Sesame Street
Premiere November 21, 1994 (3266)
Finale May 19, 1995 (3395)
Episodes 130
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"Telly's Town."

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"I'm Sad Because I'm Happy".

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"My Name Is Zoe".

Sesame Street Season 26 aired from November 21, 1994 to May 19, 1995.

Overview

This season focuses on the importance of books. Its literacy campaign, "Let's Read and Write," initiated by executive producer Michael Loman, served as the theme for that year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade float.[1][2]

Episodes

Episodes 3266 - 3395 (130 episodes)

Notes

  • This was Jon Stone's final season as a series director before his death in 1997.
  • After this season, The U.S. Department of Education stopped funding Sesame Street until 2002.
  • This was also the final season to be funded by the Ford Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which had both been credited underwriters from the show's pilot episodes.
  • This was also the final season to have the Sesame Street/CTW in-credit logo.
  • This was also Savion's final season.
  • This was the final season until Season 38 to have two letter sponsors (not counting repeats).

Cast

Cast

Carlo Alban, Alison Bartlett, Lexine Bondoc, Linda Bove, Ruth Buzzi, Annette Calud, Desiree Casado, Emilio Delgado, Savion Glover, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bob McGrath, Angel Jemmott, Miles Orman, Roscoe Orman, Jou Jou Papailler, Randy Pearlstein, Tarah Schaeffer, David L. Smyrl

Muppet Performers

Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson, Kevin Clash, Fran Brill, David Rudman, Camille Bonora, Joey Mazzarino, Carmen Osbahr, Pam Arciero, Peter Linz, Noel MacNeal, Judy Sladky, Jim Martin, Bryant Young, Julianne Buescher, Lisa Buckley, Bruce Connelly, Louise Gold (Uncredited: Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Alice Dinnean, John Kennedy)

Guest Stars

Arrested Development, Katie Couric, Celia Cruz, Michael Messer, Mike Myers, Samuel Ramey, Sinbad, Maduka Steady, Picabo Street, Amy Tan

Characters

Humans

Gordon, Susan, Luis, Maria, Ruthie, Gina, Bob, Celina, Savion, Mr. Handford, Linda, Angela, Jamal, Gabi, Miles, Tarah, Carlo, Kayla, Jesse

Muppets

Alice Snuffleupagus, Anything Muppets, Baby Bear, Baby Natasha, Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk, Benny Rabbit, Bert, Biff, Big Bird, Buster the Horse, Clementine, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Cyranose de Bergerac, Elmo, Ernie, Forgetful Jones, Frazzle, Fur Jam, Grouches, Grover, Grundgetta, Guy Smiley, Herry Monster, Hoots the Owl, Humphrey, Ingrid, Joey and Davey Monkey, Kermit the Frog, Kingston Livingston III, The Martians, Monty, Oscar the Grouch, Prairie Dawn, Rosita, Roxie Marie, Sherlock Hemlock, Sherry Netherland, Slimey, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Sully, Telly Monster, Wanda Cousteau, Zoe

Credits

Sources

  1. The Spokesman-Review: Sesame Street discovers books - Nov 21, 1994
  2. Cerf, Christopher Songs from the Street: 35 Years of Music booklet, p. 40


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