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Sesame Street introduces first-ever homeless character
# Meet Lily
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# Meet Lily

Sesame Street introduces first-ever homeless character

Dec 13th 2018, 6:01 PM 17,193 Views 52 Comments

Lily will help teach viewers about homelessness, a growing problem in many countries.

Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie are just friends and 'don't have a sexual orientation'
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Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie are just friends and 'don't have a sexual orientation'

Sep 18th 2018, 10:49 PM 22,844 Views 153 Comments

The comments come after a former writer for the show recently said he considered them to be gay.

Afghan Sesame Street gets 'proud brother' muppet who reveres his educated sister
# Zeerak And Zari
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# Zeerak And Zari

Afghan Sesame Street gets 'proud brother' muppet who reveres his educated sister

Jul 9th 2017, 3:30 PM 13,741 Views 42 Comments

It’s hoped the new character will help millions of children see the value in education.

'The big question was - how do we do this?': Sesame Street welcomes new character who has autism
# Meet Julia
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# Meet Julia

'The big question was - how do we do this?': Sesame Street welcomes new character who has autism

Mar 20th 2017, 6:09 PM 16,471 Views 37 Comments

Julia is the name of the new character.

Sorry, Rihanna - Miss Piggy's BBHMM video is better
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

Sorry, Rihanna - Miss Piggy's BBHMM video is better

Jul 21st 2015, 11:00 AM 12,938 Views 13 Comments

You do not mess with Miss P.

Oscar the Grouch spends his Christmases in Ireland
# Have A Rotten Time
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# Have A Rotten Time

Oscar the Grouch spends his Christmases in Ireland

May 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 19,852 Views 17 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie this week, puppeteer Caroll Spinney told us he visits Ireland every year.

Yep, this fella looks exactly like Kermit the Frog
# Doppelganger
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# Doppelganger

Yep, this fella looks exactly like Kermit the Frog

Apr 21st 2015, 5:25 PM 8,391 Views 9 Comments

Or at least frog that looks exactly like him…

Ed Sheeran demonstrated how lovely he is with this appearance on Sesame Street
# Singalong
# Singalong

Ed Sheeran demonstrated how lovely he is with this appearance on Sesame Street

Apr 2nd 2015, 12:20 PM 3,125 Views 2 Comments

Continues to be a big old pet.

Sesame Street did a House of Cards parody, and it's adorable
# House Of Bricks
# House Of Bricks

Sesame Street did a House of Cards parody, and it's adorable

Feb 25th 2015, 10:47 AM 2,724 Views 1 Comment

Frank Underwood CAN be cute. As a Muppet, obviously.

Sesame Street stars miss perfect opportunity to slag CNBC after that mortifying IDA interview
# Squawk Box
# Squawk Box

Sesame Street stars miss perfect opportunity to slag CNBC after that mortifying IDA interview

Nov 11th 2014, 5:24 PM 18,884 Views 12 Comments

E is for euro.

Here's the Sesame Street Les Mis parody everybody's raving about
# Jean Bon Bon
# Jean Bon Bon

Here's the Sesame Street Les Mis parody everybody's raving about

Mar 8th 2014, 9:10 AM 2,194 Views 0 Comments

Jean Bon-Bon is a very sad French guy on the hunt for cookies in the streets of Paris.

Cumberbatch's Sesame Street meeting opens with a big fat Sherlock spoiler
# Counterbatch
# Counterbatch

Cumberbatch's Sesame Street meeting opens with a big fat Sherlock spoiler

Feb 4th 2014, 2:02 PM 2,580 Views 2 Comments

Miss me?

Elmo from Love/Hate met the real Elmo in Vegas
# Ye Rat
# Ye Rat

Elmo from Love/Hate met the real Elmo in Vegas

Dec 10th 2013, 9:32 AM 4,589 Views 0 Comments

We’re having a hard time telling them apart.

WATCH: Sesame Street parodies the Hunger Games with 'Catching Fur'
# Pitta
# Pitta

WATCH: Sesame Street parodies the Hunger Games with 'Catching Fur'

Nov 19th 2013, 2:28 PM 1,182 Views 0 Comments

“May the cookies be ever in your flavour”.

Homelamb is Sesame Street's must-watch Homeland parody
# Baaaa-rody
# Baaaa-rody

Homelamb is Sesame Street's must-watch Homeland parody

Oct 30th 2013, 1:35 PM 1,874 Views 1 Comment

The hits keep coming from Sesame Street.

Sweep the clouds away with Elmo, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots
# Sunny Days
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# Sunny Days

Sweep the clouds away with Elmo, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots

Sep 26th 2013, 6:56 PM 6,522 Views 14 Comments

It’s a classroom instruments version of Sesame Street and it is as amazing as it sounds.

WATCH: Cookie Monster parodies famous movies
# Cookies Of The Carribean
# Cookies Of The Carribean

WATCH: Cookie Monster parodies famous movies

Sep 17th 2013, 8:56 AM 1,006 Views 0 Comments

You’ve heard of Karate Kid, now see Biscotti Kid.

WATCH: Cookie Monster learns about self control from Tom Hiddleston
# The Waiting Game
# The Waiting Game

WATCH: Cookie Monster learns about self control from Tom Hiddleston

Sep 5th 2013, 8:30 PM 1,025 Views 0 Comments

You know Tom Hiddleston, he was in The Avengers and Thor.

Cookie Monster covers Icona Pop, with wonderful results
# Me Love It
# Me Love It

Cookie Monster covers Icona Pop, with wonderful results

Aug 6th 2013, 10:53 AM 1,300 Views 2 Comments

Cookie Monster shares his love for cookies and his struggle with self control in a new musical moment.

James Gandolfini talks about feeling scared on Sesame Street
# Video
# Video

James Gandolfini talks about feeling scared on Sesame Street

Jun 21st 2013, 8:57 AM 1,755 Views 0 Comments

This will melt your heart. RIP.

13 amazing celebrity appearances on Sesame Street
# Celebrity Street
# Celebrity Street

13 amazing celebrity appearances on Sesame Street

Apr 17th 2013, 11:05 AM 5,418 Views 8 Comments

From early Destiny’s Child to a Shakespearean soliloquy from Patrick Stewart, they’ve truly covered all the bases.

How Sesame Street tones down for Afghanistan
# Watch And Learn
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# Watch And Learn

How Sesame Street tones down for Afghanistan

Apr 6th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,272 Views 21 Comments

In a country where only half of all children go to school, the programme treads a fine line to help bring the 3 Rs – and a little lesson in gender equity – to its audience.

VIDEO: Sesame Street’s take on Downton Abbey is pretty funny
# Upside Downton
# Upside Downton

VIDEO: Sesame Street’s take on Downton Abbey is pretty funny

Feb 1st 2013, 9:35 PM 12,269 Views 13 Comments

Carson and the Dowager Countess star in a rudimentary physics lesson, in ‘Upside Downton Abbey’.

Elmo puppeteer resigns in the wake of sex allegations
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Elmo puppeteer resigns in the wake of sex allegations

Nov 20th 2012, 4:40 PM 11,327 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Clash was accused of being involved in an under-age relationship, but the allegations were then recanted.

Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of underage sex changes his story
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Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of underage sex changes his story

Nov 14th 2012, 8:35 AM 12,217 Views 24 Comments

A man who accused Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teenage boy now says they had a consensual relationship as adults.

Man behind Elmo denies allegations of underage relationship
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Man behind Elmo denies allegations of underage relationship

Nov 13th 2012, 10:32 AM 10,722 Views 19 Comments

Kevin Clash has taken a leave of absence from Sesame Street to deal with the allegations.

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad
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# Yellow Peril

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

Oct 9th 2012, 9:30 PM 12,359 Views 12 Comments

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him
# Big Bird
# Big Bird

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him

Oct 4th 2012, 2:01 PM 10,280 Views 28 Comments

The Sesame Street character’s future came under threat during the US presidential debate last night and the internet sure wasn’t happy about it…

Voice of Sesame Street's The Count dies
# Sesame Street
# Sesame Street

Voice of Sesame Street's The Count dies

Aug 25th 2012, 3:47 PM 9,671 Views 36 Comments

Jerry Nelson passed away this week, aged 78.

Pics: Luke Ming Flanagan wears his Oscar the Grouch t-shirt in the Dáil
# Sesame Street
# Sesame Street

Pics: Luke Ming Flanagan wears his Oscar the Grouch t-shirt in the Dáil

Jul 20th 2012, 10:44 AM 16,373 Views 146 Comments

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street

Another 'Call Me Maybe' parody...but this one features the Cookie Monster
# Share It Maybe
# Share It Maybe

Another 'Call Me Maybe' parody...but this one features the Cookie Monster

Jul 11th 2012, 11:00 AM 8,155 Views 5 Comments

In the most recent version of Carly Rae Jepson’s song, Cookie sings about his growing desire for those sweet treats.

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street
# Bye Elmo
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# Bye Elmo

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street

Jun 5th 2012, 11:40 AM 2,947 Views 12 Comments

The US has withdrawn its $20 million funding for the programme amid reports of corruption.

Meet Elmo's new best friend, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees
# No Muppet
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# No Muppet

Meet Elmo's new best friend, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees

Dec 14th 2011, 4:19 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

Looks like taking over American television every Sunday night isn’t enough to keep Brees happy…

Sesame Street comes to Pakistan - and preaches tolerance
# Television
# Television

Sesame Street comes to Pakistan - and preaches tolerance

Oct 31st 2011, 11:34 AM 476 Views 9 Comments

Pakistan is the latest country to get its own version of Sesame Street – and only Elmo has survived the transition, with a cast of new characters joining him.

Sesame Street returns to YouTube after porn hacking
# Sex-ame Street
# Sex-ame Street

Sesame Street returns to YouTube after porn hacking

Oct 17th 2011, 9:47 PM 1,755 Views 7 Comments

Sesame Street’s popular YouTube channel reopens after being hacked, when intruders had uploaded pornographic footage.

WATCH: So here's what you missed on Sesame Street's Glee parody
# Work Can Wait
# Work Can Wait

WATCH: So here's what you missed on Sesame Street's Glee parody

Sep 23rd 2011, 12:33 PM 980 Views 1 Comment

Sesame Street’s latest pop-culture parody lampoons Glee, featuring depictions of most of the show’s best-known characters.

Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding
# Muppet Marriage
# Muppet Marriage

Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding

Aug 12th 2011, 10:30 AM 796 Views 18 Comments

The show’s producers respond to an online petition calling on the pair – suspected of being more than friends – to tie the knot.

Thousands call for Muppet marriage... between Bert and Ernie
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Thousands call for Muppet marriage... between Bert and Ernie

Aug 11th 2011, 12:26 PM 1,421 Views 35 Comments

The Sesame Street room-mates are being urged to get hitched after New York legalised gay marriage.

Video: Spider-Man musical finally opens - even Sesame Street is surprised
# SpiderMonster
# SpiderMonster

Video: Spider-Man musical finally opens - even Sesame Street is surprised

Jun 15th 2011, 2:22 PM 489 Views 5 Comments

“You must be patient, sir, tis Bono’s first show ever,” Grover explains to the audience in Sesame Street’s ode to Spider-Man, SpiderMonster.

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