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  • Recently, an anonymous (and credible) benefactor contributed a cache of documents to the wiki (entrusted to me) for the purposes of fleshing out our coverage of Sesame Street Episodes. As per wiki policy, guides for Sesame episodes require the contributor to have a copy of the episode on hand or some other printed source (CTW Archives, NHK guides, newspaper listings, etc) from which to build the page. Although I can't name my source, I can vouch for its authenticity, and I think the materials I've been adding speak for themselves anyway.

    Shane and I worked out a way to cite these episodes, a key to which can be found at Template:Episodesesame. The ⓘ (information) icon in the episode's infobox (for example, Episode 2410) will take you to the section of the template that will explain to users where these episodes come from. For now, Shane and I should be the only contributors adding guides to the wiki with the "trusted" tag. But I do want to thank everyone who has been so quick to help me out with the segments I'm unfamiliar with, and updating EKAs on other episode guides as we find earlier segment appearances. Huge thanks especially to (in no particular order) Guillermo, Peter, Michael, Anthony, Lucas, Andrew, Jonathan, Max, Adel, Yuening, and anyone else I might have missed.

    A shout-out also to Gav who, 12 years after Danny and Andrew first ventured to the CTW Archives, made another trip to UMD recently and acquired a bunch more documents from which we have been able to build guides.

    Between these latest two developments (and the rest of the wiki's history), we now have more than a third of every Sesame Street episode documented in the full episode guide format, and a page for almost 3/4 of Sesame Street's entire 50-year run of 4,000-some-odd episodes. Considering, as we all know, how many of those episodes have been lost for so many years, that's an incredible achievement!

    On behalf of all the admins, thanks to everyone for what you bring to the community. The wiki is a powerful resource used by fans and professionals, and we're proud to have been able to work on this project for everyone to access over the years and for all the years to come.

    UPDATE

    Editors with access to scripts: Scott, Shane, Guillermo, Jon, Andrew


    Post created on May 28, 2018

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    • In light of these recent developments, what do folks think about redlinking episode numbers again on List of Sesame Street episodes and season pages?

      We took them out for two reasons: 1) to help manage Special:WantedPages, but I think that space is as tidy as we're going to get it for now, and 2) because we knew a lot of episode pages were a long way away. A complete episode guide is a realistic venture at this point, even if it takes a while to build, so I propose linking them back.

      This will be helpful in at least two ways: 1) we won't have to update List of Sesame Street episodes every time there's a new addition, and 2) it helps reduce the confusion for new readers as to why they're not linked and/or listed on the season pages (this is a common first edit for new editors who aren't familiar with our policies yet).

      Pros and cons?

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    • I see no reason not to. I personally don't pay attention to the Wanted Pages stuff, so it doesn't affect me, but others might.

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    • How would it be if we made a sandbox page to remind us of how certain segments are identified in the scripts (if one of us doesn't know it immediately)? It might aid us with the guides in the future.

      Furthermore, if there are scripts for episodes that were added to the Wiki long ago (like 2682), it might help to list the script IDs for the segments from that episode in the sandbox page as well, since any of them might be in another episode and we might not know it.

      Also: I'm hoping the scripts include Noggin-aired episodes which have incomplete Wiki guides. ;)

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    • It's possible.

      The titles are mostly the same ones used for the SS.org video player, so they're all up on Sesame Street Video Player: Classic Clips / Sesame Street Video Player: Current Clips.

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    • Noggin: yes! This thought had occurred to me as well. I'll look through them and see if I can't get their categories upgraded from Episode to Full Guide Format.

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    • The same goes for pledge season episodes.

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    • I don't know if this is the right place or if it'd be better to just ask one of the contributors with these sources, but I've noticed quite a few recent pages for street plots that were repeated, with the guides saying what episode it's a repeat of, with some of the originals redlinked. Do the documents say that they're repeats? Is the info on the street scenes as detailed as they are with episodes that are not repeats (likely copied)?

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    • Minor muppetz wrote: Do the documents say that they're repeats?

      In many cases, yes. I don't know how everyone else has determined that other episodes were known repeats, but it might have had something to do with end credits title cards or something like that.

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    • Repeats tended to air in block weeks, as you can see from the examples on Season 22 (1990-1991). I'm not sure where a lot of the info on them came from originally, but the most likely tell would be the presence of characters / cast members who had since been off the show, or by how the cast / puppets looked compared to the rest of the season.

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    • Alright, if we're going to build the world's greatest Sesame Street guide are we going to include the internationals? Because a friend of mine has a Sesamstrasse tape he uploaded and it has all sorts of material on it that's not seen on the American videos. And more recently I found a Plaza Sesamo tape "El Secreto del Alfabeto", from the year 2000 and there's nothing on the wiki about these tapes or the Plaza Sesamo series from 2000.

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    • Winxgirl34 wrote: Alright, if we're going to build the world's greatest Sesame Street guide are we going to include the internationals? Because a friend of mine has a Sesamstrasse tape he uploaded and it has all sorts of material on it that's not seen on the American videos. And more recently I found a Plaza Sesamo tape "El Secreto del Alfabeto", from the year 2000 and there's nothing on the wiki about these tapes or the Plaza Sesamo series from 2000.

      We have some coverage of foreign production episodes. The main things holding those back would probably be: information on the shows is not readily available to us, the language barrier hinders our ability to make accurate guides and I don't think a lot of us have the time to do those.

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    • Muppet Wiki is a collaborative encyclopedia that anyone can edit. So long as everyone follows our set standards and policies, and the information can be reliably sourced, of course we can expand our coverage of Category:International Sesame Street Episode Guides.

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    • But with the foreign tapes, I know what is on there. 1. On the German tape all there is are classic Bert and Ernie sketches we just have to list them all 2. As for Plaza Sesamo it has the 1995 opening and closing themes in addition to several American sketches. I could convert the tape to a file whenever I get a VCR DVD combo at least.

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    • Winxgirl34 wrote: But with the foreign tapes, I know what is on there. 1. On the German tape all there is are classic Bert and Ernie sketches we just have to list them all 2. As for Plaza Sesamo it has the 1995 opening and closing themes in addition to several American sketches. I could convert the tape to a file whenever I get a VCR DVD combo at least.

      We do have pages for foreign merchandise, as that stuff is much easier to cover. Sesamstrasse videography and Plaza Sésamo videography are examples.

      I believe that particular Plaza Sesamo video you're referring to is part of a set entitled "Mi Primer Encyclopedia" or something like that; they're just a bunch of episodes from the show.

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    • How's this for a start?

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    • For everyone's situational awareness: Guillermo has access to some of these materials now. He, Shane, and myself should be the only three individuals creating guides with the trusted variable in the episode template (all other guides must be sourced using the usual methods). Wish I could open it up more, but that's the way it has to be for now. Thanks again to everyone else who helps out identifying segments from the sometimes vague descriptions provided, and for updating various EKAs, etc.

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    • For the first time since we started building Sesame Street episode guides, we now have a verifiable source citing a wealth of script writers and directors of episodes. As such, I've added writer and director fields to Template:Episodesesame.

      It's no longer necessary to list "this episode was written/directed by _____" under the Notes section. When we have a source, we can now include them with the airdate, season, and other production info.

      Adding two more fields to the infobox makes the upper-right hand corner of the article slightly taller and introduces the potential side effect of wrapping the subsequent table. A lot of guides are already using {{br}} to offset this. Be aware that it may be necessary to add these break tags to some episode guides moving forward.

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    • Me gusta.

      (The extra space bugs me, but I'll live).

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    • Well, you know how I'd love to nuke Sponsors right out of the infobox 😉

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    • I guess it depends on what's already in the box. Episode 3010 looks neat still even with two added fields.

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    • By the way, to find the existing episodes where we're citing writers and directors, I'm using this Google search... in case anyone felt like tackling those. Just add |writer= after the season and migrate the credited individual from Notes to the infobox's writer field. Like this.

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    • Very cool! I'm continually amazed by our ever-expanding coverage in this arena.

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    • All the episodes I created using the trusted tag should have the writers in the notes, so that's an easy way to tackle a bunch (Imma take care of the season 23 ones as I go through fixing EKAs and such).

      EDIT: Also, is it worth noting on repeat episodes (i.e. Episode 2860 -> Episode 3035) when we have a page for the original airing?

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    • I wonder if it'd be good to create some kind of template for descriptions on insert pages for writers and directors, something similar to the "releases" template. 

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    • Oscarfan wrote: is it worth noting on repeat episodes when we have a page for the original airing?

      I added a repeat field to the template recently, as seen on Episode 0769. Is that what you mean, or am I misinterpreting?

      For those who don't know, we also have Sesame Street episodes with recycled plots.

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    • Scarecroe wrote:

      Oscarfan wrote: is it worth noting on repeat episodes when we have a page for the original airing?

      I added a repeat field to the template recently, as seen on Episode 0769. Is that what you mean, or am I misinterpreting?

      For those who don't know, we also have Sesame Street episodes with recycled plots.

      No, I mean repeating the writer/director info on the two episode pages.

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    • Oh, I see. Is it worth noting the writer again when they've already been acknowledged. Yeah, sure.

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    • Now that we have those writer/director fields, I would also say yes.

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    • Concerning List of Sesame Street episodes...

      What do we think of placing a ghosted icon next to episodes that have been built out will all the segments coming from these trusted sources, but don't have screenshots yet for Street scenes or other bits?

      Instead of adding {{EG}}, it would be {{EG|20}} (to indicate 20% opacity on the icon).

      It would help browsing for readers (we'll amend the key) and also help those of us building out the guides to see our progress.

      I've added one for now as a test next to Episode 0017, check it out.

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    • Me likey!

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    • Added! Anthony's been keeping on top of that page, so I'll make sure he knows.

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    • Should this this sandbox page include something like the "ghost icon" for episodes that technically have full rundowns? Or at least update all the full guides (I think it was only counting pages with pictures of every scene as a full guide and guides missing pictures among the ones where a page exists)?

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    • That's more a fun experiment thing visualize our episode coverage; I don't think it'll spring from the sandbox, so we don't need to concern ourselves with that.

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    • Re: the ghosted icon

      I just noticed you can change the opacity within the template and one guide was labeled with an 80% setting. Is there a hard-and-fast thing we should be setting as to what's considered nearly complete or some such?

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    • Season 26 is almost completely tabled. We just need a table for Episode 3344 and we're done!

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    • Oscarfan wrote: Re: the ghosted icon

      Is there a hard-and-fast thing we should be setting as to what's considered nearly complete or some such?

      Nah, I think it's best to keep it simple. 20% just happened to be the opacity that showed up best on the page in contrast with the links and other icons.

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    • Scarecroe wrote:

      Oscarfan wrote: Re: the ghosted icon

      Is there a hard-and-fast thing we should be setting as to what's considered nearly complete or some such?

      Nah, I think it's best to keep it simple. 20% just happened to be the opacity that showed up best on the page in contrast with the links and other icons.

      Gotcha.

      And sorry everyone for spamming the Recent Changes/Activity feeds; these guides are just so easy to do at this point, it doesn't take much time/effort to get through them.

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    • No, sir. Spam that is not. You get through them faster than I can. Although, I guess I've been focusing on the ones where we're starting a new guide basically from scratch. And I don't know the segments as well as you guys. Anyway, it's amazing work.

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    • Yeah, that's part of the reason I wanted to do these particular ones - half the work was already done, plus the Guide category fills up.

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    • By the way, (and this is mostly directed toward Shane and Guillermo), I don't know if you noticed, but I added a button that appears at the top of edit pages for articles that don't exist yet that will insert the standard format and layout of our episode guides. Hopefully it's helpful!

      Sesame episode template insert

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    • I had created a few sandbox pages recently, noticed that episode icon and was confused (and saw I couldn't get rid of it before editing). Good to know. 

      Regarding List of Sesame Street episodes, I added the "ghost" icon to a handful of recently-guided pages, but then started wondering, does that bar at the top that shows how many pages have full guides, how many have pages, and how many don't have pages update automatically? Also of interest: Recently I've noticed that there's at least 1,000 of each kind of episode (full guides, incomplete, and no guide), but last I checked there's only 1,014 episodes left that are redlinked. Soon we'll be close to less than 1,000 episodes that don't have wiki coverage!

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    • It seems to update every time the page itself is edited, at least whenever I look at it. The percentages take a bit to update for whatever reason, though, when any one of them shift up or down (right now the total is 101%).

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    • Brad built Template:SS-Episode-Guide-Meter, and it appears to use regular expressions to update based on category data. Which means a lot of the recently created pages that only have one bulleted item aren't very helpful for that algorithm, but we'll catch up sooner rather than later.

      Minor muppetz wrote: Soon we'll be close to less than 1,000 episodes that don't have wiki coverage!

      Yay!

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    • Based on new pages made by Guillermo and Shane from script materials, I've seen other folks adding some episode pages — like Episode 1306 and Episode 1473 — for the sole purpose of housing one sketch which was identified in another guide as its first appearance.

      I'm not sure I see the value in these pages. I understand we're all eager to nuke redlinks and fill out that List of Episodes, but I think we can do without pages of this sort for now. We'll get there.

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    • I see the positives and the negatives of it; I'll be fine either way, but I'm curious what others have to say.

      Also, on an unrelated note, can we change the "Image used on too many pages thus won't show up in automatically-made galleries, like in the categories" thing?

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    • Oscarfan wrote: can we change the "Image used on too many pages thus won't show up in automatically-made galleries, like in the categories" thing?

      I'm not sure I follow.

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    • For instance, the image for "I Don't Want to Live on the Moon" is on many pages. However, it appears that once it reaches 25 pages, it doesn't turn up in a category gallery, the "Appears on these pages" list or even the Wiki Activity. And if it's the only image on a page, the thumbnail is instead a Fandom placeholder image. So, right now, in the "Sesame Street Songs" category gallery, the next image it renders is that of the YouTube thumbnail, which isn't so great.

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    • Ah, gotcha. That's a Wikia thing. Don't know what the purpose of it is though.

      We can ask the question and see what they say. It's probably some "server load" thing.

      (Side note: I disabled "Appears on these pages" some time ago in favor of the old method which just shows everything. You can use w:c:dev:OldFilePages if you want.)

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    • The main thing affected by it is category thumbnails and activity stuff.

      As for redlinks and short pages, on the one hand, between these and the Jimmy Dean Show projects, Wanted Pages had crowded out the one-page redlinks (right now, under 150 are showing, hope to fill out more).

      But I'm inclined to agree that it makes more sense to start a short page for a single sketch *if* you have access to the scripts/documents to fill out the rest. If not (or redlinks where no info exists anyway), it's probably better to wait. This came up on ekas/first with another user recently, so maybe a general policy on that might be useful. (If there's an actual plot summary or a short statement i.e. "So and so guest stars and does this," I'd say those are fine regardless of length).

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    • I had noticed a few pages created with the "trusted" tag that only list one segment, which I figured was because it had been redlinked elsewhere. I thought about creating some pages but since only three contrbutors are allowed to use the "trusted" tag I decided not to (besides, I would have been sourcing, well, the wiki, as opposed to the trusted source), but I noticed a few had. 

      I have been told that the scripts sometimes list earlier episode appearances of the inserts, and figured that would be a great way to build pages for any episodes where you either don't have the scripts or the scripts aren't "final aired versions", though I don't know how many aren't (the editing history for season 22 says that the Episode 3806 script isn't the final aired version). 

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    • I'm not sure if these single-segment pages are worth keeping (I think they're fine overall, since we have them partially documented), but if it means anything, we have 999 episodes with no documentation.

      We have done it. We have, for the first time in history, less than 1000 Sesame Street episodes with no documentation.

      I wonder how far this will go by the show's 50th anniversary.

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    • Hi, all:

      I was the one who created pages like 'Episode 1306', etc. I was going by new pages added by other users (most likely those with CTW material in hand), and when I saw the 'red links,' I decided to act on (or, as Scott put it, 'nuke') them. I also understand that the 'trusted' variable is to be used primarily by administrators (I inadvertently left it in). Sorry for any misunderstanding possibly created, but I just want to help as much as possible with 'filling in blanks.' Thanks.

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    • Totally understand that desire. It's just that, for now, I don't think we need mostly blank episode pages that just list a segment. We'll definitely get to it and there'll be other things to update when the full episode guide is made.

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    • So, do the administrators agree that I should stop this practice of starting a new page with just one segment just for the sake of 'cutting down' on the number of 'red links' on the Wiki? Or, does it depend on how 'detailed' the segment description is (say, like the one I have about the Bridgekeeper for Episode 1618)? Please let me know. Thanks.

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    • I think in cases where we only know a couple of segments mentioned in another episode guide, we wait to create the page.

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    • OK, then I'll wait until I can see several 'red-linked' references to the page from several different episodes before I can create a new page. Partly a judgment call, I guess, but I suppose you're basically saying definitely more than just one or two are needed before one can proceed.

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    • Sorry, in trying to be polite, I wasn't clear.

      Do not create pages for episodes unless you have a copy of the episode in your possession.

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    • OK, so you mean that I should actually have some sort of 'CTW Material' visible (like the notes which Gavry got from the University of Maryland earlier this year) before I start a page, as opposed to just using 'EKA' and 'First' links from other episode guides on the Wiki. Am I right?

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    • Yes, that is the one exception to the "you must have a copy of the episode to make an episode page" rule being discussed in this thread. Right now, those in possession of trusted documents include myself, Shane, and Guillermo.

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    • OK, thanks, I'll be sure to remember that from now on. I'll continue to make edits and additions to existing pages, but will be sure to make sure I have some sort of 'written source' (not just EKA links) when creating a new page.

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    • Seasons 23 through 31 are now fully table'd!

      Big shout out to all those who helped make these, especially Jeremy, who pretty much helped us guide most of the 1990s. We now know every appearance of Wanda Cousteau, Colambo and the ever popular "Wet Paint Sign!"

      Imma about to dive into the gaps of season 32/33, but now, we can change all the EKAs to Firsts for pretty much this entire era. So, scope out any episode page from maybe 1998 to 2014-ish and start making the changes.

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    • Incredible.

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    • Oscarfan wrote: Seasons 23 through 31 are now fully table'd!

      Big shout out to all those who helped make these, especially Jeremy, who pretty much helped us guide most of the 1990s. We now know every appearance of Wanda Cousteau, Colambo and the ever popular "Wet Paint Sign!"

      Imma about to dive into the gaps of season 32/33, but now, we can change all the EKAs to Firsts for pretty much this entire era. So, scope out any episode page from maybe 1998 to 2014-ish and start making the changes.

      Just keep in mind, make sure whatever you're changing is specifically from these seasons. You can see the pages the images appear on and can find the first appearance from there. Try not to go overboard and change things that aren't reflected in our tables.

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    • I can't believe it took this long, but that's just fantastic. Thank you Shane (and others) for your hard work getting all of the inserts for those seasons.

      So, yeah, pretty much all the letter/number/Muppet segments that debuted in those seasons can be updated to firsts, correct?

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    • SchfiftyThree wrote: I can't believe it took this long, but that's just fantastic. Thank you Shane (and others) for your hard work getting all of the inserts for those seasons.

      So, yeah, pretty much all the letter/number/Muppet segments that debuted in those seasons can be updated to firsts, correct?

      Yup. The season 22 stuff can be tricky because we're missing two tables, but because those have sponsors, we know certain things can't have debuted in those episodes. Everything else is fair game.

      And one more thing: while the sources we made these with are superb, nothing beats the genuine, televised episodes. So if any copies turn up of any of these and there's a discrepancy between our information and the aired episode, feel free to make any changes necessary.

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    • We now have all of season 32's repeats fully guided!

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    • Oscarfan wrote:

      And one more thing: while the sources we made these with are superb, nothing beats the genuine, televised episodes. So if any copies turn up of any of these and there's a discrepancy between our information and the aired episode, feel free to make any changes necessary.

      Also, sometimes scripts can change in between writing. When Shane tabled Episode 3927, the script had Mother Brown's Farm (Number Fifteen Song). However, when I read the original script on Mo's website, it had How Hard It Is to Be 15 it it's place. </div> </div>

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    • The scripts we're using are reflective for the aired versions. The draft on Mo's site was clearly an older one (there's no Count von Count sketch in the aired version either).

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    • My bad.

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    • I just realized we're one episode away from having all of season 23 onwards tables. Episode 4024 desperately needs it.

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    • K. Now...

      Every episode from Season 22 to the present day have tables and are fully guided*.

      Pretty much everything done after Jim passed...take that as you will. But, lots of hard, great work from the lot of us to put these together - Gulliermo, Brian Hilly, Jonathan, Matt, Steven, others I'm probably overlooking. But, great work all! In in a short while, I'll get season 21 covered, so we'll have pretty much all the 1990s to now done.

      This is going to look sweet for the 50th anniversary, gang.

      *save for three incomplete Season 22 ones...can't have everything.

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    • ✨ remarkable ✨

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    • Actually, I see two episodes from Season 22 (2806 and 2823) and one from Season 23 (2974) which are still incomplete, but when the info for them arrives, it arrives (and I'm sure it will!). Again, congrats to all! Wish I could be of greater help, but I'm more 'bent' on the 1970's!:)

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    • I do t know if anyone noticed this, but we created tabled Episode 2018 in the year 2018!

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    • Just going to show that everyone makes mistakes...

      I've made this - Sandbox:Sesame segment confusions, to try and keep track of multiple versions of bits that we might not have noticed, but should be corrected (partially inspired by some stuff Tony alerted me of). I'll add a couple of more things to that soon, but for now, I recommend getting an alternate screenshot of the bits mentioned there and make the corrections as needed.

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    • Hi. I'm Morphzero from the Lost Media Wiki. Recently, I started a search for Sesame Street Episode 847. We've contacted many PBS stations and the CTW Archives for more information on the episode. Someone told me an anonymous user has shared scripts with this community, which were used to help fill out episode tables. If you still have Episode 847's script in your possession, could you please make it publically available? Here is the main search link if anyone is interested in contributing. Thanks.

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    • Here you go: Episode 0847.

      Just out of curiosity, are you from the Lost Media Wiki that covers fan fiction, or lostmediawiki.com?

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    • lostmediawiki.com. The Wikia (or Archive) site is just full of little kids looking for Albanian SpongeBob and whatnot.

      That link just goes to the article, instead of the script.

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    • The script is not online. Just the outline.

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    • And now...

      Seasons 20 to the present are all tabled and whatnot*.

      This means that the entirety of the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s are up. Again, shout out to all the folks who kicked ass and helped build these.

      UP NEXT, I'm working on Season 13, which as you might have seen involves a lot of ID'ing of firsts for segments, so these next few weeks are gonna be a little crazy-go-nuts (shout out to User:Shortbuyers and Anthony, who have been killin' it in cleaning up all these EKAs in our wake).

      *yes, yes, I still know about those three Season 22 episodes...

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    • Woooooo!

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    • Why does the List of Sesame Street episodes page list 1,826 full episode guides when the episode guide category has 1,827 pages?

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    • That thing lags behind occasionally. Notice how the percents only add up to 99%.

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    • So, for anyone interested in updating our EKA and First templates, I recently realized this little trick: what links to the EKA template to see which episodes and pages are using it. I did my best to update them on the episodes from the last 20 (!) years; they're not all updated (it's usually one segment we haven't pinned down yet), but all the guides from season 40 to now are all set with Firsts.

      In addition to episodes, it helps us find the episode links on celebrities, references, songs, etc. that could be updated as well.

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    • → I've posted a thread about changing EKAs to Firsts at Thread:263078.

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    • A bit of a milestone in this project...

      we just hit 1,000 guides using our trusted source!

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    • Holy smoke!

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    • If we reach 500 articles without documentation by the time the show turns 50, we'll have done great work.

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    • I often struggle with these guides and (depending on distractions) one episode can take me anywhere from an hour to two or more to finish, but it's really amazing to see everyone in the community swoop in and fill in all the bits I don't know. Y'all are awesome Emoji-wisdom

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    • Out of 4,520 episodes, this is the current breakdown:

      • 1,870 complete 42%
      • 1,119 partial 25%
      • 1,531 no guide 33%

      Two thirds of all episodes guided is a huge landmark!

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    • Glad the scales are tipping in our favor!

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    • In order to try to cut down on loading times from loading a bunch of Kermit icons, many of which are invisible, I'm interested in creating a sandbox to show how I would go about this.

      • Seasons with all episodes containing episode guides have their icon moved to the section header.
      • Commenting out instances of {{EG|none}} so we don't load a bunch of invisible images until we need to make them visible again.

      Is it fine for me to put that under Sandbox:List of Sesame Street episodes? Should I put it on my personal sandbox? Is this something that's even worth our time?

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    • The page loads okay for me in Firefox and Chrome. I do find that editing it in Firefox takes longer than Chrome, but that seems to be more of a browser issue than a wiki issue.

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    • Latest numbers:

      • 1,916 complete
      • 1,151 partial
      • 1,451 no guide
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    • I always to tend to read the numbers as 1,916 episodes, or 14 3/5ths of seasons, worth of full guides. Amazed that there's been so much unearthed and that there's such a majority of complete content. Can't wait fer more :)

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    • Is it 1,916? The guide category only says 1,914 (and I would personally subtract the Test Show guide since it's not really an "episode" in a sense).

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    • I excluded the test episodes. So, I copied and pasted everything else into Dreamweaver and did a search for {{EG}} and that's the number I got.

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    • Our anonymous source has let us open up access to the scripts for another editor. So those authorized for using the trusted tag in episode guides now include myself, Shane, Guillermo, and Jon. Just in case y'all notice that tag being used more when looking over Special:Recentchanges. Established rules continue to apply for other episode guide changes being made. We're getting there!

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    • Just wanted to say that we've now reached over 2,100 full episode guides! That's around 46% of the series.

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    • That’s almost 50%!

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    • Oscarfan wrote: Just wanted to say that we've now reached over 2,100 full episode guides! That's around 46% of the series.

      Well, then, it's Miller, er, Alphabet Time!

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    • That's awesome. And there are less than 1300 episodes that have no guide at all.

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    • Um, okay. So... what's left to go?

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    • Let me rephrase that: What is at the top of the priority list for episodes to be tackled next?

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    • We're not at liberty to say, but you'll catch the newest guides as we get to them if you follow Special:Recentchanges.

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    • Can't you guys figure out which episodes are most important and take it upon yourselves to prioritize them?

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    • Tyrekecorrea wrote: Can't you guys figure out which episodes are most important and take it upon yourselves to prioritize them?

      See the thing of that is there are still over 2,000 episodes that we have no idea yet of what they entail.

      When we started this project, we didn't know there was an episode crossing over with The Electric Company. We didn't know about an episode about drugs or how Grundgetta first appeared. But we found them slowly.

      We don't have a full idea of what's in a lot of these episodes, so it's not easy to find which ones are "important" vs. "here's five versions of 'One of These Things'." You just have to be patient.

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    • You mean you've been working on this project for so long and you really don't have any idea?

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    • We're not disclosing all the details publicly.

      Again, you'll just have to be patient.

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    • A FANDOM user
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