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1. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, human and muppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 11,588

2. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

G | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.7
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59 Metascore

A tug-of-war between Elmo and his friend sends his blanket to faraway Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures and the villainous Huxley. Elmo embarks on a rescue mission, learning important lessons about sharing and responsibility.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 2,844 | Gross: $11.63M

3. Follow That Bird (1985)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.7
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59 Metascore

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

Votes: 4,562

4. Oobi (2000–2005)

TV-Y | 13 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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The everyday discoveries of a curious young hand puppet named Oobi. He and his family have funny, simple adventures that celebrate the awkward steps of growing up.

Stars: Tim Lagasse, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Noel MacNeal, Tyler Bunch

Votes: 2,188

5. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)

47 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

8.1
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.

Directors: Peter Harris, Eric Till | Stars: Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen

Votes: 3,337

6. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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71 Metascore

Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.

Directors: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Debra Spinney

Votes: 1,380 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.4
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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.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 785

8. Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2019 TV Special)

TV-Y | 49 min | Family

8.6
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An hour long special celebrating 50 years of Sesame Street

Director: Jack Jameson | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Pam Arciero, Jennifer Barnhart, Tau Bennett

Votes: 64

9. Big Bird in Japan (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Family

7.2
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While visiting Japan, Big Bird wanders off from a guided tour bus in Tokyo, and is lost until a Japanese woman helps him get to where he needs to go. The woman, however, is hiding a secret.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Brian Muehl, Maiko Kawakami, Masayuki Katô

Votes: 172

10. Big Bird in China (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Brian Muehl, Lianzi Ouyang, Frank Oz

Votes: 409

11. Play with Me Sesame (2002– )

20 min | Family

6.7
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Early childhood series hosted by Sesame Street Muppet characters, whom invite viewers to participate in segments as per a child's playdate.

Stars: Fran Brill, Eric Jacobson, Lisa Buckley, John Tartaglia

Votes: 46

12. The Magical Wand Chase (2017 TV Short)

TV-Y | 44 min | Short, Adventure, Family

6.6
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A playful bird snatches Abby's magic wand during a hot-air balloon ride leaving Elmo, Abby and friends on a colorful adventure.

Director: Benjamin Lehmann | Stars: Suki Lopez, Lynn Cheng, William Poon, Ana-Sofia Rodriquez-Garcia

Votes: 26

13. Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy

8.1
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As the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes, Big Bird decides to leave his Sesame Street friends behind in search of Snuffy. Once locked inside for the night, educational hilarity ensues as ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson

Votes: 206

14. Cinderelmo (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 65 min | Family

6.4
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All your favorite Muppets from Sesame Street and some very special guests join CinderElmo as he goes to the ball of the beautiful Princess - with the help of his Fairy Godperson.

Director: Bruce Leddy | Stars: Keri Russell, Kathy Najimy, Caroll Spinney, French Stewart

Votes: 179

15. Elmo Saves Christmas (1996 Video)

TV-Y | 60 min | Family

6.4
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Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.

Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Charles Durning, Harvey Fierstein, Maya Angelou, Kevin Clash

Votes: 291

16. Elmopalooza! (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 45 min | Comedy, Family, Music

5.8
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Join the Muppets from Sesame Street for an all-star celebration of 30 years of songs and laughs! Starring David Alan Grier and Jon Stewart.

Directors: Tom Trbovich, Kevin Bray, Victor DiNapoli, Mustapha Khan, Lionel C. Martin, Mark Rowen | Stars: Brad Abrell, Abe Acay, Pam Arciero, Tyra Banks

Votes: 128

17. Elmo's Magic Cookbook (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Family

7.0
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Join Elmo and his Sesame Street pals on their most magical adventure ever! The action begins when they encounter the wish-granting Genie of the Magic Cookbook!

Directors: Lisa Simon, Ted May | Stars: Aleisha Allen, Kevin Clash, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Heather Headley

Votes: 13

18. Sesame Street, Special (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 45 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The stars come out on Sesame Street in this fun-filled special featuring the show's most memorable moments. Sing-along in this star-studded celebration.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long

Votes: 124

19. Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 56 min | Family, Music

7.7
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Everyone's invited as Sesame Street celebrates its 25th birthday! The whole family will want to sing along with this special hour-long collection of favorite Sesame Street songs.

Directors: Mustapha Khan, Jon Stone, Ted May, Lisa Simon | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Martin P. Robinson, Fran Brill, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 41

20. Sesame Street Stays Up Late! (1993 TV Movie)

G | 56 min | Family

7.6
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It's New Year's Eve on Sesame Street and around the world! Anchorman Elmo and the Monster News Network provide special reports showing us the New Year's customs and celebrations.

Director: Chuck Vinson | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Linda Bove, Ruth Buzzi, Annette Calud

Votes: 20

21. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland: Sing and Play Video (1999 Video)

Not Rated | 50 min

7.2
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Elmo's back in Grouchland to sing some of his favorite songs with his new friend Grizzy. There's just one problem - Grouches aren't supposed to cooperate, so Grizzy won't sing along!

Director: Hugh Martin | Stars: Kevin Clash, David Rudman

Votes: 17

22. Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 (2001 Video)

TV-Y | 45 min | Family, Music

8.4
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Join Elmo and his Sesame Street pals in the second volume of Kids' Favorite Songs, as Elmo travels up and down Sesame Street asking kids to sing their favorite songs! Snuffy, Baby Bear and ... See full summary »

Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Samara Amat, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Carmen Osbahr

Votes: 10

23. Working Boys (1985)

114 min | Comedy

7.1
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The wacky trio of Tito, Vic and Joey became a quartet with the addition of the Bagets (1984) film actor, Herbert Bautista. They played jack of all trades and masters of none in this spin off of the film Working Girls (1984).

Director: Mike Relon Makiling | Stars: Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, Herbert Bautista

Votes: 17

24. The Best of Elmo (1994 Video)

30 min | Short

6.9
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Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Kevin Clash, Caroll Spinney, Fran Brill, Joey Mazzarino

Votes: 32

25. Count It Higher: Great Music Videos from Sesame Street (1988 Video)

Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Family

8.1
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We want our SMV! Sesame Music Video, that is... Join the Count and his friends for a countdown of some of the hottest hits on the street. Which street? Sesame Street, of course!

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson, David Rudman

Votes: 18

26. Sesame Street: All-Star Alphabet (2005 Video)

TV-Y | 48 min | Family

8.6
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Get to know your ABCs with the fun-filled adventure that celebrates the wonder of words and the joys of the alphabet Sesame Street style. Shapes, sounds, and colors come to life as letters.... See full summary »

Director: Adam Matalon | Stars: Nicole Sullivan, Stephen Colbert, Larry King, Norah Jones

Votes: 31

27. Sesame Street (1983– )

30 min | Family

7.4
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An Israel version of Sesame Street.

Stars: Sarai Tzuriel, Gilles Ben-David, Chaim Jeraffi, Gabi Amrani

Votes: 118

28. Learning About Letters (1986 Video)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.5
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With the help of his Sesame Street friends, Big Bird leads Snuffy on a fun-filled trip through the alphabet. Cookie Monster sings the praises of "C" (for "cookie," of course), while Oscar ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Stone, Jim Henson | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 18

29. All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (1994 TV Special)

Comedy, Family, Music

5.6
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Tycoon billionaire Ronald Grump wants to demolish Sesame Street to build his Grump Tower, and it's up to the Sesame Street citizens to save their favorite buildings from being destroyed.

Director: Chuck Vinson | Stars: Joe Pesci, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Charles Grodin, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 61

30. Elmo Visits the Doctor (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 53 min | Family

7.0
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Join Elmo on his first trip to the doctor's office! This fun-filled video will help preschoolers learn that going to the doctor can be fun!

Directors: Kevin Clash, Ken Diego, Jim Martin, Ted May | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Aiden Connell

Votes: 15

31. Plaza Sésamo: Los monstruos feos más bellos (2008 Video)

57 min | Family, Music

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Lola, Pancho and Abelardo learn all about human emotions in a telenovela parody.

Directors: Alejandro Frutos, Mauricio Rodríguez | Stars: Beatriz Aguirre, Leticia Amezcua, Leticia Calderón, Kevin Clash

32. Five Sesame Street Stories (1985 Video)

Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.4
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Super Grover goes on wacky adventures and Big Bird decides to buy flowers to forget about the cold weather.

Stars: Fran Brill, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney

Votes: 38

33. Learning About Numbers (1986 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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Directors: Jon Stone, Frank Oz | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 20

34. Sesame Songs: Rock & Roll (1990 Video)

Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Music

8.7
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Sing, dance and laugh along as your Sesame Street friends phone in their favorite music video requests.

Directors: Ted May, Jon Stone, Laura Di Trapani | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 11

35. Sesame Street: 20 Years & Still Counting! 1969-1989 (1989 TV Special)

TV-G | 48 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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A 20th anniversary celebration of the classic educational TV series.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Bill Cosby, Ray Charles, Plácido Domingo, Jim Henson

Votes: 67

36. Sesame Street 4-D (2003)

Comedy, Short, Family

7.0
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Director: John Rust | Stars: Pam Arciero, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Votes: 11

37. Sesame Songs: Sing-Along Earth Songs (1993 Video)

30 min | Short, Family, Music

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Grover takes a group of children on a camping trip to Monster State Park, and learn lessons in protecting the environment.

Directors: Emily Squires, Ted May, Lisa Simon, Jon Stone | Stars: Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson

38. Elmo Visits the Firehouse (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 45 min | Short, Family

5.5
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Elmo learns fire safety from Firefighter Bill. This all comes about because he was scared after being in a fire at Mr. Hooper's Store on Sesame Street. Elmo visits Engine Company 58 Ladder ... See full summary »

Director: Victor DiNapoli | Stars: Kevin Clash, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Sonia Manzano, Joey Mazzarino

Votes: 14

39. The Best of Kermit on Sesame Street (1998 Video)

30 min | Short, Family, Music

8.1
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Kermit is being awarded the Frog of The Year award, presented by grover. Grover first recites a long poem about frogs, which introduces various Kermit The Frog segments from Sesame Street, ... See full summary »

Directors: John Chiappardi, David Heeley, Emily Squires, Jon Stone | Stars: Pam Arciero, Cheryl Blaylock, Camille Bonora, Lisa Buckley

Votes: 12

40. Nightmare on Sesame Street (2012)

Short, Comedy, Horror

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Directors: David Michael Brown, Brian Fernandes | Stars: Brian Fernandes, John Paliferro, Keith Saltojanes

41. Abby in Wonderland (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 45 min | Family, Musical

6.4
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A retelling of Alice in Wonderland featuring Abby Cadabby as Alice and Elmo as the Red Rabbit.

Director: Kevin Clash | Stars: Rickey Boyd, Fran Brill, Tyler Bunch, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph

Votes: 16

42. Big Birdman (2015)

Short, Comedy

8.6
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A parody mash up of Birdman (2014) using famous puppets.

Director: Guy Ross | Stars: Scott Kaske, Craig Robert Young, Kimberly Cimino, Sarah Farooqui

Votes: 19

43. Sesame Park (1972–2002)

30 min | Family

6.5
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Canadian version of the popular American children's educational television show, "Sesame Street", focusing on Canadian culture, the French language and featuring new characters like Basil the Bear, Louis the Otter, Dodi and Katie.

Stars: Tim Gosley, Trish Leeper, Pier Paquette, Steve Smith

Votes: 8

44. Sesame Songs: Monster Hits! (1990 Video)

Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Family, Music

6.9
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Herry Monster hosts The Fuzzy Awards, presenting a variety of monster songs from Sesame Street.

Directors: Jon Stone, Jimmy Baylor, Jim Henson, Robert Myhrum, Bob Schwarz | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Kevin Clash, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

Votes: 9

45. Sing! Sesame Street Remembers Joe Raposo and His Music (1990 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

8.2
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A PBS tribute to Joe Raposo and his music, chiefly for Sesame Street (1969).

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Candice Bergen, Marc Brugnoni, Barbara Bush, Christopher Cerf

Votes: 11

47. Ernest & Bertram (2002)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A reimagining of the lives of Sesame Street muppets Bert and Ernie, who face a crisis when "Variety" magazine brands them as closeted homosexuals.

Director: Peter Spears | Stars: Rob Helms, Philip Pavel, T.C. Smith, Quinton Flynn

Votes: 71

48. Sesame Street Unpaved (1999 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Family

8.2
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For the 30th anniversary special, cast members from the long-running children's show sat down and discussed the history and impact of the series.

Stars: Paul Benedict, Jim Henson, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 25

49. Sesame English (1999– )

15 min | Family

7.6
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Stars: Kelly Karbacz, John Tartaglia, Christopher Cerf, Wah Collins

Votes: 12

50. A Walking Tour of Sesame Street (1979 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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James Earl Jones hosts this tenth anniversary retrospective of the popular children's series.

Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Linda Bove, James Earl Jones, Will Lee, Bob McGrath

Votes: 9



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