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Caroll Spinney

  • Dec 26, 1933 - Dec 08, 2019 (age 85)
  • 5' 10" (1.77 m)
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2019
Caroll Spinney
PersonalDecember 2019

Caroll Spinney

Caroll Spinney passed away.
2016
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas
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MovieNov 25, 2016

Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Elmo's …
On Christmas Eve, Elmo's father Louie tells his son about how Sesame Street was a dreary place in the 19th century as it's inhabitants lack the Christmas spirit enough for Santa Claus to ...
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2014
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
MovieApr 27, 2014

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

Caroll Spinney has been …
Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
TV ShowFeb 17, 2014

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014, and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television. It is the seventh (and current) incarnation of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon serving as the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots. The Tonight Show is produced by Katie Hockmeyer and executive-produced by Lorne Michaels. The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City, which is the same studio in which Tonight Starring Jack Paar and then The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson were produced from 1957 until 1972.
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2012
Outstanding Performer In A Children’S Series
Nomination2012

Outstanding Performer In A Children’S S…

Nominated for "Sesame Street".
Daytime Emmy Award
2011
Portlandia
TV ShowJan 21, 2011

Portlandia

Portlandia is a sketch comedy television series set and …
Portlandia is a sketch comedy television series set and filmed in and around Portland, Oregon, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. The show was produced by Broadway Video Television and IFC Original Productions. It was created by Armisen and Brownstein, along with Jonathan Krisel, who directs it. It debuted on IFC on January 21, 2011.
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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
MovieJan 14, 2011

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

The Muppet Elmo is one of …
The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.
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Outstanding Performer In A Children’S Series
Nomination2011

Outstanding Performer In A Children’S S…

Nominated for "Sesame Street".
Daytime Emmy Award
2010
Outstanding Performer In A Children’S Series
Nomination2010

Outstanding Performer In A Children’S S…

Nominated for "Sesame Street".
Daytime Emmy Award
2009
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
MovieMay 14, 2009

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smith…

Security guard Larry Daley …
Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.
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2008
Abby in Wonderland
MovieSep 30, 2008

Abby in Wonderland

Abby in Wonderland is a Sesame Street direct-to-DVD film that …
Abby in Wonderland is a Sesame Street direct-to-DVD film that adapts Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland with the Muppets of Sesame Street. Abby Cadabby stars in the "Alice" role. The feature-length adventure was released on DVD by Genius Products on September 30, 2008. In addition to receiving a DVD release, the film received a limited theatrical run in September 2008 through the Kidtoons family matinee series, and was aired on PBS Kids Feast of Favorites during the week of Thanksgiving 2008. It was aired again on December 29, 2008 on local PBS stations.
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2007
Elmo's Christmas Countdown
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MovieDec 23, 2007

Elmo's Christmas Countdown

Sesame Street characters …
Sesame Street characters help Elmo count down the days leading up to Christmas.
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Outstanding Performer In A Children’S Series
Award2007

Outstanding Performer In A Children’S S…

Won award for "Sesame Street".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Performer In A Children’S Series
Nomination2007

Outstanding Performer In A Children’S S…

Nominated for "Sesame Street".
Daytime Emmy Award
2005
Supernatural
TV ShowSep 13, 2005

Supernatural

Supernatural is an American dark fantasy television series …
Supernatural is an American dark fantasy television series created by Eric Kripke. It was first broadcast on September 13, 2005, on The WB, and subsequently became part of successor The CW's lineup. Starring Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester and Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester, the series follows the two brothers as they hunt demons, ghosts, monsters, and other supernatural beings. The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television, in association with Wonderland Sound and Vision. Along with Kripke, executive producers have been McG, Robert Singer, Phil Sgriccia, Sera Gamble, Jeremy Carver, John Shiban, Ben Edlund and Adam Glass. Former executive producer and director Kim Manners died of lung cancer during production of the fourth season.
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2003
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
TV ShowDec 3, 2003

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Extreme Makeover: Home …
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (EM:HE; sometimes informally referred to as Extreme Home Makeover) is an American reality television series providing home improvements for less fortunate families and community schools. The original run of the show on ABC was formerly hosted by former model, carpenter and television personality Ty Pennington, and is currently hosted by actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
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The Ellen DeGeneres Show
TV ShowSep 8, 2003

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Ellen DeGeneres Show …
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized in all lowercase) is an American daytime television variety comedy talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Debuting on September 8, 2003, it is produced by Telepictures and airs in syndication, including stations owned by NBCUniversal. For its first five seasons, the show was taped in Studio 11 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California. From season 6 onwards, the show moved to being taped at Stage 1 on the nearby Warner Bros. lot. Since the beginning of the sixth season, Ellen has been broadcast in high definition.
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Jimmy Kimmel Live!
TV ShowJan 26, 2003

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created …
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and broadcast on ABC. The nightly hour-long show made its debut on January 26, 2003 at Hollywood Masonic Temple in Hollywood, California as part of ABC's lead-out programming for Super Bowl XXXVII. Jimmy Kimmel Live! is produced by Jackhole Productions in association with ABC Studios. Having aired for more than twice as long as either The Dick Cavett Show (1969–1975) or Politically Incorrect (1997–2002), it is the longest running late-night talk show on the network.
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2001
Scrubs
TV ShowOct 2, 2001

Scrubs

Scrubs is an American medical comedy-drama television …
Scrubs is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March 17, 2010, on NBC and later ABC. The series follows the lives of employees at the fictional Sacred Heart Hospital, which is a Teaching Hospital. The title is a play on surgical scrubs and a term for a low-ranking person because at the beginning of the series, most of the main characters are medical interns.
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2000
Between the Lions
TV ShowApr 3, 2000

Between the Lions

Between the Lions is an American animated/live action …
Between the Lions is an American animated/live action children's television series designed to promote reading. The show was a co-production between WGBH in Boston and Sirius Thinking, Ltd., in New York City, in association with Mississippi Public Broadcasting, the distributor from seasons 5–10, in Mississippi. The show won seven Daytime Emmy awards between 2001 and 2007. The target audience is children 5–8 years old. It has the same puppet style as Sesame Street and several season 2 episodes, notably in the Dance in Smarty Pants music videos, had a few characters from Sesame Street guest appearing. The show ran from April 3, 2000 (replacing The Puzzle Place) to November 22, 2010.
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1999
Cinderelmo
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MovieDec 6, 1999

Cinderelmo

All your favorite Muppets from Sesame Street and some …
All your favorite Muppets from Sesame Street and some very special guests join CinderElmo as he goes to the ball of the beautiful Princess - with the help of his Fairy Godperson.
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The West Wing
TV ShowSep 22, 1999

The West Wing

The West Wing is an American serial political drama …
The West Wing is an American serial political drama television series created by Aaron Sorkin that was originally broadcast on NBC from September 22, 1999, to May 14, 2006. The series is set primarily in the West Wing of the White House, where the Oval Office and offices of presidential senior staff are located, during the fictitious Democratic administration of Josiah Bartlet.
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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
MovieSep 16, 1999

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue …
Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his determination and courage and heads off on an action-packed rescue mission that plunges him into Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures, stinky garbage and the villainous Huxley. Along the way, Elmo learns an important lesson about sharing, realizing that he was selfish with his friend and responsible for what happened.
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Outstanding Performer In A Children’S Series
Nomination1999

Outstanding Performer In A Children’S S…

Nominated for "Sesame Street".
Daytime Emmy Award
1998
Hollywood Squares
TV ShowSep 14, 1998

Hollywood Squares

Hollywood Squares is an American game show in which two …
Hollywood Squares is an American game show in which two contestants compete in a game of tic-tac-toe to win cash and prizes. The show piloted on NBC in 1965, and the regular series debuted in 1966 on the same network. The board for the game is a 3 × 3 vertical stack of open-faced cubes, each occupied by a celebrity seated at a desk and facing the contestants. The stars are asked questions by the host, and the contestants judge the truth of their answers to gain squares in the right pattern to win the game.
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Elmopalooza
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TV ShowFeb 20, 1998

Elmopalooza

Join the Muppets from Sesame Street for an all-star …
Join the Muppets from Sesame Street for an all-star celebration of 30 years of songs and laughs! Starring David Alan Grier and Jon Stewart.
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Outstanding Performer In A Children’S Series
Nomination1998

Outstanding Performer In A Children’S S…

Nominated for "Sesame Street".
Daytime Emmy Award
1996
Elmo Saves Christmas
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MovieDec 2, 1996

Elmo Saves Christmas

Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but …
Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.
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1994
The Best of Elmo
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MovieAug 17, 1994

The Best of Elmo

The Best of Elmo is a 1994 Sesame Street video …
The Best of Elmo is a 1994 Sesame Street video originally released on VHS as part of the "My Sesame Street Home Video" series, the 16th and final title of the My Sesame Street Home Video series. Eight great Elmo tunes.
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1993
Sesame Street Stays Up Late!
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MovieDec 30, 1993

Sesame Street Stays Up Late!

It's New Year's Eve on …
It's New Year's Eve on Sesame Street and around the world! Anchorman Elmo and the Monster News Network provide special reports showing us the New Year's customs and celebrations.
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Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration
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MovieOct 29, 1993

Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration

Everyone's invited as …
Everyone's invited as Sesame Street celebrates its 25th birthday! The whole family will want to sing along with this special hour-long collection of favorite Sesame Street songs.
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1990
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson
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MovieNov 21, 1990

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson

The Muppets Celebrate Jim …
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson is a one-hour special that aired on CBS on November 21, 1990. The program was a tribute to Muppet creator Jim Henson, who had died earlier in 1990 due to toxic shock syndrome caused by a streptococcus infection, and featured characters from The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and Sesame Street.
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1989
Big Bird in Japan
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MovieJan 16, 1989

Big Bird in Japan

While visiting Japan, Big Bird wanders off from a guided …
While visiting Japan, Big Bird wanders off from a guided tour bus in Tokyo, and is lost until a Japanese woman helps him get to where he needs to go. The woman, however, is hiding a secret.
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1987
A Muppet Family Christmas
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MovieDec 16, 1987

A Muppet Family Christmas

Kermit and his friends spend …
Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.
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Biography
TV ShowApr 6, 1987

Biography

Biography is an American documentary television …
Biography is an American documentary television series and media franchise created in the 1960s by David L. Wolper and owned by A&E Networks since 1987. Each episode depicts the life of a notable person with narration, on-camera interviews, photographs, and stock footage. The show originally ran in syndication in 1962–1964, and in 1979, on A&E from 1987 to 2006, and on The Biography Channel (later Bio, now FYI) from 2006 to 2012. After a five-year hiatus, the franchise was relaunched in 2017. Over the years, the Biography media franchise has expanded domestically and internationally, spinning off several cable television channels, a website, a children's program, a line of books and records, and a series of made-for-TV movies, specials, and miniseries, among other media properties. Biography has won a Peabody Award (1962) and three Emmy Awards (1997, 1999, 2002).
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1986
Sesame Street: Learning About Numbers
MovieMay 12, 1986

Sesame Street: Learning About Numbers

Sesame Street: Learning About Numbers released.
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years
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MovieJan 21, 1986

The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years

For the first time in their …
For the first time in their careers, all the Muppets (except the ones that couldn't make it, like the Doozers, Gorgs and most of the Fraggles) have gathered together in one place to ...
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1985
Follow That Bird
MovieAug 2, 1985

Follow That Bird

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky …
Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
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1983
Don't Eat the Pictures
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MovieNov 16, 1983

Don't Eat the Pictures

As the Metropolitan Museum …
As the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes, Big Bird decides to leave his Sesame Street friends behind in search of Snuffy. Once locked inside for the night, educational hilarity ensues as ...
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Big Bird in China
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MovieJan 1, 1983

Big Bird in China

Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, …
Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese ...
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1981
The Great Muppet Caper
MovieJun 26, 1981

The Great Muppet Caper

Kermit the Frog, The Great …
Kermit the Frog, The Great Gonzo, and Fozzie Bear are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.
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1979
The Muppet Movie
MovieMay 31, 1979

The Muppet Movie

Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to …
Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, The Great Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog leg restaurant magnate.
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Debra Jean Gilroy
Marriage1979

Debra Jean Gilroy

Married Debra Jean Gilroy.
1978
A Special Sesame Street Christmas
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MovieDec 8, 1978

A Special Sesame Street Christmas

Leslie Uggams is celebrating …
Leslie Uggams is celebrating Christmas on Sesame Street. But since Oscar the Grouch is being a right old Scrooge, she decides to teach him a lesson by imploring Anne Murray, Imogene Coca ...
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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street
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MovieDec 3, 1978

Christmas Eve on Sesame Street

Big Bird worries when Oscar …
Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.
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1976
The Muppet Show
TV ShowSep 5, 1976

The Muppet Show

The Muppet Show is a comedy television series created by …
The Muppet Show is a comedy television series created by Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. The series originated as two pilot episodes produced by Henson for ABC in 1974 and 1975, respectively. While neither episode was moved forward as a series and other networks in the United States rejected Henson's proposals, British producer Lew Grade expressed interest in the project and agreed to co-produce The Muppet Show for ATV. Five seasons, totalling 120 episodes, were broadcast on ATV and other ITV franchises in the UK and in first-run syndication in the US from 1976 to 1981. The programme was filmed at Elstree Studios, England.
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1975
Good Morning America
TV ShowNov 3, 1975

Good Morning America

Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning …
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC. It debuted on November 3, 1975, and first expanded to weekends with the debut of a Sunday edition on January 3, 1993. The Sunday edition was canceled in 1999; weekend editions returned on both Saturdays and Sundays on September 4, 2004. The weekday program airs from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. in all U.S. time zones (live in the Eastern Time Zone and on tape delay elsewhere across the country). The Saturday and Sunday editions are one hour long and are transmitted to ABC's stations live at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time, although stations in some markets air them at different times. Viewers in the Pacific Time Zone receive an updated feed with a specialized opening and updated live reports. A third hour of the weekday broadcast aired from 2007 to 2008, exclusively on ABC News Now.
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Saturday Night Live
TV ShowOct 11, 1975

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live …
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. The show's comedy sketches, which often parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast as with featured performances by a musical guest. An episode normally begins with a cold open sketch that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!", properly beginning the show.
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1973
Julie on Sesame Street
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TV ShowNov 23, 1973

Julie on Sesame Street

Julie on Sesame Street was …
Julie on Sesame Street was a variety special broadcast in the United States on ABC on November 23, 1973 at 9 PM ET / PT. Sponsored on ABC by technology/telecommunications conglomerate GTE, the special starred Julie Andrews and Perry Como, and are joined by several of Jim Henson's Muppets from the PBS children's series, Sesame Street. No human members of the Sesame Street cast appeared in this special. Andrews and "special guest star" Como interacted with the Muppet characters (including Kermit the Frog, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch and Bert and Ernie), sharing comedic banter and singing songs such as "It's Not Easy Being Green" and "Picture a World" on the Sesame Street "neighborhood" set.
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1971
The Electric Company
TV ShowOct 25, 1971

The Electric Company

The Electric Company was a half-hour television show aimed …
The Electric Company was a half-hour television show aimed at children of elementary school age that was designed to be both educational and entertaining. It consisted of sketches, cartoons, and songs, and its large cast included a relatively unknown Morgan Freeman, who played characters such as Vincent the Vegetable Vampire and Easy Reader. Recurring cartoon segments included The Adventures of Letterman, in which a superhero had to defeat an arch-nemesis who could transform one word into another by changing a single letter, as well as new Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote episodes created especially for the show and a cartoon featuring the Blond-haired Cartoon Man, voiced by Mel Brooks. Recurring live-action sketches included Spidey
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1969
Sesame Street
TV ShowNov 10, 1969

Sesame Street

Sesame Street is an American educational children's …
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) until June 2000) and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its images communicated through the use of Jim Henson's Muppets, and includes short films, with humor and cultural references. The series premiered on November 10, 1969, to positive reviews, some controversy, and high viewership; it has aired on the U.S.'s national public television provider PBS since its debut, with its first run moving to premium channel HBO on January 16, 2016.
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Hee Haw
TV ShowJun 15, 1969

Hee Haw

Hee Haw is an American television variety show featuring …
Hee Haw is an American television variety show featuring country music and humor with the fictional rural "Kornfield Kounty" as the backdrop. It aired first-run on CBS from 1969 to 1971, in syndication from 1971 to 1993, and on TNN from 1996 to 1997. Reruns of the series currently run on RFD-TV (which began in 2008) and Circle (which began in 2020).
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1968
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
TV ShowFeb 19, 1968

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood …
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (sometimes shortened to Mister Rogers) is an American half-hour educational children's television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers. The series Misterogers debuted on October 15, 1962, on CBC Television. In 1966, Rogers moved back to the United States creating Misterogers' Neighborhood (sometimes shown as MisteRogers' Neighborhood), later called Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, on the regional Eastern Educational Network (EEN, a forerunner of today's American Public Television). The US national debut of the show occurred on February 19, 1968. It aired on NET and its successor, PBS, until August 31, 2001.
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1960
Janice Spinney
Marriage1960

Janice Spinney

Married Janice Spinney.
1952
Today
TV ShowJan 14, 1952

Today

Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news …
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program debuted on January 14, 1952. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and after 68 years of broadcasting it is the fifth-longest-running American television series.
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1933
Caroll Spinney
BirthDecember 1933

Caroll Spinney

Caroll Spinney was born.
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