Richard Grover

Behind the scenes of "Exercise," as filmed for the documentary

In the early 1980s, Sesame Street producer Arlene Sherman and director Victor DiNapoli began filming footage for a documentary about the show that ultimately never came to fruition.[1] This footage included interviews with the cast and crew, and a behind-the-scenes look at production meetings, puppet building and the taping of various episodes and inserts.

Some of the footage eventually found its way into other documentaries including Biography, and several snippets were included on 40 Years of Sunny Days and Old School: Volume 3.


  1. Jim Henson: Behind the Seams compilation screening at the Museum of the Moving Image