Sesame Street Season 39: Parodies and Cameos

Kids today are more media-savvy than ever. As such, Sesame Street can afford to make more cultural references than ever. That’s why Sesame Street season 39, the first season to be filmed in HD, will feature more parodies and cameos than Cookie Monster can eat.

Call it a reflection of mashup culture going mainstream. Kids see parodies and cameos all the time on YouTube, so they probably expect Sesame Street to deliver both.

Support the Writers’ Strike!

With original online video rising as a viable alternative to TV, the Writers Guild of America strike could finally crack Hollywood’s cycle of senseless greed — and ultimately give us quality shows written from the heart, that we can watch any way we want. That’s why we should support the writers’ strike.