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Sesame Street

Sesame Street

Sesame Street Brilliantly Spoofs House of Cards (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/23/2015 04:45PM

[YOUTUBE "92NXMtVtv8o"] With four days until House of Cards' third season premiere, fans started the week with a couple of treats to hold them over until Friday.

On Monday, the parody geniuses at Sesame Street combined a childhood favorite with the dirty dealings of Kevin Spacey's powerhouse politico Frank Underwood.

In a House of Cards/Three Little Pigs mashup, Frank Underwolf has his sights set on the White Brick House.

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Sesame Street Parodies Birdman with Hilarious Results (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/20/2015 08:00AM

Sesame Street's parodies have been historically delightful, and they've reached a new peak with their new, perfectly-timed Birdman spoof, titled (a bit predictably) Big Birdman.

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Macklemore Reworks 'Thrift Shop' with Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/13/2015 07:45AM

On Tuesday, Macklemore left Seattle for Sesame Street.

The rapper, best known for his hits "Thrift Shop" and "Same Love," visited the beloved television show to rework "Thrift Shop" with none other than Oscar the Grouch.

Wearing a slightly modified version of his usual kitchen-sink outfit, the 31-year-old rapper joined Oscar and the other Grouches to extoll the virtues of keeping an eye out for bargains – even if they happen to come from unexpected places ... like the trash.

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People Picks

Sesame Street Does an Impressive Twilight Parody (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/01/2014 08:45PM

Since Sesame Street has been churning out top-notch parodies for, you know, decades, it can be a little hard to remember how incisive and funny they are.

Make that mistake at your own peril – the beloved children's institution's most recent parody is a send-up of Twilight: Breaking Dawn that stars Cookie Monster as Shortbredward.

What, you're not sold already?

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UpdatePosted 09/17/2014 03:40PM

Elmo and Lupita Nyong'o Teach Kids to Love Their Skin (VIDEO)

Originally posted 09/17/2014 11:30AM

You can add Sesame Street to the list of places Lupita Nyong'o has received a rapturous reception.

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The Tonight Show

Sesame Street Stars Help Jimmy Fallon Read Hilarious #WhenIWasAKid Tweets

Originally posted 09/12/2014 12:55PM

How do you get to Sesame Street?! Twitter users want to know, and Jimmy Fallon went straight to the source.

The Tonight Show host recently asked his fans to tweet their childhood confessions along with the hashtag #WhenIWasAKid. Instead of reading the silly entries himself on Thurday's show, Fallon brought out the masters of childhood entertainment: the furry residents of Sesame Street.

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Robin Williams Teaches Sesame Street 'What It Means to Be Alive'

UpdatePosted 08/12/2014 01:00PM

Life Lessons from Robin Williams's Sesame Street Appearances

Originally posted 08/12/2014 12:05PM

Those of us who grew up watching Robin Williams movies no doubt took away a life lesson or two. Aside from perhaps Dead Poets Society, Williams was never more in teaching mode than he was during his guest appearances on Sesame Street. At this moment, it feels especially heartening to look back on what the actor helped us learn.

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UpdatePosted 06/25/2014 07:30PM

Watch One Direction's Harry Styles and Liam Payne Sing with Sesame Street's Bert!

Originally posted 06/25/2014 11:00AM

One Direction may have a new member – Bert from Sesame Street.

Ernie's roommate is normally known for being a neurotic curmudgeon. But when he had a moment of downtime with One Direction's Liam Payne and Harry Styles, he couldn't resist getting them to sing along in an impromptu rendition of the ABCs.

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Don't Be a Grouch: Watch This Sesame Street Parody of True Blood

Originally posted 06/23/2014 01:00PM

In honor of True Blood's final-season premiere Sunday night, Sesame Street brought back its "True Mud" parody, which replaces all the HBO series's sex and violence with adorable lessons about rhyming.

The plot is simple enough for a 4-year-old to follow: A puppet version of Bill Compton appears at Merlotte's Bar and Grill, in desperate need of some "true mud." Unfortunately for him, the patrons only want to give him things that sound like mud – from cud, to a spud, to some guy named Bud.

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Seven Iconic Characters You Never Knew Were Voiced by Casey Kasem

UpdatePosted 06/15/2014 05:45PM

Seven Iconic Characters You Never Knew Were Voiced by Casey Kasem

Originally posted 06/15/2014 11:20AM

Casey Kasem, the iconic radio host and voice actor, passed away Sunday at the age of 82.

For a certain generation, Kasem was the inimitably raspy voice of the American Top 40 countdown. However, Kasem had a long career as an actor, particularly as a voice actor. Here are seven memorable characters you may not have realized that Kasem was behind.

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