Episodes 0406 - 0535 (130 episodes)


  • This is the first season where Richard Hunt is credited as a performer.
  • This is the first season to have a special instrumental version of the Sesame Street Theme accompanying the funding credits. The particular version introduced this season (a funky arrangement composed of chimes, horns, wah wah guitar, etc.) would be used for nearly twenty years.
  • Production on the fourth season began on August 28, 1972.[3]

Season 4 CastEdit

Muppet Characters:

Anything Muppets, Baby Breeze, Bert, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Ernie, Farley, Grover, Guy Smiley, Herry Monster, Hardhead Henry Harris, Mr. Johnson, Kermit the Frog, Oscar the Grouch, Prairie Dawn, Roosevelt Franklin, Sam the Robot, Simon Soundman, Smart Tina, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Suzetta Something, Ursula, Xavier

Human Characters:

Gordon, Susan, Maria, Luis, Bob, David, Mr. Hooper, Wally, Ralph, Kate, Willy


Northern Calloway, Loretta Long, Will Lee, Bob McGrath, Emilio Delgado, Sonia Manzano, Hal Miller, Joe Ponazecki, Paul B. Price, Malvina Reynolds

Muppet Performers:

Caroll Spinney, Fran Brill, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz