We’re All Norman’s Kids: The Norman Stiles Interview

Published: April 28, 2014
Categories: Interviews


Norman Stiles wrote for Sesame Street from 1971 to 1995, serving as Head Writer for many of those years.  He created popular characters like The Count, he wrote famous episodes like “We’ll Miss You, Mr. Hooper”, and he co-wrote many memorable songs like “Put Down the Duckie” and “Telephone Rock”.  If you grew up watching Sesame Street, Norman considers you one of his children.

Part 1: How Norman Got to Sesame Street
Part 2: Mel Brooks, The Count, and Bert & Ernie
Part 3: Mr. Hooper, Sesame songwriting, and BTPNN


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