Season 2017 brings exciting new changes, including a reimagined 'Elmo's World,' a new kindness curriculum, and new Muppet characters.
The Kindness Kid (Zachary Levi) visits Sesame Street to spread kindness and Grover wants to be a Kindness Kid too, but every time he tries to do something kind, he fails. Chris helps Grover realize that just trying to help someone is actually being kind. Guest: Tori Kelly. This episode features an all-new street story, Smart Cookies ("The Snickerdoodle") and a new Elmo's World ("Kindness").
Oscar participates in the Be Kind to Your Worm day activities, because he knows it’ll make his best friend, Slimey, happy. This episode features an all-new street story, Sesame Street News Flash ("Friendship Day") and a new Elmo's World (Friends").
Abby helps Prince Charming calm down at the eye doctor's office.
Grover and Cookie Monster help Chris baby-sit and learn how to take care of a baby.
When Saul the Ball is disappointed that he can’t play ball with Elmo and Rosita inside the house, Elmo and Rosita help him use his imagination to play other games.
Elmo shares his scooter with Zoe and learns how to be patient and wait for his turn, while she practices and learns how to ride.
Abby and Elmo play dress up and pretend to be lots of different people, like bike repair assistants, to help Nina fix Rosita’s bike.
Lifting Snuffy (repeat of 4321)
Rosita, Zoe, and Grover give Norbert the Robot a surprise birthday party to show how much they care about him.
Elmo keeps hiding from Nina because he wants more time to play before his bath, but Ernie helps him realize that he can play in the bathtub, too.
Baby Bear Learns About Bees (repeat of 4189)
Abby and Elmo help Big Bird calm down, so he won’t be nervous singing on the show, “The Squawk.”
Elmo and Abby help Crystal the Ball come up with a morning routine, so she can be ready to go out and play.
Cookie Monster learns how to control himself from eating his own paintings.
Big Bird finds Elmo and Abby playing with Julia, a new friend on Sesame Street. Big Bird notices that Julia plays a little bit differently than the others and Alan helps him understand that Julia has autism. Big Bird learns that kids with autism sometimes do things in a different way, but they share many things in common with all kids — like wanting to have fun and be loved. Julia and the Sesame friends invent a new game called “boing tag,” and then all come together to dance and sing, celebrating the amazing in all kids.
Elmo has made sure his apple tree has good soil, water and sunshine, but he still needs to learn how to be patient and wait for it to grow.
Nina and her friends make musical instruments out of bike parts and play music to attract customers to her new bike shop.
Elmo and Zoe compete to see who can wear the most hats.
Abby helps Turner the Worm build a place that feels like home.
Snuffy helps out at Hooper’s Store when zoo animals come for brunch, but has to find a way to remember everyone’s order. Guest star: Audra McDonald.
When Ovejita flies up high after putting on a jetpack, Abby and Nina must figure out how to get her back down.
Rosita and Zoe build a baby-rocking machine.
Elmo sees a rainbow, but it disappears before Rosita can see it. Rosita, who has never seen a rainbow, becomes determined to see one. Guest: OK Go.
It’s Father’s Day, and Rosita’s friends help her make a video message, so she can tell her dad how much she loves him.
Redusa the Recycling Fairy visits Sesame Street and helps everyone recycle their old trash into something new to help keep the earth clean and beautiful.
Elmo, Rosita and Chris try to find six camouflaged things on Sesame Street so they can join the Camouflage Club. Guest: Kyra Sedgwick.
Elmo doesn’t give up and keeps practicing until he can play the song “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” on his piano. Guest: 5th Harmony.
Ernie and Elmo help Bert tap into his imagination as he acts out different scenes for a movie.
Freddy Flapman, real estate agent to birds, tries to convince Big Bird to migrate away from Sesame Street. Guest: Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Chris and Elmo help Alan compete in challenges to become the “Cast Iron Cook.” Guests: Jason Schwartzman, Anthony Mackie.
Abby is excited to meet her new stepbrother, Rudy, for the first time. Rosita and Elmo help Abby look out for him so that she can see Rudy as soon as he gets to Sesame Street.
Abby and Rosita help watch Grover’s dogs, but Rudy scares the animals when he tries to pet them. Rudy uses Abby’s wand and turns himself into a dog so that the dogs will be friends with him.
After Rudy uses Abby’s wand to find the best hiding spot, and accidentally turns himself into a banana, she becomes worried when she can’t find him.
When Grover wishes he didn’t have a cold in the fall, Rudy uses Abby’s wand to change the season. Now, every time Grover sneezes, the seasons keep changing.
When Segi becomes upset after reading a book about her favorite character, Mando, Chris and Leela help her see that being brown is snazzy. Guest star: Lupita Nyong’o.