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Meet Sesame Street's Global Cast of Characters

Over the course of the 40 years that the program has been on the air, Sesame Street has spawned versions in countries around the world

Momon- Indonesia Jalan Sesama

Momon Sesame Street
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Momon is an extremely neat, 5-year-old monster who breaks with the perceived notion that Indonesian boys are rowdy and messy. A girl Muppet on the show challenges the idea that girls are quiet and humble. The Indonesian co-production strives to unite a country made up of 17,508 islands; the name Jalan Sesama translates to “Togetherness Street.”

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