Knickerbocker made a line of Sesame Street talking rag dolls in 1976, and followed with talking plush in 1978. The dolls had pull-strings on the back that would play sound clips.
The talking rag dolls were Ernie, Bert and Count von Count; each doll had four sayings. The talking plush were Cookie Monster, Grover and Oscar the Grouch; each had six sayings.
, 12in plush
Talking Cookie Monster, 1978
Talking Oscar the Grouch, 1978