Being Elmo

The Ultimate Sesame Street Quiz

Kevin Clash demonstrates technique for a puppeteer performing on a French version of Sesame Street. He operates a puppet of a little pigtailed girl, who wears her name, Girotte, on the front of her dress.

Many of us learned to read, write, count, speak a few Spanish words, and get along with others with help from the denizens of Sesame Street, an urban neighborhood where puppets and humans coexist in peace and shared curiosity. If you were even a semi-regular watcher of Sesame Street in your formative years, chances are you have precious memories of the characters and sketches on the show that made you love learning. See how much you remember from the 42 years of the world’s most beloved children’s television program.