Sesame Street

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Sesame Street
Sesame Street-Logo.jpg
Premiere November 10, 1969
Finale
Airs Varies by market
Creator Joan Ganz Cooney,
Jim Henson
Network NET (1969-1970),
PBS (1970-present)
Style 60-minute children's educational
Company Sesame Workshop (formerly Children's Television Workshop)
Seasons 44
Episodes 4344 (through season 43)
Status Currently airing season 44
Origin USA

Sesame Street (1969– ) is a long-running children's educational program that airs on PBS.

Contents

Cast

Note that this list only includes current performers. For a full listing, see the cast listing.

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast - Muppets
Caroll Spinney Big Bird 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Oscar the Grouch 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Jerry Nelson Herry Monster 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
The Count 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Fran Brill Prarie Dawn 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Zoe 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Marty Robinson Mr. Snuffleupagus 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Slimey the Worm 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Telly Monster 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Kevin Clash Elmo 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Baby Natasha 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Carmen Osbahr Rosita 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Steve Whitmire Ernie 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
David Rudman Baby Bear 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Cookie Monster 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Bruce Connelly Barkley 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Eric Jacobson Bert 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Grover 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Stephanie D'Abruzzo Curly Bear 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Leslie Carrara Abby Cadabby 37 38 39 40 41
Joey Mazzarino Murray Monster 38 39 40 41
Main Cast - Humans
Bob McGrath Bob 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Loretta Long Susan 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Sonia Manzano Maria 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Emilio Delgado Luis 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Roscoe Orman Gordon 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Alison Bartlett O'Reilly Gina 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Desiree Casado Gabi 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Alan Muraoka Alan 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Bill Irwin Mr. Noodle 30 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Olamide Faison Miles 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Christopher Knowings Chris 38 39 40 41
Nitya Vidyasagar Leela 39 40 41

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
PBS
Season One November 10, 1969 May 8, 1970 130
Season Two November 9, 1970 May 28, 1971 145
Season Three November 8, 1971 May 5, 1972 130
Season Four November 27, 1972 May 25, 1973 130
Season Five November 19, 1973 May 17, 1974 130
Season Six November 4, 1974 May 2, 1975 130
Season Seven December 1, 1975 May 28, 1976 130
Season Eight November 29, 1976 May 27, 1977 130
Season Nine November 28, 1977 May 26, 1978 130
Season Ten November 27, 1978 May 25, 1979 130
Season Eleven November 26, 1979 May 23, 1980 130
Season Twelve November 24, 1980 May 22, 1981 130
Season Thirteen November 23, 1981 May 21, 1982 130
Season Fourteen November 22, 1982 May 20, 1983 130
Season Fifteen November 21, 1983 May 18, 1984 130
Season Sixteen November 19, 1984 May 17, 1985 130
Season Seventeen November 18, 1985 May 16, 1986 130
Season Eighteen November 17, 1986 May 15, 1987 130
Season Nineteen November 16, 1987 May 13, 1988 130
Season Twenty November 21, 1988 May 19, 1989 130
Season Twenty-One November 13, 1989 May 11, 1990 130
Season Twenty-Two November 12, 1990 May 10, 1991 130
Season Twenty-Three November 11, 1991 May 8, 1992 130
Season Twenty-Four November 9, 1992 May 7, 1993 130
Season Twenty-Five November 22, 1993 May 20, 1994 130
Season Twenty-Six November 21, 1994 May 19, 1995 130
Season Twenty-Seven November 20, 1995 May 17, 1996 130
Season Twenty-Eight November 18, 1996 May 16, 1997 130
Season Twenty-Nine November 17, 1997 May 15, 1998 130
Season Thirty November 16, 1998 May 7, 1999 65
Season Thirty-One January 3, 2000 May 12, 2000 65
Season Thirty-Two January 1, 2001 March 30, 2001 65
Season Thirty-Three February 4, 2002 April 12, 2002 50
Season Thirty-Four April 7, 2003 May 12, 2003 26
Season Thirty-Five April 4, 2004 May 10, 2004 26
Season Thirty-Six April 4, 2005 December 30, 2005 26
Season Thirty-Seven August 14, 2006 November 10, 2006 26
Season Thirty-Eight August 13, 2007 October 16, 2007 26
Season Thirty-Nine August 11, 2008 November 7, 2008 26
Season Forty November 10, 2009 February 18, 2010 26
Season Forty-One September 27, 2010 26
Season Forty-Two September 2011 26
Season Forty-Three September 2012 26
Season Forty-Four September 2013 26

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Episode Collections
Old School, Volume 1: 1969-1974 October 24, 2006 3 purchase
Old School, Volume 2: 1974-1979 November 6, 2007 3 purchase
TV Episode Fun Pack, Volume 1 March 6, 2007 2 purchase
TV Episode Fun Pack, Volume 2 March 6, 2007 3 purchase
Individual Episodes
Elmo's World: The Street We Live On August 3, 2004 1 purchase
Furry Red Monster Parade September 1, 2006 1 purchase
The Letter of the Month Club September 1, 2006 1 purchase
Elmo and Zoe's Scientific Exploration September 1, 2006 1 purchase
Segment Collection
The Best of Elmo's World DVD Collection August 1, 2006 3 purchase
Elmo and Friends: Tales of Adventure October 7, 2008 (Target)
March 3, 2009 (Other)
1 purchase
Elmo and the Bookaneers April 21, 2009 1 purchase
Best of Elmo's World, Volume 2 May 5, 2009 3 purchase
Elmo's World: All About Faces September 1, 2009 1 purchase
40 Years of Sunny Days November 10, 2009 2 purchase
Elmo's World: Let's Play Music February 2, 2010 1 purchase
Elmo's Rainbow and Other Springtime Stories March 9, 2010 1 purchase
Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures April 20, 2010 1 purchase
20 Years and Still Counting! July 13, 2010 1 purchase
P Is for Princess August 3, 2010 1 purchase

External Sites