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Big Bird and Friends do Summertime [Video]

It's time for some Summertime fun with Big Bird and his Sesame Street friends.

This is a really fun video as we take you back to 1991. Remember 1991? Anyway, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince had a big hit with "Summertime."

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Pharrell, Elmo and Cookie Monster say “Read a Book” [Video]

Here's something cute, and maybe inspirational for you and the kids and grandkids.

It's Pharrell Williams, who took a recent trip down to Sesame Street to teach Elmo and Cookie Monster that with a book, they can go anywhere and see anything.

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Elmo & Cookie Monster on Midweek Morning Show at Children's Hospital Boston
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Cookie Monster’s new iPhone Commercial [Video]

Here's some fun for you on a Tuesday morning.

Apple has released a special behind-the-scenes look at the making of Cookie Monster's new iPhone 6s ad.

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Maria From Sesame Street is Leaving Show [Video]

Well this is a sad, but happy, story. It's the end of an era on Sesame Street as Sonia Manzano, the actress who has played Maria on the PBS children's program for 45 years, is retiring, but happily, of course.

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SNL Puts ‘Empire’ Star Taraji P. Henson on ‘Sesame Street’

At some point in the SNL writer’s room, everyone must have realized that guest host Taraji P. Henson plays a monstrous character named Cookie on the smash hit Empire and, a few Cookie Monster jokes later, they were scrambling to call the producers of Sesame Street. Yes, SNL put Henson’s Cookie on the world’s most famous children’s program and the results are kind of spectacular.

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‘Sesame Street’ Parodies ‘Game of Thrones’ with ‘Game of Chairs’

Because there is nothing small children still learning to read love more than ultra-violent fantasy epics, Sesame Street has created a Game of Thrones parody. And we’re not talking about a simple excuse to dress up some Muppets in medieval garb. There are some serious George R.R. Martin deep cuts in this strange little sketch, which marks the first and probably last time that Sesame Street will obliquely reference brutal massacres, beheadings, and regicide.

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‘Birdman’Tribute to the Real Bird, Big Bird [Video]

With the movie "Birdman" taking home four Oscars on Sunday night, I thought we should honor "Birdman," err, the real bird man, Caroll Spinney -- Big Bird.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Sherlock Sesame Street Parody
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Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Play Detective on ‘Sesame Street’ [Video]

We've seen 'Sesame Street' take on the likes of such TV-MA fare as 'Sons of Anarchy,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'Homeland,' but can it master deductions when it comes to 'Sherlock'? Okay, it isn't exactly the great detective, but Benedict Cumberbatch himself making deductions with 'Sesame Street' muppets is the next best thing!

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‘Sesame Street’ Tackles ‘Homeland’ in Surprisingly Adult Parody “Homelamb”

We've seen 'Sesame Street' take on everything from 'Sons of Anarchy' to 'Boardwalk Empire,' but the long-running PBS series' "Homeland" parody might be the most spot-on yet. Bringing Carrie, Brody, Saul and the rest to life as "Homelamb," you might be surprised by the adult humor 'Sesame Street' manages to cram into its latest parody.

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Cookie Monster Learns a Good Lesson – Restraint! (video)

I love the Muppets, don't you?  I mean, who DOESN'T like the Muppets.  And, Cookie Monster is one of my favorites.

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You Tube and Sesame Street Count 1,000,000,000,000 (Billion) Views (video)

Here is some fantastic news from Sesame Street and You Tube.  Sesame Street has reached the astounding milestone of 1 Billion views on You Tube.  That makes them the first non-profit to reach that lofty goal.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Reinforces Our Love For Him By Appearing On ‘Sesame Street’ [Video]

As a non-parent, I seldom (if ever) have the chance (or reason) to watch Sesame Street anymore. But, when I heard that one of my celeb crushes, Joseph Gordon-Levill, was on I just had to check it out. Apparently, the word of the day was "reinforce", and in teaching us the meaning, JGL has reinforced my love for him. Check out the video after the jump!

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