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WATCH: ‘Stranger Things’ parody by ‘Sesame Street’ teaches value of sharing

By: - Reporter
/ 03:22 PM November 27, 2017

The characters of the long-running children’s television show “Sesame Street” has also been bitten by the “Stranger Things” bug.

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Parodied as “Sharing Things”, the “Sesame Street” gang portrayed the cast of the hit Netflix series, complete with costumes and wigs. They go trick-or-treating on Halloween night until the “Cookie-gorgon” emerges from the Upside Down, on the hunt to munch on cookies.

“Cookie-gorgon” munched on every treat he was offered without consideration for other kids; while Grover and Ernie, dressed as Lucas and Dustin, spoke out and explained to the “Cookie-gorgon” what sharing is all about.

Other notable characters such as Eleven, Joyce Byers, MadMax, Chief Hopper and Nancy — in Muppet form —also appeared in the sketch.

The parody ended with the “Cookie-gorgon” learning to share his cookies with everyone, even with Nancy who he brought a waffle to as a take-home gift.

The much-loved educational show has been known to parody other TV shows and movies in its 48-year run. “Sesame Street” has spoofed the likes of “Mad Men”, “Downtown Abbey” and “The Hunger Games” over the years. JB

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