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

C is for Cookie

16. Slimey the Worm

17. Sesame Street Fever

18. Gordon

19. Follow That Bird

Oscar the Grouch

21. Who Are The People in Your Neighborhood?

22. Stevie Wonder performs Superstition

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

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!

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:


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.