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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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When Charlie counts everything on Sesame Street, the Count thinks he's not needed anymore and decides to leave; Charlie explains that she loves to count but she could never take the ...


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Caroll Spinney ...  Big Bird / ... 393 episodes, 1969-2020
Frank Oz ...  Bert / ... 373 episodes, 1969-2014
Jerry Nelson ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 358 episodes, 1970-2013
Martin P. Robinson ...  Telly Monster / ... 290 episodes, 1982-2018
Kevin Clash ...  Elmo / ... 274 episodes, 1980-2014
Sonia Manzano ...  Maria / ... 269 episodes, 1971-2014
Jim Henson ...  Ernie / ... 336 episodes, 1969-2005
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ...  Bob / ... 232 episodes, 1969-2017
Roscoe Orman ...  Gordon / ... 231 episodes, 1974-2018
Emilio Delgado ...  Luis / ... 217 episodes, 1971-2017
Fran Brill Fran Brill ...  Prairie Dawn / ... 203 episodes, 1970-2015
Richard Hunt ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 267 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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Trivia

In 2004, Natalie Portman appeared as a character named Natalie, who was going to run Hooper's Store for three episodes while Alan was on vacation. After taping one episode, Portman began losing her voice and was unable to continue. See more »

Goofs

In the end of the song "Hey Food" The drummer's drum falls off the set. See more »

Quotes

Slimy: Read! Read! Read!
Oscar the Grouch: Okay, Slimy, although I do enjoy your pestering.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits in some episodes, there's a purple static background with Big Bird giving a farewell to the viewers See more »

Alternate Versions

Starting in 2002, the show's format was changed completely. A new opening was added and the old segments that did musical fun with numbers and words were practically all removed to make room for segments featuring The Count finding out the number of the day, Cookie Monster finding out the letter of the day, a Journey to Ernie game, and Monster Clubhouse. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dunston Checks In (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

MONSTER CLUBHOUSE THEME SONG
Performed by the Monster Clubhouse Monsters
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User Reviews

Happy 30th Birthday to a wonderful show!
15 November 1998 | by Clare-5See all my reviews

I am 23 years old and I grew up watching Sesame Street. I love this show. It's so very educational but it makes it fun. I was probably eight or nine when my mom finally corrected me and told me that the real words to the Beatles song I often sang were "Let It Be", not "Letter B".

I have so many fond memories of this show. Hats off to Sesame Street's 30th birthday and here's to 30 more. This is a show that I want my children to be able to grow up with as well. I applaud and thank the cast and crew for their dedication to children.

Oh yes, finally, I love Elmo & Grover & Telly Monster & Cookie Monster & Kermit the Frog & Snuffie, & Big Bird & Bert & Ernie& Harry & yes, even Oscar the Grouch.

Sunny Day, everythings A- OK. Friendly Neighbors. That's where we meet. Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street.


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