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The People in Your Neighborhood is a recurring Sesame Street tune-in segment that premiered in Season 43. Hosted by Murray Monster and Ovejita, it is a successor to Murray Has a Little Lamb and features the two visiting people with unique careers around the city.

The segment begins with Murray rapping a version of "The People in Your Neighborhood" on the streets of New York City. The original song appears throughout the segment as an instrumental backing score.


Picture Job / First Appearance Description
Episode 4307
Murray and Ovejita visit the zoo, where they learn about zookeeping from Zookeeper Juan.
Food Truck Cook
Episode 4310
Murray and Ovejita meet Eddie, a cook, who doesn't work in a restaurant, but from a truck.
Episode 4314
Murray and Ovejita meet Terry, who's a paleontologist and explains his job.
Sand Painter
Episode 4316
Murray and Ovejita are introduced to Joe Mangrum, who does sand paintings.
Kinetic Artist
Episode 4319
Murray and Ovejita meet Joseph Herscher, who's a kinetic artist and shows them how his trait works.
Episode 4321
Murray and Ovejita meet Pooja Narang, who's a Bollywood choreographer and explains what a Bollywood dance is.
Ballet Dancers
Episode 4323
Murray and Ovejita travel to Lincoln Center to join four New York City Ballet dancers in the studio to learn about ballerinas. Dancers Kristen Segin, Alina Dronova, Callie Bachman, and Sara Adams explain how dancers use their bodies to tell a story and explain terms like "barre" and "plié."
Episode 4324
Murray and Ovejita travel to Lincoln Center to join New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert to learn about what a conductor does. Ovejita plays timpani while Gilbert conducts Mozart's "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" with Juilliard student musicians.
Episode 4325
Murray and Ovejita meet Paul Zaloom, who's a puppeteer and introduces them to his puppet, Buster.
Opera Singer
Episode 4326
Murray and Ovejita travel to Lincoln Center to join Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard. She demonstrates how stories are sung by opera singers and gives a demonstration vocal exercises. Murray gets to sing his own vocal line when he joins Isabel in Rosina's aria from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville."
Story Pirates Murray and Ovejita meet some story pirates, who perform a live version of Murray's "Mille, the Slow-Moving Chetah."

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