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Things We Saw Today: Cookie Monster Flees Gingerbread Zombies in This Walking Dead Parody

In Sesame Street's parody of The Walking Dead, "The Walking Gingerbread," zombie cookies called "crumbies" come after Cookie Monster and devour all his cookies. Truly evil!

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New Sesame Street Initiative Teaches Children Strategies for Coping With Trauma

The initiative, titled Sesame Street in Communities comes out today with "[free] materials, including videos, books and games," to "help parents and caregivers, in turn, help young children cope with traumatic experiences."

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Things We Saw Today: Sesame Street Sings the 80s Greatest Hits

There's nothing quite like a Muppet-ized Sesame Street mashup of 80s music, am I right?

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Things We Saw Today Yesterday: Sesame Street Meets Beastie Boys in Rad “Sabotage” Video

Mylo the Cat combined Sesame Street with Beastie Boys' delightfully campy and extremely classic music video, "Sabotage."

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This Scarily Accurate Sesame Street Parody of Orange Is the New Black Has Chilled My Soul


The fifth season of Orange Is the New Black is out on Netflix today, and maybe you're thinking you want to break up the inevitably harrowing binge watch with something lighter, kitschy, more fun. Let me warn you: This Sesame Street parody of the show is NOT THAT.

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Things We Saw Today: Sia Sang a Song on Sesame Street Without a Mask On

In a recent appearance on Sesame Street, Sia showed up in her iconic black and white wig, only this time without the long bangs that previously obscured her face.

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Things We Saw Today: Elmo Gets Fired Because of Trump’s Budget Cuts

What's Trending produced a parody video, in which Elmo is informed that he's being fired, to highlight Donald Trump's unprecedented, draconian cuts to arts and education funding.

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Sesame Street Is Introducing a Muppet Character With Autism

The Muppet, named Julia, isn't new to the block. She's been seen in the Sesame Street's storybooks since 2015. But the inclusion of Julia on the live-action show is important—so much so that she's making headlines around the world.

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Hamilton‘s Daveed Diggs Joins Sesame Street‘s Noodle Family, Shows Rubber Ducky Some Love

You haven't really made it until you appear on Sesame Street. Well, it looks like Daveed Diggs has finally made it.

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Things We Saw Today: Meet Stephen Colbert’s Twin Cousin, Stephen Colbert

Turns out that TV's corporate lawyers were none too happy about the return of the Stephen Colbert character on The Late Show, because apparently, Stephen Colbert no longer has the rights to, uh, be Stephen Colbert.

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John Oliver and Sesame Street Sing About Lead Poisoning Concerns

If you tuned in to Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, you caught some shots at Putin, another montage of WCBS 2 News' 11 PM features, and his main story about lead poisoning.

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Afghanistan’s Sesame Street, Baghch-e-Simsim, Introduces First Afghan Muppet

One of the things Sesame Street does in its mission to help kids all over the world "grow smarter, stronger and kinder," is having characters on each version of the show that the local kids can relate to. For the fifth season of the Afghan version of the show, Baghch-e-Simsim, they're introducing their first Afghan muppet — and it's a girl!

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Things We Saw Today: Behold, BABYMETAL

On last night's Late Show With Steven Colbert, Japanese metal idol band BABYMETAL made their U.S. television debut with the song "Gimme Chocolate."

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Gentrification Catches Up to Sesame Street as it Moves to HBO

Sesame Street's 46th Season (46!) debuts in its new home on HBO on Saturday morning, and if you'll be watching with your kids, you may notice that the look and feel of the show will be a little less what you remember, and a little more Farmer's Market in Williamsburg.

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I Want to Go to There: Trailer for HBO’s Sesame Street Packed With Cute

Check out the fun, quick trailer for the show's new season, featuring some of the guest stars that are slated to appear.

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Meet Sesame Street‘s First-Ever Autistic Character, Julia!

"Elmo's daddy told Elmo that Julia has autism, so she does things a little differently."

As an aunt to a nephew and a niece on the autism spectrum, as well as several of my friends either working with or having children with special needs, pop culture that's inclusive of them is really important to me. So, I was thrilled today to see that Sesame Street has introduced its very first autistic character!

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HBO Partners with Sesame Street For New Seasons and Spin-off

Friendly neighbors there, that's where we meet?

HBO and Sesame Street are partnering to bring the next five seasons of the show and some new series.

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Sonia Manzano, aka Maria on Sesame Street, Retires After 44 Years

Se Habla Espanol.

It's a melancholy day over at The Fix-It Shop. Sonia Manzano, the Puerto Rican actress/writer who brought the beloved Maria to life for 44 years on Sesame Street, is retiring.

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Sesame Street‘s Jurassic Park Spoof Needs More Goldblum

First time cookie eat me.

Cookies, uh, find a way.

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Cookie Monster Is Always Hangry in Sesame Street’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Parody

You would like him when he's hangry.

I hope today's kids appreciate just how much Sesame Street has been nailing it with parodies lately.

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