The People in Your Neighborhood is a recurring Sesame Street tune-in segment that premiered in Season 43. Hosted by Murray Monster and Ovejita, it is a successor to Murray Has a Little Lamb and features the two visiting people with unique careers around the city.
The segment begins with Murray rapping a version of "The People in Your Neighborhood" on the streets of New York City. The original song appears throughout the segment as an instrumental backing score.
|Picture||Job / First Appearance||Description|
|Murray and Ovejita visit the zoo, where they learn about zookeeping from Zookeeper Juan.|
|Food Truck Cook
|Murray and Ovejita meet Eddie, a cook, who doesn't work in a restaurant, but from a truck.|
|Murray and Ovejita meet Terry, who's a paleontologist and explains his job.
|Murray and Ovejita are introduced to Joe Mangrum, who does sand paintings.|
|Murray and Ovejita meet Joseph Herscher, who's a kinetic artist and shows them how his trait works.|
|Murray and Ovejita meet Pooja Narang, who's a Bollywood choreographer and explains what a Bollywood dance is.
|Murray and Ovejita travel to Lincoln Center to join four New York City Ballet dancers in the studio to learn about ballerinas. Dancers Kristen Segin, Alina Dronova, Callie Bachman, and Sara Adams explain how dancers use their bodies to tell a story and explain terms like "barre" and "plié."
|Murray and Ovejita travel to Lincoln Center to join New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert to learn about what a conductor does. Ovejita plays timpani while Gilbert conducts Mozart's "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" with Julliard student musicians.
|Murray and Ovejita meet Paul Zaloom, who's a puppeteer and introduces them to his puppet, Buster.
|Murray and Ovejita travel to Lincoln Center to join Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard. She demonstrates how stories are sung by opera singers and gives a demonstration vocal exercises. Murray gets to sing his own vocal line when he joins Isabel in Rosina's aria from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville."
|Story Pirates||Murray and Ovejita meet some story pirates, who perform a live version of Murray's "Mille, the Slow-Moving Cheetah."|
This edition was not aired, but was used as an episode of The Sesame Street Podcast.