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{{Seasonsesame|premiere=November 21, 1983 ([[Episode 1836|1836]])|finale=May 18, 1984 (1965)|episodes=130}}
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[[File:Tellyface.jpg|thumb|300px|[[Maria]] shows [[Telly]] how to use the computer.]]
 
[[File:Tellyface.jpg|thumb|300px|[[Maria]] shows [[Telly]] how to use the computer.]]
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* [[Episode 1836]] -- 15th season premiere; Gordon and Snuffy run the NYC marathon
 
* [[Episode 1836]] -- 15th season premiere; Gordon and Snuffy run the NYC marathon
 
* [[Episode 1839]] -- Death of Mr. Hooper
 
* [[Episode 1839]] -- Death of Mr. Hooper
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* [[Episode 1840]]
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* [[Episode 1844]]
 
* [[Episode 1845]] -- Dr. Nobel Price "Discovers" The Law Of Gravity
 
* [[Episode 1845]] -- Dr. Nobel Price "Discovers" The Law Of Gravity
 
* [[Episode 1854]] -- Snuffy is Sick
 
* [[Episode 1854]] -- Snuffy is Sick
 
* [[Episode 1858]] -- Proud To Be A Cow/Captain Vegetable Returns
 
* [[Episode 1858]] -- Proud To Be A Cow/Captain Vegetable Returns
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* [[Episode 1859]] -- Bernie "tunes" Oscar's Piano
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* [[Episode 1885]] -- Last day on the farm
 
* [[Episode 1899]] -- Bob talks to the Phone
 
* [[Episode 1899]] -- Bob talks to the Phone
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* [[Episode 1916]]
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* [[Episode 1917]]
 
* [[Episode 1927]] -- Gordon and Susan baby-sit
 
* [[Episode 1927]] -- Gordon and Susan baby-sit
 
* [[Episode 1933]] -- The new computer
 
* [[Episode 1933]] -- The new computer
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
* This is the first season to have the Sesame Street sign and the CTW logo on the top of the screen.
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* This is the first season to have the Sesame Street sign and the CTW logos [with the debut of it's then new font] appear on-screen. The in-credit logos would appear in a still frame of a random scene from an episode.
 
* After a nine year absence, [[Joe Raposo]] returned to his old job as musical director and would remain with the show until his death.
 
* After a nine year absence, [[Joe Raposo]] returned to his old job as musical director and would remain with the show until his death.
 
* This was the first season with the Muppets Inc. copyright, in addition to the Children's Television Workshop copyright, at the end of the episodes.
 
* This was the first season with the Muppets Inc. copyright, in addition to the Children's Television Workshop copyright, at the end of the episodes.
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* Despite being released between seasons 16 and 17, the filming of the ''Sesame Street'' movie ''[[Follow That Bird]]'' commenced shortly after this season had finished.
   
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==
 
'''Muppet Characters'''
 
'''Muppet Characters'''
: [[Anything Muppets]], [[Barkley]], [[Bert]], [[Big Bird]], [[Buster the Horse]], [[Captain Vegetable (character)|Captain Vegetable]], [[Dr. Nobel Price]], [[Elmo]], [[Ernie]], [[Forgetful Jones]], [[Fred the Wonder Horse]], [[Gilbert and Sullivan]], [[Grover]], [[Honkers]], [[Kermit the Frog]], [[Oscar the Grouch]], [[Mr. Snuffleupagus]], [[Telly Monster]]
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: [[Anything Muppets]], [[Barkley]], [[Bert]], [[Betty Lou]], [[Big Bird]], [[Buster the Horse]], [[Captain Vegetable (character)|Captain Vegetable]], [[Dr. Nobel Price]], [[Elmo]], [[Ernie]], [[Forgetful Jones]], [[Fred the Wonder Horse]], [[Gilbert and Sullivan]], [[Grover]], [[Grundgetta]], [[Honkers]], [[Kermit the Frog]], [[Oscar the Grouch]], [[Mr. Snuffleupagus]], [[Telly Monster]]
   
 
'''Human Characters'''
 
'''Human Characters'''
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'''[[:Category:Muppet Performers|Muppeteers]]'''
 
'''[[:Category:Muppet Performers|Muppeteers]]'''
:[[Caroll Spinney]], [[Jim Henson]], [[Richard Hunt]], [[Brian Muehl]], [[Jerry Nelson]], [[Frank Oz]], [[Martin P. Robinson]], [[Bryant Young]], [[Noel MacNeal]] (uncredited)
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:[[Caroll Spinney]], [[Fran Brill]], [[Jim Henson]], [[Richard Hunt]], [[Brian Muehl]], [[Jerry Nelson]], [[Frank Oz]], [[Martin P. Robinson]], [[Bryant Young]], [[Noel MacNeal]] (uncredited)
   
 
==Season 15 Credits==
 
==Season 15 Credits==
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* Directed by: [[Lisa Simon]]
 
* Directed by: [[Lisa Simon]]
 
* Head Writer: [[Norman Stiles]]
 
* Head Writer: [[Norman Stiles]]
* Writers: [[Joseph A. Bailey]], [[Sara Compton]], [[Judy Freudberg]], [[Judy Freudberg]], [[Tony Geiss]], [[Jeff Moss]], [[Emily Perl Kingsley]], [[Tom Dunsmuir]], [[David Korr]], [[Gary Belkin]]
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* Writers: [[Joseph A. Bailey]], [[Gary Belkin]], [[Sara Compton]], [[Tom Dunsmuir]], [[Judy Freudberg]], [[Tony Geiss]], [[Emily Perl Kingsley]], [[David Korr]], [[Jeff Moss]], [[Luis Santeiro]]
 
* Music Director: [[Joe Raposo]]
 
* Music Director: [[Joe Raposo]]
 
* Supervising Film Producer: Edith Zornow
 
* Supervising Film Producer: Edith Zornow
 
* Associate Producer: [[Arlene Sherman]]
 
* Associate Producer: [[Arlene Sherman]]
* Muppets by: [[Don Sahlin]], [[Kermit Love]], [[Caroly Wilcox]], [[Cheryl Blalock]], [[Richard Termine]], [[Susan Moore]], [[Ed Christie]]
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* Original Muppets by: [[Don Sahlin]], [[Kermit Love]]
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* Current Muppets by: [[Caroly Wilcox]] with [[Cheryl Blalock]], [[Richard Termine]], [[Ed Christie]], assisted by [[Susan Moore]], [[Noel MacNeal]]
 
* Music Coordinator: [[Danny Epstein]]
 
* Music Coordinator: [[Danny Epstein]]
 
* Assistant Music Director: [[Dave Conner]]
 
* Assistant Music Director: [[Dave Conner]]
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* Associate Director: Andy Bamberger
 
* Associate Director: Andy Bamberger
 
* Production Supervisor: Frieda Lipp
 
* Production Supervisor: Frieda Lipp
* Art Director: [[Victor Di Napoli]]
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* Art Director: [[Victor DiNapoli]]
 
* Production Stage Manager: [[Chet O'Brien]]
 
* Production Stage Manager: [[Chet O'Brien]]
 
* Stage Manager: Mortimer J. O'Brien
 
* Stage Manager: Mortimer J. O'Brien
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* Graphic Artist: Gerri Brioso
 
* Graphic Artist: Gerri Brioso
 
* Senior Scenic Artist: Jane Asch
 
* Senior Scenic Artist: Jane Asch
* Production Assistants: Diane P. Mitchell, Cheryl Ann Jung, Lynn Roberge, Stuart Lovery, Danette Morganelli, Joseph M. Catalano, Mercedes Polanco, Thelma Moses, Noel McNeil
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* Production Assistants: Joseph Catalano, Diane Mitchell, Thelma Moses, Danette Morganelli, Cheryl Ann Jung, Mercedes Polanco, Lynn Roberge, Stuart Lowery, Richard Grigonis, Noel MacNeil [sic]
 
* Unit Manager: Eleanor McIntosh
 
* Unit Manager: Eleanor McIntosh
 
* Technical Director: Ralph Mensch
 
* Technical Director: Ralph Mensch
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* Audio: [[Blake Norton]]
 
* Audio: [[Blake Norton]]
 
* Video: Martin Gaujenieks
 
* Video: Martin Gaujenieks
* Cameras: [[Frank Biondo]], Arnold Giorando, Miguel Armstrong
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* Cameras: [[Frank Biondo]], Miguel Armstrong, Arnold Giorando
 
* Videotape Editors: John Hutchison, Evamarie Keller
 
* Videotape Editors: John Hutchison, Evamarie Keller
 
* Make-Up: Lee Halls
 
* Make-Up: Lee Halls
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* Vice President for Research: [[Edward L. Palmer]]
 
* Vice President for Research: [[Edward L. Palmer]]
 
* Director of Research: [[Valeria Lovelace|Valeria Lovelace, Ph.D.]]
 
* Director of Research: [[Valeria Lovelace|Valeria Lovelace, Ph.D.]]
* Associate Director of Research: Istar Schwager
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* Associate Director of Research: Istar Schwager, Ph.D.
* Chairman, Board of Advisors: [[Gerald S. Lesser]]
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* Assistant Director of Research: Ellen Saltzman
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* Chairman, Board of Advisors: [[Gerald S. Lesser]], Ph.D.
 
* Vice Presidents of Production: [[David D. Connell]], Al Hyslop
 
* Vice Presidents of Production: [[David D. Connell]], Al Hyslop
   

Latest revision as of 10:26, March 6, 2016

Sesame Street
Premiere November 21, 1983 (1836)
Finale May 18, 1984 (1965)
Episodes 130
Hooperpicture
Tellyface

Maria shows Telly how to use the computer.

Ernieonthemoon

"I Don't Want to Live on the Moon"

TeenySuperGuy

Teeny Little Super Guy

Hirschfeld-sesame

The cast of Sesame Street, as drawn by Al Hirschfeld.

Sesame Street Season 15 aired from November 21, 1983 to May 18, 1984.

Season OverviewEdit

This season "attempts to explain death and computers to its young viewer."[1]

EpisodesEdit

Episodes 1836 - 1965 (130 episodes)

NotesEdit

  • This is the first season to have the Sesame Street sign and the CTW logos [with the debut of it's then new font] appear on-screen. The in-credit logos would appear in a still frame of a random scene from an episode.
  • After a nine year absence, Joe Raposo returned to his old job as musical director and would remain with the show until his death.
  • This was the first season with the Muppets Inc. copyright, in addition to the Children's Television Workshop copyright, at the end of the episodes.
  • Despite being released between seasons 16 and 17, the filming of the Sesame Street movie Follow That Bird commenced shortly after this season had finished.

CastEdit

Muppet Characters

Anything Muppets, Barkley, Bert, Betty Lou, Big Bird, Buster the Horse, Captain Vegetable, Dr. Nobel Price, Elmo, Ernie, Forgetful Jones, Fred the Wonder Horse, Gilbert and Sullivan, Grover, GrundgettaHonkers, Kermit the Frog, Oscar the Grouch, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Telly Monster

Human Characters

Gordon, Susan, David, Maria, Luis, Linda, Bob, Olivia

Actors

Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman, Alaina Reed

Muppeteers

Caroll Spinney, Fran Brill, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt, Brian Muehl, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Martin P. Robinson, Bryant Young, Noel MacNeal (uncredited)

Season 15 CreditsEdit

SourcesEdit

  1. The Deseret News: 'Sesame Street' nears 15th year


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