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Celebrating 40 Years of Sesame Street

by Lindsay Hutton

According to the Sesame Street Workshop, Sesame Street was the number one show recalled by mothers of children ages 6 months to 11 years when asked to name any children's program. It's no wonder this incredibly popular and educational program has stayed on the air for 40 years! In honor of Sesame Street's milestone birthday, we've put together a list of fun facts and trivia that even the most die-hard Sesame Street fan might not know.

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Grover Wasn't Always Blue

In the very first season of Sesame Street, Grover, the cuddly blue creature everyone loves, was actually brown. In addition, Oscar made his debut as an orange grouch, not the green grump we know him as today.

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