Sesame Street

10 Best Episodes of Sesame Street

On a special inner city street, the inhabitants—human and muppet—teach preschoolers basic educational and social concepts using comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.

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#1 - Astronaut Elmo (Season 49 - Episode 10)

Rosita, Elmo and Abby pretend to be astronauts and use their imaginations to go into space; with help from Chris, they figure out which "space tool" to use to fix their ripped spaceship.

The episode was rated 8.40 from 10 votes.

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#2 - Gordon introduces Sally to Sesame Street (0001) (Season 1 - Episode 1)


In the first episode of Sesame Street, Gordon takes a girl named Sally on a tour of Sesame Street, introducing her (and the viewers) to the various characters on the show. On the street, Sally meets the human cast -- Gordon, Susan, Bob and Mr. Hooper -- as well as two Muppet characters, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 10 votes.

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#3 - Surfin' Sesame Street (Season 48 - Episode 34)

Alan tells Elmo and Grover that he couldn't go on vacation this year, so Elmo, Grover and Chris surprise him by bringing the beach to Sesame Street.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 10 votes.

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#4 - Fixing X (Season 49 - Episode 17)


Big Bird and Snuffy are the hosts of "The Letter of the Day Show" on Sesame Street, and learn all about how the letter X can come at the end of a word.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 10 votes.

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#5 - Cookie Monster's Museum Mystery (Season 49 - Episode 35)

A brand-new museum has opened on Sesame Street - the Museum of Modern Cookie! Cookie Monster, Elmo and Chris are very excited to check it out. While walking around the museum, the paintings suddenly begin to disappear and the museum guards think Cookie Monster stole them. With Abby's help, Cookie Monster, Elmo and Chris catch who really was taking the cookie art. Season finale.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 12 votes.

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#6 - Math Magic (repeat) (Season 49 - Episode 6)


Max the Magician appears on Sesame Street, doing magic tricks that make scarves appear and cards disappear.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 17 votes.

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#7 - Crafty Friends (Season 48 - Episode 17)

Elmo helps Zoe find just the right play date for her pet rock, Rocco.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 11 votes.

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#8 - Elmo's Butterfly Friend (Season 48 - Episode 20)


Elmo and Telly learn how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly through metamorphosis.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

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#9 - Elmo and Abby's Bubble Fun (Season 48 - Episode 29)

Alan and Chris introduce Sesame Street's first-ever Bubble Fest! Elmo, Abby, Telly and the kids gather for the festivities. Telly is excited, as he's never blown a bubble before, and neither has Abby (her mommy's always made them with magic).

The episode was rated 8.00 from 11 votes.

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#10 - Pigs for Another Day (Season 50 - Episode 3)


After the three little pigs catch a cold, Grover, Rosita and Cookie Monster become "Pigs for a Day." They make a couple of mistakes, but they keep trying until they build the right-sized doghouse for Chris’ friend.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 12 votes.

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    #11 - A New Friend on Sesame Street (Season 50 - Episode 13)

    There's a new face on Sesame Street! With Elmo and Rosita’s help, military kid Charlie finds her way around the neighborhood and learns that Sesame Street is a place where everyone can be friends - no matter how different they are.

    The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

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    #12 - Chamki Visits Sesame Street (Season 48 - Episode 15)


    Big Bird is getting ready for a visit from Chamki, his pen pal from India. Grover, Elmo, Rosita and Cookie Monster build a giant bird feeder to help her feel comfortable on Sesame Street. When she gets there, the gang finds out that even though she and Big Bird have a lot in common, she's not a bird at all!

    The episode was rated 7.93 from 15 votes.

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    #13 - The Good Sport (Season 43 - Episode 2)


    The episode was rated 7.89 from 18 votes.

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    #14 - Father's Day (Season 47 - Episode 24)


    It’s Father’s Day, and Rosita’s friends help her make a video message, so she can tell her dad how much she loves him.

    The episode was rated 7.87 from 15 votes.

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    #15 - Elmo's Happy Little Train (Season 49 - Episode 12)

    Elmo, Rosita, and Zoe play train and pretend to be the driver, conductor and passenger. They make up an adventure so that Oscar can play, too.

    The episode was rated 7.87 from 15 votes.

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    #16 - Honk If You Love Libraries (Season 49 - Episode 11)


    With the help of librarian Grover and comic book superhero Galactic Gail (Zoe Kravitz), Nina and Elmo tour the different sections of the local library to find the books they need.

    The episode was rated 7.80 from 10 votes.

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    #17 - Elmo Goes to Chicken School (Season 49 - Episode 18)

    Elmo helps Professor Buck Awe teach a class of chickens using strategies he learned in preschool.

    The episode was rated 7.80 from 10 votes.

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    #18 - Make Your Garden Grow (Season 47 - Episode 16)


    Elmo has made sure his apple tree has good soil, water and sunshine, but he still needs to learn how to be patient and wait for it to grow.

    The episode was rated 7.77 from 13 votes.

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    #19 - So You Think You Can Choreograph (Season 49 - Episode 4)

    Elmo and his friends are making a music video; when they ask Zoe to be the choreographer, she comes up with the perfect dance and teaches everyone the moves.

    The episode was rated 7.76 from 17 votes.

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    #20 - Elmo's Good Luck Charm (Season 50 - Episode 12)


    Elmo loses his lucky baseball card before a game of tee-ball and says he can't play without it. When Abby, Alan, and Rosita tell Elmo that all he needs to do is practice, Elmo learns that he can still play without his lucky card.

    The episode was rated 7.75 from 12 votes.


    Last updated: feb 06, 2023

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