Sesame Street (Television program). No. 0001

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This is the premiere of this educational children's series that teaches numbers and the alphabet, along with social and cultural concepts, to preschoolers. It introduces some of the adult characters featured on the series as well as the Muppet characters Big Bird, Ernie, Bert, Oscar the Grouch, Kermit the Frog, and Cookie Monster. Highlights include: a segment about the concept of "clean," in which Ernie leads a song about washing; a short film that investigates where milk comes from by visiting a dairy farm; a brief guest appearance by Carol Burnett; and Kermit's presentation of the letter W. Featured letters and numbers are W, S, E, 2, and 3.
Gibbon, Samuel Y; Robinson, Matt; Stone, Jon; Smith, Neil; Moss, Jeffrey; Hart, Bruce; Hart, Carole; Sipherd, Ray; Long, Loretta; Lee, Will; McGrath, Bob, 1932-; Maggart, Brandon; Catusi, James; Rowland, Jada; Spinney, Caroll; Oz, Frank; Henson, Jim; Burnett, Carol
Children's Television Workshop
Television programs; Television programs for children; Puppet television programs; Educational television programs
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Muppets (Fictitious characters); Big Bird (Fictitious character); Ernie (Fictitious character : Henson); Bert (Fictitious character : Henson); Oscar the Grouch (Fictitious character); Kermit the Frog (Fictitious character); Cookie Monster (Fictitious character)
North America; United States of America
The Jim Henson Works at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Terms of Use
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
059 minutes; color
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1059; Catalog Key: alephsys003291694; Catalog Key: HENSON 020; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/368

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