The evolution of Slimey.

Image Year Notes
Slimey 0716
1971-c.1975 Slimey's earliest appearances consist of a solid yellow and orange body operated by two rods. The size and shape would remain mostly consistent throughout the years, but he does not yet have a visible mouth or eyes beginning in his debut in Episode 0202 until at least Episode 0716.
SlimeytheWorm
A mouth is added to the puppet, as well as some flat, solid black eyes.
Ewflowers-slimey
2000 Slimey's eyes are now a three dimensional convex shape as seen in "Elmo's World: Flowers, Plants & Trees".

Variants

Image Year Notes
Slimey 74 calendar
1974 Slimey is drawn off-model several times in The Sesame Street 1974 Activity Calendar, including his own birthday (September 19th). He's colored pink, closer to the hue of a real worm, and speaks in discernible dialogue. Illustrated by David Gantz.
Dictionary worm Slimey
1980 Again, Slimey is drawn off-model, but closer to his live action version. Here, he has Muppet eyes and fewer stripes. Illustrated by Joe Mathieu for The Sesame Street Dictionary.

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