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  • Actors: Bill Cosby, Ray Charles, Plácido Domingo, Jim Henson, Frank Oz
  • Producers: Jim Henson, Diana Birkenfield
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Jim Henson Company
  • DVD Release Date: July 13, 2010
  • Run Time: 47 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B003INBNY8
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #21,059 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Sesame Street: 20 Years...and Still Counting!" on IMDb

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Experience this captivating special that marked the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking children’s series that taught us our ABCs, 123s, and so much more! Hosted by Bill Cosby, SESAME STREET: 20 YEARS...AND STILL COUNTING! includes appearances by favorite “Sesame Street” residents like Big Bird, Grover, Bob and Maria. It also features timeless clips from past episodes; performances by Ray Charles and famed tenor Plácido Domingo (with his operatic Muppet™ counterpart, Plácido Flamingo); and in-depth interviews with the series’ creators. Sweep the clouds away and rediscover the carefree days of childhood with this delightful special! “Sesame Street” is produced by the nonprofit educational organization, Sesame Workshop.

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Aimed more at adults than children, the 1989 television special Sesame Street: 20 Years… and Still Counting! is a celebration of the two decades of muppetry, music, and educational content that made the groundbreaking Sesame Street TV series an enduring popular hit, and that shaped the future of television programming for children. Hosted by Bill Cosby, this special features interview footage with the series' creators and cast members, a look at what some of the now-grown-up Sesame Street kids were doing in 1989, and plenty of clips from the show's first 20 years. Characters Bob, Gordon, and Susan reminisce about the past, recalling specific episodes like Miles's birthday party, where they all sang the song "Baby, Baby, Baby," as well as their initial excitement about the show's groundbreaking ideas, including presenting Gordon and Susan as a positive role model of a black couple living in the inner city, and helping inner-city kids get ready for school. Bill Cosby gives voice to some of the show's secrets: a curriculum based on continuing research; writing that is both current and designed for parents as well as their children, as exemplified by scenes like "Miami Mice," "Monsterpiece Theatre," and "Squirrel of Fortune"; and a commitment to making what happens on Sesame Street mirror what happens in life--even if it means tackling tough issues like marriage, birth, death, and adoption. Cosby calls attention to the fact that Sesame Street was the first national children's show that was integrated, including not only children of diverse ethnicity, but also children with physical and mental disabilities. This special showcases many of the series' most classic moments, including Ray Charles's moving rendition of the song "It's Not Easy Being Green" and Plácido Domingo's performance of "Look Through the Window" with fellow Muppet singer Plácido Flamingo. It also provides a glimpse of some of the many coproductions of Sesame Street that aired around the world, in places as diverse as Kuwait, Spain, Germany, and Israel. While children will enjoy the classic Sesame Street footage that's included in this special, it is really a program aimed at the grown-ups who grew up with Sesame Street: it's a chance to reminisce, reflect on just how groundbreaking the show was, and rekindle the excitement of sharing Sesame Street with children and grandchildren. (Ages 2 and older) --Tami Horiuchi

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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By MSM on August 8, 2010
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Our 2 year old son enjoys Sesame Street very much. This 20 year collection is one of his favorites!!! We enjoy it as adults also. I found it to be a good value for the money.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Writer7 on June 26, 2011
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The movie arrived quickly and in great condition. My son loves it! Bill Cosby is on the DVD as a "narrator," and Jim Henson is also shown on it a couple of times. They show the best of Sesame Street's first twenty years. I am happy with this purchase.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By cheapmommy on February 16, 2014
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I don't know why I expected this to be snips of the classics. However, this is more of a documentary for us parents.
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I enjoyed the intro by Jim Henson. We get to see a good variety of our favorite Muppets and they interview a lot of the children that were on Sesame Street in 1973.
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By Maxwell Rochette on April 10, 2013
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it is so cool to see one of my favorite childhood specials on dvd, even after the first twenty years.
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By Max2Maggie on May 3, 2013
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We could not find this anywhere else and I thought to check Amazon and voila! even had free shipping!!! I've found several other products/items I am purchasing and am thrilled with the ease in shopping this way!!! Have had nothing but good results with orders THANKS keep up the good work!!!!!
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