Happy Anniversary, Sesame Street

Since this week mark’s Sesame Street’s 40th anniversary, John and I were waxing nostaligic about our childhood memories of the show.  I think we can all agree that it’s went downhill since it’s heydey in the late ’70s-late ’80s when Mr. Hooper was still around and everyone still thought Big Bird had a screw loose when talked about his imaginary friend, which was a huge brown elephant-looking thing. 

In any case, thanks to the magic of the internet, we can bring a few of these memories back for another look:

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One Response to Happy Anniversary, Sesame Street

  1. This one came to mind immediately: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhIq4SoZFAQ (The Alive Song)

    Also, “Rebel L”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjbpuK_H2VY

    I don’t know what this one is called, but it’s great: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei1DvIgW_PU

    I loved learning how crayons were made: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMU-wXsgyR8

    Teeny Little Super Guy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdrBPJYfTC8

    I had no idea this one was from 1971, but I was watching it in the early 80s: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDgAdXTcs00

    I can’t say how often a Sesame Street clip will pop into my head randomly. It was a big influence when I was little. Like you talked about this morning: this was about all I could watch when I was little. This and Reading Rainbow.

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