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Air Date: November 10th, 1969

Series Summary
Preparing children socially and academically for school.

Rating: TVY

Genres: Educational, Children

Episodes

Next Episode - Season 48, Ep. 10 : Last StrawJan 20, 2018

Bert searches for a quiet place to nap after Ernie makes too much noise; after spending time apart, Bert and Ernie apologize to each other and learn that even though they had a fight, they can still be friends.

  • Season 48 - Episode 12 : Hair Training Feb 3, 2018

  • Season 48 - Episode 11 : Kitty Kindness Jan 27, 2018

    When a lost kitten gets discovered on Sesame Street, Chris and Elmo put up signs to try and find its owner; Grover and Cookie Monster help look after the kitten and learn how to take care of it.

  • Season 48 - Episode 10 : Last Straw Jan 20, 2018

    Bert searches for a quiet place to nap after Ernie makes too much noise; after spending time apart, Bert and Ernie apologize to each other and learn that even though they had a fight, they can still be friends.

  • Season 48 - Episode 9 : Our Family's Way Jan 13, 2018

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    Abby's family has dinner at Elmo's house and learns that even though they do things differently, everybody can have fun working together to get dinner ready.

  • Season 48 - Episode 8 : Abby's Sock Solution Jan 6, 2018

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    Abby tries to help Chris after he loses a sock while doing laundry, but her efforts create chaos when she conjures up dancing socks.

ratings & reviews

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  • The biggest change is that the show is a half-hour, not an hour. Still, it's close to business as usual, or at least as usual as in the last several years. Still, it's close to business as usual, or at least as usual as in the last several years: It's still incredibly Elmo-centric, to the chagrin of those who preferred the more Big Bird–focused early years, though our fuzzy red friend grates less than the lavender fairy Abby Cadabby, introduced in 2006, whose true purpose remains unclear. Show More

  • Sure, Sesame Street has been gentrified, but it hasn’t lost its charms. How you get to Sesame Street might be different, but the destination? As familiar as ever. Show More

  • In the season premiere, the primary story line involves Nina, as a babysitter, trying to get Elmo and Abby to calm down enough to be put to bed. “You’re too excited,” she says. “You need to do something relaxing.” This is already a better premise for a half-hour show than 98 percent of the frenetic sitcoms on the air.... The Sesame Street touchstones remain in place: There is the letter (“B”) and number (“10”) of the day, for example. Show More

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Awards

Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2017)
Nominated Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2017)
Nominated Outstanding Writing in a Children's, Pre-School Children's or Family Viewing Program
Emmy (Daytime) (2017)
Nominated Outstanding Directing in a Children's, Pre-School Children's or Family Viewing Program
Emmy (Daytime) (2017)
Winner Outstanding Writing in a Children's, Pre-School Children's or Family Viewing Program
Emmy (Daytime) (2017)
Winner Outstanding Directing in a Children's, Pre-School Children's or Family Viewing Program
Emmy (Daytime) (2017)
Nominated Outstanding Directing in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2016)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Directing in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2016)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2015)
Nominated Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2015)
Nominated Outstanding Original Song - Children's and Animation
Emmy (Daytime) (2013)
Nominated Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2013)
Nominated Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2013)
Nominated Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2013)
Winner Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2012)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2012)
Nominated Outstanding Original Song - Children's and Animation
Emmy (Daytime) (2012)
Winner Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2012)
Nominated Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2011)
Winner Outstanding Original Song - Children's and Animation
Emmy (Daytime) (2011)
Winner Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2011)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2011)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2010)
Winner Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2010)
Winner Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2010)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2008)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2007)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2006)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2005)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2004)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2003)
Winner Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series
Emmy (Daytime) (2002)
Nominated Outstanding Children's Program