1 The Muppet Mindset: WEEKLY MUPPET WEDNESDAYS: SESAME STREET

WEEKLY MUPPET WEDNESDAYS: SESAME STREET

ABBY CADABBY (5/2/12)
Performed by...
Leslie Carrara-Rudolph

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 37 (2006)

Best known role...
Fairy god-child, doer of magic, Fairy School student, fan of pumpkins



ALICE SNUFFLEUPAGUS (5/7/14)
Peformed by...
Judy Sladky

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 19 (1987)

Best known role...
Snuffy's cute two-year-old sister

Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 3 (1971)

Best known role...
 Bumbling, hapless magician whose "beautiful assistant" is usually Grover.


BABY BEAR (1/2/13)
Performed by...
David Rudman

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 23 (1991)

Best known role...
Sesame Street's resident bear; good friend of Telly Monster; porridge lover



BAD BART (6/12/13) 
Performed by...
Jim Henson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 5 (1973-1974)

Best known role...
Cowboy who seems angry and mean, but is really harmless



BARKLEY (10/10/12)
Performed by...
Brian Muehl (1978-1984)
Various (1977-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 9 (1977)

Best known role...
Large, excitable, adorable dog on Sesame Street 

BENNY RABBIT (7/25/12)
Performed by...
Kevin Clash

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 23 (1991)

Best known role...
Bellhop at the Furry Arms Hotel; irritable rabbit  





BERT (3/7/12)
Performed by...
Frank Oz (1969-present)
Eric Jacobson (1997-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Test Pilot (1969)

Best known role...
Ernie's boring, badgered, paperclip/oatmeal/pigeon loving roommate   


BIFF (5/5/10)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First appearance... 
Sesame Street Season 5 (1974) 

Best known role...
 Construction worker, Sully's partner, loud-mouth


BIG BIRD (11/11/09)
Performed by...
Caroll Spinney (1969-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 1: Episode 0001 (1969)

Best known role...
Fun-loving, curious, friendly, happy six year old bird resident of Sesame Street 


 Performed by...
Caroll Spinney 

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 9 (1978)

Best known role...
Carrier of Oscar the Grouch's trashcan




BUSTER THE HORSE (3/20/13)
Performed by...
Martin P. Robinson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Episode 1446 (1980)

Best known role...
Forgetful Jones' trusty steed


BUG (1/22/14)

Performed by...
Joey Mazzarino

First appearance...
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

Best known role...
Huxley's henchman


COOKIE MONSTER (12/8/10) 
Performed by...
Frank Oz (1969-present)
David Rudman (2001-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 1 (1969)

Best known role...
Ravenous devourer of food of all kinds--but mostly cookies!


COUNT VON COUNT (12/2/09)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson (1972-2012)
Matt Vogel (2012-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 3 (1972)

Best known role...
Vampire; arithmomaniac (obsessive counter); bat aficionado; Casanova

DON MUSIC (7/7/10)
Performed by...
Richard Hunt

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 6 (1975)

Best known role...
The original "head-banger"


ELMO (2/8/12) 
Performed by...
Kevin Clash (1985-2012)
Ryan Dillon (2013-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 12 (1980)

Best known role...
Three and a half year old ticklish, furry red monster

ERNIE (6/23/10)
Performed by...
Jim Henson (1969-1990)
Steve Whitmire (1993-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Test Show (1969)

Best known role...
Bert's roommate; lover and praise-singer of Rubber Duckie; dreamer



FARLEY (9/12/12)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 2: Episode 0246 (1970)

Best known role...
Little boy; pet owner; being scared by Herry Monster  

FORGETFUL JONES (8/3/11)
Performed by...
Richard Hunt

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 11 (1979)

Best known role...
Forgetful cowboy; significant other of Clementine; friend of Buster the Horse  


FRAZZLE (10/5/11)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 4 (1973)

Best known role...
  Toothy, unintelligible monster with a brutish outside but a childlike desire to be included inside


GLADYS THE COW (3/31/10)
Performed by...
Richard Hunt (1973-1992)
Jennifer Barnhart (2003-present)

Early appearance...
"Sesame Street Newsflash" Hickory Dickory Dock (1975)

Best known role...

Sesame Street
's singing cow

GROVER (10/27/10) 
Performed by...
Frank Oz (1969-present)
Eric Jacobson (2001-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 1 (1969)

Best known role...
 Loveable, furry, blue monster with numerous jobs including super hero, waiter, salesman, etc.

GRUNGETTA (1/27/10)
Performed by...
Brian Muehl (1982-1984)
Pam Arciero (1985-present) 

First appearance... 
Sesame Street Season 13 (1982)

Best known role...
Oscar the Grouch's "girlfriend." One of the few female Grouches.

GUY SMILEY (2/23/11)
Performed by...
Jim Henson (1969-1990)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 1 (1969)

Best known role...
Sesame Street's frantic, excited, multi-talented game show host.




HARVEY KNEESLAPPER (7/10/13)
Performed by...
Frank Oz

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 3: Episode 0288 (1971)

Best known role...
Sesame Street's resident practical joker



HERBERT BIRDSFOOT (1/8/14)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 2: Episode 0132 (1970)

Best known role...
Lecturer whose assistant is usually Grover

HERRY MONSTER (3/3/10)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First appearance... 
 Sesame Street Season 2: Episode 0131 (1970)

Best known role...
Strong, fuzzy and blue monster


HONKERS (2/6/13)
Performed by...
Various

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season Sesame Street Season 12 (1980)
  
Best known role...
Odd creatures with noses that produce honking sounds when squeezed


HOOTS THE OWL (4/17/13)
Performed by...
Kevin Clash

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 17 (1985)

Best known role...
Resident feathered jazz musician on Sesame Street   



MR. JOHNSON (11/28/12)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First (known) appearance...
Sesame Street Season 3: Episode 0276 (1972)

Best known role...
Grover's constant and constantly perturbed customer


LITTLE BIRD (8/16/13)
Performed by...
Fran Brill

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 1 (1969)

Best known role...
The opposite of Big Bird

Performed by...
Jerry Nelson - Little Jerry
Richard Hunt - Rockin' Richard
Jeff Moss - Big Jeffy
Christopher Cerf - Chrissy

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season Two (1970) 

Best known role...
Sesame Street's resident rock and roll band


THE MARTIANS (8/31/11)
Performed by...
Various

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 3 (1971)

Best known role...
Visitors from outer space




MURRAY MONSTER (10/26/11)
Performed by...
Joey Mazarrino

First appearance... 
Sesame Street Season 36 (2005)

Best known role...
"Word on the Street" presenter, haver of little lamb Ovejita, show host 


DR. NOBEL PRICE (3/514)
Performed by...
Brian Meehl (1979-1984)
Kevin Clash (1984-1988)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 11 (1979-1980)

Best known role...
Inventor of the already invented

 OSCAR THE GROUCH (11/4/09)
Performed by...
Caroll Spinney

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 1: Episode 0001 (1969)  

Best known role...
  Sesame Street's resident Grouch. Lover of trash, muck, and yuck. Denizen of a trash can.


PLACIDO FLAMINGO (8/15/12)
Performed by...
Richard Hunt

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 18 (1986)

Best known role...
Opera singing flamingo  

 PRAIRIE DAWN (9/23/09)
Performed by...
Fran Brill

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 2 (1970)

Best known role...
Writer, director, producer, narrator for her own collection of pageants and plays presenting various subjects such as Love, How a Flower Grows, Vegetables, and more. 

ROOSEVELT FRANKLIN (4/11/12)
Performed by...
Matt Robinson (voice only)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 1 (1969)

Best known role...
Son, brother, teacher, coach, singer, lover of scat, rhyme, and the blues.



ROSITA (6/8/11)
Performed by...
Carmen Oshbar

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 23 (1991)

Best known role...

 Bilingual, musically inclined, happy furry blue girl monster who lives on Sesame Street.


SHERLOCK HEMLOCK (6/27/12)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 2: Episode 0131 (1970)

Best known role...
Self-appointed World's Greatest Detective


SIMON SOUNDMAN (10/24/12)
Performed by...
Jerry Nelson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 2 (1970)

Best known role...
Sound mimicker; "Sound Song" singer  



SINISTER SAM (9/04/13)
Performed by...
Jim Henson

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 3 (1971)

Best known role...
Mean-looking but harmless cowboy



SLIMEY (1/23/13)
Performed by...
Martin P. Robinson (1980-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 2: Episode 0262 (1970)

Best known role...
Oscar the Grouch's pet worm 


MR. SNUFFLEUPAGUS (4/3/12)
Performed by...
Martin P. Robinson (1980-present)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 3: Episode 0276 (1971)

Best known role...
Big Bird's best friend; not-really-imaginary friend; lovable, furry elephantine creature 



STINKY THE STINKWEED (5/23/12)
Performed by...

Joey Mazzarino

First appearance...
Sesame Street Episode 3133 (1993)

Best known role...
Sesame Street's stinky, self-conscious plant resident 

SULLY (5/12/10)
Performed by...
Richard Hunt (1973-1992)

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 5 (1974)

Best known role...
Construction worker, Biff's partner, soft-spoken union worker 

TELLY MONSTER (10/7/09)
 Performed by...
Martin P. Robinson (1984-present)

First appearance...
 Sesame Street Season 10 (1979)

Best known role...
 Neurotic, constant worrier, always concerned about something and easily excitable. Huge affinity for triangles.


TWIDDLEBUGS (10/30/13)
Performed by...
Various

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 2 (1970)

Best known role...
Cute species of colorful insects who live in Ernie's window box



TWO-HEADED MONSTER (9/28/11)
Performed by...
Richard Hunt/Jerry Nelson
David Rudman/Joey Mazzarino

First appearance... 
Sesame Street Season 9 (1978)

Best known role...
Cooperating/arguing monster with two heads.

ZOE (11/24/10) 
Performed by...
Fran Brill

First appearance...
Sesame Street Season 25 (1994)

Best known role...
Sesame Street's resident tutu-wearing, dance-loving, pet-rock-having orange little girl monster. 

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