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Trey's mother, "Dina", was a writer/editor for Sesame Street Magazine. She has written a number of children's books, mostly published in Ireland. They wrote stories and songs together, and put out at least three albums together: Quentin the Quackless Duck, Timothy Tatter's Sad Gloomy Day, and Large Motor Skills. More recently (circa 1995?), Dina wrote a book to accompany a television series, Virtual Reality Rangers. She's also done some work for the Sesame Street website, including "Make your own lunchbox". (Special thanks to Aaron Klinger, 1/5/01.)
In the the Sept '96 issue of Sesame Street Magazine (p.19, shown above; click for larger image), the Count is counting to nine, nine fish doing various activities. There's one fish playing with alphabet blocks, making a tower. On the top, the little fish spells out FISH. On the bottom is spelled out TREY. And there's a suspicious character near the bottom left playing a Languedoc! (Special thanks to Chris M. Thiede 9/13/96 and Paul B. Roth.)
"This show is sponsored by the letter M and the number 420."
-- Trey, 11-15-96
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