Sesame Street
Premiere November 18, 1985 (2096)
Finale May 16, 1986 (2225)
Episodes 130
2096 04a

Snuffy Revealed


Baby Miles' Adoption


"The Batty Bat"

Happy and Sad

Elmo and Kermit give a lesson in "happy" and "sad".


"A New Way to Walk"


"One Fine Face"

Sesame Street Season 17 aired from November 18, 1985 to May 16, 1986.


Episodes 2096 - 2225 (130 episodes)




Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Eddie Castrodad, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bill McCutcheon, Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman, Miles Orman, Alaina Reed

Jim Henson's Muppets

Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson, Kevin Clash, Pam Arciero, Fred Garbo, Bryant Young (Uncredited: Fran Brill, Noel MacNeal, David Rudman)

Guest Stars

Rubén Blades, Tempestt Bledsoe, Lisa Bonet, Bill Cobbs, Tony Danza, Danny DeVito, Phil Donahue, Frances Foster, Teri Garr, Patti LaBelle, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Itzhak Perlman, Keshia Knight Pulliam, The Sweeties, Malcolm-Jamal Warner[1][2][3]



Gordon, Susan, Maria, Luis, Linda, Bob, David, Uncle Wally, Miles, Mr. Macintosh, Olivia, Piri, Micki, Willy, Lee, Dorothy


Anything Muppets, Barkley, Bert, Big Bird, Chip and Dip, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Dexter, Dr. Nobel Price, Elmo, Ernie, Forgetful Jones, Gladys the Cow, Grover, Grundgetta, Honkers, Mr. Honker, Hoots the Owl, Irvine, Kermit the Frog, Leo the Party Monster, Miss Blechman, Oscar the Grouch, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Slimey, Stella, Telly Monster, Two-Headed Monster



  1. The Ledger: "Sesame Street" begins 17th season - November 19, 1985
  2. Ottawa Citizen: Year-old baby joining Sesame Street to help teach family relationships
  3. Jet Magazine: Patti Meets Oscar - April 28, 1986

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