Sesame Street: 20 Years…and Still Counting! This special event, which was broadcast on April 7, 1989, was hosted by Bill Cosby with special appearances by Ray Charles, Jim Henson, Placido Domingo, the Muppets and more. It is being released on DVD and made available for download for the first time! This special includes scenes and interviews with the people who were involved with the series in the early years.
Sesame Street has been a part of our lives since 1969. I loved the show as a small child (I was eight when it debuted) and even more when I became a parent. Sesame Street was one of the few shows I encouraged my children to watch. Brian loved it so much we decorated his room in Sesame Street in 1989 (the striped wallpaper didn’t come down until last year!).
Even now, 20 years later, we can all recite all the words to the Count’s song and many more. It’s a piece of our family’s history and this special brings back some of our favorite Sesame Street residents like Bob and Maria. The show is a great reminder of why Sesame Street continues to entertain and educate our children all these many years later.
- Street Date: 7/13/10
- DVD SRP: $14.98
- Year of Production: 1989
- Title Copyright: ™ & © 1989, 2010 The Jim Henson Company. JIM HENSON’S mark & logo, certain characters and elements are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved. © 1989, 2010 Sesame Workshop. “Sesame Street” and its characters are trademarks of Sesame Workshop. All rights reserved. MUPPETS, KERMIT THE FROG and other Muppets characters and elements TM&©1989, 2010 The Muppets Studio, LLC. All rights reserved.
- Genre: Family, Children
- Rating: Not Rated
- Closed Captioned: English; Subtitles: English
- Format: Full Screen
- Feature Running Time: 48 minutes
- DVD Audio Status: 2.0 Dolby Digital
Website: www.henson.com, sesamestreet.org