Ulica Sezamkowa is the Polish co-production of the children's television series Sesame Street.[1] It first aired in late 1996.[2]

Ulica Sezamkowa
GenreChildren's television series
Created byJoan Ganz Cooney (concept)
Jim Henson (concept)
StarringAndrzej Buszewicz
Country of originPoland
Original languagePolish
No. of episodes52
Original release
ReleaseOctober 27, 1996 (1996-10-27) –
2001 (2001)



Sesame Street had previously been aired in Poland, with a Polish voiceover.[2]

The Muppets seen in the series were designed in the United States by Jim Henson Productions, using Polish children's sketches as references.[2]



Characters exclusive to Ulica Sezamkowa include:

  • Smok Bazyli (Bazyli the Dragon), a jovial, furry dragon.[3]
  • Owieczka Beata (Beata the Lamb), a lamb who thinks she knows everything.[3]
  • Pędzipotwór (Speedmonster), a turquoise monster who is similar to Cookie Monster, has a big appetite.

Sezamkowy Zakątek


Beginning in 2006, the Polish kids' channel MiniMini began airing a one-hour Sesame programming block, Sezamkowy Zakątek. The original Polish co-production of Sesame Street, Ulica Sezamkowa, is no longer in production.

Other languages (Sezamkowy Zakątek)



  1. ^ "Polish version of Sesame Street". The Gadsden Times. December 20, 1996. p. A6. Retrieved April 25, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Shalom M. Fisch; Rosemarie T. Truglio, eds. (8 April 2014). "G" is for growing : thirty years of research on children and Sesame Street. New York: Taylor & Francis. pp. 154, 161–162. ISBN 978-1-135-66495-4. OCLC 910845333.
  3. ^ a b "Sesame Street expands in four countries". United Press International. 30 August 1996.