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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 / ... 377 episodes, 1969-2018
Frank Oz ...  Bert / ... 371 episodes, 1969-2014
Jerry Nelson ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 356 episodes, 1970-2013
Martin P. Robinson ...  Telly Monster / ... 289 episodes, 1982-2018
Kevin Clash ...  Elmo / ... 273 episodes, 1980-2014
Sonia Manzano ...  Maria / ... 268 episodes, 1971-2014
Jim Henson ...  Ernie / ... 334 episodes, 1969-2005
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ...  Bob / ... 232 episodes, 1969-2017
Roscoe Orman ...  Gordon / ... 230 episodes, 1974-2018
Emilio Delgado ...  Luis / ... 215 episodes, 1971-2017
Fran Brill Fran Brill ...  Prairie Dawn / ... 202 episodes, 1970-2015
Richard Hunt ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 265 episodes, 1972-2004
David Rudman ...  Baby Bear / ... 190 episodes, 1986-2019
Loretta Long Loretta Long ...  Susan / ... 171 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

As of 2009, the highest number of the day has been forty, and the lowest number of the day has been zero. See more »

Goofs

A skit involving The Fonz from Happy Days doing his usual "Ayyyyy!" towards the camera, and the letter "A" appearing below him, and him looking down at it. Later, the A was shifted to the left of him, but he still looks down. See more »

Quotes

Elmo: Oh look, it's Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle.
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Crazy Credits

Most episodes aired from 1969 to the 2000s do not have complete closing credits; ending credits usually appeared at the end of the Friday installment, or when another weekday episode ran short. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the USA, Spanish channels air a Spanish version called "Plaza Sesamo" which includes a number of Spanish muppets. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Rob: The Pillow (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

ONE FINE FACE
Performed by Ernie and Elmo
©1986
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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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