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Twitter Thread: Big Bird Introduces World To His Cousins

For whatever reason Big Bird decided to enlighten the world on his cousins from around the world. Little Bird is just straight up adorable. Then there's a very unsettling air about Garibaldo. No idea what kind of madness Garibaldo's up to. This is one of those threads that the world didn't know it needed, but definitely does. While we're on the topic of Big Bird though, we figured we might as well dive down a rabbit hole on the story of Sesame Street's infamous Big Bird. Where to begin? 

Well, for starters Big Bird stands at a daunting 8'2. Just imagine seeing that guy out walking around the block. Doorways must be some kind of terrible hassle for the poor fellow. Big Bird seems to be quite the multitalented individual. He can roller skate, ice skate, dance, sing, write poetry, draw, and even rock out on a unicycle. Who wouldn't love to see that in action? Big Bird resides in a nest behind 123 Sesame Street, and has a teddy bear named Radar. 

Moving on with our rundown of the illustrious history behind the infamous Big Bird, Big Bird also has an established reputation for making friends easily. Throughout the show he was always that one character who would welcome the new characters to the block. At one point in time Big Bird commented on his charisma during a TIME interview, saying that people might see the 8-foot Big Bird and feel more comfortable. Personally, I don't know if I'd want to give the homie a hug, or sprint away like my life depend on it. And on top of that it could just be helped out by the fact that he's a friendly bird. Like, imagine if he wasn't friendly for a second. Imagine if he'd been rocking a getup like that of his cousin Garibaldo, and played the part of the schoolyard bully instead? Thank goodness that's not the direction that the show's writers took his character arc. 

Perhaps one of the biggest mysteries behind Big Bird is how old is the dude? Is he just a clueless, wide eyed adult or maybe a kid still figuring out how the world works? As it turns out, Big Bird's apparently permanently 6 1/2 years old. I guess by freezing his age at this point, the writers are able to paint Big Bird in a light where he's seen as nothing but a curious, adventurous kid who is actively figuring out the ways of the crazy world. 

Let's take a quick look at some other fun facts about Big Bird. Big Bird almost went into space. Yes, literally at one point the team behind Sesame Street was looking into the logistics that'd be involved with sending the man behind the character (Caroll Spinney) into outer space on the disastrous Challenger space shuttle in 1986. They ultimately passed on sending Spinney into outer space because they couldn't quite crack the problem of getting an 8'2 bird suit up there. Geez. Another quick fun fact about Big Bird is that Carroll Spinney also was responsible for voicing Oscar the Grouch. How about that? Pretty neat. Overall, what a wonderful, legendary career Carroll Spinney had while playing the part of the world's most loved Big Bird. May you rest in peace, Carroll Spinney. As for the whole bit about Big Bird's cousins...we'd love to learn more about this wild Garibaldo character. 

A Twitter thread about Big Bird from Sesame Street. | Big Bird @BigBird This is Garibaldo Brazil! He may look scary, but he's one nicest birds know! | This is Pino, he lives Netherlands. He's few years younger than but same height!
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Tumblr Thread: Sesame Street's Forbidden, Nightmarish Crack Monster

We're not sure whether this whole rumor mill about Sesame Street's foreboding and forbidden Crack Monster is actually real or not. Regardless of whether or not this is nothing more than an imaginative work of fiction from some of Tumblr's wandering minds, it's still certainly an intriguing concept. At least we were able to find the infamous video (see end of list). We just wonder if all the other details about the story are true. If you're looking for more entertaining Sesame Street content, check out this post where Tumblr insists that Big Bird isn't an Apex predator.

An informative Tumblr thread about the legend of Sesame Street's forbidden Crack Monster. | wizardOrb Follow thinking about an anonymous group (WHO DOESN'T SEEM BE AFFILIATED W/ SESAME STREET found out where jon armond Ilived and made him swear he wouldn't show anyone cracks before they gave him wizardOrb Follow
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Tumblr Insists Big Bird Isn't an Apex Predator

Once people realized that Big Bird's foreword facing eyes could indicate that Sesame Street could be his hunting grounds, it created a lot of mixed feelings. These Tumblr users decided to set the story straight on the diet of the giant talking yellow bird puppet. Apparently they wanted to differentiate Big Bird from this foreword-facing eyes freak cave goat.

Tumblr on whether big bird is a predator | Some people might have been confused by fact Big Birds eyes are on front his head trait often seen predators. But truth is with no predators big enough challenge Bird doesn't really matter where his eyes are. Maybe his front facing eyes are an evolutionary holdover days his ancestors had hunt their food, who knows, nature is amazing any case he is definitely an herbivore now and can all be thankful snommelp Predators are more likely have front-facing
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Twitter Debate: The Muppets Vs. Sesame Street In Street Fight

Ah, yes. Here we are again with a fresh and important Twitter debate. This time, the debate concerns who would win in a street fight-- The Muppets or Sesame Street? This is no joking matter. People have strong, passionate feelings concerning the outcome of this street fight. 

People on Twitter debate whether The Muppets or Sesame Street would win in a street fight | Jared Cardenas @JarOfCards Replying kacilouwho11 Sesame Street's only hope is Count, calmly approaching carnage things look bleakest and saying Stand back, children. And love God, shield eyes before unleashing an unspeakable barrage unholy dark magic has not been witnessed centuries.
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Ex-Racists Of Reddit Share What Made Them Change Their Mind

Ex-racists of Reddit are sharing what made them ultimately change their ways. The results might surprise you. Like who knew that Sesame Street could play such a fundamental role in reshaping someone's outlook?

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Sesame Street Conspiracy Theory Claims The Show's A Strategic Vehicle For Brainwashing

This might be the most wild conspiracy theory I've read yet. Flat Earthers, step aside! We've got a new favorite, and it is the madness that is this Sesame Street Conspiracy Theory. 

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The Cookie Monster's Tweets Are The Mood Of 2019

Not only are the tweets from Sesame Street's ever hungry muppet, the renowned Cookie Monster, hilarious; but they're pretty damn relatable. I mean, who doesn't want to lie in bed all day working hard on doing nothing, while eating cookies? At least for a little bit. 

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Dude's Tweet About Big Bird On Sesame Street Is Blowing Everyone's Mind

Unless you spent your waking childhood under a rock, not engaging with society and appreciating one of the greatest gifts to humanity, Sesame Street, you're likely well informed on the greatness that is Big Bird. Well, this dude had the brilliant (highdea?) that Big Bird might not be the biggest bird on the block....

Guy's tweet about Big Bird is blowing everyone's mind and going viral for best reasons possible.
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We've figured out why Donald Trump wants to tank PBS so badly 

Everyone knows that that reality-TV gameshow host who is currently under investigation by the FBI for links with Russia knows how to hold a grudge. So it makes sense that he'd want to take on the station responsible for the most politically subversive road in America: Sesame Street.

Over the years, Sesame Street has fired shots at Trump, making him out to be some sort of cartoonish villain for some reason. In 2005, they did an Apprentice parody with an orange-haired muppet named Ronald Grump, the trash-wealthiest grouch in the world, who puts his name on every piece of trash in town. 





That wasn't the first time Grump tried to move onto Sesame Street. In 1988, a real estate tycoon who promised multi-floord can-diminums for grouches set up shup in and built Grump Tower. 



But apparently, Sesame Street wasn't content with the metaphorical distance of a felt puppet, and later recast Gump with none other than Joe Pesci. 

Here is backstage getting into character for 1994's Sesame Street 25th Anniversary special:





And here he is playing the villian of the 25th anniversary special:



A man synonmous wiht villiany on Sesame Street is the president. 

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Sesame Street and Grover Wants to Warn Everyone About the Monster on Twitter

If you remember reading 'The Monster at the End of This Book' you'll love Grover's most recent "Tweet" "Storm".

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