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.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

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#15 - 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 7.82 from 11 votes.

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#14 - 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 7.86 from 14 votes.

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#13 - 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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#12 - 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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#11 - The Good Sport (Season 43 - Episode 2)

After losing to Abby in several games of hot potato, Elmo turns to Telly for help in becoming better. He becomes so good that, the next time he plays Abby, he repeatedly wins; and then his newfound skill goes to his head, causing him to show off.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 18 votes.

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#10 - 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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#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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#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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#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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#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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#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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#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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#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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#2 - Magic Spell (Season 50 - Episode 17)


The princess is under a magic sleeping spell and the spell can only be broken if the Prince writes his name on a magic tablet. Elmo and Abby help Prince Billy practice and encourages him to keep trying until he learns how to write his name all by himself.

The episode was rated 8.30 from 10 votes.

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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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