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In [[1997]] Tyco issued a set of 24 beanie-style ''[[Sesame Street]]'' plush under the name "BEANS". All were between 6 and 10 inches in size; most were about 9 inches. There was also a commercial for these beans, featuring [[Elmo]], a [[Honkers|Honker]], and [[Herry Monster]].
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[[File:Tyco Sesame Street Beans Commercial 30sec|thumb|300px|Commercial]]
   
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In [[1998]], [[Tyco]] released a set of 24 beanie-style ''[[Sesame Street]]'' plush, under the name '''Sesame Street Beans'''. The set was the ''Sesame'' version of the [[Wikipedia:Beanie Baby|Beanie Babies]] fad, which was at its height at the time. The "collectible" aspect of the Beanie Baby fad depended on having a large number of items in the set, with some more common than others. To fill out the set to include 24 different character Beans, a number of characters were produced as plush toys for the first time, including [[Barkley]], [[Benny Rabbit]], [[Guy Smiley]], and [[the Amazing Mumford]]. Three different colors of the [[Honkers|Honker]] bean were produced and two different colors of [[Sherlock Hemlock|Sherlock's Hemlock's]] nose were produced as well.
Image:Tyco1997BabyBear8in.jpg| [[Baby Bear]]
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Image:Tyco1997Barkley6inBeanie.jpg| [[Barkley]]
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The toys varied between 6 and 10 inches in size; most were about 9 inches. Each Bean came with a tag which included facts about the character. Smaller, 6 inch clip-on versions of the dolls were also sold by Tyco under the name Sesame Street Beans.
Image:Tyco1997BennyRabbit9inBeanie.jpg | [[Benny Rabbit]]
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Image:Tyco1997Bert9inBeanie.jpg| [[Bert]]
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A TV commercial for the toys featured [[Elmo]], a [[Honkers|Honker]], and [[Herry Monster]]. Elmo sees "You Don't Know Beans" printed onscreen and attempts to remove the "Don't" with a crowbar. He recruits the Honker to pull it off, to no avail. Finally, Herry steps in and effortlessly rips the word away, as the dolls burst through the wall.
Image:Tyco1997BettyLou9inBeanie.jpg | [[Betty Lou]]
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Image:Tyco1997BigBird10inBeanie.jpg | [[Big Bird]]
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==Mini beans==
Image:Tyco1997Cookie8in.jpg| [[Cookie Monster]]
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Small (approx. 4 inch) versions of the toys were sold in Singapore in 1999 as a [[Singapore Sesame Street Mini Bean Pals Happy Meal|McDonald's Happy Meal promotion]]. In 2000, [[Sesame Street Mini Beans|Kellogg's]] cereals packaged the mini-beans in cereal boxes. In both mini-beans collections only one [[Honkers|Honker]] was made.
Image:Tyco1997Count8in.jpg| [[The Count]]
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Image:Tyco1997Elmo9inBeanie.jpg | [[Elmo]]
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Image:Tyco1997Ernie9inBeanie.jpg | [[Ernie]]
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Image:Tyco1997BabyBear8in.jpg|[[Baby Bear]]
Image:Tyco1997Grover8inBeanie.jpg | [[Grover]]
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Image:Tyco1997BeansNatasha.jpg|[[Baby Natasha]]
Image:Tyco1997GuySmiley.jpg| [[Guy Smiley]]
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Image:Tyco1997Barkley6inBeanie.jpg|[[Barkley]]
Image:Tyco1997Herry8in.jpg| [[Herry Monster]]
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Image:Tyco1997BennyRabbit9inBeanie.jpg |[[Benny Rabbit]]
Image:Tyco1997GreenHonker9inBeanie.jpg | Green [[Honkers|Honker]]
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Image:Tyco1997Bert9inBeanie.jpg|[[Bert]]
Image:Tyco1997PurpleHonker9inBeanie.jpg | Purple [[Honkers|Honker]]
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Image:Tyco1997BettyLou9inBeanie.jpg|[[Betty Lou]]
Image:Tyco1997Mumford8in.jpg| [[Mumford]]
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Image:Tyco1997BigBird10inBeanie.jpg|[[Big Bird]]
Image:Tyco1997Oscar9inBeanie.jpg | [[Oscar]]
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Image:Tyco1997Cookie8in.jpg|[[Cookie Monster]]
Image:Tyco1997Rosita8inBeanie.jpg | [[Rosita]]
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Image:Tyco1997Count8in.jpg|[[Count von Count|The Count]]
Image:Tyco1997RubberDuckie5.5inBeanie.jpg | [[Rubber Duckie]]
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Image:Tyco1997Elmo9inBeanie.jpg|[[Elmo]]
Image:Tyco1997SherlockHemlock9inBeanie.jpg | [[Sherlock Hemlock]]
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Image:Tyco1997Ernie9inBeanie.jpg|[[Ernie]]
Image:Tyco1997Snuffy.jpg| [[Mr. Snuffleupagus]]
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Image:Tyco1997Grover8inBeanie.jpg|[[Grover]]
Image:Tyco1997Telly9inBeanie.jpg | [[Telly]]
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Image:Tyco1997GuySmiley.jpg|[[Guy Smiley]]
Image:Tyco1997TwiddleBug9in.jpg| [[Twiddlebug]]
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Image:Tyco1997Herry8in.jpg|[[Herry Monster]]
Image:Tyco1997Zoe9in.jpg| [[Zoe]]
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Image:Tyco1997GreenHonker9inBeanie.jpg|Green [[Honkers|Honker]]
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Image:Tyco1997BeansPinkHonker.jpg|Pink [[Honkers|Honker]]
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Image:Tyco1997PurpleHonker9inBeanie.jpg|Purple [[Honkers|Honker]]
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Image:Tyco1997Mumford8in.jpg|[[The Amazing Mumford]]
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Image:Tyco1997Oscar9inBeanie.jpg|[[Oscar the Grouch|Oscar]]
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Image:Tyco1997Rosita8inBeanie.jpg|[[Rosita]]
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Image:Tyco1997RubberDuckie5.5inBeanie.jpg|[[Rubber Duckie (duck)|Rubber Duckie]]
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Image:FB4DA920-0468-4336-BE8D-40056DD45031.jpeg|[[Sherlock Hemlock]] (pink nose)
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Image:Tyco1997SherlockHemlock9inBeanie.jpg|[[Sherlock Hemlock]] (purple nose)
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Image:Tyco1997Snuffy.jpg|[[Mr. Snuffleupagus]]
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Image:Tyco1997Telly9inBeanie.jpg|[[Telly Monster|Telly]]
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Image:Tyco1997TwiddleBug9in.jpg|[[Twiddlebugs|Twiddlebug]]
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Image:Tyco1997Zoe9in.jpg|[[Zoe]]
 
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Tyco Sesame Street Beans Commercial 30sec

Tyco Sesame Street Beans Commercial 30sec

Commercial

In 1998, Tyco released a set of 24 beanie-style Sesame Street plush, under the name Sesame Street Beans. The set was the Sesame version of the Beanie Babies fad, which was at its height at the time. The "collectible" aspect of the Beanie Baby fad depended on having a large number of items in the set, with some more common than others. To fill out the set to include 24 different character Beans, a number of characters were produced as plush toys for the first time, including Barkley, Benny Rabbit, Guy Smiley, and the Amazing Mumford. Three different colors of the Honker bean were produced and two different colors of Sherlock's Hemlock's nose were produced as well.

The toys varied between 6 and 10 inches in size; most were about 9 inches. Each Bean came with a tag which included facts about the character. Smaller, 6 inch clip-on versions of the dolls were also sold by Tyco under the name Sesame Street Beans.

A TV commercial for the toys featured Elmo, a Honker, and Herry Monster. Elmo sees "You Don't Know Beans" printed onscreen and attempts to remove the "Don't" with a crowbar. He recruits the Honker to pull it off, to no avail. Finally, Herry steps in and effortlessly rips the word away, as the dolls burst through the wall.

Mini beans

Small (approx. 4 inch) versions of the toys were sold in Singapore in 1999 as a McDonald's Happy Meal promotion. In 2000, Kellogg's cereals packaged the mini-beans in cereal boxes. In both mini-beans collections only one Honker was made.

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