Sesame Street
Premiere November 12, 1990 (2746)
Finale May 10, 1991 (2875)
Episodes 130
2746j

Oscar is honored in a "Grouch Appreciation Day" banquet in the season premiere.

2795j

In a week-long plot (Episodes 2791 - 2795), Hooper's Store gets destroyed and remodeled.

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In another week-long plot (Episodes 2836 - 2840), Gordon leads the gang in turning a dirty, vacant lot into a community garden. NYC Mayor David Dinkins makes a special appearance to award Gordon for his efforts.

Cecille

Cecille

Whoopi and hoots

Whoopi Goldberg appears with her friends Hoots and Elmo in segments dealing with pride.

TwinBeaks

In an episode of Monsterpiece Theatre, Cookie Monster finds himself in the story of Twin Beaks.

Elmo.JuliaRoberts

Elmo attempts to scare Julia Roberts.

Big bird's birthday 1

Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake

Sesame Street Season 22 aired from November 12, 1990 to May 10, 1991.

Overview

The theme for this season is about race, about getting along, and appreciating everyone's similarities and differences.[1] Dulcy Singer, the show's executive producer, said about this season's theme, "We're recognizing and celebrating cultural differences - talking about color of skin, hair texture, situations where a child might be left out from a group because of his color."[2]

Episodes

Episodes 2746 - 2875 (130 episodes)

Notes

  • This was the final season for Mike, Jelani, and Alex.
  • Starting this season, cold open scenes are used to set up the story lines of several episodes. This method would continue through Season 29.

Cast

Cast

Alison Bartlett, Lisa Boggs, Linda Bove, Eugene Byrd, Alexis Cruz, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bill McCutcheon, Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman, Ward Saxton, David L. Smyrl, Lillias White (Uncredited: Donald Faison, Savion Glover, Miles Orman, Gabriela Rose Reagan)

Puppet Performers[note 1]

Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Martin P. Robinson, Kevin Clash, Camille Bonora, Fran Brill, David Rudman, Pam Arciero, Jim Martin, Judy Sladky, Fred Garbo, Bryant Young, Rick Lyon, Joey Mazzarino, Carmen Osbahr (uncredited: Kathryn Mullen)

Guest Stars

Bill Cobbs, Tyne Daly, Frances Foster, Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Rhea Perlman, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Steven Schub, Paul Simon, Randy Travis, Robin Williams

Characters

Humans

Gordon, Susan, Maria, Luis, Linda, Bob, Uncle Wally, Gina, Miles, Mr. Macintosh, Gabi, Mr. Handford, Mike, Savion, Jelani, Alex, Lisa, Lillian, Duane

Muppets

Anything Muppets, the Amazing Mumford, Baby Bear, Baby Natasha, Barkley, Bert, Biff, Big Bird, Bruno the Trashman, Buster the Horse, Chip and Dip, Clementine, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Don Music, Elmo, Ernie, Forgetful Jones, Grover, Grundgetta, Guy Smiley, Herry Monster, Honkers, Hoots the Owl, Mr. Johnson, Juliet, Kermit the Frog, The Martians, Oscar the Grouch, Placido Flamingo, Prairie Dawn, Preston Rabbit, Ruby, Simon Soundman, Slimey, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Stella, Sully, Telly Monster, Two-Headed Monster, Wolfgang the Seal

Credits

Season 22 credit crawl

Season 22 credit crawl

credit crawl

Sources

  1. The New York Times: Reviews/Television; 'Sesame Street' Talking About Race, From A to Z
  2. The Milwaukee Journal: 'Sesame Street' celebrates our differences

Footnote

  1. For only this season, as well as for concurrent productions during 1990-91, the Sesame Street Muppets are referred to in credits as "Sesame Street Puppet Characters." The Muppet Performers themselves are credited as "Puppet Performers."



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