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Sesame Street 

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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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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 223 wins & 304 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Caroll Spinney ...  Big Bird / ... 416 episodes, 1969-2020
Frank Oz ...  Bert / ... 382 episodes, 1969-2014
Jerry Nelson ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 366 episodes, 1970-2013
Martin P. Robinson ...  Telly Monster / ... 296 episodes, 1982-2020
Kevin Clash ...  Elmo / ... 280 episodes, 1980-2014
Sonia Manzano ...  Maria / ... 276 episodes, 1971-2014
Jim Henson ...  Ernie / ... 344 episodes, 1969-2005
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ...  Bob / ... 237 episodes, 1969-2017
Roscoe Orman ...  Gordon / ... 236 episodes, 1974-2018
Emilio Delgado ...  Luis / ... 222 episodes, 1971-2017
Richard Hunt ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 275 episodes, 1972-2004
Fran Brill Fran Brill ...  Prairie Dawn / ... 206 episodes, 1970-2015
David Rudman ...  Baby Bear / ... 197 episodes, 1986-2020
Loretta Long Loretta Long ...  Susan / ... 176 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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Trivia

Possibly the only topic that has never been dealt with on the show is divorce. The producers tried in 1991 with an episode titled "Snuffy's Parents Get a Divorce". In the episode, Snuffy's parents are shown arguing and his sister, Alice, is shown reacting by hitting her teddy bear. The script was reviewed by child psychologists who suggested an emphasis on telling children that if their parents get divorced, their parents will still love them and the divorce is not their fault. The episode was tested on children in daycare centers. But the children came away with those same negative messages. The episode was never aired. In another 1991 episode, Kermit the Frog interviews a bird who sings about how her parents still love her even though they no longer live together though it is not directly stated that her parents are divorced. See more »

Goofs

In a lot of times you can see the strings of the puppets that are being used by the puppeteers. See more »

Quotes

Fat Blue: [angrily] Do you think you can bring me a meal *without* dropping it on the floor?
Grover: Where there is life, there is hope.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits in some episodes, there's a purple static background with Big Bird giving a farewell to the viewers See more »

Alternate Versions

The Canadian broadcasts also used different opening and closing credits, and beginning in the mid-1980s, the series title was changed to "Canadian Sesame Street" due to widespread broadcasting of the American version in Canada via cable TV. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: 22 for 30 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

RUBBER DUCKIE
Performed by Ernie
©1970
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User Reviews

What happended to my show?
27 March 2004 | by CarrieatthepromSee all my reviews

Can this really be the same show that dealt with the death of Mr. Hooper? I can't see them doing anything like that now. They used to count up to twenty. Now they sometimes go past ten. I even remember one cartoon segment where they went up to 40! I miss Mumford the Magician(ala peanut butter sandwiches!) and the honkers. I had a honker doll when I was little. Drove my folks nuts.

Please get rid of Elmo World! He doesn't even TEACH anything.('cept for that one PC Holiday Speacial) and as many others pointed out he's annoying and talks down to kids.

For people who tell me not to get upset over a kids show, I remind them that Sesame Street was a show parents could watch with their kids without being bored silly. The show had jokes that parents could get. and some awesome guest stars.

I have a feeling this show may be coming to an end. It will be replaced by Elmo's World in hour long form.

Farwell Sesmae we had great times together.


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Country:

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Release Date:

21 July 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The New Sesame Street See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1969-2014) | (2014-)

Sound Mix:

Mono (1969-1992)| Stereo (1992-2007)| Dolby Digital (Surround) (2008-)

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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