Sesame Street is well known for its Muppet characters created by Jim Henson. It premiered on November 10, 1969; as of 2007, 4,160 episodes of the show have been produced over 38 seasons. An estimated 77 million Americans have watched the series as children; millions more have watched around the world, as have their parents. Courage, frustration, death, AIDS and lots more issues were brought into the Sesame Street shows with positive attitudes.
Licensing products of Sesame Street is a fashion trendy brand for all ages around the world; puppets by Jim Henson have become collectible luxury boutiques nowadays.