Celebrate Sesame Street Day on November 10!
Sesame Street is the most widely viewed children’s show in the whole world! To celebrate this fantastic achievement of the fun and educational series, the show is celebrated every November.
Read on to learn to celebrate the day right!
When is Sesame Street Day?
Sesame Street Day is celebrated on November 10 every year. This year, the celebration falls on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
Here are some frequently asked questions about the show.
When was the celebration day established?
In 2009, Sesame Street Day was founded to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the show’s initial broadcast. Although it was based in New York City, the occasion has now spread over the globe, with followers growing still.
When did it first air?
Sesame Street was created by the CTW and broadcasted first in 1969. It is an educational series that combines the Muppets by Jim Henson and live actors with animations.
Famous characters include Kermit the Frog, Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, Elmo, and Big Bird. The show also features skits, songs, short vignettes, and cameo appearances to engage the children better and enhance social skills. Additionally, it offers academic skills, fosters learning in all ages, and promotes self-esteem.
How do I celebrate the day?
To celebrate the day, you can enjoy some TV episodes alone or with friends. Finding ones you have not watched yet will not be challenging as 4,500 have aired since it launched. This also means that its episodes cover all kinds of subjects.
As well as that, you can also watch feature films like Follow That Bird, featuring Big Bird. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland is another excellent option. Finally, you can get to the local toy store and get a Muppet toy or another character item.
Oscar is a trashcan-dwelling monster who embraces his nastier side and is green in color in the television show. Nevertheless, in the first season, Jim Henson meant for Oscar to be purple, and he later evolved into orange. Then, due to his vacation at Swamp Mushy Muddy, he became green by getting covered in slime and mold.
Very few know that Bert has a twin brother named Bart, who appeared in an episode that aired in 1974.
Caroll Spinney left the show after playing the character of Big Bird for over 50 years! He once said, “Playing Big Bird is one of the most joyous things of my life.”
Sesame Street has also shown how the prices have gone up over the years. When it first aired in 1969, characters could get food from Hopper’s Store but now need more money. For one, birdseed milkshakes initially cost 20 cents, but the price has now jumped to $2.99.
Jeff Moss, a multiple Emmy Award-winner, has written Rubber Duckie, People in Your Neighborhood, and I Love Trash.
Rubber Duckie became so popular that it was once No. 16 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles chart. Additionally, it was nominated at the 13th Annual Grammy Awards in 1970 for the Best Recording for Children category.
Elmo said in 2010 that he loves wasabi. He also stated that he loves sushi, but that is sometimes food.
Initially, the series was to be titled 123 Avenue B. But it was found to be a real place in New York City, so Sesame Street was agreed upon.
Kermit the Frog started as a main character on the show before becoming the star of The Muppet Show.
In 2004, Cookie Monster said that his name was Sid before he started eating cookies.
Sesame Street Jokes
I think that one puppet from Sesame Street is my favorite vampire ever. Some people claim he doesn’t count, but I’m sure that he does.
I heard Oscar the Grouch was getting kicked off of the series. He was trash-talking the other cast members behind their backs.
The Sesame Street puzzle I bought said 3-5 years. But I finished it in 18 months.
My son thinks I’m so cool for being able to talk like Cookie Monster and Elmo. I guess you could say I have Sesame Street cred.
Job interview: Be sure to put in your resume that you used to voice act on Sesame street; that way, no matter what you are applying for, you were an exBert.
Sesame Street Riddles
What did Ernie say to Bert when he asked for ice cream?
What do you call a cactus that lives on Sesame Street?
Prickle me, Elmo.
What kind of cake do you get on Sesame Street?
A Bert-day cake!
Who is the highest-paid character on Sesame Street?
What do you call a vampire who loves math?
How does the Cookie Monster pay for his cookies?
With Cookie Dough.
Quotes from the Characters
Everyone makes mistakes, so why can’t you?
Where there is life, there is hope.
It’s incredible where you can go with your imagination.
Life is like a movie. Write your own ending.
Kermit the Frog
Life is meant to be fun, and joyous, and fulfilling.
Bad days happen to everyone, but when one happens to you, just keep doing your best and never let a bad day make you feel bad about yourself.
The library is a wonderful place with books to read, and you can listen to records like ‘The Air Is Alive With The Sound Of Music.’
Elmo thinks it’s important to be kind because if you’re kind to somebody, then they’ll be kind to somebody, and it goes on and on and on.
Befriend something better than chocolate ice cream. Maybe befriend somebody you give up the last cookie for.
The key to a lasting friendship is always respecting each other, listening to each other, and caring what the other person thinks and feels.
It’s good to be alive.
Quotes About the Show
Getting a degree, being on Sesame Street. Those were like real accomplishments to me.
I really learned the power of the tube on Sesame Street and how it can influence a very young mind.
The benefits kids get from watching “Sesame Street” can be as powerful as the ones children get from preschool.
There is nothing that ‘Sesame Street’ can’t teach you if you let it.
I wish I could tell you that the Children’s Television Workshop and Sesame Street
were thanks to my genius, but it really was a lucky break.
Joan Ganz Cooney
I never thought I’d be on Sesame Street with Elmo and Big Bird. I’m still thrilled. I’m on a high.
I love trash!
If you keep practicing, you can do anything.
Ding-dong, you’re wrong!
Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?
Making my day!
I’d give you a cookie, but I ate it.
Where there is life, there is hope.
Elmo is so happy to see you.
I’m happy to be me.
Popcorn tastes better when watching Sesame Street!
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