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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

On August 14, 2012, Sesame Street announced it was holding a casting call on August 20 for a new Hispanic character for the show's forty-fourth season. See more »

Goofs

During the final stanza of the Anything Muppets' song "J Friends", when the four Muppets jump up at the line "Let's jump with Jane", the hair and forehead of Muppet performer Frank Oz are briefly visible at the bottom of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Gordon: Sally, you've never seen a street like Sesame Street before. Everything happens here. You're gonna love it!
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Saved by the Bell: The College Years: Bedside Manner (1994) See more »

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ELMO'S WORLD
Performed by Elmo
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It's Not The Same As It Used To Be
28 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I think that Sesame Street, although it is a really good children's show, isn't really the same as it used to be. It hasn't been the same since Jim Henson died and it hasn't been the same since a lot of the characters have died or moved on. The people that have come and gone from this show are the ones that have been the best I've seen in a very long time. Now instead of recording new shows and going on without some of the major players in the show they just pasted together clips from old shows. I remember the days before Jim Henson died when Sesame Street was more than just a clip show. It meant a lot to the kids of my generation.


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