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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.

Behar, Henry. (Added Author). Schwarz, Bob. (Added Author). Avalos, Luis. (Added Author). Boyd, Jimmy. (Added Author). Chamberlin, Lee. (Added Author). Raposo, Joe. (Added Author). Shout! Factory (Firm) (Added Author). Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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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 Township Public Library - Culver JDVD BES (Text) 34304000757644 Juvenile - DVD Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison JUV DVD 791.45 BEST (Text) 39391006334963 Juv DVD Nonfiction Available -
Otterbein Public Library - Otterbein J DVD BES VOL4 (Text) 34046000249675 Juvenile DVD Collection Available -
Otterbein Public Library - Otterbein JDVD BES VOL1 (Text) 34046000249782 Juvenile DVD Collection Available -
Otterbein Public Library - Otterbein JDVD BES VOL2 (Text) 34046000249659 Juvenile DVD Collection Available -
Otterbein Public Library - Otterbein JDVD BES VOL3 (Text) 34046000249667 Juvenile DVD Collection Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield DVD Best (Text) 78292000243427 Children's DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0738933562
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 600 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 p.)
  • 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.
English language > Grammar.
Genre: Children's television programs.
Children's > Television series.

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