The cast of ‘Sesame Street’ went on ‘The Tonight Show’ to read hashtags

Welcome to 2014. 


Michelle Jaworski


Published Sep 12, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 2:41 pm CDT

Sesame Street has been on the air for 45 years, and to celebrate, the cast of lovable Muppets went on The Tonight Show… to read a few hashtags with Jimmy Fallon.

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Anything can happen when you let characters like Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Oscar the Grouch loose, so in a way, having them read some of the funnier entries for #WhenIWasAKid felt a little stifling. But the Sesame Street cast are professionals, so even if they’ve only got 30 seconds of time to use after reading a tweet, they’re going to use it to their full advantage to create a serving of fantastic havoc.

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You could have them anchor the news. We’ve already proven that we’ll watch them in just about anything and still manage to smile.

And Big Bird finally got a question we’ve been wondering about for years, and he still managed to cop out. Inquiring minds of kids (and even adults) still want to know!

H/T Digg | Photo via The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/YouTube

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*First Published: Sep 12, 2014, 12:41 pm CDT