Sesame Street
Premiere December 1, 1975 (0796)
Finale May 28, 1976 (0925)
Episodes 130
Headline Howie

Headline Howie gives us the scoop.

Sesame 1973

The Season 7 cast.


Big Bird runs for president in Episode 0797.

Big Bird for President

Buffy Sainte-Marie and Grover


Margaret Hamilton appeared to reprise her role as the Wicked Witch of the West in a controversial episode.

Grover the Salesman attempts to sell Kermit things he never wants (or needs).


Various Muppet characters appear in segments based on performances from the Ice Follies.


For season seven, one segment per week ("Play to Grow") focused on disabled children either playing a game with other kids or interacting with Muppets and cast members. An introduction with purple shadows following running children preceded each insert.

0900 01i Sing

Ernie hosts a sing-along in Bert's bathroom.

Sesame Street Season 7 aired from December 1, 1975 to May 28, 1976.


The curriculum for Season 7 focuses on children with learning disabilities through segments based on research by the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation. The segments will be presented each Wednesday during the first 20 minutes of the program focus on physical activities mixed with some simple cognitive skills.

The Sesame Street Cast visits Luis's family in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico in the five part episode. Jon Stone says "By presenting children in the settings where they live we add realism and dramatic impact to our goal of teaching about different culture."[1]


Episodes 0796 - 0925 (130 episodes)



Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Will Lee, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman, Buffy Sainte-Marie

Jim Henson's Muppets

Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Caroly Wilcox, Fran Brill (uncredited)

Guest Stars

Arthur Ashe, Judy Collins, The Deadly Nightshade, Margaret Hamilton, Lily Tomlin



David, Luis, Mr. Hooper, Susan, Maria, Bob, Gordon, Buffy


Anything Muppets, Bert, Biff, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Don Music, Ernie, Frazzle, Fred the Wonder Horse, Grover, Guy Smiley, Harvey Kneeslapper, Headline Howie, Herry Monster, Mr. Johnson, Kermit the Frog, Lefty the Salesman, Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats, Oscar the Grouch, Poco Loco, Prairie Dawn, Roosevelt Franklin, Sam the Robot, Sherlock Hemlock, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Sully


Season 7 credit crawl

Season 7 credit crawl

credit crawl


  • This is the only season where the episode numbers are not shown at the beginning, although starting with the 900th episode, they now appear on-screen during the beginning of the opening theme.
  • This is also the first time since season 2 where Dick Maitland was given a sound effects credit.


  1. Eugene Register-Guard: "Sesame Street - Seventh season taking new directions .".

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