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Sesame Street

known appearances

sources mixed

  • Cal Ripken, Jr. [1]
  • Monica Seles [2]

a source exists for the following, but Sesame Workshop has no record in their digital database which we're told may be missing data

  • Kathy Bates [3]
  • Steve Guttenberg [5]

the following are cited in 40 years book and additional info comes from Sesame Workshop, but they do not appear in scripted materials

  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee — Season 21 appears in monster on the spot segment with Telly and in a segment with the Two-Headed Monster No such bits in any script
  • Andy Garcia — Season 24. Two segments: Big Bird Makes a Movie with Andy Garcia, and a segment with Elmo and Telly Monster.
  • Lassie — Season 23, 26, 28 - Season 26 confirmed, others could possibly be referring to Lassie (goat)
  • Kristi Yamaguchi — Season 25: appears with Elmo - no such mention in any Season 25 script
  • Tom Hanks — Season 24: Waiting for the Bus with Big Bird and kids - no such mention in any Season 24 script

My Favorite Sesame Street Moments

40 Years book

Listed in the 40 years book
  • Deborah Starr
  • India Koloff
  • Jessye Norman
  • Mark McEwen
  • Steve Martin (possibly still listed from a planned appearance)
Listed in the 40 years book; additional details added here from Sesame Archives employees.
  • Lucky Peterson — Season 5, sang a song "One, Two, Three." He was a kid when he appeared on the show.
  • Norberto Kerner — Appeared once in Season 9 and in several episodes during Season 14.
  • Phil Simms — quarterback for the New York Giants when the team appeared in the Sesame Street Special and in Season 19.
  • Rob Gottfried — Season 11 (Episode 1428), Slow/Fast Drumming (limbo segment)
  • Roger Caras — Season 15. He was an animal handler on ABC News. He brings a bloodhound on the show in a segment with Big Bird, Gordon, and kids.
  • Roosevelt Grier — Season 6. Sang a song: "I Used to Be Little Kid" and another segment involving a phone booth.
  • Alan Houston — Season 36. Appeared in a live action segment called "Play Ball."
  • Ed Waterstreet — Season 18, several segments. Ed is married to Linda Bove.
  • Enrique Iglesias — Season 31 sang a song “Amigo” with Elmo, Lulu, Maurice, and Telly.
  • Gary Carter — Season 18, appears in a closing segment with Keith Hernandez and Mookie Wilson.
  • Vinette Carroll — Season 3 appears with Big Bird and kids
  • Ruben Blades — Season 17: Ruben Blades meets Big Bird and Oscar
  • Robie McGrath — Season 8, plays bluegrass music with Bob, Luis, and kids on stoop
  • Nayeb


See also

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