Other Changes to Sesame Street

Part of my childhood just died. Bob McGrath, Emilio Delgado and Roscoe Orman will all be moving off of Sesame Street after decades with the show. Bob started on the show when premiered in 1969, Emilio joined the show in 1971 as Luis and Roscoe was added to the cast in 1974 as Gordon. The Sesame Workshop said in a statement, (They) remain a beloved part of the Sesame family and continue to represent us at public events. To us, and for millions of people worldwide, they are a treasured part of Sesame Street. Since the show began, we are constantly evolving our content and curriculum, and hence, our characters, to meet the educational needs of children. And that’s not all…check out:

Other Changes to coming to Sesame Street

  •  All lessons will revolve around how to move to Canada if Trump wins

  • Show to debut scary new theme song by Slipknot

  • Cameras to switch to wide shots so kids can check out the puppeteers

  • Oscar the Grouch now totally strung out on flakka

  • Mr. Potato Head joins the cast for some reason

  • The show’s harsh new lesson to kids: Nobody loves you, and you’ll never amount to nothin’

  • Cookie Monster to lose a foot to diabetes

  • Controversial new character: Jim Henson’s Ghost

  • Bert and Ernie to finally do it