Sesame Street

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Now that Big Bird's original puppeteer Caroll Spinney is leaving Sesame Street after 50 years, people are wondering who can possibly step in to fill his big orange shoesThe Late Show With Stephen Colbert put forth a few... interesting candidates.  Like Kanye West, Brett Kavanaugh, and Donald Trump.  It's probably for the best that veteran puppeteers Matt Vogel and Eric Jacobson got the role instead.  Read more... More about Kanye West, Stephen Colbert, Big Bird, Big Bird Auditions, and Who Plays Big Bird
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Caroll Spinney – the puppeteer and voice behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch – is to retire from the programme aged 84, but he says he'll still be an ambassador for The Muppets when he's 100
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Al Asha co-starred in hit comedy, and played ‘Malsoun the Bird’ in Arab adaptation of Sesame Street
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Caroll Spinney, the performer behind Big Bird and Oscar, announced his retirement after almost 50 years.
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Caroll Spinney, 84, retired from “Sesame Street” on Oct. 17, relinquishing his role as Big Bird after nearly 50 years.
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“Sesame Street” puppeteer Caroll Spinney, 84, retired Oct. 18 after nearly 50 years of embodying Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
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“Sesame Street” puppeteer Caroll Spinney, 84, retired Oct. 18 after nearly 50 years of embodying Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
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Big Bird is retiring. More precisely — puppeteer Caroll Spinney — the voice behind and the man inside Big Bird is retiring after nearly 50 years on "Sesame Street." He also voiced Oscar the Grouch.
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Big Bird is retiring. More precisely — puppeteer Caroll Spinney — the voice behind and the man inside Big Bird is retiring after nearly 50 years on Sesame Street. He also voiced Oscar the Grouch.
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After nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” the actor who has brought Big Bird to life on the iconic children’s television series since its debut ...
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Caroll Spinney, 84, has performed the roles since the show's very first episode. "I will always be Big Bird," he said. "And even Oscar, once in a while!"
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The Sesame Workshop is reporting that long-time Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney has announced his retirement, noting that he's performed on the program since its 1969 premiere. Spinney has played the roles of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch for nearly 50 years! After five decades as the heart and soul of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, it’s impossible to entirely separate the man from the characters he so vibrantly brought to life. Big Bird visited China with Bob Hope in 1979. He’s danced with the Rockettes, and with prima ballerina Cynthia Gregory. He’s been feted with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, celebrated with his likeness on a U.S. postage stamp, and named a “Living Legend” in 2000 by the Library of Congress. Performing Big Bird has taken Caroll to China, Japan, Australia, France, Germany, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He has performed on hundreds of episodes of television, starred as his big yellow avatar in the feature film Follow That Bird, and conducte...
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Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who has portrayed Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street" since the program's 1969 premiere, announced that he is stepping down from the roles.
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Puppeteer Caroll Spinney announced Wednesday that he is retiring from "Sesame Street," the TV show in which he performed as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
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Puppeteer Caroll Spinney is flying the nest after a 50-year long career as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
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The famed puppeteer who’s been playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street” since its debut in 1969 will leave the show this week. On Thursday, Caroll Spinney, 84, will lend his voice to the two iconic characters one last time before retiring. He will pass on his roles to new performers. “Big...
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The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show.
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Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer and voice actor behind Sesame Street greats Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, will retire from the show after 50 years of embodying these characters. Sesame Street announced Spinney's retirement on Wednesday morning, leading to an influx of well-wishes and goodbyes from generations of Americans – all of whom grew up with Spinney's characters over the past five decades. Puppeteers Matt Vogel and Eric Jacobsen will take over. SEE ALSO: The Big Bird, 'Birdman' parody that needed to happen Long-time puppeteer Caroll Spinney has announced that he is stepping down from the roles of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. Spinney is pleased that his iconic roles will be carried on by puppeteers Matt Vogel and Eric Jacobson. Learn more: https://t.co/BALgkIPI5q pic.twitter.com/sGMDjqLklQ — Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) October 17, 2018 Read more... More about Entertainment, Twitter, Television, Twitter Reactions, and Sesame Street
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Caroll Spinney, the actor who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” since 1969 said he will retire from the long-running program on Thursday.
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Caroll Spinney has been with Sesame Street since its start in 1969. But the puppeteer who brought Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life for nearly 50 years says its time to retire.
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Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who has portrayed Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street" since the program's 1969 premiere, announced Wednesday that he is stepping down from the roles.
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WOODSTOCK, Conn. (AP) — The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old […]
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Mr. Spinney’s remarkable run as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, two of the most beloved characters on television, will end this week.
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To quote Homer Simpson: So that brings us to today's rankings. Break out the felt and feelings. It was a weird weekend in the SEC and we're going to countdown the damage done using Jim Henson's greatest creations. A quick note here before we begin. The Sesame Street gang are not part of the
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Alan Carter is the anchor for Global News at 5:30 and 6 p.m. Carter grew up in Burlington Ont. consuming books, TV and newspapers. “When I saw Kermit the Frog reporting live from the scene of Humpty Dumpty’s fall on Sesame Street — I knew what I wanted to be,” he says. After graduating from Ryerson University in 1989, Carter began his journalism career as an anchor and […]
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Britain’s Supreme Court reversed a lower court ruling Wednesday and ruled that a bakery owned by a Christian family didn’t discriminate against a gay customer when it refused to make a cake in 2014 of “Sesame Street” characters Bert and Ernie and the phrase “Support Gay Marriage.”
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The bakery refused to bake a cake depicting Sesame Street characters with a message supporting gay marriage.
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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court says a bakery owned by a Christian family didn’t discriminate against a gay customer when it refused to make a cake supporting same-sex marriage. Ashers Baking Co. in Northern Ireland refused in 2014 to make a cake iced with the Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie bearing the slogan […]
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Everyone can use a little TLC, and that's what the guys of Queer Eye aim to do in every episode. Whether it's be new clothes, adding something to a skincare routine, or a piece of furniture — a gift that helps enhance someone's lifestyle is one worth giving. If you know a dude who might be in need of a serious makeover, then consider getting a thoughtful gift instead. It's a gentle nudge that tells the guy in your life that they kind of need to get their crap together — but since it's a present, they won't even realize this. SEE ALSO: 'Sesame Street' writer thinks of Bert and Ernie as a 'loving couple' Read more...More about Makeover, Gift Guide, Queer Eye, Gift Guide 2018, and Culture
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“Is it a Sesame Street themed wedding because you will all look like Big Bird!!”
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Mark Saltzman said he wrote the iconic muppets as a “loving couple.” Sesame Workshop says they’re “best friends.” We may never know for sure.
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