Sesame Street’s Elmo And Cookie Monster Are Bringing Respect To Game Of Thrones And Westworld

Sesame Street’s Elmo And Cookie Monster Are Bringing Respect To Game Of Thrones And Westworld

Hey, kids! You wanna see Cersei Lannister casually peer pressure Sesame Street’s Elmo into drinking? How about Cookie Monster teaching two robots who believe themselves to be human that sharing is caring? Of course you do.

In celebration of Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary, HBO’s launched a new campaign focused on the concept of respect, and—


It’s always fun when Sesame Street reminds us all how silly the grimdark shows we love actually are—and, honestly, the kids’ show’s jokes do tend to land a little better than either Game of Thrones or Westworld’s. What we need now, though, is for Big Bird or some such to have a chat with the Night King about how it’s not cool to snatch babies and kill dragons. Not cool at all.