Sesame Street Puppeteers Explain How They Control Their Puppets | WIRED

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  • Published on:  Monday, December 18, 2017
  • Ever wonder how the puppets on Sesame Street operate? The puppeteers for some of Sesame Street's most famous characters share their insights on how they bring their iconic characters to life. The puppeteers for Elmo, Big Bird, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Abby Cadabby, and Rudy explain the various functions and features of their Muppets.

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  • FireBirdTheEpic


     10 hours ago +1

    Why does the puppeteer for snuffie look like his puppet

  • Kadeja Mccutchin

    Kadeja Mccutchin

     12 hours ago




     13 hours ago +1

    Who is your favourite Sesame Street puppet?😀 Mine is Elmo😊

  • Alistar Moody

    Alistar Moody


    Its pretty interesting but not something that I would do lol sorry Mr Raines😇

  • Manzaa183



    Don't they feel pain in their arms ? I raise my hand at school and get exhausted after 17 seconds.

  • the man

    the man

     3 days ago

    5:33 bill nye the sccience guy

  • Olivexi GB

    Olivexi GB

     4 days ago

    If they don’t have chiropractors, I’m gonna SCREAM

  • Fincaran Plays

    Fincaran Plays

     4 days ago

    Why no Grover like if you agree

  • carson preston

    carson preston

     5 days ago +1

    weird flex but ok

  • pepe the frog

    pepe the frog

     5 days ago

    I thought they were real oh god
    Childhood ruined

  • Black BEARry R

    Black BEARry R

     5 days ago

    4:39 oof, I’m grown up I never seen Rudy, I wish I had ;-;

  • Luz Ysela

    Luz Ysela

     5 days ago

    this is insaneeeeeeee

  • I Am The Cheese

    I Am The Cheese

     5 days ago

    5:27 I see bill nye I’m curious

  • Finalx redruM

    Finalx redruM

     5 days ago +3

    Elmo was my favorite when I was little 😂 like if your's too

  • Khaleesi :3

    Khaleesi :3

     5 days ago

    The arm strength required tho 😂 very cool

  • Keith Hawkes

    Keith Hawkes

     5 days ago +1

    They must have strong arms am I right

  • Amy Cax Lopez

    Amy Cax Lopez

     6 days ago

    Ironic I'm watching sesame Street

  • Zombie Blipster

    Zombie Blipster

     6 days ago

    Elmo was a black guy. What happen to him.

  • it doesn't matter

    it doesn't matter

     6 days ago

    *childhood has left the chat*

  • eye flowers

    eye flowers

     6 days ago

    Sub to pewdiepie