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After a long search for a catchy name, one of the show's writers suggested Sesame Street. The name "Sesame" was meant to conjure up a sense of excitement and adventure, as in the Arabian Nights command, "Open Sesame!" Because the show was set in an urban street scene, Sesame Street seemed an ideal combination.
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What is Sesame Street?

Sesame Street Sesame Street is a children's television show. Some of the characters are: Elmo Monster Telly Monster Zoe Monster Oscar The Grouch Slimey Worm Glo Worm --------------------------------------------------------------- Answer2 Sesame Street who got its start on Novembe (MORE)

How do you get to Sesame Street?

Most importantly, it needs to be a sunny day. You should sweep any clouds away, and then be on your way to where the air is sweet. It's where all the friendly neighbors meet. You will need to take a magic carpet ride, but all the doors will open wide. Tune in to your PBS station in the United Sta (MORE)

What was Morgan freeman's name on sesame street?

\nHe did not apear on Sesame Street, but he does appeared on "The Electric Company", (same production, Children Television Workshop CTP) and he made characters named: Mark, Easy Reader, Mel Mounds, Count Dracula, Mad Scientist, The Cop and Marcello.

What channel is sesame street on?

I don't think they show it anymore. That is a shame. I never saw it or anything but from books that I read that have little snippits of information it sounds fun yet educational. I do have a t-shirt with a picture of Elmo on though! So I'm REALLY sorry I can't help you! Answer: Sesame Street is ali (MORE)

When did the 'Sesame Street' show begin?

The very first episode of Sesame Street was aired on November 10th, 1969 . In the first episode of Sesame Street, Gordon takes a girl named Sally on a tour of Sesame Street, introducing her (and the viewers) to the various characters on the show. On the street, Sally meets the human cast -- Gordon (MORE)

When did Elmo join sesame street?

During the early 1970's to 1984, the Sesame Street cast just usedan extra red puppet without really any personality. It wasn't until1985 when Kevin Clash made Elmo and gave Elmo energy andpersonality.

When was Sesame Street ended?

Sesame Street is still going strong. In fact, this year (2009) is the 30th anniversary of the show. Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series and a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. Sesame Stree (MORE)

Who were the first Sesame Street characters?

(In Order of Appearance) Big Bird, (an orange) Oscar the Grouch, Bert & Ernie, Kermit the Frog & Cookie Monster were the first Muppet characters to premiere. The first human characters were Gordon, Bob, Susan & Mr. Hooper.

What is the counts name from sesame street?

The Count Some refer to him as The Count as listed above but his actual name is Count Von Count. In the Dutch version of Sesame Street the counts name was Graaf Tel aka Count Count.

How long was Sesame Street on the air?

Your question suggests it is off the air. It stillairs and will continue to air for at least the next fiveseasons. Debuting in November 1969, Season 46 willbegin in the Fall of 2015 on HBO & HBO streamingservices & then 9 months later, will air (for free of course)on local PBS stations.

What channel is Sesame Street on and how did Sesame Street receive its name?

Sesame Street is on all PBS affiliate stations & on cable and satellite television systems, "PBS Kids Sprout.". After a long search for a catchy name, one of the show's writers suggested Sesame Street. The name "Sesame" was meant to conjure up a sense of excitement and adventure, as in the Arabian (MORE)

Who is Grover from Sesame Street?

Grover was originally voiced by Frank Oz , who provided the character's voice regularly from his earliest appearances until 2001 . Eric Jacobson began performing Grover in 1998 ; he has regularly voiced the character since 2002 .

Is sesame street a real street?

While there are many streets all over the United States and elsewhere with the name Sesame Street, no Sesame Street is filmed on a soundstage in a television studio.

Where did Bert and Ernie from sesame street get their names?

Well, I just saw It's a Wonderful Life last night, and I observed for the first time that the policeman and taxi driver's names are Bert and Ernie! And since this movie came out first, maybe the makers of Sesame Street thought the 2 guys were great together and loved their names! Just a thought...

What are the names of the people in Sesame Street?

Human characters: Gordon, Susan, Bob, Maria, Luis (from the "Fix - It" shop), Mr. Hooper (used to run the malt shop; but now is long deceased). ..Muppet characters: Big Bird, Oscar (the grouch), Cookie Monster, Grover, Harry (he was one of the monsters, but left the show), Snuffleupagus ( he's a har (MORE)

Is Sesame Beginnings the same as Sesame Street?

Both Sesame Street and Sesame Beginnings are by Sesame Workshop, a non-profit television production company. Beginnings was an attempt at a line of DVDs for babies and their parents, similar to Baby Einstein . The attempt drew flack from the media and advocacy groups, who argued kids shouldn (MORE)

How was Sesame Street created?

In 1966, The Carnegie Institute hired Joan Ganz Cooney to study how the media could be used to help young children, especially those from low-income families, learn and prepare for school. Cooney proposed using television's "most engaging traits", including high production values, sophisticated writ (MORE)

Why is Sesame Street now Sesame Park?

It isn't. Sesame Park was the Canadian spin-off of Sesame Street, which ran on the CBC. You may also be thinking of Sesame Place, a theme park in Pennsylvania.

Who is the oldest sesame street character?

My guess is Kermit the Frog, who is the longest-lasting of the Muppets. The Muppets were not originally custom-made for Sesame Street , they were a transplanted act that made the rounds of various shows such as Jimmy Dean (more or less C&W) and possibly Sullivan (Ed). originally he was not actually (MORE)

What are all the puppets names in sesame street?

Partial list of Sesame Street Muppets : Abby Cadabby , Alice Snuffleupagus , Aloysius Snuffleupagus , Baby Bear , Baby Natasha , Barkley the Dog , Bert , Betty Lou , Big Bird , Bruno , Buster the Horse , Colambo , Cookie Monster , Count Von Count , Countess Von Backwards , Countess Darling Von Darl (MORE)

Who was the gymnast on sesame street?

There has been more than one gymnast to appear on Sesame Street. One gymnast appeared in a series of 6 insert segments in the 70's, demonstrating such concepts as "between, "around," and "close to/away from." The other gymnast, whom I assume most people are thinking of, was Dominique Dawes, who c (MORE)

What is the name of the librarian on Sesame Street?

In a Cookie Monster sketch , a Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet librarian (performed by Richard Hunt) became extremely frustrated due to Cookie's inability to comprehend that the library doesn't have cookies. A different librarian character was featured in a spot with David singing "The Pe (MORE)

Were the muppets from sesame street?

Well ...not exactly. Jim Henson had been doing puppetry for some time before SesameStreet started; he had had a short sketch comedy show with puppets("Sam and Friends") on TV, and had done a number of commercials forWilkins Coffee with a puppet (named "Wilkins") that somewhatresembled Kermit the Fr (MORE)

Who were Bret and Ernie sesame street named after?

They were named after the Policeman and the Cab Driver on "It's a Wonderful Life" . http://wiki.answers.com/Q/12_Who_were_Bert_and_Ernie_on_Sesame_Street_named_after http://wiki.answers.com/Q/12_Who_were_Bert_and_Ernie_on_Sesame_Street_named_after

What is Sesame Streets channel?

Sesame Street didnt premere on PBS in November 1969- May 1970 It Premiered on NET in 1969 until 1970 then it premiered on PBS in 1970-Present

What is the Sesame Street Elmo song about?

The Sesame Street Elmo song is not about any specific subject. It talks about Elmo writing the music and the song and how much he loves it. It contains simplistic and repeatable words such as 'la la'.