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Too old for Sesame Street

Discussion in 'Classic Sesame Street' started by mikealan, Dec 31, 2002.

  1. Redsonga Active Member

    You know what I have not seen in forever? Ernie in a street story. Now that would be a change...
  2. wwfpooh New Member

    Or Bert, even. Or even better, Oscar (with or without Slimey).
  3. The Shoe Fairy Active Member

    Episode 4160 (season 38) had a major Oscar component; only he could report on an elephant in a bathtub
  4. wwfpooh New Member

    Good point.
  5. Redsonga Active Member

    Oscar is always around, in fact I think he is better off than most of the characters right now :sympathy:. Nope, I still say :p!
  6. wwfpooh New Member

    Anyway, getting back to focus...One can never be too old for the Street, because even despite Elmo's over-saturation, the Street is Muppet family. As well, it is an institution and nothing can--or should--replace it.
  7. The Shoe Fairy Active Member

    Oh yeah. If and When SS goes off air it will be a sad day for us all.:(
  8. wwfpooh New Member

    Can't disagree there.
  9. ISNorden Active Member

    If (heaven forbid) that happens in my lifetime, some fan ought to do a tribute special: "We're Sure Gonna Miss You, Sesame Street!" :wisdom:
  10. wwfpooh New Member

    Not only would generations of fans flock to the tribute, but The Workshop would have a hand in it, too.
  11. mikebennidict New Member

    Think we've discussed that before so let's not even go down that road and stick to the thread topic.
  12. wwfpooh New Member

    Well, the thread topic is asking if one's too old for the Street and since this is a Muppet site, most will say a definate "No" (that one can never be too old for the Street).
  13. The Shoe Fairy Active Member

    D'accord! Nobody can be too old for SST, It was made with the intention that parents would enjoy it just as much as their Children.
  14. heralde Well-Known Member

    Well change can be hard, but I'm mainly upset with change if it's not working.
  15. heralde Well-Known Member

    Definitely I don't blame the performer. :)
  16. The Shoe Fairy Active Member

    Elmo has been toned down in recent years, but for a good 10 he was Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyy too popular. I like Him, but by the same token I do not.

    You can't blame the performer, cause Kevin does many other characters very well; like Wolfgang *bark bark*
  17. The Shoe Fairy Active Member

    Continuous use of the phrase cash cow just cracks me up. lol
  18. The Shoe Fairy Active Member

    I truly have no idea. no offense or anything, I just think it's funny. Wait, if Elmo is a cow, then what is Gladys?
  19. The Shoe Fairy Active Member

    Maybe they should swap back, but Elmo has a collar with a bell
  20. ISNorden Active Member

    Elmo's mother was named Gladys in the "Birthdays" episode of EW, but I don't know whether to accept that as Sesame Street canon; that scene of Elmo's parents waiting for the baby in the hospital was Dorothy's imagination, after all.

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