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Old 02-19-03, 07:51 PM
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what was your favorite sesame street character

i was flipping channels today and came across a sketch with big bird and a martian and i was so ecstatic b/c the martians were always my favorite characters on the show. they were kinda obscure but i still remember their "telephone" sketch...i loved how their mouths moved! yip yip yip
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what was the "imaginary" creature only big bird saw?

puffleupagus? heffalumpagus? that was my favorit.
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The Count. Err... what was his name? I dunno, let me see, how many possibilities are there for his name.... one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, ah, eight, nine, err...
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"I turn on Sesame Street, I say 'oh Sesame Street, this is much better because now he'll learn how to count and spell. But now I'm watching it as an adult and I realize Sesame Street teaches kids other things. It teaches kids how to judge people, and label people. That's right. They got a character on there named Oscar. They treat this guy like §hit, the entire show. They judge him right in his face.

Parent: 'Oscar you are so mean, isn't he kids?'
Kid: 'Yeh Oscar, you're a grouch'
Oscar: 'Bitch I live in a fu*kin trash can! I'm the poorest motherf**ker on Sesame Street. Nobody's helping me.'"

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My favorite character was the Cookie Monster.
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Originally posted by Seeker
what was the "imaginary" creature only big bird saw?

puffleupagus? heffalumpagus? that was my favorit.
snuffleupagus... right?
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Old 02-19-03, 10:35 PM
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My favorite character is this one,

the original

the orange

Oscar the Grouch

from 1969-1970

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oh man, I remeber watching this show when I was a kid, Burt and Ernie were my favorites.
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Heh, when I was younger I really liked Elmo. This was long before all that tickle me elmo crap.
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i didnt realize snuffleupagus was "imaginary"!?!
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He may be from The Muppet Show, but I always looked forward to his reports on Sesame Street.
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Nah, Kermit's a Sesame Street traitor.

He was seduced by the "muppet" side.
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Grover, especially Super Grover

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Originally posted by hgar78
i didnt realize snuffleupagus was "imaginary"!?!
Up until the mid/late 80s, only Big Bird saw Mr Snuffleupagus. He always walked away before other characters entered the scene, so they always though Big Bird was talking about an imaginary friend.

This changed when accusations were made that the character led kids to believe that adults won't trust them, like how other characters didn't believe Big Bird about his friend.

Finally, Mr Snuffleupagus was allowed to be seen by everyone on Sesame Street.
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Bert & Ernie

I always loved how Ernie would exasperate the heck out of Bert. My favorite bit was when Ernie happened upon Bert taking a nap and went through a whole checklist to make sure Bert was asleep, including noting how "floppy and soggy-like old buddy Bert's arm is", and poking him. Of course, all of this woke Bert up so Ernie could remind him to take his nap.

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Oscar the Grouch baby!!!
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