Sesame Street

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 2+

Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 67 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 119 reviews

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age 18+

Evil hateful organization that presents as the loving one they used to be.

They work with hate group Autism speaks who treats Autism like a disease and abuses autistic kids. They silence autistic people and cut them from their company. They refuse to listen and do the reverse refusing to admit the extensive damage caused essentially equating Autism to death. It's not it has drawbacks but can have advantages I know because I'm autistic I don't think people should see how Julia is represented until they are adults fully versed in the topic or kids guided very well by such an adult when old enough and ready. It's wrong they made her with an autistic friendly group (ASAN) who left after Sesame street brought on Autism speaks to change her and refused to drop them. You can see more here. https://youtu.be/TKcWEtAsAWk

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Too much consumerism
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age 2+

Trustworthy program to give me time to make dinner :)

I feel like Sesame Street is so underrated these days! It's so good! I agree with other reviewers that the more recent seasons are a bit less stellar. (It looks like they made a lot of adjustments to how they make the show for Covid) but overall it's just great. I turned it on the other night while I made dinner and my 4 year-old ran in to say "I want to make a pulley system with you!" Love it! And as lame as I originally thought it was, my kids both actually do use the mantra, "I wonder. What if. Let's Try!" all the time! So thumbs-up from me.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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