Sesame Street
Premiere January 1, 2001 (3916)
Finale March 30, 2001 (3980)
Episodes 65

The hurricane ruins Big Bird's nest.


Roving reporter Kermit interviews Alan in a scene for the first "Hurricane" episode.


Computers was the first new Elmo's World episode of the season.


Evelyn Glennie and Linda.


Rosita the Grouchketeer.


Monster Clubhouse first aired this season and was the only season to have an eight minute plot.


Artist Chuck Close shows how he makes art by using blobs, circles, and squares.


Keb' Mo' and his friends from Sesame Street sing "Everybody Be Yo'Self."

Sesame Street Season 32 aired from January 1, 2001 to March 30, 2001.


The curriculum for Season 32 is focusing on music and art to "emphasizes the importance of the creative process in child development through hands-on projects."[1] Arlene Sherman says, "First, we want to cultivate in children an appreciation of art. The other part is to encourage creativity in them: Everyone is an artist, and art is more about the process than the finished product."[2]


Episodes 3916 - 3980 (65 episodes)




Alison Bartlett O'Reilly, Linda Bove, Desiree Casado, Emilio Delgado, Bill Irwin, Michael Jeter, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bob McGrath, Alan Muraoka, Roscoe Orman, Imani Patterson, Tarah Schaeffer

Jim Henson's Muppets

Caroll Spinney, Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson, Fran Brill, David Rudman, Carmen Osbahr, Joey Mazzarino, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Steve Whitmire, Pam Arciero, John Tartaglia, Matt Vogel, Alice Dinnean Vernon, Eric Jacobson, Jim Martin, Bryant Young, R. Bruce Connelly, Rick Lyon, Lara MacLean, Frank Oz (Uncredited: Jim Kroupa)

Guest Stars

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ruth Buzzi, Chuck Close, Robert De Niro, Renée Fleming, Evelyn Glennie, Whoopi Goldberg, B.B. King, Diana Krall, Keb' Mo', Al Roker[2]



Maria, Alan, Gordon, Gina, Luis, Bob, Susan, Linda, Gabi, Miles, Tarah, Mr. Noodle


The Amazing Mumford, Anything Muppets, Baby Bear, Barkley, Bert, Big Bird, The Big Bad Wolf, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Cousin Bear, Dusty, Elmo, Elizabeth, Ernie, Glo Worm, Granny Bird, Groogel, Grover, Grundgetta, Herry Monster, Humphrey, Ingrid, I.M. Pig, Kermit the Frog, Lulu, Mel, Mooba, Little Murray Sparkles, Narf, Natasha, Oscar the Grouch, Old MacDonald, Papa Bear, Phooey Louie, Prairie Dawn, Rosita, Slam, Slimey, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Stinky the Stinkweed, Telly Monster, The Three Little Pigs, Zoe



  1. The New York Times: FOR YOUNG VIEWERS; Shaping Characters
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eugene Register-Guard: Long-running sesame Street' shows kids how artists brighten life

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