), Far From Seven
and Sons of Poetry
in the category of "Things I Never Thought I'd See On Sesame Street," I give you The Hungry Games: Catching Fur
. Note: free of children killing other children.
Previously. Full list
of Sesame Street spoofs and parodies. [more inside]
In 2008, the Muppetheads behind the Tough Pigs
staged their own muppety election, in which Ernie (and running mate Bert) won the Presidency over a Fraggle ticket of Gobo & Red
. Now they're doing it again, but with Ernie not going for a second term and inevitable favorite Kermit not running either, the 2012 Muppet Election is between a Sesame Street ticket of Grover/Cookie Monster
and a Muppet Show ticket of Gonzo/Rizzo
. And yes, there is negative campaigning on both sides
. [more inside]
Sesame Street's Grover spoofs the original Old Spice ad
. As great as this is, it's not the first time Sesame Street
has parodied something. They've also done 30 Rock
, Mad Men
, True Blood
, Law & Order: SVU
, Desperate Housewives
, Highschool Musical
, Twin Peaks
(during a parody of Masterpiece
, no less) and even Casablanca
The Monster at the end of this e-Book.
Grover, it turns out, is among the best of the web. And since we're already here, little Robert's and Haley's reimaginings via "Kay's Home Page" (Grover lesson plan included).
oh, no .. not Grover.
What many of us didn't see behind that brave exterior was a monster cowering in the face of his own insecurities, a monster so unsure of himself he wouldn't even watch his own performances, and a monster who ultimately allowed his own weaknesses to overcome him and nearly ruin his career. A genius, a tyrant, a womanizer or just a washed-up drunk? It's time to expose Grover- the monster behind the myth.