Music by Paul Jacobs
Lyrics by Sarah Durkee
Date 1989
Publisher Durkee/Jacobs Inc
Sesame Street Inc.
First Episode 2614

Sesame Street Forty Blocks From Home

Farley sings "Forty Blocks from My Home."

"Forty Blocks from My Home" is a Sesame Street song by a boy named "Farley." He sings the song (done in a blues style) about his woes of traveling so far from home to school, counting the blocks as the bus makes the trip. By the time they reach 40, he's cheered up and happily enters his school. For most of the trip, a dalmatian named "Spot" follows the bus and ends up all the way to school.

The segment features cameos by Kermit the Frog (in his reporter outfit) and The Count. Ruby also appears as one of the students on the bus. The segment was produced by Jim Blashfield.[1]


  • This segment was directed by Jon Stone and taped on January 24, 1989.[1]



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