September 18, 2023
Music History

10 Sesame Street Skits That Would Never Be Shown to Children Today

I think we were tougher when we were kids.  We could take things without suffering irreparable physical or mental damage.  But with today’s bubble-wrapped, anti-bacterial-soaped kids, there’s no way any of these 10 Sesame Street vignettes would ever be allowed on TV today.

Okay, so this disco bit isn’t bad; it’s more dated than anything.  But check out some of these other examples collected by The Week.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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