Well, it’s officially over. Pack up American culture and put it in the basement alongside those old Billy Idol posters and your crate of Pet Rocks. Yes, Seasame Street is taking the Cookie out of Cookie Monster.
Now, I understand that something has to be done about encouraging healthy eating habits among kids, but c’mon! What drooling half-wit looks to Cookie Monster for dietary advice? Let’s think about this: COOKIE MONSTER. He’s not supposed to be a role model! He’s a crumbly treat fiend! What’s next? Going back to What’s Happening? and digitally slimming down Rerun?