Smithsonian magazine revisits the political satire of 1970’s children’s show Rocky and Bullwinkle. I’ve been doing some research into children’s media these days (as you can tell by my previous Sesame Street posts) and came across this great review of a silly old TV show that is familiar to multiple generations. Rocky and Bullwinkle was a […]
As much-loved favorite Sesame Street picked up the Emmy for Outstanding Children's Program, Executive Producer Brown Johnson was quick to cite how the show’s long-standing mission is now more important than ever. “Since 1969, when we...Show More Summary
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Children’s media prepares kids and adults for emergencies and big changes. Last week I posted about being a Hurricane Andrew kid and some professional tips for caring for kids during a natural disaster. Unfortunately, Harvey wasn’t the last we’d hear of hurricanes in the news cycle. Hurricane Irma, the Atlantic’s most powerful hurricane yet, is […]
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Amazon today announced the launch of the first Alexa skills made especially for kids, with skills from Sesame Street, SpongeBob SquarePants, and others. Geared toward children six and older, the SpongeBob Challenge is a memory game that invites kids to take orders from customers at the Krusty Krab restaurant in Bikini Bottom. Made by Nickelodeon, […]
Ernie really loves his patito! ????????
The video already has over a million views.
As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to rain down on Houston and its surrounding areas, an old episode of Sesame Street offers clarity on how to discuss disasters like these with children. In 2012 — in the wake of Hurricane Sandy — Sesame...Show More Summary
Game of Thrones has inspired countless memes and internet jokes, gastronomic events, ways to get drunk and ways to get more drunk, and has been parodied by everyone from Saturday Night Live to Sesame Street to Coldplay, of all things. Show More Summary
Sesame Street has included fun musical segments in every episode from the very beginning, but the all time fan favorites are the song parodies like "C Drives Me Crazy", "Hey Food" and "Barn In The USA" that stick with us well after we're all grown up. Show More Summary
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's hit "Despacito" is undoubtedly the song of the summer. No one can resist singing along to the catchy tune — not even our pals at Sesame Street. Forget Justin Bieber's remix. Ernie, Rosita, and Bert haveShow More Summary
If you haven’t seen Sesame Street‘s “Despacito” parody video, “El Patito,” you’re missing out. Ernie, Bert (“Oh no, not this song again”), and Rosita tackled Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s hit track in a video released on Monday (August 21). In the clip, Ernie sings about his rubber duckie with lines like, “Rubber Duckie, it [...]
Eat your heart out, Justin Bieber! On Monday, Sesame Street released its version of the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee summer anthem Despacito where Ernie — joined by Rosita and Bert — pays homage to El Patito, which is Spanish for his rubber duckie! Related: Sesame Street Parodies Real Housewives Although Bert complains, "Oh no, not this song [...]
Luis Fonsi's crossover hit "Despacito" is unbeatable right now, whether you like the OG version or prefer the one with the Biebs. But the true Song of the Summer was revealed this week when Sesame Street released their version of the track—this time, sung by Ernie, about his rubber duckie. It is magical: [ more › ]
The long-running, pop culture savvy children’s show Sesame Street is always up for a parody regardless of if the source material is actually kid-friendly. "Despacito," a song inoffensive to listeners who don’t bother with Spanish translations, is the latest phenomenon to get the Sesame remix. This one is called "El Patito," which is Spanish for…
If there’s one tune that’s sure to get stuck in your head and rattle around all day, it’s the classic Mahna Mahna. This early appearance of the track on a 1969 episode of Sesame Street with crawl into your ear like that creature from Wrath of Khan, and won’t let go.
In 1969, the infamous ear-worm entitled “MANAMANA” made its American television debut on the 14th episode of Sesame Street. A beatnik named Bip Bippadotta comes across two girls who wanted to sing a song. The bearded Bip could only say one word, but the girls just filled in the rest around him. The skit...
Warning: this video of baby Luna watching her poppa John Legend on Sesame Street for the first time will melt your cold, cold heart. If you remember, the All Of Me singer recorded a special message for his adorable daughter with none other than Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie, Grover, Abby Cadabby, Rosita, [...]
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's adorable daughter, Luna, is growing up before our very eyes, and we're so lucky we get to keep up with her on her mommy's Instagram. jellies forever A post shared by chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) on...Show More Summary