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What We'd Like to See for Old School Vol. 4

Discussion in 'Sesame Merchandise' started by D'Snowth, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member


    Well, volume 3 has episode 1836, which has a few scenes where Maria seems to believe that Snuffy is real (or at least is initially willing to check Big Bird's nest and later wait for Snuffy with Big Bird, before Olivia stops her). Even though reportedly the 16th season premiere involves Maria, Gordon, and Linda all deciding to believe Big Bird without evidence.

    Hopefully we'll finally get a volume 4 in a year or so and can finally see that episode (or maybe we'll see it some other way).
     
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  2. Sprocket77

    Sprocket77 Member

    I wouldn't make a huge fuss over something like a theme song to be honest.
     
  3. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    You realize what a HUGE embarrassment it is to not be able to afford the rights to your own theme song, right? In cases where it's an outside song that they have to pay for, that's understandable. Any case of an outside song will be a headache to renegotiate since even now with modern shows they still have to deal with the completely insane legal red tape, and failing at it because the copyright owners are greed driven.

    But to have to go back and replace your own theme song that you should own with generic music is nothing short of depressing. You can get R2-D2 and various celebrities cleared, why not your own iconic theme tune? I understand not wanting to pay some Swedish entertainment company for the Owe Gustafson cartoons, and I understand having to drop outside songs, book readings, and celebrity appearances. But your own theme song?
     
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  4. Sprocket77

    Sprocket77 Member

    Yea it is odd to have no intro thing...if Sesame Workshop actually plans to release Old School Vol. 4, hopefully they have the theme song so some people can finally be happy. :p
     
  5. fozzieisfunny

    fozzieisfunny Well-Known Member

    What I would like to see is NOT TOO MUCH ELMO, you see, I am putting that in capital letters, so it's attention-getting. One more thing, if there is some Kermit News Flashes in there, that would be good, too. Also, I love Don Music, and this was, like, his era. But, NOT TOO MUCH ELMO. Maybe, just maybe, there could be like some behind-the-scenes footage like in 40 Years of Sunny Days, but NOT TOO MUCH ELMO. I hope I made my message clear.
     
  6. zns

    zns Well-Known Member

    I certainly hope we hear something about it at some point soon. I wonder how far Sesame Workshop will go with releasing the Old School sets?
     
  7. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Unfortunately for you, the late 80's was the rise of Elmo's stardom.

    Muppet fans always tend to forget that. He was different enough as a character at the time, though.
     
  8. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    If there is a volume 4 representing 1984-1989, I wonder if Elmo would be limited to the episodes he appears in. Though I would expect at least one bonus clip with Elmo (I would prefer one where he's performed by Richard Hunt). Heck, I'd expect Elmo to be the character interviewed on the last page of the booklet (either him or Snuffy).
     
  9. fozzieisfunny

    fozzieisfunny Well-Known Member

    Same!!! Just not the Kevin Clash version of Elmo, his voice is too annoying.
     
  10. sesamemuppetfan

    sesamemuppetfan Well-Known Member

    Looking at the Season 16-20 premiers on Muppet Wiki, it looks as if he appears in every episode with the possible exception of Episode 1966.
     
  11. JJandJanice

    JJandJanice Well-Known Member

    Come on though, a neat feature would be the first skit of Kevin Clash's Elmo.
     
  12. fozzieisfunny

    fozzieisfunny Well-Known Member

    Yes, but what would be even neater would be a Elmo skit with Richard Hunt..
     
  13. GonzoLeaper

    GonzoLeaper Well-Known Member

    Elmo first started as a background character named Baby Monster in 1979- I'd love to see those appearances included. I'd also love to see Kevin Clash's first appearance as Elmo somewhere on there. I personally have never had a problem with Elmo- I like him just fine.:laugh:
    And he does have some memorable sketches and appearances in the late '80s through 1990s and I do want that to be represented. For instance, his appearances with Kermit would be great! (sketches about mailing items and playing a game together, etc.)
    And definitely "Elmo's Song"- that's classic.:wisdom::)
     
  14. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    At this point, all I can say is I'd like to see Old School volume 4 period!
     
  15. fozzieisfunny

    fozzieisfunny Well-Known Member

    I hope that it'll happen at some point, or another!
     
  16. mimitchi33

    mimitchi33 Active Member

    I would like to see the lost episode with The Wicked Witch in it released somehow, with a warning like the Looney Tunes DVDs.
     
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  17. Newsflash

    Newsflash New Member

    I know it's an old thread, but here's what I'd love to see for Old School Volume 4:

    Season 16
    * Rappin Alphabet
    * The Triangle Is Right
    * Danger's No Stranger
    * Do-Op Hop with Kermit
    * The Letter N
    * Bert & Ernie at the Movies: The Picnic
    * Telly and Kermit Report on Cooperation

    Season 17
    * The Count's Picnic
    * The Snuffle Shuffle
    * The Count counts Snuffy`s Jumps
    * Miami Mice with Kermit, Ernie & The Count

    Season 18
    * The American Revolution: National Bird
    * People In Your Neighborhood: Dentist & Bus Driver
    * Spring Is Here
    * School In the Afternoon
    * Gordon Voice Over Letter series

    Season 19
    * Oscar Don`t Sing This Song
    * Squeal of Fortune
    * Gordon hosts What Happens Next
    * Grover discusses What is Marriage
    * Gordon reads Stan and Dan
    * Ernie`s forest fashion report
    * Bert & Simon Soundman: Tuba or not Tuba
    * The Alphabet in Many Ways
    * Opposite Stuff with Bip Bippadotta
    * Street Scenes from 2485

    Season 20
    * Kermit News: Old McDonald`s Health Farm
    * Sally Cruikshank animation: Beginning, Middle and End
    * Grover & Torian on Back and Front
    * Billy Joel: Just the way you are
    * Bert`s Paperclip Song
    * Beat the Time with Elmo
    * Ernie & Cookie Monster Count Zero Cookies
    * Bip Bippadotta: Air
    * Bellhop: 20 Grapefruits
    * Oscar`s Bus Stop
    * Dave Winfield & Big Bird on Proud
    * Street Scenes from 2614 & 2615
     
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  18. GonzoLeaper

    GonzoLeaper Well-Known Member

    Definitely agree with this! (Though I don't see the need for a warning- I don't know what was so controversial with it to begin with....)
    I'd also love to see that episode of Sesame Street that is still cemented in my brain from childhood that I've still yet to be able to track down- the Street story that started with Telly Monster out in the arbor area with an orange on one of the crates, who leaves it for a minute and returns to find it stolen. (As it turns out, a monster has been going around stealing things on Sesame Street all day- Big Bird is a victim at one point, I believe.) Finally, the villain is caught and gets a talking to from Maria, who explains that taking things without asking is stealing and it's wrong. All you have to do is ask to borrow something and if the person agrees, then all is good.:wisdom:
    I'd really love to see this episode that I'm pretty positive aired somewhere in the mid-to-late 1980s.
     

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