Watch Sesame Street 25Th Birthday - Musical Celebration
- 55 min
Sesame Street 25th Birthday - A Musical Celebration, is a delightful movie that marks the silver anniversary of the beloved Children's Television Workshop production that revolutionized children's programming. The movie features lovable characters like Big Bird, Elmo, Oscar the Grouch, Cookie Monster, Bert, Ernie, and many other much-loved personalities, who gather together to celebrate a joyous occasion - Sesame Street's 25th Birthday. As expected, the movie is chock-full of catchy music, fun, and frolics, making it a perfect treat for kids of all ages. The birthday celebrations kick off with a grand parade featuring Sesame Street's cast of puppeteers, characters, and even some special guests dancing down the street. From there, the celebrations move on to the Sesame Street theater in typical Sesame Street fashion, packed with catchy music, laughs, and comedy. Throughout the movie, viewers are treated to a wonderful array of musical performances, skits, and special appearances from celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Carly Simon, Little Richard, and Whoopi Goldberg, amongst others. All these stars join in on the fun, and together they create an unforgettable Sesame Street-style birthday party. In one of the more charming parts of the movie, Big Bird sings a song that touches the hearts of the viewers, showing everyone how much he loves Sesame Street and his fellow residents of the street. The audience can't help but smile, and maybe even tear-up a little bit, as they witness the big yellow feathered character express his deep love for the famous street where he has lived for so many years. Other segments of the movie include delightful takes on popular nursery rhymes performed by Sesame Street's cast members. There's a hilarious rendition of 'Mary Had a Little Lamb,' as Ernie struggles to get the lyrics right, and a heartwarming rendition of 'Old MacDonald Had a Farm,' with all the beloved residents of Sesame Street taking turns to sing a verse. The movie also features moving tributes to Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog, who had both passed away in previous years. These tributes are a poignant reminder of the incredible contributions that Henson, and later his successors, made to the world of children's programming. All in all, Sesame Street 25th Birthday - A Musical Celebration, is a delightful movie that will charm viewers young and old. Although primarily aimed at children, the movie incorporates enough humor and clever writing to keep the parents entertained too. It is a testament to the enduring popularity of Sesame Street that its 25th birthday was celebrated in such grand style, and that the show continues to be a beloved part of many people's childhoods, over 50 years after it first aired. In conclusion, with its catchy music, loveable characters, and touching tributes, Sesame Street 25th Birthday - A Musical Celebration is a joyous family film to enjoy time and time again. The perfect way to celebrate Sesame Street's milestone birthday - with a smile, a laugh, and a song.