Sesame Street

About Sesame Street


Sesame Street is an educational television program designed for preschoolers, and is recognized as a pioneer of the contemporary standard which combines education and entertainment in children’s television shows. Sesame Street also provided the first daily, national television showcase for Jim Henson’s Muppets. In 2009, the series celebrated its 40th anniversary, making it one of the longest-running shows in television history. The series has now produced over 4,400 episodes.

  • Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster is best known for his voracious appetite and his famous eating phrases, such as 'Me want cookie!', 'Me eat cookie!' and 'Om nom nom nom' (said through a mouth full of food). He often eats just about anything. However, as his name suggests, his preferred food is cookie.

  • Elmo


    Elmo is three-and-a-half years old and his birthday is on February 3. Elmo characteristically avoids pronouns, referring to himself in the third person as in Elmo wants this.

  • Big BIrd

    Big BIrd

    Big Bird is an eight-foot two-inch (249 cm) tall bright primrose-yellow bird. He can roller skate, ice skate, dance, swim, sing, write poetry, draw, and even ride a unicycle. But despite this wide array of talents, he is prone to frequent misunderstandings, on one occasion even singing the alphabet as one big long word .

  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    The Count’s love of numbers isn’t exactly just a play on his name. Vampires are supposed to have arithmomania - a strong need to count surrounding objects.

  • Funny Trailer

    Funny Trailer

    The Alphabet Song
  • Did you know?

    Did you know?

    “Sesame Street” develops special features for military families and for children with an incarcerated parent. Also, Elmo’s dad was deployed overseas.