Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.
Do The Alphabet is a 1996 Sesame Street direct-to-video compilation, with a framing sequence starring Big Bird and Baby Bear.
Explore the world of music and rhythm with your favorite Sesame Street characters featuring the cast of Stomp, the international percussion sensation!
Join Elmo as he reminisces about his potty training journey and guides viewers as they embark on theirs. Elmo and his Sesame friends give helpful, confidence-building tips and encourage kids to listen to their bodies. Dance, sing and laugh along as kids learn healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Potty training can be fun! Create a positive potty time experience for your child with Elmo, Baby Bear, Grover, and other Sesame Street friends with Elmo's Potty Time! This amusing and song-filled DVD teaches children that everyone - mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, friends, and even monsters - has to learn how to use the potty. Your child will learn that accidents are okay and that it takes time and practice before he can use the potty on his own. So dance, sing, and laugh as your child learns confidence-building skills and helpful healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
Big Bird and his pals are making musical mayhem as they sing the goofiest, nuttiest, silliest songs ever. Join in with Sesame Street favorites Oscar, Ernie, the Count, and more as they tickle your funny bone with tunes like, "Everything in the Wrong Place Ball," "Mary Had a Bicycle," and more. James Taylor drops by to sing "Jellyman Kelly," and Jeremy Irons, Jane Curtin, and Paul Simon lead an all-star cast of celebrities in the showstopper, "Put Down the Duckie." Songs: The Honker-Duckie-Dinger Jamboree; Ladybug Picnic; Jellyman Kelly; Wavin' Goodbye to You with My Heart; Old MacDonald Cantata; Everything in the Wrong Place Ball; One Banana; Calcutta Joe; Mary Had a Bicycle; Ten Tiny Turtles on the Telephone; Put Down the Duckie.
Can there be such a thing as too much Christmas? Find out... when a magical Christmas wish is granted and Elmo gets to see what the world would be like if every day were Christmas! You'll enjoy lots of songs and holiday cheer with Elmo and his new friend Lightning, the reindeer, and discover for yourself why Christmas is best kept to one day a year!
In Shalom Sesame, your favourite old friends from Sesame Street—plus some new characters and special guest stars—introduce viewers to Jewish customs, holidays, traditions and culture. The shows are in English, and though especially ideal for youngsters age three to eight, they can be enjoyed by the whole family. Shalom Sesame: Shabbat Shalom Grover Grover can’t seem to figure out why everyone is so busy just before a day of rest. Join Grover as he learns all about Shabbat, and sing along to Avigail’s favorite Shabbat song, Bim Bam! Shalom Sesame: Countdown to Shavuot It’s Shavuot! Avigail and Brosh want to stay up all night just like the grown-ups. Will they be able to do it? They will certainly try with a little help from a dancing cow! Featuring a guest appearance by Ben Stiller.
Musical film based on the children's television show.
Get ready for a musical Sesame Street Muppet ® extravaganza! Something’s in the air on Sesame Street that makes everyone want to sing! Elmo and Rosita break into song when they have a playdate, but can’t find each other! Won’t "Somebody Come and Play?" The music goes on into the night when Sesame Street stays up late to sing more songs - karaoke style. Kids of all ages can sing and dance along to renditions of such Sesame Street favorites as "ABC-DEF-GHI," "You Say Hola," "Ladybug Picnic," "New Way to Walk," "Let’s Go Driving," and "People in Your Neighborhood." And the beat goes on - even with forgotten lyrics, stage fright and a broken karaoke machine! Featuring special guest performance clips by Gloria Estefan, Destiny’s Child and Ben Stiller!
Leslie Uggams hosts this take on A Christmas Carol, where she and fellow guest stars, Anne Murray, Imogene Coca, and Dickie Smothers try to get Oscar to stop being such a Grouch on Christmas.
This look at the contributions of Jim Henson and his early Sesame Street collaborators (including Frank Oz, Fran Brill, and Caroll Spinney) shows what made the Muppets such an integral part of the beloved show. This program is packed with rare clips from TV specials, guest appearances on talk and variety shows, and much more.
Get ready to explore the great outdoors with Elmo and learn all about Fish, Weather and Wild Animals! Wild Animals, Fish and Weather! With a dancing shade, a mischievous drawer, a frisky television and a playful computer, "Elmo's World" is the perfect place for preschoolers to learn all about the world around them. So if you want to know what to wear in the rain, where a fish lives or which animals are wild, it's time to visit "Elmo's World".
Hear those tapping feet on Sesame Street? It's Zoe getting a whirlwind introduction to the world of dance -- with some special help from Paula Abdul. Zoe learns moves in traditional ballet, aspects of African and Asian dance, tap and hip-hop. By the time of the grand finale, even Elmo is joining in on the excitement. The easy-to-follow choreography is fun for any tiny dancer.
Good Night Sesame is a DVD of Play With Me Sesame. The DVD comes with a bonus CD-ROM with more than 40-minutes of interactive activities.
Join Sesame Street's curious red monster as he explores birthdays, games, and pets! Elmo's World offers kids and adults a fresh and light-hearted take on the world around them.
Everyone knows the story of The Three Bears, so what happens when Mama, Papa, and Baby Bear are expecting a new cub in the family? They become four!
On a special inner city street, the inhabitants—human and muppet—teach preschoolers basic educational and social concepts using comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.
Shalom Sesame is an adaptation of Sesame Street, the children's television show. It was produced in 1986 and 1990 for public television stations in the United States, aimed at introducing Israel and Judaism to children. Unlike the main Sesame Street series, Shalom Sesame was independently distributed to PBS-member stations, and not by PBS themselves. It includes characters from both Sesame Street and Rechov Sumsum, the Hebrew/Arabic version of Sesame Street, produced and aired in Israel, the Palestinian territories, and Jordan. Also, as with the American series, the series featured special guests well-known to American viewers. Guests included Itzhak Perlman, Bonnie Franklin, Mary Tyler Moore, Mandy Patinkin, Alan King, Joan Rivers, Nell Carter, Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara, Tracey Gold, B.B. King, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Paul Schaffer. In October 2010, a new 12-part Shalom Sesame series began, with stars including Jake Gyllenhaal, Christina Applegate, Debra Messing, Greg Kinnear, Anneliese van der Pol, and Cedric the Entertainer. The new series added Mahboub, an Arab Israeli muppet, and other new characters from the 2006 revival of Rechov Sumsum.
5, Rue Sésame is a French language children's television series based on the popular U.S. children's show Sesame Street, aired by France 5. This series is the second Sesame Workshop co-production for France, the first being 1, rue Sesame. Seventy-five 26-minute-long episodes were created for the first season, directed by François Basset and Jul Mallard. The series is produced for France 5 by Expand-Drama with Sesame Workshop. Executive producer of the series is Georges Campana. The show debuted airing daily, Sunday to Friday at 6:30 am, and Saturdays at 7:00 am and 12:30 pm. Terry Fitzpatrick, Sesame Workshop's executive VP for distribution:
Open Sesame is a children's television series composed solely of the skits and segments of the long-running American television series Sesame Street. While some countries air the American program in whole, and some create their own versions of the show, many more air this title of loosely associated skits, as Open Sesame. The name is a pun based on the magic words "Open sesame" which are used in the legend of Ali Baba.
Sesame Park was a Canadian version of Sesame Street. In its first format, it was referred to as Sesame Street Canada and later, Canadian Sesame Street and was a re-edited version of the American series; it adopted a new format and the Sesame Park title in 1996.
The American children's television series Sesame Street has a long history in Japan, airing for three decades as a dubbed program, and recently restarting as a local co-production.
Takalani Sesame is the South African version of the children's television program Sesame Street. Co-produced by Sesame Workshop and South African partners, Takalani Sesame is now in its 10th year. Takalani Sesame is a uniquely South African interpretation of the Sesame model engaging children and their parents and promoting basic school readiness, literacy, numeracy, and health and hygiene. Takalani Sesame also has a special focus on HIV/AIDS awareness and seeks to introduce HIV/AIDS safety while promoting tolerance and reducing stigma. The Takalani series also includes a popular radio program, a newspaper and magazine comic strip series, and a national Talk to ME Campaign which encourages adults to talk to their children about HIV/AIDS and related issues. The introduction of an HIV-positive muppet for this purpose was widely misunderstood by the U.S. political right, with such groups as the American Family Association mistaking it as a means for homosexual activists to influence young viewers. It incorporates all of South Africa's 11 national languages, including Afrikaans, English, Zulu, Xhosa, Swazi, Ndebele, Sesotho, Northern Sotho, Tsonga, Tswana and Venda.
Sesame Tree, is a version of Sesame Street made entirely in Northern Ireland, is a children's television series produced by Belfast-based production company Sixteen South and Sesame Workshop. The first episode aired on BBC Two in Northern Ireland on 5 April 2008 with the first series subsequently airing nationwide on CBeebies in August 2008. A second series was launched in November 2010 and broadcast on CBeebies from 22 November 2010.
Sesame English is a television/video series developed as a collaboration between Sesame Workshop and Berlitz International. Launched in 1999, with Taiwan and China as the debut markets, the series differs from the typical international versions of Sesame Street in that it was devised as a supplement to ESL instruction. The target age group is children from 4 to 7 years old. Italy began airing the show in 2004, and Polish/Hungary/Croatia as part of Sesame Nook since 2006.
Getting ready to go to sleep has never been so enjoyable! Dance and sing the "Boogie Woogie Sheep" tune, say goodnight to favorite things and get cozy on Big Bird’s nest. Favorite Sesame friends encourage preschoolers to use their imaginations through interactive play as they settle down with gentle fun and learn the importance of naps and resting.
Play with Me Sesame is a children's television series spun off from Sesame Street, featuring Sesame Street characters such as Bert, Ernie, Grover, and Prairie Dawn. From April 1, 2002 until December 30, 2007, the show has aired on Noggin, which was rebranded as Nick Jr. in 2009. Play with Me Sesame moved to PBS Kids Sprout as of December 31, 2007, however, Sprout showed 26 new episodes, and all 52 episodes of both Seasons 1 and 2. The first two seasons were produced for Noggin, and both Noggin seasons contained 26 episodes, respectively. The third, and final season was produced solely by Sesame Workshop for PBS Kids Sprout in 2007 with 26 episodes.
123 Sesame Street is a syndication package of Sesame Street episodes from 1993–1994 and 1998 that used to air on Noggin. Then it aired on then the timeshare Noggin/The N in 2003 until 2005. Since Noggin has ceased to air the series due to Viacom acquiring Sesame Workshop's half of Noggin in 2003, the show continued to run until PBS Kids Sprout bought the rights to air Sesame Street-related programming. The syndication package has been discontinued, and now Seasons 30-33 of Sesame Street only rerun on Sprout. 123 Sesame Street is also the address of the apartment building on Sesame Street, most notable as the home of Bert and Ernie, and Gordon and Susan.
Tar ag Spraoi Sesame, initially referred to as Spraoi Liomsa Sesame, is an Irish language dub of Play With Me Sesame, that began airing in Ireland on 3 November 2007. The program is broadcast on TG4, the Irish-language broadcaster, as part of their Cúla 4 children's block, which also includes Irish-dubbed versions of SpongeBob SquarePants and other US children's series. Sesame Workshop worked with production company Telegael to adapt the American footage In the development phase, the title was initially announced in July 2007 as Sraid Sesame. It was renamed to reflect the initial packaging of Play With Me Sesame episodes, all 78 of which have been dubbed. Translations of other Sesame Street programming may follow. The series' voice director, Padraic O Neachtain, said they "had to find voices that were as close as possible to the originals and the most likely candidates.... would be sent for approval to the Children’s Workshop in the United States where a final decision would be made." The series' adaptation coincides with Sesame Tree, a Sesame Street co-production for Northern Ireland from BBC Northern Ireland.
Sabai Sabai Sesame, or Happy Happy Sesame in English, is the Cambodian version of the popular U.S. children's series Sesame Street. It debuted 13 December 2005 on Educational Television Cambodia, produced in association with Sesame Workshop, through a grant from the United States embassy.
1, rue Sésame is a French children's television series based on the popular U.S. children's program Sesame Street. The show first aired January 4, 1978 at 6:25 p.m. on TF1. Its musical director was Roger Elcourt, composer Jean Morlier. The series was executive produced by Michel Berthier from TF1 and Lutrelle Horne from CTW. The show ran for a total of 82 episodes and ceased production in June 1982. The series is occasionally called Bonjour Sésame, or la Rue Sésame. In October 2005, a new series by Sesame Workshop was launched, called 5, Rue Sésame.