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Discussion in 'Sesame Street' started by Erine81981, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    I was a bit disapointed that the section on The Count didn't include The Count's appearance in a waiter Grover sketch, or his appearance in a Miami Mice sketch. Those two segments seem to be rare. Muppet Wiki doesn't have any images from either sketch.
  2. TotallySpiesFan

    TotallySpiesFan New Member

    We'll just have to wait.
  3. zns

    zns Active Member

    This is propbably one of the best things that Sesame Workshop has ever done. Hats off to all of them.:) :) :)
  4. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Hey, man. i'm sorry I ever doubted you. I feel kinda silly confusing it with the PodCast site.

    But this is indeed great news. Sure, there won't be a lot of our favorites right away, and we have to be patient. And hey, if we're really really lucky, they may post videos from other SW properties, like Electric Company and Square One.
  5. kacee

    kacee New Member

    Thank you for letting us know about this. I just submitted a comment to them that I'm very happy they're releasing more clips, and made it very clear that I and every mother in my playgroup will PAY for DVDs or downloadable versions of those clips.
  6. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Active Member

    Last night i saw that you could send comments to them (emails) and all and sent them one. So inclued some of what you might want to see or just congraulate them on making this one of the of the other best websites to feature SS videos.

    :p
  7. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    Hey, did you see the video of Herbert Birdsfoot, and Grover counting to 20? I thought it was sooooooooo funny when grover looked at that 8!
  8. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Doing a little searching, I found 2 Pinball Number Counts (4 and 10) and 1 Jazz # (Jazz 4). They definately aren't just focusing on newer things.
  9. Andy

    Andy New Member

    I just watched Grover on NAME THAT SOUND-an absolute riot!
  10. ploobis

    ploobis Well-Known Member

    This is an AWESOME SITE! :)

    I'm loving the older sketches, the Grover the salesman sketches and everything else.

    I still can't get the song "Has Anybody Seen My Dog?" out of my head!

    "COOL STUFF!"
  11. ploobis

    ploobis Well-Known Member

    "EVERYBODY!"

    Watch the Ernie's Drums sketch! You can see Frank preforming Bert at the bottom of the screen if you put it on FULL SCREEN!

    It's AWESOME! :) :p :(
  12. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Active Member

    I found one about "Wanda" the fish out of water. It's so cool to see some of the 90's songs and skits and some of the olders ones too. I can't get enough of this at all.

    Sesame Workshop keep them coming and hope to see something like episodes or something like that.
  13. InvaderZim

    InvaderZim Member

    I like the new video sites-it's great fun looking at all of the old clips.
  14. NantoSeiken

    NantoSeiken Member

    Great to finally see "Has Anybody Seen My Dog", I listed to that song on vinyl LP so many times as a kid, but I don't think I ever saw the TV version. Howie the Rabbit and the blue fish from Octopus' Garden even had a cameo!

    Also, a hint if anyone is looking for clips of Lefty, try searching for "salesman".
  15. Muppet dude

    Muppet dude Active Member

    I like it, even though they edited some of the segments. Several of the old Monsterpiece Theater skits have the Green Curtain intro, and "The 39 Stairs" has all-new Alistair Cookie footage, and some of the old Sesame Street News segments have the post-1986 News Flash logo tacked on. But it was cool to see the "Old Mother Hubbard" segment at last. Frank Oz made a great dog.
  16. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    I've found several sketches that I haven't even heard of, such as a sketch where Prairie Dawn invites Grover, Herry, and Cookie over for dinner. I also contacted Sesame Workshop, suggesting some clips that I'd like to see, such as One Song (Song of One), Nine Song (Song of Nine), some skits with Professor Hastings and Bruno, and others (I forgot to ask for some Miami Mice segments).

    It seems like this site doesn't have any Big Bird segments from the first two decades. Same with Oscar. And it seems like there are hardly any celebrity clips, and I haven't found any cover songs on the website.
  17. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    You'll also be happy to know, there are 8 pages of Kermit the Frog videos. So Disney can't keep them down there.
  18. ssetta

    ssetta Active Member

    There's actually something I'd like to point out. Yes, they do have some clips on there that are totally rare. Some may have only ever aired once or twice. But I think there are even some on there that have NEVER AIRED. Such as that one with Prairie talking about the word "Closed." But I think something is weird about it. Because there's a point where she says "closed" and looks at the bottom of the screen, AS IF the word "Closed" appears, but it doesn't. I'm guessing it was supposed to. I don't think it's been on American SS, but I have seen it on Plaza Sesamo, and the word "Cerrado" did appear there.

    And there was this other one where Bert is supposed to shop for dinner, but Ernie locks him out of the apartment. At the VERY BEGINNING of the clip, you can hear the director shout "1, Action!"

    And also, I noticed that a lot of these clips, like the one mentioned above, even include pre- and post-rolls that never aired originally.
  19. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Active Member

    Is this a good thing or a bad thing? (Just wondering on what you mean by all of this)
  20. ssetta

    ssetta Active Member

    It's a good thing, because it's footage that we've never seen before.


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