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1. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #15.4 (1983)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.6
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Big Bird draws pictures of his friends and wants to give them to him. When he gets to Mr. Hooper's picture, they remind him that Mr. Hooper died, and they must explain what death is.

Director: Lisa Simon | Stars: Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 43

2. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #7.1 (1975)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.5
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As the show's seventh season begins, Mr. Snuffleupagus walks down the street, counting the people who fail to glimpse him (yet again). He counts ten in all. Later on, a journalist visits ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Northern Calloway, Judy Collins, Emilio Delgado

Votes: 15

3. Big Bird's Favorite Party Games (1988 Video)

30 min | Short

9.4
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Directors: Jon Stone, David Heeley, Jim Henson | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Richard Hunt, Martin P. Robinson, David Rudman

Votes: 33

4. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #6.1 (1974)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.3
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As Sesame Street begins another year, we find Count von Count up on the street lamppost, counting all the lights on the street as they come on. Later that night, he counts them again going ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Myhrum, Jon Stone | Stars: Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Will Lee, Loretta Long

Votes: 13

5. Muppet Breakthrough (1983 Video)

10 min | Short, Comedy

9.2
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Consists of the shorts "What's This Meeting All About?", "The Big Plan", "Who Needs a Break?" and "The Sky's the Limit"

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Gabriel Velez

Votes: 8

6. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: 1364 (1980)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.2
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C-3PO and R2-D2 land in a space capsule to bring a message to Oscar the Grouch. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters J and Z and the number 4.

Stars: Daws Butler, Northern Calloway, Tristan Carrasco, Anthony Daniels

Votes: 24

7. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Big Bird Stays Up Late (1986)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.2
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It's nighttime on Sesame Street, and Big Bird decides to stay up with his grown-up friends for a little while, refusing to admit that he's already tired. Today's show is brought to you by the letters B and C and by the number 8.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Pam Arciero, Paul Benedict, Cheryl Blaylock, Northern Calloway

Votes: 12

8. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #14.4 (1982)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.2
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Big Bird and his fellow campers go on a hike through the woods, where they spend the night under the stars and learn the official Camp Echo Rock song. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters J and Y and by the number 4.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Emilio Delgado, Giancarlo Esposito, Jim Henson

Votes: 12

9. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.33 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.1
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Stars: Bob Arbogast, James Catusi, Michael Cooney, Jim Henson

Votes: 14

10. The Storyteller (1987–1989)
Episode: The Soldier and Death (1988)

TV-G | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

9.1
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An honest soldier receives a ruby whistle, a comparable dance, an unbeatable deck of cards and a magic sack for being kind to three beggars. He defeats a bunch of devils by playing cards ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Bob Peck, Stuart Richman, Walter Sparrow

Votes: 235

11. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.18 (1969)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.0
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Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Kermit the Frog

Votes: 15

12. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #20.130 (1989)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

9.0
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Today's the big day: Maria is expected to deliver. Oscar leaves the hospital prematurely, so the others go to find out the news themselves. The baby turns out to be a girl, whom Maria and Luis have named Gabriela.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Gregg Berger, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway

Votes: 12

13. The Jim Henson Hour (1989–1992)
Episode: Monster Telethon (1989)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

9.0
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In "MuppeTelevision," the gang doesn't know what to do when Kermit takes a vacation, while Fozzie visits "The Today Show." The second half is the "Storyteller" episode "The Soldier and Death."

Director: John Blanchard | Stars: David Alan Barclay, Michael Bayliss, Ishia Bennison, Fran Brill

Votes: 5

14. The Storyteller (1987–1989)

225 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Votes: 3,597

15. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: 'Cinderella' from the San Francisco Ballet (1985)

Music

8.9
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Stars: Evelyn Cisneros, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Tom Ruud

Votes: 9

16. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.12 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.9
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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Brandon Maggart, Bob McGrath

Votes: 12

17. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.13 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.9
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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Brandon Maggart, Frank Oz

Votes: 12

18. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.9 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Burt Lancaster, Loretta Long

Votes: 15

19. Mickey's 50 (1978)

90 min | Documentary, Family

8.8
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"Mickey's 50" is a 90-minute special that aired on The Wonderful World of Disney on November 19, 1978. The special was made to commemorate the 50th birthday of Mickey Mouse and highlights many moments in his career.

Directors: Mike Jittlov, Phil May | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Edgar Bergen, Mel Brooks, LeVar Burton

Votes: 8

20. Muppet Video: Muppet Treasures (1985 Video)

Fantasy

8.8
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Directors: Philip Casson, Peter Harris | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Paul Simon, Ethel Merman

Votes: 12

21. Muppet Video: Muppet Moments (1985 Video)

Family

8.8
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Directors: Philip Casson, Peter Harris | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Pearl Bailey, Dave Goelz

Votes: 11

22. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Carol Burnett (1980)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

8.8
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There's no show today, almost; the theater is turned into a dance marathon hosted by Gonzo.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Carol Burnett, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 65

23. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.21 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.8
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Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Grace Slick

Votes: 12

24. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.8
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The neighborhood is more noisy than its suppose to as a construction group is currently digging a hole where a new building will be built. Bob, Gordon, Susan, and some of the neighborhood ... See full summary »

Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Will Lee, Loretta Long

Votes: 13

25. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1969)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.8
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Mr. Hooper displays his newest invention called the "Super Duper Secret Stealer Stopper" a guaranteed system that stops burglars from stealing his sodas with humorous results. Gordon spends... See full summary »

Director: Neil Smith | Stars: Matt Robinson, Loretta Long, Will Lee, Bob McGrath

Votes: 14

26. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.8
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Stars: James Catusi, Brian Henson, Jim Henson, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 13

27. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.8
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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Will Lee, Loretta Long

Votes: 17

28. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #7.15 (1975)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.8
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Luis gets a call from relatives in New Mexico where he grew up, asking him to come back to help build a house. Luis agrees, and Big Bird, Maria, Bob, Gordon, and Oscar accompany him. The Count excitedly counts the six people going.

Director: Robert Myhrum | Stars: Bob Arbogast, Fran Brill, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado

Votes: 11

29. Muppet Guys Talking (2017)

65 min | Documentary

8.7
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For the first time ever, five of the original Muppet performers come together to discuss the creation of their iconic characters under the visionary leadership of Jim Henson. With ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz, Fran Brill, Bill Barretta

Votes: 56

30. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Alice Cooper (1978)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.7
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When not performing, Alice Cooper is doing some devilry backstage looking for souls to purchase.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Alice Cooper, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 125

31. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.10 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.7
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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Burt Lancaster, Will Lee

Votes: 13

32. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #17.1 (1985)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.7
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Big Bird is determined to prove to the adults that Mr. Snuffleupagus is real.

Stars: Roscoe Orman, Micki Barnett, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway

Votes: 14

33. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #5.1 (1973)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.7
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Gordon welcomes us to what he thinks is "just another quiet day on Sesame Street". In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. Look at all the things happening today. First, Bip ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Northern Calloway, Joey Calvan, Emilio Delgado, Jim Henson

Votes: 11

34. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Oscar Turns Into Prince Charming (1993)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.7
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Oscar is looking to buy a present for his visiting mother. Ruthie suggests the storybook "The Green Grouch of Yucchingham and the Five Grouchketeers." The story becomes true when Oscar ... See full summary »

Directors: Ted May, Jon Stone | Stars: Alison Bartlett, Fran Brill, Ruth Buzzi, Kevin Clash

Votes: 9

35. The Julie Andrews Hour (1972–1973)

60 min | Music

8.6
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The Julie Andrews Hour was an entertaining television variety series starring Julie Andrews. Julie had amazing guests and great singing on her show.

Stars: Julie Andrews, Rich Little, Alice Ghostley, Steve Lawrence

Votes: 112

36. Julie Andrews: One to One (1975 TV Special)

60 min | Music

8.6
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 10

37. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Danny Kaye (1978)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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Danny Kaye finds his gig on the show rather discouraging considering Statler and Waldorf are sitting outside rather than see the guest star.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 87

38. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.6
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After being bothered one time too many, Oscar declared he'll find a way to sleep at piece even if it means moving out of his trash can. Meanwhile Bob shows the neighborhood kids a pack of ... See full summary »

Stars: Carlos Alomar, James Catusi, Robin Clark, Jim Henson

Votes: 18

39. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.6
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Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, Will Lee, Loretta Long

Votes: 13

40. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.83 (1970)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.6
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Today on Sesame Street, Big Bird struggles to get his bags of birdseed to his nest. His adult friends help him figure it out. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters A, H, and ... See full summary »

Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 11

41. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Johnny Cash (1980)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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The Muppet Show is broadcast on radio station WOAG which leads to havoc in the muppet theater.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Johnny Cash, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 50

42. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Episode: Mickey's 50 (1978)

Unrated | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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This special highlights many portions of Mickey Mouse's 50-year career, including his debut in Steamboat Willie, his color debut in The Band Concert, his feature debut in Fantasia, his ... See full summary »

Director: Phil May | Stars: Jack Albertson, Anne Bancroft, Edgar Bergen, Mel Brooks

Votes: 8

43. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Richard Pryor/Gil Scott-Heron (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.6
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The host for the episode is Richard Pryor, and the musical guest is Gil Scott-Heron. The skits for this episode are as follows: Garrett Morris tricks Chevy Chase into taking a bad fall ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gil Scott-Heron, Shelley R. Bonus, The Muppets

Votes: 192

44. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Steve Martin (1977)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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Much to Steve Martin's initial displeasure, Kermit cancels the regular show and holds private auditions for new acts.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Steve Martin, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 113

45. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)
Episode: The Honk of Honks (1987)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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Cantus and the Minstrels are back and ready to perform the Song of Songs, but first Gobo must find the Honk of Honks. Along the way, he meets Doc face to face for the first time.

Director: Richard Hunt | Stars: Terry Angus, Dave Goelz, Tim Gosley, Jim Henson

Votes: 27

46. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Vincent Price (1977)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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In honor of guest star Vincent Price, the show is filled with monsters, ghosts, vampires and spooky sketches. Meanwhile, a three-headed monster tries to audition for Kermit.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Vincent Price, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 150

47. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,490

48. Alive from Off Center (1984–1991)

Drama

8.5
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An avant-garde omnibus that features works by off-the-wall artists in many different disciplines.

Stars: Laurie Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Spalding Gray, Ann Magnuson

Votes: 41

49. De película (1982–1990)

60 min

8.5
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Stars: Isabel Mestres, José Ruiz, Emilio Linder, María Salerno

Votes: 52

50. The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1979 TV Special)

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Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Mason Adams, Alan Alda, Loni Anderson, Lou Antonio

Votes: 17



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