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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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Cast

Credited cast:
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Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice)
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Snuffy / The Count (voice)
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Ernie (assistant) / Additional Muppets (voice)
Linda Bove ...
Linda
Northern Calloway ...
David
Debbie Chen ...
Will Lee ...
Mr. Hooper
Loretta Long ...
Susan
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Bob McGrath ...
Bob
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Gordon
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Olivia (as Alaina Reed)
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Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) (as Carroll Spinney)
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Billy
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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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3 December 1978 (USA)  »

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Sesame Street: Christmas Eve on Sesame Street  »

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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

The Count: Here comes Bert.
Ernie: Mm-hmm?
Cookie Monster: Yep.
Ernie: Okay, I'll give the signal.
Bert: H-hey, come on you guys, be careful!
Ernie: What?
Bert: Ernie, Ernie, you're gonna get hurt sitting on the barrel.
Cookie Monster: Whoa!
Bert: Ernie, don't sit on the side of the barrel!
Ernie: I'm okay, Bert.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Featured in I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014) See more »

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I Hate Christmas
Written by Sam Pottle and David Axlerod
Performed by Oscar the Grouch (Caroll Spinney)
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THE BEST CHRISTMAS SPECIAL EVER!!!!!!!
28 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Ok, this is one of the best Christmas specials i have ever seen in my whole freakin life!!!!

By the way I am already 15, and I can happily say that this is my favorite Christmas special other than, A Muppet Christmas Carol.

But this movie is the best because of all of the great music, Keep Christmas With You, that song is kind of addicting, and if you have not seen this movie, you have to go buy it next time you see it.

This movie was easliy the best Sesame Street production ever!!


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