David Rudman (born June 1, 1963) is an American puppeteer, puppet builder, writer, director, and producer known for his involvement with the Muppets and Sesame Street.
Rudman attended Highland Park High School and graduated in 1981. He has been a speaker at the school's biennial Focus on the Arts program since 2003. He attended college at the University of Connecticut.Rudman was the speaker at the 2005 graduation ceremony for the Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago.
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Donkey Hodie and her friends work together to find solutions to everyday problems.
Muppets Haunted Mansion
On Halloween night, Gonzo is challenged to spend a night in a haunted house.
Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy
There will be an animated Sesame Street special on August 5, 2021. Elmo's new pet puppy is introduced in the special.
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The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II
The second Disney Family Singalong features celebrities and their families as they take on their favorite Disney tunes from their homes. John Legend is one of the special guests.
The Monster at the End of This Story
The Monster at the End of This Story is a special on Sesame Street.
Scooter rushed to make his delivery deadlines and uploaded the new series for streaming. He will have to navigate the obstacles thrown at him by the rest of the group.
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo
Elmo is the host of his very own talk show and he's going to bring you some (not-too-late) fun with this celeb- studded talk show, bringing familiar Sesame Street friends like Elmo, Cookie Monster, ce...
Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate
Part of Sesame Workshop's "Caring for Each Other" Initiative, Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate offers families a moment of joy and connection in challenging times.
No Small Matter
A look at the issue of high-quality early care and education in America, from home to childcare to preschool; the tragic cost of getting it wrong; and the huge payoff - for our kids, our families and ...
Sesame Street: 50th Anniversary Celebration!
C is for Celebrate! Join host Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the residents of Sesame Street - human and monsters alike - to celebrate 50 years of learning, laughter, and love. Familiar felt faces like Roos...
Nature Cat: The Return of Bad Dog Bart
While playing Hal's Hole Hootenanny, Hal accidently digs up Bad Dog Bart's second buried treasure map. The map leads to Bad Dog Bart's stolen loot of cat toys, which brings back emotional memories for...
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take the O2 is a live stage show starring the Muppets performed at the O2 Arena in London in July 2018. The show is a follow-up to 2017's performance at the Hollywood Bowl, reprising many ...
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special
There is a wish machine on Sesame Street that grants wishes. When the gang learns he will only grant one wish per customer, they need to be careful.
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas
This holiday special goes back in time to show how Elmo's ancestors--not to mention those of Grover, Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Oscar the Grouch and Cookie Monster--helped transform "the most unfriendly s...
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Mormon Tabernacle Choir: Keep Christmas With You
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square join the Muppets® from Sesame Street® and guest vocalist Santino Fontana (the voice of Prince Hans in the popular Disney movie Frozen) in a c...
The show will be hosted by the Muppets. The personal lives and relationships of the Muppets will be explored in a series for the first time. Kids of all ages are welcome to watch this show.
Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch
Join her as she goes on adventures with her family.
Nature Cat is excited to get outside, but he is still a house cat with no real instincts for nature. The cat is still learning and enjoying nature.
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Sesame Street: Monster Manners
Can Cookie Monster control himself around cookies long enough to join the prestigious Cookie Connoisseurs Club? Then TV host Johnny Gotcha (Tom Bergeron) uses hidden cameras to catch bad manners on Se...
The Furchester Hotel
The Cookie Monster is a guest on Bedtime Stories and wants to be a waiter.
Muppets Most Wanted
While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his villainous sidekick.
A sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day, when they learn that their beloved theater is s...
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Sesame Street: A Celebration of Me, Grover
He's furry, he's blue, and he's everyone's adorable, old pal, Grover, in his very own special!
Most kids dream of being superheroes. Not Eric Needles. Eric dreams of being a sidekick. So you can imagine his elation when his favorite superhero, Maxum Man, selects Eric to be his sidekick. But thi...
Sesame Street: Being Green
During Sesame Street's first Earth-a-Thon hosted by Mr. Earth, Abby Cadabby accidentally turns Elmo from red to green.
Sesame Street: Bedtime with Elmo
It's bedtime on Sesame Street! Just like all little kids, Elmo and Abby would rather make funny faces and sing silly songs than go to sleep
The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody
The Muppets' Musical Gang is back at it with their rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody!
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Sesame Street: Elmo's World: Opposites
Three previously unseen episodes of "Elmo's World" are included in Elmo's World: Opposites. Opposite Stuff is played over the credits. The first Elmo's World video had a non-Elmo's World segment.
The Muppets - Studio DC - Almost Live
The Muppets and Disney Channel's biggest stars are teaming up for a variety show.
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa
When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces the gang to help him deliver the letters to the North Pole. Christmas is the time to be with those you care about the most, as they dash...
Studio DC: Almost Live
Studio DC: Almost Live is a special for the Disney Channel. The special is a half-hour variety show that features both The Muppets and Disney Channel stars performing comedy sketches and musical numbe...
Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time
Join Elmo as he reminisces about his potty training journey and guides viewers as they embark on theirs. Elmo and his Sesame friends give helpful, confidence-building tips and encourage kids to listen...
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Jack's Big Music Show
Jack takes a break from his busy schedule to visit his favorite place in the world. He can do what he likes best here, create and enjoy music, sing, dance, and have a ball with his friend Mary, his fa...
Sesame Street 4-D Movie Magic
The Sesame Street Film Festival is happening.
Sesame Street: Let's Eat! Funny Food Songs
After working hard, Grover has finally gotten a job as a waiter at the hot restaurant in town, Planet Storybook. Now, he can help kids learn about healthy eating while he serves up some of the biggest...
Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2
Join Elmo and his Sesame Street pals in the second volume of Kids' Favorite Songs, as Elmo travels up and down Sesame Street asking kids to sing their favorite songs! Snuffy, Baby Bear and Zoe help th...
Sesame Street: CinderElmo
Our favorite red monster is the star of this delightful film that skews the story of Cinderella. The feature is a mix of human actors and Sesame Street characters that is an easy watch for families wi...
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Elmo wouldn't allow anything to happen to his blanket. Elmo is chasing his blanket after a tug-of-war with his friend. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his determination ...
Sesame Street: The Alphabet Jungle Game
Elmo, Zoe and Telly are exploring the Alphabet Jungle, where letters grow on trees. Every letter from A to Y leads them on an animated alphabet adventure. But what about Z? What will happen if Zoe can...
Sesame Street: Elmo Says BOO!
Look who's come to visit The Count's spooky castle. It's Elmo! Is he scared? Only for a second because soon he's having a howling good time as his Sesame Street friends stir up some spirited fun. Get ...
Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Sillier at the Movies
In a spoof of Siskel and Ebert's Sneak Previews, Telly and Oscar are seen in a movie theater, reviewing the silliest songs from Sesame Street. Telly loves all of them and he gives them 5 "Wows". Oscar...
Sesame Street: Quiet Time
Quiet Time is a Sesame Street video released on April 1, 1997. Big Bird wants to find out what to do at "quiet time." He asks his friends for suggestions, which include reading, drawing, and napping. ...
Sesame Street: Fiesta!
The loveable Sesame Street characters congregate on FIESTA! to sing some of their favorite songs. As always a few humans are along for the ride as well, and this time around Linda Ronstadt and Celia C...
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Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet
Do The Alphabet is a 1996 Sesame Street direct-to-video compilation, with a framing sequence starring Big Bird and Baby Bear.
Sesame Street: Elmocize
When Monty stops by Elmo's Exercise Camp to do a report, he ends up joining Elmo, Rosita, and Tarah in the fitness fun.
Aliens in the Family
A human single father is kidnapped by a spaceship and falls in love with an alien single mother. They return to Earth to raise their blended family.
Muppet Sing Alongs: It's Not Easy Being Green
Muppet Sing-Alongs: It's Not Easy Being Green was released direct to video in 1994. A collection of Muppet songs is put together in this fun Karaoke video. Kermit hosts this video, where he presents...
The World of Jim Henson
Jim Henson is the subject of this episode of Great Performances.
The Earth Day Special
The Earth Day Special aired on ABC on April 22, 1990 An all-star cast addressed concerns about global warming and other environmental ills in a two hour special sponsored by Time Warner.
Sesame Street: Monster Hits!
You'll have a monstrously good time with Herry Monster as he hosts the Monster Music Award Show! Everyone's favorite furry monsters from Sesame Street sing eleven of their greatest hits: Clap along as...
Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along
Rowlf the Dog and the kids have fun singing and dancing. It has interactive sing-alongs such as "The Smile was on the Crocodile" and "Over and Under".
Wow, You're A Cartoonist!
Wow, You're a Cartoonist! is a title in the 1988 Play-Along Video series. Hosted by Muppet siblings Kai-Lee and P.J., the video aimed to teach kids how to draw their own cartoons.
Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special
The stars come out on Sesame Street in this fun-filled video featuring the show's most memorable moments. Sing-along in this star-studded celebration!
Hey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear
Fozzie Bear teaches the viewers -- as well as his young friends P.J. and Kai-Lee -- to tell funny jokes and perform impressions and magic tricks. At the end of the video, Fozzie encourages the viewers...
Muppet Studios Presents: You're the Director
In this interactive videocassette, viewers are invited to help the Muppets direct three of their latest features, while also preventing the studio from going bankrupt.
A Muppet Family Christmas
In this one-hour Christmas special, Fozzie Bear surprises his mother Emily on Christmas Eve by bringing the entire Muppet gang to her farm to celebrate the holidays. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had ...
The Tale of the Bunny Picnic
As they prepare for their annual Bunny Picnic, Bean, a young, imaginative bunny eager to help, is told he's too small. Bean ran and warned the others but no one believed him as he came face to face wi...
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On a special inner city street, humans and muppets teach preschoolers basic educational and social concepts using comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.