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VIDEO: Big Bird's Nest Sale

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Big Bird's Nest Sale
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Length: 07:57:19
Aired: 11/14/2013

When Snuffy helps Big Bird sell old toys at his Nest Sale, he accidentally sells Big Bird’s favorite teddy bear, Radar. Will Big Bird ever get Radar back? watch

VIDEO: Great Vibrations

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Great Vibrations
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Length: 55:57
Aired: 4/25/2013

Abby sees that Bob is teaching a music class and decides she’d like to join, but first she’ll need an instrument. Grover appears with a suitcase filled with all sorts of instruments for her to select from, when he decides he’s like to join too! Which instrument will he choose for himself? watch

VIDEO: Trashgiving Day

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Trashgiving Day
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Length: 55:57
Aired: 4/11/2013

It’s the grouchiest holiday of the year – Trashgiving Day! Oscar is in charge of the parade and he’s got out of tune bands, flat balloons, and wilted flowers but will the parade succeed in being grouchy enough to please his boss, Mr. Disgracey? watch


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Year Title Description
2014 Sesame Street TV Show Series, Actor - Maria
2008 American Latino TV: Episode Episode, Subject (person only)
1999 The Adventures Of Elmo In Grouchland Movie, Actor - Maria
1985 Sesame Street Presents Movie, Actor - Maria
1970 Sesame Street TV Show Series, Actor - Maria

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Sesame Street Secrets Revealed

On Sesame Street, the multi-talented Sonia Manzano has served both as a performer (she's played Maria since the Nixon Administration) and a staff writer (sharing 13 Emmys for writing for a children's series). Recently, TV Guide Online met with Manzano at the Sesame Workshop on New York's Upper West Side to learn all about one of TV's most unique jobs. TV Guide Online: Maria must be one of the longest-running characters on television. You're right up there with Susan Lucci's Erica on All My Children!Sonia Manzano: Right. In the beginning, she used to run a lending library in a bookstore where the fix-it shop is now. In those days, 20-year-olds looked 14, not like today. So I kinda came on the show as a "teen." I've been able to be the same character — albeit one that fell in love, got married, had a baby, grew up. I've been able to read more

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