A English version of "Rechov Sumsum" (1983).

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Series cast summary:
Sarai Tzuriel ...  Kippi Ben Kippod / ... 7 episodes, 1987-1991
Gilles Ben-David Gilles Ben-David ...  Moishe Oofnik 7 episodes, 1987-1991
Jerry Nelson ...  The Count / ... 7 episodes, 1987-1991
Richard Hunt ...  Backup Vocals / ... 7 episodes, 1987-1991
Caroll Spinney ...  Oscar the Grouch / ... 5 episodes, 1987-1991
Pam Arciero ...  Grundgetta 5 episodes, 1987-1991
Kevin Clash ...  Hoots the Owl / ... 5 episodes, 1987-1991
Brian Muehl Brian Muehl ...  Hot Pink Boy / ... 5 episodes, 1987-1991
Bob Payne Bob Payne 4 episodes, 1987-1991
Itzhak Perlman ...  Himself 4 episodes, 1987-1991
Jim Henson ...  Ernie / ... 7 episodes, 1987-1991
Noel MacNeal Noel MacNeal 4 episodes, 1990-1991
Kathryn Mullen ...  Monster Girl 4 episodes, 1990-1991
Martin P. Robinson ...  Telly Monster 4 episodes, 1990-1991
David Rudman ...  Backup Vocals 4 episodes, 1990-1991
Bill St. James Bill St. James ...  Announcer 4 episodes, 1990-1991
Mary Tyler Moore ...  Herself 3 episodes, 1987-1991
Michael Earl Michael Earl ...  Lavender Kid 3 episodes, 1987-1990
Christopher Cerf ...  Additional Voices / ... 3 episodes, 1990-1991
Jeremy Miller ...  Himself 3 episodes, 1990-1991
Paul Hartis Paul Hartis 3 episodes, 1991
Joey Mazzarino Joey Mazzarino 3 episodes, 1991
Caroly Wilcox Caroly Wilcox 3 episodes, 1991
Sarah Jessica Parker ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1991
Yoav Tzafir Yoav Tzafir ...  Yoav 2 episodes, 1990
Fran Brill Fran Brill 2 episodes, 1987
Olga Felgemacher Olga Felgemacher 2 episodes, 1987
Bonnie Franklin ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1987
Jane Henson 2 episodes, 1987
Karen Prell Karen Prell 2 episodes, 1987
Nell Carter ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Tracey Gold ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Joan Rivers ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Alan King ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1991
James J. Kroupa James J. Kroupa 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Joshua Rifkind Joshua Rifkind ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1990
Dor Sveigenbom Dor Sveigenbom 2 episodes, 1990
Edward G. Christie Edward G. Christie 2 episodes, 1991
Yvonne Lewis Yvonne Lewis ...  Backup Vocals 2 episodes, 1991
Rick Lyon Rick Lyon 2 episodes, 1991
Anne Meara ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1991
Jeff Moss Jeff Moss ...  Big Jeffy / ... 2 episodes, 1991
Bryant Young Bryant Young 2 episodes, 1991
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Storyline

An English version of "Rechov Sumsum" (1983) released as a mini-series on PBS and as a video series. Instead of Big Bird, we have a big porcupine named Kippi and a brown grouch named Oofnick who is Oscar's cousin. The show teaches children about the areas throughout Israel and about the Jewish holidays like Chanunakah. The second wave of episodes, aired in 1992, used more of a variety format (except for the Passover episode) while still teaching about Judaism. Every episode contains a guest appearance, including 3 by Oscar the Grouch. Written by papovitchj

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Language:

English | Hebrew

Release Date:

1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shalom, Sumsum See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This show aired in 2 different times. A set of episodes aired on PBS as a mini-series for one week in 1987. Then the show was released on home video by Sisu Home Entertainment (instead of Random House Home Video, that distributed all other Sesame Street videos). Then, a second wave of episodes aired in 1992 the same way, airing on PBS for a week and then being released on VHS. See more »

Quotes

Sarah Jessica Parker: Can you tell me why do we eat matzah on Passover?
Oscar the Grouch: Well, if you must know, nosey, its because its flat like the way I sing.
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Spun-off from Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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