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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Caroll Spinney ...  Big Bird / ... 373 episodes, 1969-2018
Frank Oz ...  Bert / ... 369 episodes, 1969-2014
Jerry Nelson ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 354 episodes, 1970-2013
Martin P. Robinson ...  Telly Monster / ... 287 episodes, 1982-2018
Kevin Clash ...  Elmo / ... 272 episodes, 1980-2014
Sonia Manzano ...  Maria / ... 268 episodes, 1971-2014
Jim Henson ...  Ernie / ... 330 episodes, 1969-2005
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ...  Bob / ... 232 episodes, 1969-2017
Roscoe Orman ...  Gordon / ... 228 episodes, 1974-2018
Emilio Delgado ...  Luis / ... 214 episodes, 1971-2017
Fran Brill Fran Brill ...  Prairie Dawn / ... 199 episodes, 1970-2015
Richard Hunt ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 261 episodes, 1972-2004
David Rudman ...  Baby Bear / ... 188 episodes, 1986-2019
Loretta Long Loretta Long ...  Susan / ... 170 episodes, 1969-2017
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

Official site | PBS | See more »

Country:

USA

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-)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Sesame Street: Fire at Hooper's Store (2002) was inspired by the September 11 attacks and was written to help kids deal with traumatic situations. See more »

Goofs

During the "Remembering Game" sketch, when Cookie Monster calls "Number 4", a stagehand's arm is visible reaching behind the game board at the bottom right of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Ernie: You know, whenever I'm not sleepy, Bert tells me to count sheep.
Count von Count: "Count Sheep?" Who's that?
Ernie: Uh, uh, it's not a who, it's a what.
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Crazy Credits

Each episode is numbered, and this number is displayed at the start of the episode. See more »

Alternate Versions

In 1970, an experimental edit of the show, entitled "This Way to Sesame Street", was briefly syndicated. It featured programs that were edited to include slightly different opening credits and paid commercials and was offered to commercial TV stations as a means of cashing in on the show's success. The project was scrapped after several weeks, and full effort was placed on the non-commercial version of the program. See more »


Soundtracks

RUBBER DUCKIE
Performed by Ernie
©1970
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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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