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The best of The Electric Company / Sesame Workshop ; produced by Lorrie Shapiro ; head writers, Paul Dooley, Tom Whedon ; writers, John Boni, Sara Compton, Tom Dunsmuir, Elaine Laron, Thad Mumford, Alan Riefe, Albert Rosenzweig, Jeremy Stevens, Jim Thurman ; directors, Henry Behar, Bob Schwarz.

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JDVD BES (Text) 34304000757644 Juvenile - DVD Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch JUV DVD 791.45 BEST (Text) 39391006334963 Juv DVD Nonfiction Available -
Otterbein PL - Otterbein J DVD BES VOL4 (Text) 34046000249675 Juvenile DVD Collection Available -
Otterbein PL - Otterbein JDVD BES VOL1 (Text) 34046000249782 Juvenile DVD Collection Available -
Otterbein PL - Otterbein JDVD BES VOL2 (Text) 34046000249659 Juvenile DVD Collection Available -
Otterbein PL - Otterbein JDVD BES VOL3 (Text) 34046000249667 Juvenile DVD Collection Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield DVD Best (Text) 78292000243427 Children's DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0738933562
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 pages)
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory ; [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television between 1971 and 1977.
Special features: Disc 1: Rita Moreno remembers; outtakes ; Joan Ganz Cooney "Then and Now" ; Disc 3: "Silent E" karaoke; the creative team remembers ; Disc 4: June Angela ("Julie") remembers.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1: Episode 1 (October 25, 1971) ; Episode 10 (November 5, 1971) ; Episode 14 (November 11 1971) ; Episode 21 (November 22, 1971) ; Episode 26 (November 29, 1971) -- Disc 2: Episode 109 (March 23, 1972) ; Episode 131 (October 23, 1972) ; Episode 181 (January 1, 1973) ; Episode 285 (November 23, 1973) ; Episode 321 (January 14, 1974) -- Disc 3: Episode 279 (April 3, 1974) ; Episode 386 (April 15, 1974) ; Episode 391 (October 21, 1974) ; Episode 437 (December 24, 1974) ; Episode 453 (January 15, 1975) -- Disc 4: Episode 491 (March 10, 1975) ; Episode 72A (January 27, 1976) ; Episode 110A (March 19, 1976) ; Episode 79B (February 3, 1977) ; Episode 130B (April 15, 1977).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Art directors, George McWilliams, Jason Ko and Todd Gallopo ; musical director, Joe Raposo
Participant or Performer Note: Luis Avalos, Jimmy Boyd, Lee Chamberlin, Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno, Irene Cara, Joan Rivers, Gene Wilder, Mel Blanc, Zero Mostel.
Summary, etc.: A cultural phenomenon in the '70s, this wildly popular educational television show with big laughs had a bigger message: teaching children basic reading and grammar skills with the emphasis on fun. The best episodes are here in true nostalgic glory.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Reading (Early childhood) > Juvenile films.
English language > Grammar > Juvenile films.
Reading (Early childhood)
English language > Grammar.
Reading (Early childhood)
English language > Grammar.
Reading.
Genre: Children's television programs.
Children's > Television series.

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