June 11, 2012

RIP Sesame Writer Judy Freudberg

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 7:42 pm

Sesame Street writer Judy Freudberg has passed away.  You may or may not recognize her name, but you will most certainly know the bulk of her work.

Among her writing credits:

  • Sesame Street, since 1975
  • Co-creator and former head writer for “Elmo’s World”
  • Specials like Sesame Street 20 and Counting and Big Bird’s Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake
  • DVDs such as Elmo Visits the Firehouse and Three Bears and a New Baby
  • Songs like “Gimme Five” and “If Elmo Had a Dinosaur”
  • Books like “Molly Moves to Sesame Street”, “Susan and Gordon Adopt a Baby”, and “The Many Faces of Ernie
  • And, most notably, Follow That Bird (with Tony Geiss)

Click here to visit Judy’s page on the Muppet Wiki for a full list of her writing credits, which also include non-Sesame productions like The Land Before Time and An American Tail.  See?  She is all over your childhood.

Click here to help us remember Judy Freudberg on the ToughPigs forum!

by Joe Hennes – Joe@ToughPigs.com



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