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Sesame Street, Special (1988) Poster

(1988 TV Special)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jon Stone

Writing Credits  

Norman Stiles ... (written by) and
Christopher Cerf ... (written by) &
Cathi Turow ... (written by) (as Cathi Rosenberg-Turow) &
Mark Saltzman ... (written by) &
Nancy Sans ... (written by) &
Luis Santeiro ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order)  

Linda Bove ... Linda
Northern Calloway ... David
... Luis Rodriguez
Loretta Long ... Susan
... Maria Figueroa Rodriguez
... Uncle Wally
Bob McGrath ... Bob Johnson
... Gordon
... Gina
... Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch / Bruno the Trashman (voice)
... Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice)
... Pretty Great Performances Announcer / Mr. Johnson / Count Von Count / Additional Muppets (voice)
... Placido Flamingo / Additional Muppets (voice)
... Telly Monster / Manolo (voice)
... Elmo / Hoots the Owl / Additional Muppets (voice)
Pam Arciero ... Additional Muppets (voice)
Fred Garver ... Barkley (voice) (as Fred Garbo)
Bryant Young ... Mr. Snuffleupagus (back half)
Camille Bonora ... Additional Muppets (voice)
... Additional Muppets (voice)
... Kermit the Frog / Ernie (voice)
... Himself
... Themselves (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)
... Herself
... Himself
... Himself
... Herself
Seiji Ozawa ... Himself
... Himself
... Herself
Carl Banks ... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Yosh Shmenge (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Herself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Herself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie") (as Danny De Vito)
... Pee-wee Herman (segment "Put Down the Duckie") (as Pee Wee Herman)
Keith Hernandez ... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
Mark Ingram ... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Herself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
Ladysmith Black Mambazo ... Themselves (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
Sean Landeta ... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Herself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Edith Prickley (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
Karl Nelson ... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Herself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
Mookie Wilson ... Himself (segment "Put Down the Duckie")
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William Guest ... Himself (as The Pips)
... Herself
Merald Knight ... Himself (as The Pips)
Edward Patten ... Himself (as The Pips)
Kermit Love ... Willy (uncredited)
Noel MacNeal ... Additional Muppets (voice) (uncredited)
Chet O'Brien ... Mr. Macintosh (uncredited)

Art Department 

Mike Pantuso ... graphic designer

Art Direction by 

Byron Taylor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ted May ... associate director

Camera and Electrical Department 

Frank Biondo ... camera operator
Dave Driscoll ... camera operator
Joseph Prewitt ... video
Dick Weiss ... lighting director

Casting Department 

Martha O'Connor ... casting: children

Music by 

Tony Geiss ... (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Calista Hendrickson ... muppet costumes
Grisha Mynova ... wardrobe

Costume Design by 

Bill Kellard

Editorial Department 

Mary Forrest ... vision mixer
John Tierney ... videotape editor (as John R. Tierney)

Makeup Department 

Lee Halls ... make-up
Karen Specht ... hair stylist

Other crew 

Danette de Sena ... assistant to the producers
Bonnie Erickson ... muppet design consultant
Jitka Exler ... muppets by
Michael K. Frith ... muppet design consultant
Carol D. Hayes ... production assistant
Ruth Hiatt ... production assistant
Ruth Hiatt ... production assistant
Richard Holloway ... senior floor manager
Cheryl Ann Jung ... production assistant
Kermit Love ... muppets by
Peter MacKennan ... muppets by
Norman Maen ... choreographer
Carol Mayes ... production assistant (as Carol D. Mayes)
Ralph Mensch ... technical director
Thelma Moses ... script coordinator
Mortimer J. O'Brien ... stage manager
Frank Oz ... creative consultant
Stephen Rotondaro ... muppets by
Angela Santomero ... production assistant
Steve Springford ... floor manager
Richard Termine ... muppets by
Amy Van Gilder ... muppet workshop coordinator
Caroly Wilcox ... muppets by
Mark Zeszotek ... muppets by

Music Department 

Dave Conner ... conductor (as Dave Connor)
Danny Epstein ... music coordinator

Produced by 

Arlene Sherman ... coordinating producer
Lisa Simon ... producer
Dulcy Singer ... executive producer

Production Design by 

Victor DiNapoli

Production Management 

Frieda Lipp ... production supervisor
Eleanor McIntosh ... unit manager
Chet O'Brien ... production stage manager

Set Decoration by 

Nat Mongioi

Sound Department 

Tim Lester ... audio
Dick Maitland ... sound effects
Blake Norton ... audio

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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