Trivia - Sesame Street (1969)
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Sesame Street (1969)

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family

Director: Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Victor DiNapoli, Ted May, ...

Writers: Luis Santeiro, Judy Freudberg, Tony Geiss, Emily Perl Kingsley, ...

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

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.

Seasons:   Unknown - 45 - 44 - 43 - 42 - 41 - 40 - 39 - 38 - 37 - 36 - 35 - 34 - 33 - 32 - 31 - 30 - 29 - 28 - 27 - 26 - 25 - 24 - 23 - 22 - 21 - 20 - 19 - 18 - 17 - 16 - 15 - 14 - 13 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1

The Count was born on 9 October 1,830,653 B.C.
In 2004, Cookie Monster revealed that, before trying cookies for the first time, his name was Sid.
Big Bird is 8'2" tall.
In 2004, Natalie Portman appeared as a character named Natalie. Natalie was to run Hooper's Store for three episodes while Alan (Alan E. Muraoka) was on vacation. But after taping one episode, Portman began losing her voice and was unable to continue.
Big Bird's teddy bear is named "Radar" after the character from M*A*S*H (1972) who always slept with a teddy bear.
As of 2005, this program has won over 100 Emmy Awards, the single-most awarded to any television show in the United States.
The shoe size of Snuffy Snuffleupagus was 65 GGG
Ernie wears horizontal stripes on his sweater to make him appear more relaxed; and Bert wears vertical stripes on his sweater to make him appear more uptight.
The highest number of the day as of 2009 has been 21, the lowest number of the day has been 0.
For unstated reasons, producers have frequently denied permission for the show to be inducted into The American Television Academy Hall of Fame.
The left-side door in the front of 123 Sesame Street has never been opened.
Linda (Linda Bove) was the first deaf regular character on American television.
According to the 2004 edition of "The Guinness Book of World Records 2004," the show holds the record for Most Popular Children's Educational Program, having been shown in 180 countries.
Many of the early collaborators on Sesame Street had previously worked on Captain Kangaroo (1955). These included writer and composer Jeff Moss, producer Sam Gibbon, executive producer Dave Connell, and writer Jon Stone.
It was decided to allow others besides Big Bird to see Snuffleupagus due to the "Children should be seen, heard and believed" campaign where, if a child were to report something, particularly criminal abuse of their bodies, then adults would believe them.
On August 14, 2012 Sesame Street announced it is hold a casting call on August 20 for a new Hispanic character for the show's 44th season.
Snuffy, or Snuffuluppagus, was originally believed to be an imaginary friend of Big Bird. But was later on reveled to everyone, and was a regular who everyone saw.
Rosita originally appeared on Sesame Street Mexico (1973), the Mexican version of Sesame Street (1969). When she joined the cast of the original American version, she became first regular bilingual Muppet on Sesame Street.
"Sing a Song" (later released as a single by The Carpenters) was originally slated to be the show's opening theme song.
Originally designed for inner-city children to help them formulate phrases in standard English.
Mr. Hooper's first name is Harold. It wasn't revealed until Episode #871: "Mr Hooper Gets His Diploma", aired March 15, 1976.
In each of Don Music's appearances, an autographed photograph of series musician, songwriter, and original music-director Joe Raposo appeared on a wall.
On the death of actor Will Lee, who played neighborhood grocer Mr. Harold Hooper, the production staff decided not to replace him with another actor instead they wrote a special episode dealing with the loss of a loved one ("Goodbye, Mr. Hooper"). In a sc
After the untimely death of Jim Henson in 1990, Kermit the Frog was retired from the show. Kermit appeared only in reruns of old sketches until 1998, when he popped up to do one more Sesame Street News Flash when Oscar the Grouch's pet worm Slimy went int
To answer the immortal question, here is how to get to Sesame Street: Take the "R" or "V" train to Steinway Street. Stay on back of train. Walk west on 34th Avenue, three blocks to 36th Street. Turn left on 36th Street. The entrance to Kaufman Astoria Stu
The character of Oscar the Grouch was inspired by two people. His attitude comes from a nasty waiter that served Jim Henson and former director Jon Stone at a restaurant called Oscar's Tavern in Manhattan. The voice was inspired by a cab-driver that used
It has been generally believed that Bert and Ernie were named after the police officer and taxi cab driver in It's a Wonderful Life (1946). However, series writer Jon Stone denied this, maintaining that it was only a coincidence. He commented that he and
Possibly the only topic that has never been dealt with on the show is divorce. The producers tried in 1991 with an episode titled "Snuffy's Parents Get a Divorce". In the episode, Snuffy's parents are shown arguing and his sister, Alice, is shown reacting
Gordon never had a last name until 1991 when he became a teacher. Since it would have been inappropriate for students to call him by his first name, Roscoe Orman suggested his last name should be Robinson, after Matt Robinson, the first actor to play Gord
In 2002, producers of a South African version of "Sesame Street" (which became Takalani Sesame (2000)) announced that they were adding an HIV-positive Muppet named Kami to the series to address the growing number of people (including children) with the vi
In 1990, "Sesame Street" songwriter Christopher Cerf told radio interviewer Terry Gross that the show was once sued for 5.5 million dollars over the song "Letter B," a parody of The Beatles' song "Let It Be." The plaintiffs were not the Beatles (who by th
Hooper's Store had gone through a few redesigns over the years: from 1969-1998, the building was green with its trademark yellow and black checkered design below the window looking out front with an old-fashioned Bell Telephone System logo on the left sid
Unfortunately, some classic Muppets have been canned over the years for interesting reasons. Don Music, the piano player who would bang his head against the piano in frustration, had to be discontinued when kids at home started doing the same thing. Harve
In 1993, the original set was expanded to include new areas located just around the corner from Big Bird's nest, which had previously marked the end of Sesame Street's world. Among these areas was a store initially run by a character played by Ruth Buzzi.
Originally, the intention was that the Muppets and the human actors should be kept strictly separate in different sequences. However, the producers learned that the audiences were focusing their attention on the Muppets and ignoring the actors. In respons
When creating the show, executive producer Joan Ganz Cooney, deliberately made sure that the human cast would be an ensemble with approximately equal roles, so no one person would emerge as the host or star of the show and be able to use this as a negotia