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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 / ... 334 episodes, 1969-2018
Frank Oz ...  Bert / ... 328 episodes, 1969-2014
Jerry Nelson ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 315 episodes, 1970-2013
Martin P. Robinson ...  Telly Monster / ... 253 episodes, 1982-2015
Sonia Manzano ...  Maria / ... 249 episodes, 1971-2014
Jim Henson ...  Ernie / ... 293 episodes, 1969-2005
Kevin Clash ...  Elmo / ... 237 episodes, 1980-2014
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ...  Bob / ... 221 episodes, 1969-2017
Roscoe Orman ...  Gordon / ... 213 episodes, 1974-2018
Emilio Delgado ...  Luis / ... 200 episodes, 1971-2017
Richard Hunt ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 223 episodes, 1972-2000
Fran Brill Fran Brill ...  Prairie Dawn / ... 173 episodes, 1970-2015
David Rudman ...  Baby Bear / ... 162 episodes, 1986-2017
Loretta Long Loretta Long ...  Susan / ... 159 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:

Official site | PBS | See more »

Country:

USA

Release Date:

21 July 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

1-2-3 Sesame See more »

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Runtime:

(1969-2014) | (2014-)

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Mono | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In each of Don Music's appearances, an autographed photograph of series musician, songwriter, and original music director Joe Raposo appeared on a wall. 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 »

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Bert: [Bert has reluctantly agreed to have Ernie give him a haircut... ] Ernie. I'm bald.
Ernie: Um... well, I wouldn't say that, Bert.
Bert: You wouldn't say that?
[explodes]
Bert: No, but it's true!
Ernie: Well, I know it's true, I just wouldn't say it, Bert.
Bert: [hysterical] You cut all my hair off!
Ernie: Yes, well, I 'm sorry about that...
Bert: Ernie!
Ernie: But, but it will grow back again, you know...
[...]
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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 »

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Referenced in Epic Rap Battles of History: Jim Henson vs. Stan Lee (2015) See more »

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A show that has gone downhill
4 January 2013 | by robotyoda9See all my reviews

The show has gone downhill over the past few years. Elmo ruined the show by killing off the other characters. Bert,Ernie,Grover,Oscar,Cookie Monster,Guy Smiley,Snuffy and Big Bird rarely appear on the show.Elmo,Zoe, Abby Cadaby and Baby Bear are now the only characters on the show. The stories are now awfully boring. Elmo is not a classic character. He is very annoying. Elmo is also just another way to boost ratings. Sesame Street is getting a new generation of viewers so the viewers won't remember any of the classic characters. Jim Henson would be ashamed of what his show has became.Sesame Street is not a show that is worthy to bother looking back at.


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