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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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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:

TV-Y | See all certifications »
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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

The wall to the right of Big Bird's nest vibrates when Mr. Snuffleupagus' hindquarters bump into it, giving away that it is painted fabric. See more »

Quotes

Snuffy: [squeezed into a garbage can to prove Santa can fit in chimneys] Bird?
Big Bird: Yes, Snuffy?
Snuffy: Now that we know how Santa gets *into* the chimney, how does he get *out*?
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

When Big Bird and Patty check on Oscar following his ice skating accident, his original line was "Sure. I've been thrown out of better places than that." It was later re-dubbed in post-production (to "Let's go back and do it, again!"), as the original line was deemed too adult. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Sesame Street (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Feliz Navidad
Written and Performed by José Feliciano
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Better than Elmo.
8 July 2019 | by earwoodwyvySee all my reviews

Even though this is WAY better than Elmo, Sesame Street doesn't make good Christmas specials. Listen to Aikatsu's Christmas songs! They'll please you!


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