Als die Sesamstaße nach Deutschland kam ("When Sesame Street Came to Germany") is a 45-minute documentary about Sesame Street and its German co-production Sesamstrasse by Grit Fischer and Maik Gizinski. It first aired as part of the Unsere Geschichte (Our History) series on January 1, 2013 on NDR.
The TV-special technically debuted in a special preview stream online on December 28, 2012. It is still currently available online at NDR.de - Unsere Geschichte: Als die Sesamstraße ins deutsche TV kam.
Included are interviews with key players of both countries' productions and German guest stars, chronicling the shows' history, and a behind-the-scenes look into the filming of Sesamstrasse's special 40th Anniversary Episode.
- A film by: Grit Fischer and Maik Gizinski
- Editor: Philine Bohmann
- Camera: Andreas Färber, Stefan Söffgen, André Bacher
- Narration: Stephan Schad
- Sound Editing: Gero von Gerlach
- Graphics: Kay Penndorf, Pascale Guillon
- Image Engineering: Arne Kühl
- Executive Producer: Michael Schinschke
- Line Producer: Olav Jacobs