Nov. 10, 1969
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Sesame Street

Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series for preschoolers and is a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. Sesame Street is well known for its Muppet characters,

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Sesame Street Season 40 (2009-2010)

40x01 40 40x01 Frankly It's Becoming a Habitat
Big Bird is eating a hot bowl of soup on a cold day outside Hooper's Store when Freddy Flapman, played by Lin-Manuel Miranda, from Flychert Real Estate, finds Big Bird and tries to ...
Nov. 10, 2009
40x02 40 40x02 Cowmonster Pair
Elmo and Telly are at Hooper's Store when Little Bo Peep comes looking for her cow. Elmo and Telly offer to help her and decide to call themselves the Cowmonster Pair! Luis comes along ...
Nov. 11, 2009
40x03 40 40x03 Baby Bear is Afraid of Bees
Baby Bear and Abby are near a garden when a bee flies by. Baby Bear is filled with panic because he is afraid of bees! Chris reminds him that they are usually harmless when left alone, ...
Nov. 12, 2009
40x04 40 40x04 Wild Nature Survivor Guy
Wild Nature Survivor Guy finds himself on Sesame Street. He is accustomed to surviving in the wilds of nature and thinks he needs to “survive” out on Sesame Street. Elmo and Rosita ...
Nov. 13, 2009
40x05 40 40x05 Abby Makes Seasons Change
Chris is enjoying the beautiful spring weather as Elmo races to tell Chris that he found a sled in his closet and is going to go sledding! Chris reminds Elmo that it’s spring and ...
Nov. 16, 2009
40x06 40 40x06 Y a Quest? Y Not
Telly excitedly runs to Abby and Elmo to tell them he has the book they’ve been waiting for, How to be a Knight for a Day. Hooray! Telly, Abby and Elmo look to the book to tell them ...
Nov. 17, 2009
40x07 40 40x07 Bears Try to Hibernate
There is a porridge shortage on Sesame Street! Telly runs to tell Baby Bear, but when he finds him, he is getting ready to hibernate until springtime when there is porridge again. What ...
Nov. 18, 2009
40x08 40 40x08 Stinky's Annual Birthday Flower
Elmo and Zoe are coloring when they find out it's Stinky the plant’s birthday. Zoe and Elmo decide to get him a present. Elmo surprises Stinky by giving him a drum, but plants can’t ...
Nov. 19, 2009
40x09 40 40x09 Elmo Finds a Baby Bird
Elmo and Rosita are thinking of rhymes when they hear, “Peep, peep.” Suddenly, a little baby bird appears. Elmo and Rosita want to help the bird but do not know why he is peeping. ...
Nov. 20, 2009
40x10 40 40x10 Grouch Messing Machine
Elmo and Leela are in the laundromat when they hear a loud, clanging sound. Leela explains that the washing machine always gives her trouble and she wants to get rid of it, but Elmo ...
Nov. 24, 2009
40x11 40 40x11 The Cookie Tree
Maria, Luis and Elmo are picking apples from an apple tree. Cookie Monster hears something loud and crunchy! He is excited because he thinks it’s a cookie, but is disappointed when ...
Nov. 27, 2009
40x12 40 40x12 Mary, Mary Quite Contrary
Mary Mary Quite Contrary walks along Sesame Street and dumps a pile of dirt outside Oscar’s trash can. Gordon explains that she can not leave the dirt; she is making a mess! Mary ...
Nov. 30, 2009
40x13 40 40x13 Abby Has the Sparkle Fairy Freckles
Elmo and Abby are playing tag. Suddenly, Abby’s freckles start sparkling! Abby calls the Fairy Doctor who looks at Abby’s freckles. Abby has a case of the Sparkle Speckle Fairy ...
Dec. 02, 2009
40x14 40 40x14 The Rainbow Show
Elmo is drawing when he looks up in the sky and sees a rainbow! Wow! Elmo rushes to show everybody, but when Rosita arrives, the rainbow has disappeared. Elmo asks Leela if there is ...
Dec. 04, 2009
40x15 40 40x15 Amphibian Show
Elmo and Abby are resting when suddenly it’s time to play the game show, “Find that Amphibian.” Elmo and Abby must find an amphibian before the game show’s tadpole turns into ...
Dec. 22, 2009
40x16 40 40x16 Camping Show
Chris and Elmo are excited to be camping in the woods! They unpack their camping supplies and take out two sleeping bags and two canteens. One sleeping bag and canteen for each of them. ...
Dec. 24, 2009
40x17 40 40x17 Squirmadega Car Race
Slimey is practicing for the Squirmadega Car Race. He zooms forward, backward, and around and around on the counter of Mr. Hopper’s store. Elmo excitedly gets ready to watch Slimey ...
Dec. 28, 2009
40x18 40 40x18 Jack's Big Jump
Jack Be Nimble is getting ready for his big jump over eight candlesticks! He tries to jump over them, but instead he knocks them over and falls. Jack runs away and hides. He messed ...
Dec. 30, 2009
40x19 40 40x19 Inspected By 4
Leela, Telly and Elmo are folding clothes in the laundromat when Inspector 4, Judah Friedlander, comes along to inspect for things that are in groups of four. Inspector 4 can’t find ...
Jan. 01, 2010
40x20 40 40x20 Wing in a Sling
Big Bird is happily roller skating along Sesame Street. Uh-oh! Crash! Big Bird falls down! Chris runs over to help Big Bird who has injured his wing. Chris suggests they visit Dr. Berger ...
Jan. 19, 2010
40x21 40 40x21 The Planet G
Maria helps Elmo write a story about the letter “G.” Elmo is having trouble thinking of letter “G” words, but Maria reminds him of the letter “G” sound. Elmo thinks of the ...
Jan. 21, 2010
40x22 40 40x22 The Counting Booth
Uh-Oh! The Count has to leave his Counting Booth and has no one to watch it while he is gone. Luckily, Elmo and Abby agree to become the official Counting Booth Counters while he is ...
Jan. 25, 2010
40x23 40 40x23 Tribute to Number Seven
Today is the number seven day on Sesame Street! Rosita, Abby, and Zoe begin singing about the number seven as they count seven dancing chickens. Next, Maria does the number seven rumba. ...
Jan. 27, 2010
40x24 40 40x24 Abby's Tricycle
Abby is preparing to ride her very first tricycle! She has her basket, helmet, and her friend Elmo, but Abby doesn’t know how to ride a tricycle. Elmo suggests that Gordon teach Abby ...
Jan. 29, 2010
40x25 40 40x25 Jacks Grows His Own Beanstalk
Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk comes to Sesame Street and tells Leela and Telly he has a problem. He only has a cow, but he needs a beanstalk! He knows he’s supposed to trade the ...
Feb. 16, 2010
40x26 40 40x26 Princess Show
Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. Abby leaps even higher. The penguin takes a running start and leaps ...
Feb. 18, 2010

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