Sesame Street to add muppet with a jailed dad.

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  1. Morrisb

    Morrisb Well-Known Member

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    I'm not against it. I get why they did this. We jail the most people. The hoodie just makes me laugh.

    http://www.avclub.com/articles/sesame-street-to-add-muppet-with-parent-in-jail,99149/

    After introducing an impoverished Muppet in 2011, Sesame Street will continue to help America's preschoolers cope with society's ongoing collapse by introducing Alex, a Muppet whose dad is in jail.

    For the moment, Alex will not appear on Sesame Street itself, but in an online series called "Little Children, Big Challenges," which began in December with an episode dealing with divorce. The series was introduced as a way to help children cope with difficult situations that weren't deemed appropriate for the broader Sesame Street audience. And as America continues to jail more and more of its citizens, even as crime rates drop, one in 28 children now has a parent behind bars, so producers wanted to tackle the subject. The "Incarceration" episode was released this month.

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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Can't blame the kid for losing the gene pool lottery. Maybe it'll make the kid feel like (s)he can be better than the shit
    parent (s)he was stuck with.
     
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    I guess they needed a character that could speak to lil black children
     
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    Don't ever change, Gilbert. :jj:
     
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    more defining deviancy down....we're doomed.
     
  9. Morrisb

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    or backwoods whites.
     
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    If ya haven't done so already check out Gilbert on Norm MacDonald's youtube/podcast. Classic Gilbert
     
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    Man, please let Gilbert do the voice for this muppet!

    "Helloooooo pappy!!!!"
     
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    wonder what the dad did to get thrown in jail.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    When will this muppet attempt to rob Mr. Looper's store?
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Sexual abuse of a child. This week, on a very special Blossom...
     
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    [video=youtube;i73dWYJqVHk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i73dWYJqVHk[/video]
     
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    Attempted murder and kidnapping.
     
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    Never seen a red faced black..:dontknow:
     
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    I'm sure the mothers back story is she is a crack addict and living with her pimp boyfriend.


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    But children are our future

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    Thanks for reminding me. I saw it posted here, but never had the time to listen. Going to listen now.

    Sure as hell won't watch that shit on NBC.