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Anne Hathaway In Talks To Join ‘Sesame Street’ Film
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Anne Hathaway Sesame Street

Anne Hathaway is one of the many A-list talents who has visited Sesame Street, appearing in Elmo’s Christmas Countdown in 2009 to sing “I Want A Snuffy For Christmas” (seen below) with Big Bird and Snuffleupagus.

Now it looks like she will have a larger Sesame Street role. New reports say the actress is being eyed to star in a film based on the long-running children’s show alongside Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, and many more. Check out the full report, below.

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May the 4th: When R2-D2 & C-3PO Visited ‘Sesame Street’
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May the 4th Sesame Street

It’s that special time of year again! The day when the gazillion Star Wars fans get to celebrate all things Jedi and Sith – May the 4th! In honor of this very special day, and to highlight the longevity of the popularity of the characters, via another pop culture phenomenon, here’s what happened when C-3PO and R2-D2 figured out “how to get to Sesame Street.”

Check out the clips below.

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Trailer For 1st Season Of ‘Sesame Street’ On HBO Released
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Sesame Street On HBO

A staple of countless childhoods, Sesame Street has been on the air for over four decades, all of which being seen on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). That will change next month, when the show moves to premium cable channel HBO.

The new deal with HBO will see new episodes of a brand new season airing first on its new home, and then eventually being aired later at its familiar home on PBS. Subscribers to HBO will also have access to classic episodes of the show for the little ones to watch while waiting for new episodes.

HBO has now released the first trailer for the new Sesame Street, which can be seen below.

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‘Sesame Street’ Actress Sonia Manzano Will Retire From The Show After 44 Years
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Sonia Manzano and Elmo on Sesame Street

After more than four decades, one of Sesame Street‘s most lovable non-Muppet residents is moving on. Commence tears…

Actress Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria Figueroa-Rodriguez for the past 44 years, recently announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference that she will be retiring from the show. Manzano joined the cast of Sesame Street in 1971 but didn’t become a series regular until three years later. On the show, her character runs the Fix-It Shop with her adoring husband Luis (Emilio Delgado, who has also been a cast member since 1971).

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Sesame Street Parody “The Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon” (Video)
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Sesame Street Aveggies Youtube

Sesame Street has done it again. The geniuses who produce the best in children’s programming since the 60s have found a niche with adults; spoofing their favorite pop culture shows. “True Mud,” “Mad Men” (about emotions), and recently “House of Bricks,” a House of Cards parody starring the Three Little Pigs and The Big Bad Wolf. Now, in anticipation of Avengers: Age of Ultron, opening the Friday; Sesame Street brings you “The Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon.”

Watch the video here below.

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‘Sesame Street’ Spoofs ‘Game Of Thrones’ In ‘Game Of Chairs’ (Video)
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Sesame Street Game of Thrones Parody Game of ChairsSesame Street Game of Thrones Parody Game of Chairs

Everyone’s favorite childhood puppet show, Sesame Street, is no stranger to parodying popular TV shows and movies. In the past we’ve seen them take on Star Wars with Star S’Mores, Best Picture Oscar winner Birdman in Big Birdman, and hit Netflix original series House of Cards with House of Bricks. Now, with season five set to begin this upcoming Sunday, Sesame Street is spoofing HBO’s original drama juggernaut Game of Thrones in Game of Chairs.

The video features puppet versions of some of your favorite characters competing to sit on the throne…in a friendly game of musical chairs, of course. In addition to the familiar characters, there’s also plenty of subtle nods to the show no kids who watch Sesame Street will understand (“Can we hurry this up? I have a wedding to get to.”).

You can watch Game of Chairs below.

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Sesame Street’s ‘House Of Cards’ Parody ‘House Of Bricks’ (Video)
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Sesame Street House of Cards Parody House of Bricks

For over 40 years, Sesame Street has been a go-to source for quality children’s fun combining education and crazy nipper characters. But lately, the word on the street has been Sesame’s hilarious parodies of adult-themed shows. The best kids shows are the ones that keep the parents involved. So from the makers of True Mud, Upside Downton Abbey, and Big Birdman comes their latest, House of Bricks, which you can watch here below.

Capitalizing on the popularity of Netflix hit show House of Cards (returning for a third season next week), here the story is about Frank Underwolf, yep, the big bad wolf with Kevin Spacey’s patented southern drawl, as he looks to take down three political pigs in Washington, DC.

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Sesame Street Spoofs An Oscar Favorite In ‘Big Birdman’ (Video)
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Sesame Street Big Birdman

Since the Academy Awards are airing this Sunday and director Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s backstage comedy-drama Birdman is up for nine awards, including Best Picture, what better is there than to spoof this critically-acclaimed hit? The fine people at the Watercooler have teamed with some of the creative talent on Sesame Street for the short but hilarious parody Big Birdman.

You can watch the video here below.

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‘Sesame Street’ Takes On ‘Star Wars’ In ‘Star S’Mores’
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Sesame Street Takes On  Star Wars In Star S'Mores

A long time ago in a cookies and milky way galaxy far, far away, the residents of Sesame Street had a galactic adventure involving some sugary treats in “Star S’Mores,” a parody of Star Wars.

Watch the video here below, where the Oreo-bunned Princess Parfaita is captured by the evil Galactic Empire and young Luke Piewalker, Flan Solo, and Chewie the Cookie have to save her!

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Watch ‘Sherlock’ Star Benedict Cumberbatch On ‘Sesame Street’ (Video)
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Benedict Cumberbatch Sesame Street Murray Monster, The Count

We knew this day was coming and now it’s finally here – Benedict Cumberbatch made a visit to Sesame Street!

Video of the Sherlock star’s recent appearance on the PBS children’s show is now online – watch the 2 1/2-minute segment here below.

For his guest spot on the show, Cumberbatch appears with series regular Murray Monster, aka Murray-arty, as well as The Count, to solve a “brain-bending challenge.”

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