Michael Christensen and Paul Binder


Michael Christensen (b. 1947) and Paul Binder (b. 1942) are a juggling/clown duo and the co-founders of the Big Apple Circus.

The duo made several appearances on Sesame Street in seasons 8 and 9.


  • Michael and Paul demonstrate high, higher, and highest with their juggling clubs. (First: Episode 1008)
  • Michael tries to cook dinner, but Paul keeps on juggling the ingredients. (EKA: Episode 1093)
  • Michael and Paul are joined by two other jugglers who cross paths and count to twelve. (First: Episode 1177)
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