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PERFORMER Ossie Davis
DEBUT 1995
DESIGN Fred Garbers designer

Anansi the Spider is an African folklore character that was adapted into a series of animated segments for Sesame Street. First airing in Season 26, the segments were produced by Fred Garbers with music composed by Alan Cagan.

Each segment begins with Maria (heard in voice-over) introducing Anasi who tells a traditional African folk story.

Sketches

Picture Theme / First Description
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"Sun and Moon"
Episode 3320
Anansi tells the story of how the sun and the moon came to live in the sky.
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"Compromise"
Episode 3361
Anansi tells a story of how he helped the monkey and the baboon reach a compromise.
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"Mouse"
Episode 3367
Anansi tells the story of a sad mouse.
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