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'''The Oinker Sisters''' are a trio of [[Pigs|pigs]] who have appeared on ''[[Sesame Street]]'' periodically since [[Season 17 (1985-1986)|Season 17]]. Their name is a riff on [[the Pointer Sisters]] (who had previously sang on the [[Pinball Number Count]] animated segments).
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'''The Oinker Sisters''' are a trio of [[Pigs|pigs]] who have appeared on ''[[Sesame Street]]'' periodically since [[Season 17 (1985-1986)|Season 17]]. Their name is a riff on [[the Pointer Sisters]] (who had previously sung on the [[Pinball Number Count]] animated segments).
   
The sisters are best remembered for their song "[[A New Way to Walk]]." The leader, Sooey Oinker, is voiced by [[Ivy Austin]], while the other members have changed over the years. Singers have included [[Heidi Berg]], [[Angela Cappelli]], [[Cheryl Hardwick]] and Annette Sanders. [[Kevin Clash]] provided the voice for the lead sister in a brief appearance in the 1990 home video ''[[Dance Along!]]''
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The sisters are best remembered for their song "[[A New Way to Walk]]." The leader, Sooey Oinker, is voiced by [[Ivy Austin]], while the other members have changed over the years. Singers have included [[Tawatha Agee]], [[Heidi Berg]], [[Angela Cappelli]], [[Cheryl Hardwick]], [[Christine Faith]], and Annette Sanders. [[Kevin Clash]] provided the speaking voice for the lead sister in a brief appearance in the 1990 home video ''[[Dance Along!]]''
   
In [[Episode 3745|a 1998 episode]], their first names are revealed (despite Sooey being the only name previously mentioned): LaVerne, Louise, and Lutrella.
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In [[Episode 3745]], their first names are revealed to be LaVerne (the pink-haired pig, previously established as Sooey), Louise (the blonde), and Lutrella (the orange).
   
In [[Kids' Favorite Songs]], Elmo takes a nap. They appear in his dreamland singing [[This Little Piggy]] with him, only for Elmo to be woken up by [[Gordon]] and [[Miles]].
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For many of their appearances, the sisters were seen primarily in [[Cyndi Lauper]]-esque punk rock outfits. By the late 1990s, their regular outfits were changed to those similar to The Supremes.
 
Between their debut and throughout the 1990's, the characters were seen primarily in punk rock outfits. Beginning in the late 1990's, their regular outfits changed to those similar to The Supremes.
 
   
 
According to ''[[Elmo's World]]'': "[[Elmo's World: Families|Families]]", "The Days of Swine and Roses" is the title of an Oinker Sisters album.
 
According to ''[[Elmo's World]]'': "[[Elmo's World: Families|Families]]", "The Days of Swine and Roses" is the title of an Oinker Sisters album.
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* "[[We Three]]"
 
* "[[We Three]]"
 
* "[[I Just Adore Four]]" with [[Big Bird]] (2000 remake)
 
* "[[I Just Adore Four]]" with [[Big Bird]] (2000 remake)
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* "[[All By Myself]]" with [[Prairie Dawn]]
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* "[[Everybody's Song]]" with [[Diana Krall]]
 
* "[[Kids Gotta Listen and Kids Gotta Speak]]"
 
* "[[Kids Gotta Listen and Kids Gotta Speak]]"
* "[[All By Myself]]" with [[Prairie Dawn]]
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* "[[Peaches and Pears]]" ([[Episode 4089]])
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* "[[The Alphabet Song]]" ([[Episode 4182]])
   
 
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Oinker Sisters 1985
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The Oinker Sisters are a trio of pigs who have appeared on Sesame Street periodically since Season 17. Their name is a riff on the Pointer Sisters (who had previously sung on the Pinball Number Count animated segments).

The sisters are best remembered for their song "A New Way to Walk." The leader, Sooey Oinker, is voiced by Ivy Austin, while the other members have changed over the years. Singers have included Tawatha Agee, Heidi Berg, Angela Cappelli, Cheryl Hardwick, Christine Faith, and Annette Sanders. Kevin Clash provided the speaking voice for the lead sister in a brief appearance in the 1990 home video Dance Along!

In Episode 3745, their first names are revealed to be LaVerne (the pink-haired pig, previously established as Sooey), Louise (the blonde), and Lutrella (the orange).

For many of their appearances, the sisters were seen primarily in Cyndi Lauper-esque punk rock outfits. By the late 1990s, their regular outfits were changed to those similar to The Supremes.

According to Elmo's World: "Families", "The Days of Swine and Roses" is the title of an Oinker Sisters album.

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AppearancesEdit

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