Sesame Street special

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This season 19 primetime special features the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street joined by numerous special guests. Highlights from the show include: Gladys Knight and the Pips sing the opening theme; Phil Donahue performs an on-the-street interview with the cast and several Muppets; Martina Navratilova, Barbara Walters, and Ralph Nader are featured in a segment of "People in your Neighborhood"; the Muppets sing "Put Down the Ducky" joined by a variety of celebrities; Patti LaBelle sings about the letter X; and in a segment of Monsterpiece Theater hosted by the Cookie Monster, Grover stars in "The 39 Stairs".
Robinson, Martin P; Clash, Kevin; Arciero, Pam; Garbo, Fred; Young, Bryant; Bonora, Camille; Rudman, David; Henson, Jim; Wilcox, Caroly; Singer, Dulcy; Stone, Jon; Stiles, Norman; Simon, Lisa; Bove, Linda; Calloway, Northern; Delgado, Emilio; Long, Loretta; Manzano, Sonia; McCutcheon, Bill; McGrath, Bob, 1932-; Orman, Roscoe; Bartlett, Alison; Spinney, Caroll; Donahue, Phil; LaBelle, Patti; MacNeil, Robert, 1931-; Nader, Ralph; Navratilova, Martina, 1956-; Ozawa, Seiji, 1935-; Taylor, James, 1948-; Walters, Barbara, 1931-; Oz, Frank; Nelson, Jerry, 1934-; Hunt, Richard, d. 1992; Love, Kermit
Gladys Knight and the Pips; Children's Television Workshop
Television specials; Puppet television programs; Educational television programs; Television programs for children
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Muppets (Fictitious characters)
North America; United States of America
The Jim Henson video collection at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Terms of Use
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
048 minutes; color

Creation/Production Credits

Muppet performers, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Martin P. Robinson, Kevin Clash, Pam Arciero, Fred Garbo, Bryant Young, Camille Bonora, David Rudman, Jim Henson ; Muppets by Caroly Wilcox, Kermit Love ; executive producer, Dulcy Singer.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1143; Catalog Key: alephsys003335017; Catalog Key: HENSON 062; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/410

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