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Oscar the Grouch's first rendition of his classic "I Love Trash" song, from the first season of Sesame Street in which he was orange (not yet his recognizable green). The initial scene where Gordon questions Oscar's activity highlights the awkward…

A Storify that combines all of the tweets, memes, videos, and internet jokes that relate to Mitt Romney's debate comment about cutting funding to PBS. Ever up for a little political parody, Sesame Street got directly involved by referencing the…

Kermit's infamous melody provides children with a balanced look at what it's like to be green. On a realistic note, replace 'green' with 'black' and Kermit's song directly relates to the experiences of minority children. Written by Joe Raposo for…

The complete pilot debut of Sesame Street starts with a cartoon countdown, then reveals a dialogue between Ernie and Bert that breaks the fourth dimension by directly addressing the viewers. Sesame Street promised to use programming formats that kids…

The first episode of Schoolhouse Rock tackled multiplication, and focused on the number three. To help children understand the concept, the song contextualized what probably-familiar multiples of three looked like, helped undoubtedly by the cartoon…
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