie NuttballSee all my reviews

I always caught this show on television every now and then. The show was put together and written well and the people that was on show was good. I am surprised that this show has aired in TV for such and great length of time. Sesame Street was/is one of the most watched by the youngsters. The show would have like little teachings for them in various formats for them such as animated and such. There is some funny stuff on this show with Oscar, The Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie. I would only recommend this television show to young kids unless the adults are interested in seeing the actors and the hilarious characters or if you want watch something you haven't seen as young boy or girl then this can bring memories back from the past make you feel like your a kid again. If that is the case then I recommend you watch this show!


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