Segments shown before each episode of
during Sesame Street the 35th season, in honor of the show's 35th anniversary. In these segments, people talked about their favorite Sesame Steet moments.
Picture Who Episode Description
She talks about liking all 35 years of Sesame Street.
He shares that the first song he learned to play on the violin was the Sesame Street Theme. A clip of the Tokyo String Quartet is shown.
He describes coming to New York from Argentina, and learning English from watching Sesame Street. An excerpt of Big Bird singing " ABC-DEF-GHI" is shown.
She talks about watching the show with her sister, Serena Williams, and remembering the song, " Ladybugs' Picnic."
Kaplan talks about the character Linda and how the show taught sign language.
He talks about Ernie and Bert, and a clip from the Banana Sketch is shown.
She shares her favorite memory - the theme song, accompanied by footage from the season 30 theme.
She talks about Bob when he sings the song, " Sing."
He talks about Cookie Monster's urge to not eat cookies. A Letter of the Day clip is shown.
She talks about how " The People in Your Neighborhood" taught her about the people in her neighborhood. A clip from the original version is shown.
He talks about " Somebody Come and Play" and credits the show as what inspired him to get into acting.
She talks about Ernie and Bert's " Here fishy, fishy, fishy!" sketch.
She speaks about the diversity on Sesame Street inspiring her as an aspiring dancer and choreographer. A clip of Celia Cruz and Big Bird is shown.
He talks about how Sesame Street convinced him that he should be involved with an entertaining children's educational show.
He talks about how Sesame Street showed people with all kinds of disabilities. A clip of his favorite song, " Count Me In," is shown.
He talks about the importance of Sesame Street showing a "soft, gentle love" to children. A clip from Cookie Monster Alphabet is shown.
He talks about watching Sesame Street with his kids.
She talks about how she's thankful that Sesame Street is in the world to cheer her up when she's blue. A clip from the song " Dancin' Shoes" is shown.
Dr. Alex Jenny Ky
She talks about how Sesame Street taught her the alphabet and numbers through friendly characters. A clip from Episode 0406 of the characters holding up letters that introduce their names is shown.
James Earl Jones
He reminisces about telling Matt Robinson that the monster Muppets would not work because they would terrify children. A clip from " C is for Cookie" is shown. He chuckles, then says "What did I know?"
He talks about the " Pinball Number Count" series.
She talks about how Sesame Street teaches about diversity. A clip from the song " Pride" is shown.
Harry Connick Jr.
He talks about a scene in which all of the characters are sitting on the brownstone steps in the special Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting, and how it represents people from all walks of life, and how it shows that everyone is important and despite of our differences we can be friends.
He talks about Ernie singing " Rubber Duckie."
Newelle J. McDonald
She notes her most respected moment as when Hooper's Store caught fire.
He talks about calling Craig T. Nelson 'Bert' and Nelson calling him 'Ernie'.
He says he thought the show was good until he saw his musical hero, Stevie Wonder, perform on the show, which made it great. A clip from " Superstition" is shown.
He talks about Elmo's World.
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