Sesame Street

SNL Puts ‘Empire’ Star Taraji P. Henson on ‘Sesame Street’
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.
‘Sesame Street’ Parodies ‘Game of Thrones’ with ‘Game of Chairs’
‘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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