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Season 6 (1974-1975)

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Sesame Street
Premiere November 4, 1974 (0666)
Finale May 2, 1975 (0795)
Episodes 130

The Season 6 cast of Sesame Street.


Some of the Season 6 cast crack up (much to Oscar's dismay).


Among the guest stars this season are Richard Pryor (pictured), Arthur Ashe, The Pointer Sisters, Richie Havens, José Feliciano, and Helen Reddy.


Little Jerry and the Monotones perform "Telephone Rock."


The Typewriter makes his first appearance this season.


"Mary Had a Bicycle"


Luis looks for "agua" in the desert.


"The Subway"


"City-Country Song"


"Women Can Be"


Sesame Street's mid-70s closing sequence

Sesame Street Season 6 aired from November 4, 1974 to May 2, 1975.

Season Overview

The curriculum for Season 6 is focusing on affect behavior, divergent thinking, career awareness, and social interactions.[1]


Episodes 0666 - 0795 (130 episodes)


  • This is Sam Pottle's first season as music director.
  • Starting this season, Roscoe Orman plays the role of Gordon.
  • This season introduces a new credit crawl featuring the drive through the countryside.

Season 6 Cast


Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Ernie, Bert, Kermit the Frog, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Don Music, Grover, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Herry Monster, Prairie Dawn, Mumford, Guy Smiley, Mr. Johnson, Sherlock Hemlock, Gladys the Cow, Rodeo Rosie, The Twiddlebugs, Harvey Kneeslapper, Bad Bart, Roosevelt Franklin, Suzetta, Smart Tina, Hard Head Henry Harris, Betty Lou, Farley, Lefty, Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats, Little Jerry and the Monotones, Fred the Wonder Horse, Sully, Biff, Simon Soundman, Sam the Machine, Frazzle, The Tarnish Brothers, Anything Muppets, Slimey

Human Cast:

David, Maria, Luis, Mr. Hooper, Gordon, Susan, Bob


Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Will Lee, Loretta Long, Bob McGrath, Sonia Manzano, Roscoe Orman

Muppet Performers:

Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Fran Brill

Guest Stars

Arthur Ashe, José Feliciano, Richie Havens, Reverend Kirkpatrick, Ed Lipton, Zero Mostel[1], Richard Pryor, Helen Reddy, Pete Seeger, The Pointer Sisters

Season 6 Credits

  • Executive Producer: Jon Stone
  • Producer: Dulcy Singer
  • Directed by: Robert Myhrum
  • Writers: Norman Stiles, Ray Sipherd, Emily Perl Kingsley, Joseph A. Bailey, David Korr, Paul D. Zimmerman
  • Special Muppet Material by: Jerry Juhl
  • Music Director: Sam Pottle
  • Puppets and Costumes: Donald Sahlin, Kermit Love, Caroly Wilcox, John Lovelady
  • Supervising Film Producer: Edith Zornow
  • Director of Operations: Ronald L. Weaver
  • Production Supervisor: Lynn Klugman
  • Music Coordinator: Danny Epstein
  • Assistant Music Director: Dave Conner
  • Film Producer: Madeline Anderson
  • Post Production Supervisor: Ozzie Alfonso
  • Associate Director: Emily Squires
  • Assistants to the Producer: Shelley Herman, Amy Hutchings
  • Production Assistants: Selvin Evans, Judy Freudberg, Jane L. Delgado
  • Art Director: Alan J. Compton
  • Production Stage Manager: Chet O'Brien
  • Stage Managers: Jimmy Baylor, Lisa Simon
  • Property Coordinator: Nat Mongioi
  • Costume Designer: Domingo Rodriguez
  • Graphics: Gerri Brioso
  • Illustrations: Janice Carden
  • Senior Scenic Artist: Victor DiNapoli
  • Unit Manager: Glenda Jones
  • Technical Director: Ralph Mensch
  • Technical Supervisor: Walt Rauffer
  • Lighting Director: George Riesenberger
  • Sound Effects: Barbara Wood
  • Audio: Bryan Keen
  • Video: Bob Squittieri
  • Videotape Editors: Vincent Sims, John Hutchinson
  • Make-up: Phyllis Grens Sternick
  • Hair Stylist: Mickey Lawrence
  • Wardrobe: Grisha Mynova
  • Curriculum Coordinator: Robert J. Emerick
  • Vice President for Research: Edward L. Palmer, Ph.D.
  • Associate Director of Research: Patricia Hayes
  • Chairman, Board of Advisors: Gerald S. Lesser, Ph.D.
  • Vice President for Production: David D. Connell


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lewiston Evening Journal: Sesame Street Will Begin Its Sixth Season On Monday

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