50 Years and Counting
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Isn't it interesting how more Sesame Muppeteers are involved with projects outside the show these days?
I guess with Sesame's reduced production schedule (26 episodes), the Muppeteers have to find ways to keep themselves busy during the downtime.
David Rudman, Alice...
Did anyone catch this special "THE ELECTRIC COMPANY GREATEST HITS AND BITS"
on PBS this past weekend? It was on at 5:00 on the local San Francisco PBS station (GROVER was on it, that's how this qualifies for this forum section), but:
They had interviews from all the actors from...
Just for kicks, I've been imagining what would it take to construct your very own life-like SESAME STREET SET in your backyard?
If money were no object, then here are the elments to bring the show into your reality:
1) Your own SESAME STREET LAMPPOST, in the same style as it is on the show...
1. The original 1970 I Love Trash, with 1970 fluffy, light-green Oscar the Grouch in SPANISH:
2. 1970 Everybody Makes Mistakes -
look for the first glimpse of green Oscar, and some SLOPPY puppeteering on...
Just wanted to do a shout-out to all of the female Muppeteers, past and present.
(Have I forgotten anyone?)
Judy Sladky -
Don't know how many of you have seen this, but this looks like it was a PBS special done around 2003 or 2004, right after Fred Rogers' death, but:
I think it shows how much class the producers, creators, and performers of SS show towards their fellow educational shows. They're not rivals...
Don't have a cow about having Electric Company info posted here in this category, but in case anyone wants to see more clips featuring 1970's Big Bird and Oscar,
the new ELECTRIC COMPANY DVD box set should satisfy the nostalgic SESAME STREET fan, because in it, we get:
1) A 1973 episode in...
OK, well THAT was interesting.
Anyone notice that on today's episode, where Big Bird becomes little, he had TWO voices?
Re-watching this episode on Tivo confirms this:
Apparently, Carroll Spinney played Big Bird on the street scene before he was turned little,
and they did the old...
Rate this guy's handiwork on a scale from 1 to 10. I found it on Ebay. He's basically selling a 40 dollar floor lamp with a home-made SESAME sign attached to it, but it's not half-bad...
Well, I was able to get the On Demand schedule for Sprout, and according to the list, they ARE showing Sesame Street episodes 6, 7, 8, 9, as well as some eps. from the late 3000's (would that be the 25th year?)
I was watching an old clip where the Sesame Street Little Theater proudly presents: "Let's Make a Face"
and I think this is the only time I've ever seen where Frank Oz's Bert actually talks to and refers to Grover by name and vice versa.
Other instances where Muppets, played by the same...
Any Muppeteers out there?
Here are a couple questions that struck me while watching TMS: S1:
1) What kind of endurance levels does one have to keep their hands above their heads for such large amounts of time?
I recently was watching the Grover skit from 1970 where he sings "Over...
Where were you when you heard Jim Henson died?
I think it's akin to hearing that Reagan was shot or the Challenger blowing up.
I was a sophomore at Cornell when my mom casually told over the phone, and man was I floored.
The single most influential man of my generation - for me- was...
Anyone know how to contact or write to FRAN BRILL?
I want to send her a pic of my 3 year old daughter and her collection of Zoe and Prairie Dawn dolls adn show her how much her work is appreicated....
Today on Journey to Ernie, I saw Matt Vogel's Big Bird move with his beak and BOTH arms in motion.
Now, unless he has three hands, how does he make Big Bird's mouth move with both wings flapping at the same time? For the record, Big Bird was full on camera doing a dance to the tune of "One...