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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 / ... 336 episodes, 1969-2018
Frank Oz ...  Bert / ... 331 episodes, 1969-2014
Jerry Nelson ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 318 episodes, 1970-2013
Martin P. Robinson ...  Telly Monster / ... 257 episodes, 1982-2015
Sonia Manzano ...  Maria / ... 252 episodes, 1971-2014
Jim Henson ...  Ernie / ... 295 episodes, 1969-2005
Kevin Clash ...  Elmo / ... 240 episodes, 1980-2014
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ...  Bob / ... 221 episodes, 1969-2017
Roscoe Orman ...  Gordon / ... 214 episodes, 1974-2018
Emilio Delgado ...  Luis / ... 201 episodes, 1971-2017
Richard Hunt ...  Two-Headed Monster / ... 225 episodes, 1972-2000
Fran Brill Fran Brill ...  Prairie Dawn / ... 173 episodes, 1970-2015
David Rudman ...  Baby Bear / ... 163 episodes, 1986-2017
Loretta Long Loretta Long ...  Susan / ... 160 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:

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

21 July 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sesamstraat See more »

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Runtime:

(1969-2014) | (2014-)

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Mono | Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

It is believed by some that Snuffleupagus was Big Bird's imaginary friend, since Big Bird was the only character who saw him. See more »

Goofs

In a lot of times you can see the strings of the puppets that are being used by the puppeteers. See more »

Quotes

Slimey the Worm: [after reading Trash Gordon] More! More! More!
Oscar the Grouch: No, no more, Slimey. That was alot of excitement for a little worm. You get some rest and we'll read some more tomorrow.
[to the camera]
Oscar the Grouch: You're still here? Hey, why don't you go read a book or something?
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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

Aside from those listed above, many other countries have created their own versions of "Sesame Street" over the years, with some using overdubbed footage from the US edition, and others being completely original programs. See more »


Soundtracks

DANCE MYSELF TO SLEEP
Performed by Ernie and Bert
©1982
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It's Not The Same As It Used To Be
28 May 2006 | by blackarachnia2See all my reviews

I think that Sesame Street, although it is a really good children's show, isn't really the same as it used to be. It hasn't been the same since Jim Henson died and it hasn't been the same since a lot of the characters have died or moved on. The people that have come and gone from this show are the ones that have been the best I've seen in a very long time. Now instead of recording new shows and going on without some of the major players in the show they just pasted together clips from old shows. I remember the days before Jim Henson died when Sesame Street was more than just a clip show. It meant a lot to the kids of my generation.


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