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Sesame Street: The Nutcracker

By Diondra K. Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Fun Christmas special celebrates compassion, new friends.

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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+


TERRIBLE. My youngest daughter is having nightmares. SHAME!!!!!! - Hank.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

This is an exciting and musical holiday special that's sure to put a smile on any Elmo fan's face. Sesame Street: The Nutcracker 's bright animation and upbeat, original music will captivate young viewers. Sesame Street's twist on the holiday classic The Nutcracker makes the story more relatable for young viewers. Elmo embodies the spirit of Christmas by showing compassion for a stranger, who becomes his friend, and for wanting to make the holiday extra special for Tango.

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