Sesame Street

10 Worst 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.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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#10 - Upside-Down Nursery Rhymes (Season 45 - Episode 23)

Mother Goose rewrites some of her famous rhymes to help her characters work through their feelings.

The episode was rated 6.63 from 19 votes.

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#9 - The Good Sport (Season 46 - Episode 31)


Elmo learns how to win and lose gracefully while playing Hot Potato with Abby. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Hungry Games parody, and Elmo's World. Brought to you by the letter G and the number 3.

The episode was rated 6.63 from 24 votes.

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#8 - A Sesame Street Thanksgiving (Season 48 - Episode 1)

Elmo, Big Bird, Rosita, Alan, Julia, Nina and the rest of the neighborhood gather to appreciate all the traditions, cultures and delicious foods their community has to offer.

The episode was rated 6.61 from 31 votes.

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#7 - Stinky's First Day of Preschool (Season 45 - Episode 15)


Stinky is anxious about preschool. Elmo and Chris give Stinky strategies to help Stinky calm down.

The episode was rated 6.59 from 17 votes.

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#6 - Shape Hunt (Season 48 - Episode 21)

Everyone on Sesame Street is getting ready to play Shape Hunt. Each team gets a list of shapes and they have to look closely around the street to find them. When both teams have difficulty finding shapes on their list, Julia helps by finding shapes in places no one else thought of.

The episode was rated 6.53 from 15 votes.

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#5 - A Very Cookie Mother's Day (Season 46 - Episode 18)


Cookie Monster wants to give his mom the perfect Mother's Day gift, but first he needs to learn how to control himself from eating it. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World-family. Brought to you by the letter M and the number 19.

The episode was rated 6.50 from 18 votes.

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#4 - Hooper's Lockdown (Season 46 - Episode 20)

When Grover's new security gate system accidentally locks Chris out of Hooper's store, Elmo and Abby help solve math problems to open the gates in time to stop Cookie Monster from eating Alan's birthday cake. Also featuring Nick Jonas, Cookie Monster's 007 parody, and Elmo the Musical. Brought to you by the letter S and the number 8.

The episode was rated 6.40 from 10 votes.

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#3 - Rocco's Playdate (Season 46 - Episode 16)


Elmo and Zoe use arts and crafts to help make a 'friend' for Zoe's pet rock, Rocco, to play with. Also featuring Murray had a lttle lamb, and Elmo's World-drawing. Brought to you by the letter C and the number 7.

The episode was rated 6.40 from 15 votes.

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#2 - BooBoo Busters (Season 46 - Episode 25)

Abby and Elmo are the Boo-Boo Busters; finding friends on Sesame Street who need help making their boo-boos better. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World. Brought to you by the letter B and the number 13.

The episode was rated 6.18 from 11 votes.

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#1 - Humpty Dumpty's Football Dream (Season 50 - Episode 9)


When Humpty Dumpty decides to join the King's Horses & Men in their annual football game, Telly tries to come up with the right protective gear to keep Humpty from cracking.

The episode was rated 6.09 from 11 votes.

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