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* MascotsNameGoesUnchanged: Due in no small part to exposure via the internet, Elmo has a regular character in co-productions developed for Latin America, Israel, and Norway, where the name "Elmo" is retained.

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* MascotsNameGoesUnchanged: Due in no small part to exposure via the internet, Elmo has a regular character in co-productions developed for Latin America, Israel, and Norway, and the Arab world, where the name "Elmo" is retained.


* MascotsNameGoesUnchanged: Due in no small part to exposure via the internet, Elmo has a regular character in co-productions developed for Latin America, Israel, and Norway, where the name "Elmo" is retained.



* OnlySaneMan: Or rather Only Sane Monster. Whenever Zoe appears with her [[CompanionCube pet rock]] Rocco, he is the only character that does not take the rock seriously and has to remind Zoe that, "He's a rock!" Mostly, this is because he believes Zoe is getting her way.

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* OnlySaneMan: Or rather Only Sane Monster. Whenever Zoe appears with her [[CompanionCube pet rock]] Rocco, he is the only character that does not take the rock seriously and has to remind Zoe that, "He's a rock!" Mostly, this is because he believes Zoe is getting using Rocco as a cruth to get her way.



* SeriesMascot: Possibly the most well known Sesame Street character, he's shown on a lot of merchandise.

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* SeriesMascot: Possibly the most well known well-known Sesame Street character, he's shown taken Big Bird's place in this position and features on and in a lot of merchandise.



** He gets earache in "Elmo Visits the Doctor".
** One toy of him involves him with a cold.
** One licensed game involves him with either a cold, toothache, or earache.

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** He gets an earache in "Elmo Visits the Doctor".
** One toy of him involves him with features Elmo having a cold.
** One licensed game involves him with having either a cold, toothache, or earache.



** He will also sometimes refer to someone he's talking to directly in the third person, for example, "Elmo thinks Abby could ask Julia to play again" instead of "I think you could ask Julia to play again."

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** He will also sometimes refer usually refers to someone those he's talking to directly in the third person, for example, "Elmo thinks Abby could ask Julia to play again" instead of "I think you could ask Julia to play again."


* BlindWithoutEm: Episode 1361 reveals that he's near-sighted, so he is taken to the eye doctor for some glasses.

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* BlindWithoutEm: Episode 1361 1261 reveals that he's near-sighted, so he is taken to the eye doctor for some glasses.

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*BlindWithoutEm: Episode 1361 reveals that he's near-sighted, so he is taken to the eye doctor for some glasses.


* PrecociousCrush: One story concerns Elmo naively [[InterspeciesRomance wanting to marry Gina]]. On learning this, she explains to him that she ''does'' love him very much, but that the relationship they have is "[[FourLoves a 'friend' kind of love]]."

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* PrecociousCrush: One story concerns Elmo naively [[InterspeciesRomance wanting to marry Gina]]. On learning this, she explains to him that she ''does'' love him very much, but that the relationship they have is "[[FourLoves "[[TheFourLoves a 'friend' kind of love]]."

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* NiceGirl: A friendly monster who shows her compassion by giving hugs.


* VocalEvolution: In the first season Grover (who spent most of the season nameless, outside of being called "Fuzzyface" a few times) and Cookie Monster weren't distinct characters yet, and Frank Oz used an almost-identical voice for both. It was up to later on in mid- or late-second season that Grover got his more distinct and familiar voice. As Oz got older, Grover's voice noticeably deepened a bit, to the point that it starting sounding a little like [[Series/TheMuppetShow Miss Piggy]].

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* VocalEvolution: In the first season Grover (who spent most of the season nameless, outside of being called "Fuzzyface" a few times) and Cookie Monster weren't distinct characters yet, and Frank Oz used an almost-identical voice for both. It was up to later on in mid- or late-second season that Grover got his more distinct and familiar voice. As Oz got older, Grover's voice noticeably deepened a bit, to the point that it starting started sounding a little like a gravelly [[Series/TheMuppetShow Miss Piggy]].


* VocalEvolution: In the first season Grover (who spent most of the season nameless, outside of being called "Fuzzyface" a few times) and Cookie Monster weren't distinct characters yet, and Frank Oz used an almost-identical voice for both. It was up to later on in mid- or late-second season that Grover got his more distinct and familiar voice. As Oz got older, Grover's voice noticeably deepened a bit.

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* VocalEvolution: In the first season Grover (who spent most of the season nameless, outside of being called "Fuzzyface" a few times) and Cookie Monster weren't distinct characters yet, and Frank Oz used an almost-identical voice for both. It was up to later on in mid- or late-second season that Grover got his more distinct and familiar voice. As Oz got older, Grover's voice noticeably deepened a bit.bit, to the point that it starting sounding a little like [[Series/TheMuppetShow Miss Piggy]].


* VocalEvolution: In the first season Grover (who spent most of the season nameless, outside of being called "Fuzzyface" a few times) and Cookie Monster weren't distinct characters yet, and Frank Oz used an almost-identical voice for both. It was up to later on in mid- or late-second season that Grover got his more distinct and familiar voice.

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* VocalEvolution: In the first season Grover (who spent most of the season nameless, outside of being called "Fuzzyface" a few times) and Cookie Monster weren't distinct characters yet, and Frank Oz used an almost-identical voice for both. It was up to later on in mid- or late-second season that Grover got his more distinct and familiar voice. As Oz got older, Grover's voice noticeably deepened a bit.


A young monster who's in daycare. While we don't know much about her as a person (apart from the fact that she has some toy elephants and likes PB&J and pizza), she has a complex story line: she used to live alone with her mother, but then her mother got addicted to an unknown substance. While the mother was in rehab, Karli was fostered by a couple named Clem and Dalia. Now, Karli is living with her mother again, but the mother is still in group therapy.

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A young monster who's in daycare. foster care. While we don't know much about her as a person (apart from the fact that she has some toy elephants elephants, plays soccer, and likes PB&J and pizza), she has a complex story line: she used to live alone with her mother, but then her mother got addicted to an unknown substance. While the mother was in rehab, Karli was fostered by a couple named Clem and Dalia. Now, Karli is living with her mother again, but the mother is still in group therapy.



* CompanionCube: Has a stuffed elephant named Elephant

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* CompanionCube: Has a stuffed elephant named ElephantElephant.



* GoodParents: Clem and Dalia, her foster parents, make sure that Karli feels safe and loved as their “for-now daughter”. Karli also has nothing but positive things to say about her own mom. She’s an addict, but she’s working really hard to get better so she can do right by herself and her child.
* HealTheCutie: A cutie like most Muppets who is in the process of healing. Karli has had a hard life (especially when you consider she’s roughly Elmo’s age), but with help from her friends and grown-ups she can trust, she’s making her way through to a better future for herself. For the real-world kids in Karli’s situation, she is intended to show them that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.



* NoodleIncident: We don't know what her mother got addicted to and how.

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* NoodleIncident: We don't know what her mother got addicted to and how.how, though this is intentional as she’s meant to stand in for any parental addiction instead of a more specific situation.
* VerySpecialEpisode: Karli is not part of the mainline Sesame Street cast; she was created specifically for ''Sesame Street in Communities'', a branch of Sesame Workshop’s outreach initiative to handle sensitive topics that parents and kids can seek out in specific situations instead of waiting for an episode on the topic to come up in PBS or HBO’s rotation. Ocasionally, an outreach character is brought onto the show itself (Julia from the “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing In All Children” initiative, for example), but whether they’ll do this with Karli remains to be seen.

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* ICantHearYou: In the 1970 sketch on ''Series/TheEdSullivanShow'' that definitively established Grover as a character, he interrupts Kermit's song by loudly strumming on a banjo. When Kermit asks why he's playing a banjo, Grover responds "I can't hear you, I'm playing the banjo."


* OnlySaneMan, or rather Only Sane Monster: Whenever Zoe appears with her [[CompanionCube pet rock]] Rocco, he is the only character that does not take the rock seriously and has to remind Zoe that, "He's a rock!" Mostly, this is because he believes Zoe is getting her way.

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* OnlySaneMan, or OnlySaneMan: Or rather Only Sane Monster: Monster. Whenever Zoe appears with her [[CompanionCube pet rock]] Rocco, he is the only character that does not take the rock seriously and has to remind Zoe that, "He's a rock!" Mostly, this is because he believes Zoe is getting her way.

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* ThatMakesMeFeelAngry: "I feel so ______!" is one of his recurring lines, to enthusiastically express whatever emotion he happens to be feeling at the moment.


A bilingual monster who plays guitar. She was originally patterned after a fruit bat, but lost the wings in Season 35. She stated in an interview that they just popped off when flying.

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A 5-year-old bilingual monster who plays guitar. She was originally patterned after a fruit bat, but lost the wings in Season 35. She stated in an interview that they just popped off when flying.



* GratuitousSpanish: She peppers her sentences with Spanish phrases.

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* EarlyInstallmentCharacterDesignDifference: For the first thirteen years of the character, Rosita had a pair of wings, and we've seen her use them to fly. 2004 onward, the wings disappeared and there has never been an explanation as to why on the show. According to her puppeteer, the choice was made by the merchandising wing of ''Sesame Street''.
* GratuitousSpanish: She peppers her sentences with Spanish phrases.phrases to introduce basic Spanish vocabulary to the kids. She also has an occasional segment where she gives the "Spanish Word of the Day".



* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Rosita has the distinction of being the first female monster in the ''Sesame Street'' cast, and was the only female monster until Zoe arrived in 1994.



* OverlyLongSpanishName: She's almost never referred to by it, but her full name is Rosita, la Monstrua de las Cuevas (literally "Rosita, the Monster of the Caves").
* QuirkyUkulele: She's a guitarist, but knows her way around many different stringed instruments, and employs them for various peppy, upbeat songs.



* PronounTrouble: Occasionally, it's played as a gag as to whether the Two-Headed Monster should be referred to as a "him" or "them". If the Two-Headed Monster does have a preference, it's never come up.



* DistaffCounterpart: Pretty much a female Elmo.

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* DistaffCounterpart: Pretty much a female Elmo.Elmo, plus a loyal rock sidekick.



* TheSmurfettePrinciple: She was the only female monster on the show aside from Rosita.

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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: She was the only female monster on the show aside from Rosita.Rosita for a decade.


* Cloudcuckoolander: Let's just say that Humphry and Ingrid can be rather... dense. Much to the chagrin of most of the people on Sesame Street.

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* Cloudcuckoolander: CloudCuckoolander: Let's just say that Humphry and Ingrid can be rather... dense. Much to the chagrin of most of the people on Sesame Street.


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* LitteralMinded: Ingrid and Humphry just do not understand the meaning of simple directions.

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