Friday, November 06, 2009

40 Reasons why I love Sesame Street

1. Can you tell me how to get...?



2. Super Grover!



3. Sesame Street does Mad Men



4. Cookie Monster eats the World Trade towers in 1976 (via Boing Boing)


5. The Pointer Sisters and the Pinball Number Count



6. How to make your own DIY Pointer Sisters Pinball Clock


7. Bert and Ernie


8. Miami Mice



9. The Amazing Mumford



10. One of these things is not like the other things



11. Bob


12. Hooper's Store


13. Heeere's Cookie Monster! (via Popped Culture)


14. Count von Count


15.
C is for Cookie



16. Slimey the Worm



17. Sesame Street Fever


18. Gordon


19. Follow That Bird


20.
Oscar the Grouch


21. Who Are The People in Your Neighborhood?



22. Stevie Wonder performs Superstition



23.
James Earl Jones counts to ten



24. Kermit the Frog's News Flash



25. Johnny Cash sings Nasty Dan to Oscar the Grouch



26. Big Bird in China (via Kung Fu Fridays)


27. Mr. Snuffleupagus



28.
R2D2 and C3P0 visit Sesame Street



29. The Typewriter Guy



30. Gladys Knight & The Pips tell you how to get to Sesame Street



31. The cast of Bonanza count to 20



32. Guy Smiley



33. Grover the Waiter



34. Lena Horne sings the alphabet



35. The Bill Cosby alphabet



36. The Mad Painter



37. Richard Pryor demonstrates emotions



38. Cookiegate



39. Big Bird sings It's Not Easy Being Green at Jim Henson's Memorial



40. This blog post was brought to you by the letters H and B, and the number 40. This has been a production of the ...


Happy Birthday, Sesame Street!

UPDATED:
Just found an extra clip and it was far too good to exclude. So here's my 41st Reason why I love Sesame Street. Jesse Jackson and I Am Somebody:


2 comments:

Matt said...

Fuck me, that version of Superstition is absolutely amazing. Wish I had time to watch all clips. Will come back and dip in and out, I'm sure. Thanks for putting them all together...

AKA said...

Yep, that's one of my all-time favourite Stevie performances right there. Absolutely had to include it.

Had fun putting together this list. I could have done another 40 easy.