Catalogue Number: 6219

Program Date: January 9, 2004

The Street We Live On is a celebration of 35 years of Sesame Street that teaches the alphabet, counting, music, tributes, and the music that this puppet of Big Bird was from 2004-present, which aired as show 4057. In the special, Elmo has a special day in Elmo's World, thinking about his neighborhood. The special contains clips from classic Sesame Street episodes, a special musical number sung by the Sesame Street cast members, and a timeline sequence which pays tribute to some of the greatest moments of Sesame Street. This 2004 TV premiere aired on PBS that the musical mayhem in Sweetful Sesame Street Mayhem. In this program features songs sung by celebrities instead of the original tunes during this program. Since April 9, 2003 when Hayley Faith Negrin was born when she played Peg on her show Peg+Cat on PBS Kids. The old 25th Birthday tape: green square, yellow label.

  1. En Vogue: "Adventure"
  2. Little Richard: "Rubber Duckie"
  3. Marilyn Horne: "C Is For Cookie"
  4. Maya Angelou: "My Name"
  5. Aaron Neville: "I Don't Want To Live On The Moon"
  6. Queen Latifah: "That's The Letter O"
  7. Grover with some Celebrities: "Monster In The Mirror"
  8. The Oinker Sisters: "New Way To Walk"
  9. Los Lobos: "Elmo And The Lavender Moon"
  10. Ladysmith Black Mambazo: "Sing"



Doris Roberts talks about the montage of Sesame Street celebrating 35 years to celebrate 35th anniversary.





Grover is given a package to send to Oscar the Grouch. Along the way, he encounters his various friends and neighbors, and eventually gives Oscar the package. It is a drawing of Dorothy drawn by Elmo, with spaghetti sauce on the picture. Included is a note from Elmo's mother: "Dear Oscar, Elmo drew this picture of Dorothy and spilled spaghetti sauce on it and wanted you to have it." Oscar likes the picture and wonders where Elmo is at, which leads to... Elmo's World! Elmo welcomes the viewers and reveals that he is thinking about Sesame Street today. The door plays the Sesame Street Theme and when Elmo opens it, his friends are sitting or hanging around 123 Sesame Street. Just then Oscar pops up and says to Elmo, "Hey! Get Lost!" A clip montage follows. In the DVD release, the montage is shortened and replaces the kazoo-version of the "Sesame Street Theme" with the standard Elmo's World montage music.





Dorothy has a question: "How does Cookie Monster eat a cookie?" Elmo decides to ask Mr. Noodle. Mr. Noodle attempts to demonstrate how Cookie Monster eats a cookie. He first eats the cookie in small bites and then tries to eat the cookie neatly with a fork and knife. Elmo tells him to think like a monster and Mr. Noodle eats the cookie messy. After Mr. Noodle finishes the cookie and wanted some more, a bunch of cookies suddenly fell on to him and Mr. Noodle began to eat them all. Elmo asks some kids how Cookie Monster eats a cookie, and then asks two babies, one of whom is really Cookie Monster dressed as a baby. Cookie Monster bites a cookie, forming the letter C, and proclaims that "C is for Cookie" that the song Marilyn Horne was about to sing it.



Portait of kids display the alphabet.

(EKA: Episode 3203)





Elmo gets e-mail from Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus, who teach Elmo how to do the Snuffleupagus, by singing "Doin' the Snuffleupagus". Elmo decides to count the monsters in the monster parade, but Count von Count wants to help, saying that when they finish counting, they will know "The Number of the Day". They count 9 monsters, but then adding Elmo they counted 10 monsters all together, which means 10 is the Number of the Day.




Ernie runs into Elmo's World, trying to find a place to hide from Big Bird. Big Bird sticks his head into Elmo's World before the announcer announces that it's time to play "Journey to Ernie", despite the fact that the game already started.





Bert comes looking for Ernie, and wonders how he can get out of Elmo's World. Elmo says that Dorothy has been thinking about Bert and Ernie. Elmo asks the viewers about who lives on Sesame Street and who doesn't. Elmo talks about how Grover travels a lot. Grover went on a trip and told Elmo all about it.



Ernie sings "Dance Myself To Sleep."

(EKA: Episode 1707)









Elmo wants to know more about Sesame Street, so he turns to "The Grover, Big Bird, Maria, and all Elmo's Friends Channel". A cartoon about a little girl who gets lost and ends up on Sesame Street, meeting Big Bird, Zoe, Oscar, Super Grover, Maria, Gordon, and Snuffy. They sing The Alphabet Song and also dance along to it. Then the little girl leaves Sesame Street and says good bye to everyone there. Coming up next: "Counting with the Count" Elmo wants to learn more about Sesame Street, so Super Grover comes to take Elmo back in time to see what Sesame Street was like before he was born. After a few failed attempts, Grover becomes a taxi driver, and they ride in a taxi that takes them back in time. Grover drives his taxi back in time, and Elmo gets to see Mr. Hooper, Maria and Luis's wedding, Gabi's birth, and Miles's adoption. Elmo decides to sing "The Sesame Street Song", and starts playing it on his piano, but then he stops, realizing that he does not have to sing about Sesame Street because he is in Sesame Street and he decides to tell everyone the good news. Elmo tells everyone on Sesame Street that he is glad that they are his friends and that he lives on Sesame Street. Then they all sing "The Street I Live On." Elmo and Dorothy announce the sponsors and wave good-bye to the viewers. Everybody also wave good-bye to the viewers as Oscar comes up his trash can and replies, "Get Lost!"




Sesame Street premiered back in 1969 with 35 years of music, dancing, the alphabet, counting, shapes, colors, and dozens of fun stuff. 1969: Gordon shows Sally around Sesame Street (Episode 0001)/ Ernie sings Rubber Duckie.

1970: The King of 8.

1971: The Ladybug Picnic.

1972: Herry Monster and John-John count to 20.

1973: Bob and Maria, dressed as spies, sing "One of These Things".

1974: David and Olivia sing The People in Your Neighborhood.

1975: Lily Tomlin sings and signs Sing with a group of kids.

1976: Ernie plays doctor with Bert.

1977: Madeline Kahn and Grover sing Sing After Me.

1978: C-3PO sees Big Bird.

1979: "Born to Add"

1980: Big Bird sings "Wheels on My Feet".

1981: Harry Belafonte sings "The Coconut Counting Man".

1982: Teeny Little Superguy.

1983: Big Bird learns that Mr. Hooper is not coming back (Episode 1839).

1984: Maria and Luis sing "You Say Hola."

1985: The adults see Mr. Snuffleupagus for the first time ever (EKA: Episode 2096).

1986: "Put Down the Duckie".

1987: "African Alphabet".

1988: Kermit directs Forgetful Jones in a production of "Oklahoma".

1989: Alistair Cookie of Monsterpiece Theater introduction of "The King and I" with Grover as the king.

1990: Luxo Jr.

1991: Oscar sings "I Love Trash". (remake)

1992: "That's the Letter O"

1993: William Wegman's dogs count.

1994: Savion plays a rhyming game.

1995: "Eating Cookie".

1996: A beluga whale shows Elmo love.

1997: Tony Bennett sings "Slimey to the Moon". (EKA: Episode 3756)

1998: Patrick tells Grover that he is the best monster he has ever met.

1999: "Furry Happy Monsters"

2000: "What is Friend?"

2001: Big Bird learns that a hurricane blew his nest down (EKA: Episode 3977).

2002: Elmo tells the fire fighters that he's not scared anymore (EKA: Episode 3981).

2003: Miles, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Zoe Rosita, and the monster band sing ABC HIp-Hop.

2004: The cast at the end of the special.

When Kevin Doody was so small, he listened to The Big Comfy Couch side A that have the characters, voices, songs, and the talents that have Clumsy Ballet from the episode "Sticks And Stones" then after Clumsy Ballet was The Ten Second Tidy before you could go to side B just like Molly and Loonette used.

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