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Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration

By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Cute musical special is nostalgic fun for fans of all ages.

Movie NR 2018 49 minutes
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This lively special has lots of nods to the original viewers of Sesame Street, who are all grown up, but it's a fun adventure for the new generation, too. Kid viewers (though they may not know or care who Norah Jones or Nile Rodgers are) will love watching the gang's mishaps as they try to find the iconic sign. And grown-ups will enjoy the jokes, including one where Cookie Monster is teaching Sterling K. Brown his cookie-eating technique. After the crumbs fly, Brown regretfully says "I don't think I got any in my mouth." "That happens," says Cookie. A duet between Elvis Costello and Kermit the Frog may bring tears to fans' eyes, and there's an ultra-cool remix of the classic "Loaf of Bread" sketch. This isn't a clip show only featuring classic sketches and animations, but an all-new visit to the 50-year-old Street.

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