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Sesame Street Opens, Then and Now

As Google notes today, the 40th anniversary season of Seasame Street is coming right up. The first show airs on November 10th.

Herewith, the colorful hi-tech show opener for season 40, followed by the decidedly low-tech opener for season 1 in 1969 — where “special effects” means camera zooms at 0:19 and 0:42.

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