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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978)

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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

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Jon Stone
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jim Henson ... Kermit the Frog / Ernie (voice)
Frank Oz ... Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice)
Jerry Nelson ... Snuffy / The Count (voice)
Richard Hunt ... Ernie (assistant) / Additional Muppets (voice)
Linda Bove Linda Bove ... Linda
Northern Calloway Northern Calloway ... David
Debbie Chen Debbie Chen ... Patty
Will Lee ... Mr. Hooper
Loretta Long Loretta Long ... Susan
Sonia Manzano ... Maria
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ... Bob
Roscoe Orman ... Gordon
Alaina Reed-Hall ... Olivia (as Alaina Reed)
Caroll Spinney ... Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) (as Carroll Spinney)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Mack ... Billy
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Storyline

Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sesame Street: Christmas Eve on Sesame Street See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Album was nominated for a Grammy. It featured several songs from the televised special along with narration. See more »

Goofs

When the neighborhood kids are singing "Keep Christmas With You" at Bob's apartment, the black boy's cardigan is buttoned and then unbuttoned between shots. See more »

Quotes

Big Bird: [Oscar crashed through a wall and fell down the stairs] Oscar, are you okay?
Oscar: [pops up in his can] Okay? Let's go back and do it again!
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Crazy Credits

Cookie Monster continuously burps over the contribution credits at the end. See more »

Connections

Featured in Movie Nights: A Special Sesame Street Christmas (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Keep Christmas With You
Written by Sam Pottle and David Axlerod
Performed by Bob McGrath and children's choir
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Love this little movie
17 November 2006 | by nlicata13See all my reviews

I have to say, I grew up on this movie and it is the best! I am 29 years old now, and I am thrilled that you can now buy it on DVD. I can't wait to continue the Christmas tradition from when I was a little girl watching it with my sister and brother and parents, and one day soon watch it with my children!!! If anyone is considering this movie for your children, I highly recommend it! As anyone can see, Sesame Street is the best, it's sweet and always educational. There are little lessons in every story line in this movie, not to mention the music is great. Thank you Sesame Street for providing children (and parents) with so much joy!


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