Stream Sesame Street series and movies galore

3 June 2022

Stream Sesame Street series and movies galore

Sesame Street has come to Showmax! The global phenomenon has brought over 50 years of Muppet magic, music, fun and learning to kids and parents alike around the world, nabbing over 190 Emmy awards in the process. 

Binge the latest seasons of Sesame Street, including the episodes that snapped up the 2020 Emmys for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Series and ​​Outstanding Directing for a Children’s Program.

More Sesame Street content is coming soon, including the maths-filled Elmo the Musical and 2021 GLAAD Media Award-winning talk show Elmo’s Not-Too-Late Show S1, where Elmo gets to chat with celebs. Also coming soon is Takalani Sesame S6, South Africa’s own version of the show.

Stream Sesame Street S47-50 in South Africa

They’ve been around since 1969 and there’s no stopping the furry muppet puppets from edutainment series Sesame Street. You name the social issue, they tackle it on the show – from bullying, to saying no to peer pressure, knowing how to cross the street safely… there’s no quest too big or too small for characters like Kermit The Frog, Miss Piggy, Big Bird and Elmo.

Did you know that there’ve been 52 seasons since Jim Henson’s creature creations started airing in the US? That’s over 4 500 episodes and they’re still going strong. Over 95% of US pre-schoolers watch Sesame Street before they turn 6. And the show has won 189 Emmy Awards and 11 Grammy Awards.

And now, Mom and Dad, you can stream loads of Sesame Street fun-tertainment for your little people on Showmax! There are series, seasons, specials, the local South African version, plus the documentary about the show’s origins, Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street. So start streaming now and let the fun begin…

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

The original show is still breaking boundaries as Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster & Co go on a series of adventures and learn little-people life lessons along the way.

Plus, watch the Sesame Street Halloween Special and the Once Upon A Sesame Street Christmas Special.

The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo

Crazy-furred Elmo takes centre stage with his own spin-off talkshow that includes his Sesame pals as well as real-life celebs popping in for a chat with the three-and-a-half-year-old squeaky-voiced host.

The Magical Wand Chase

The Sesame gang go on hot-air balloon rides thanks to magical Abby and her wand – but then a bird snatches the waving stick and leaves the pals in a bit of a pickle as they try to get home safely.

Elmo the Musical

Maths and music are fun for everyone as Elmo sings his way through addition, subtraction, division and multiplication puzzles.

The Cookie Thief

Cookie Monster claims he’s been framed for eating all the displays like the Muncha Lisa at Sesame Street’s brand-new Museum Of Cookie Art in this fun movie that seems him try to prove his innocence.


Takalani Sesame S6

The local version with the infectious theme song has been going since 2000 and features SA-specific characters like Moshe, Sikwe, Zuzu and Kami. The themes are the same and special guests have included Archibishop Desmond Tutu and former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Watch it now »

Re-imagined Elmo’s World

Elmo’s World gets a cute makeover as the red-furred muppet swaps his fuzzy pelt for a chalk look as he and his friends go on dream adventures in his bedroom.

Heya – we couldn’t find this anywhere officially. Is this alphabet singalong correct?

Sesame Street ABCs

Learning the alphabet has never been easier, cuter or squeakier as Elmo, Cookie Monster and more get you singing your way from A to Z.

When You Wish Upon A Pickle

The Wish Pickle is delivered to Sesame Street and grants wishes to the live-action cast and their muppet pals – but there’s more to the magic than meets the eye and it’s got a lot to do with believing in yourself and your abilities.

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