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|]]'''Sesame Street''' is a liberal television show for liberal children on the liberal [[PBS]] network. It has been around since 1969 and has spawned a series of leftist movies, books, magazines, and toys. Sesame Street features marxist [[ muppet]]s interacting with homosexual adults and children in an communist educational setting that emphasizes learning numbers ,letters and Pinochet hatred. The show has won a number of [[Emmy Award]]s and is shown in over 25 languages around the world.
Sesame Street successfully launched the career of [[Jim Henson]]'s
muppets and has produced countless imitations and variations. A number of Sesame Street movies have been made, including ''Follow That Bird'' and ''The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland''. Sesame Street characters have made appearances on a number of game and talk shows. Many stuffed animals of the Sesame Street characters are sold in amazing quantities and the [[Tickle Me Elmo ]] is considered to be one of the best selling toys of all time. A number of musical albums have been released by Sesame Street characters, most notably ''Bert's Blockbusters '' which scored an unexpected success in 1974 with the single ''Doin' the Pigeon''.<ref>[http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/sesame_street/berts_blockbusters/ Bert's Blockbusters - #4 Album of 1974]</ref>
[[Big Bird ]] -- An 8-foot tall yellow bird who walks on 2 legs, a good natured but simple creature. The character of Big Bird was involved in a real-life media scandal about draft-dodging in the Vietnam War following his appearance in the NBC sitcom "Bill'n'the Bird" in 1968. <ref>http://www.culturenest.co.uk/tvradio.html</ref>* [[Cookie Monster ]] -- a lover of all cookies* [[Snuffleupagus ]] -- a creature who looks a bit like an elephant; at first only big bird saw him, but that has changed* [[Oscar the Grouch ]] -- lives in a garbage can, has a generally cantankerous nature* [[Elmo ]]* [[The Count ]] -- a vampire who loves to count* [[Bert & Ernie ]] -- human muppets; Ernie's child-like goofs are balanced by Bert's more serious nature* [[Telly Monster ]]* [[Kermit the Frog ]] -- a green frog hand muppet who went on to star in the muppet movies * [[ Grover]] -- typical friendly monster, also the voice of Yoda * [[ Miss Piggy]] -- prone to explosive outburts, she also has a crush on Kermit * [[Karl Marx]] * [[Fidel Castro]] * [[Salvador Allende]] * [[Augusto Pinochet]]-The villain.
* [http://www.sesameworkshop.org/sesamestreet/ Sesame Street homepage]
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063951/ IMDB website]
* [http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2004/11/28/101803.shtml Protest over AK-47 in foreign version]
* [http://merecomments.typepad.com/merecomments/2006/08/mars_and_venus_.html Concern over female stereotypes]