Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Rubber Duckie. "Rubber Duckie," sung in German by the German Ernie, sold 1.8 million copies. I hope you enjoyed this quiz!
A-la Peanut Butter Sandwiches. Unfortunately, poor Mumford's magic words don't always work quite the way he wants them to!
Bernice. In addition to bottle caps and paper clips, one of Bert's favorite things is his pet pigeon, Bernice. He even taught her to play checkers!
|I think almost everyone knows Elmo, the little red dynamo with the infectious laugh, but how many of you know which monster was created specifically to compliment Elmo on screen?||Sunny Days on "Sesame Street"
Zoe. If you look closely, the red in Zoe's mouth is the same color as Elmo's fur, and Elmo's nose matches Zoe's fur. I love Zoe's laugh. It is too cute!
Cookie Monster. Cookie Monster hosts "Monsterpiece Theater", in the guise of Alistair Cookie.
seven. "Said the Alligator King to his seven sons, 'I'm feeling mighy down. Whichever one of you can cheer me up will get to wear my crown'." This was always one of my favorite spots on "Sesame Street."
|In 1974, Maria, (played by Sonia Manzano) joined the cast of "Sesame Street." Which street resident did she wind up marrying?||Sunny Days on "Sesame Street"
Luis. Maria and Luis (Sonia Manzano and Emilio Delgado), are not married in real life, as many people think.
1969. The first episode of "Sesame Street" aired on November 10, 1969, making it one of the longest-running tv shows in history!
Figgy Fizz. Bert's favorite caps come from Figgy Fizz Soda. I hope you enjoyed my quiz!
Yes. Between 1971 and 1985, everyone on "Sesame Street" thought of Snuffy as Big Bird's imaginary friend. Everyone always manged to just miss him coming or going. Snuffy was seen by everyone on the street in 1985.
12. "They talked about the high cost of furniture and rugs and fire insurance for ladybugs, ladybugs 12, at the ladybug picnic." This had such a catchy little tune!
Slimey. Slimey is Oscar's orange and yellow striped pet worm. He is mostly famous for doing his "worm tricks", such as diving from a trash can into a thimble of water.
Kermit. Kermit the Frog hosted "News Flash". He was always on the scene of a famous nursery rhyme as it was "about to happen". Unfortunately for poor Kermit, things just never went quite like they should!
Mr. Hooper. Harold Hooper (played by Will Lee), owned Hooper's Store. Big Bird could never get his name quite right, and all of the wrong answers above are some of Big Birds attempts. Will Lee died in 1982, but the store is still known as Hooper's as a tribute to him.
|This one might be a little tough: What is the name of the muppet trash man who carries Oscar's can around when Oscar needs to go somewhere?||More Sunny Days on "Sesame Street"
Bruno. Bruno, the silent trash man, is played by Caroll Spinney, who also plays Oscar. Caroll invented Bruno as a way to make Oscar mobile.
twiddlebugs . The Twiddlebug family live in Ernie's flower box, and make all of their belongings out of tiny everyday objects that they find.
Rosita. Rosita is the good-natured turquoise muppet who speaks both English and her native Spanish. Her full name is Rosita, La Monstrua de las Cuevas (the Monster of the Caves). If you look at her closely, you can see that she has wings!
Telly. Telly named his hamster Chucky when Telly thought the hampster was a boy. Later, Chucky had babies and Telly renamed her Chucky Sue.
Maria. Luis and Maria were married on Sesame Street. Gabi is their daughter.
a pet rock. Zoe has a pet rock named Rocko.
Linda. Linda, the deaf cast member, owned Barkley. Linda Bove played Linda from 1971-2003.
|Zoe, Telly and several other characters share the same last name. What is the common name of Zoe and Telly?||"Sesame Street"
Monster. Zoe and Telly both have the last name of Monster.
|What is the name of the elephant that lives with Oscar in his trash can?||"Sesame Street"
Fluffy. Slimy lives with Oscar too, but he is a worm. Fluffy often wears a tutu and likes to dance.
Radar. Radar is the name of Big Bird's teddy bear. Snuffy is his friend.
Dorothy. Elmo's goldfish is named Dorothy and she lives with him in "Elmo's World" on "Sesame Street".
|Do you remember the Yip Yips? They were a couple of alien Muppets that spoke broken English, punctuated by loud agreement with each other: "uh-huh! yip yip yip yip yip yip yip!" On their second appearance (episode #736), they found what they thought was an "Earth person". What did they really find, which has the same characteristics as an Earthling, according to their guidebook?||"Sesame Street"--40 Years and Counting
Grandfather clock: tall, and has a face and hands. On their first appearance (#697), the Yip Yips discovered a telephone. Assuming it was an Earth creature, they first addressed it in English, then tried, "moo", "meow" and "cluck". Aliens making Earth animal noises are just too funny.
Game show host. Evidently Guy's birth name was Bernie Liederkrantz, until he changed it for show business. Imagine that. Jim Henson created and voiced him.
|You may not remember this, but before being the dorm mother Mrs. Garrett on "The Facts of Life", Charlotte Rae appeared for a season on "Sesame Street". What was her role?||"Sesame Street"--40 Years and Counting
Molly, the Mail Lady. Charlotte/Molly appeared in the 1971-1972 season.
Miguel. He only appeared in the very first season of the show. I can't even remember him. However, he paved the way for many interesting neighbors to interact with the Muppets.
|What was the name of the Muppet character who looks very much like a famous London detective, sporting a deerstalker (hat) and a cloak, and carrying a magnifying glass?||"Sesame Street"--40 Years and Counting
Sherlock Hemlock. I always thought he was pretty cool, though he was not the deductive genius the original Sherlock was. Hemlock was one of the very original characters of the show (from 1970), but alas, no longer appears.
Nurse. Susan is married to Gordon; they adopted their son Miles as a baby in 1985.
Roscoe Orman, the third actor to play Gordon, is the real-life father of the first actor to play Miles.