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Cookie Monster does hard-hitting interview with BBC's 'Newsnight' -- VIDEO

Why did BBC News anchor Emily Maitlis attempt to interview Cookie Monster — seriously — on Monday’s Newsnight? The answer may surprise you.

Okay, it probably won’t — as the Mirror explains, the stunt was meant to promote a new BBC children’s network series that will find Cookie Monster and his pal Elmo living and working in a hotel. (Its name: The Furchester. Why don’t we live in Britain?!)

But promotion or no, this straight-faced clip may be the best thing you’ll see on the Internet today. COOKIIIEEE! OM NOM NOM.

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Tom Hiddleston schools Cookie Monster on the importance of waiting

British actor Tom Hiddleston took a snack break with Sesame Street‘s Cookie Monster and the resulting video contains two lessons — one on why delayed gratification is a good thing and the other on how to successfully use your English charm to quell a monster.

The Thor and The Avengers star turned down his action-adventure persona and turned on his best tutelary tricks to show Cookie Monster why waiting to eat one chocolate chip cookie may yield an even better surprise in the near future. The PBS video opens with Hiddleston, looking dapper in a trim cut suit, waving around a tasty looking treat, teasing and tantalizing Cookie Monster with its crumbly goodness. Cookie Monster longingly gazes at the cookie in his palms – “Ah yes, I’ve just made the correlation with your name and what I’m about to eat,” says Hiddleston.

“Oh this hard! This hard for Monster – PLEASE!” Cookie Monster yelps. Trust us, Cookie man, it’s hard for those of us watching from the other end too.

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Watch Cookie Monster from 'Sesame Street' remix Icona Pop's 'I Love It' -- VIDEO

He first wanted us to share it maybe, but now Cookie Monster is here to tell us all about just how much he wants his cookies. The famed Sesame Street puppet recently came out with a new music video and song, set to the tune of Icona Pop’s smash hit “I Love It.” One thing’s for certain: this video sure makes me want to chow down on some cookies — “but me wait.” Check it out below: READ FULL STORY

'Twilight' star Kellan Lutz teaches Cookie Monster the word 'vibrate' -- VIDEO

Kellan Lutz guests on today’s episode of Sesame Street, dropping by to introduce Cookie Monster to a new and exciting word: “vibrate.” Presumably, Sesame‘s writers picked that one because “beefcake” seemed inappropriate for preschoolers.

The resulting video is pretty cute, especially when the blue guy’s vast, eternal hunger leads him to devour something near and dear to Lutz’s heart. (Sorry, ladies — I’m not talking about his shirt.) It’s perhaps the actor’s best work ever — and certainly his most believable.

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Blasphemy! Cookie Monster cookie recipe doesn't contain chocolate chips

C may be for Cookie, but it’s certainly not for Chocolate Chips!

At least not according to an old-school Cookie Monster recipe. Gothamist unearthed the Cookie Monster-approved baked goods in the 1970s’-era Big Bird’s Busy Book. While recent Cookie appearances may be all about the chocolate chips, the vintage ingredient list shows that Cookie Monster is a secret sugar-cookie fanatic. Sesame Street will never be the same!

The recipe contains a standard sugar cookie dough ingredient list, but written in Cookie’s signature voice. “In this wonderful set of books me going to show you how to make ALL KINDS OF COOKIES! But first…me tell you the secret recipe for COOKIE DOUGH (It been in my family for years.)”

Check out the classic “C is for Cookie” video and compare notes below.

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'Sesame Street' announces lineup of stars for the new season

Louise A. Gikow

Heading into its 43rd season, which starts Sept. 24, Sesame Street continues its long-running tradition of high wattage stars stopping by to mix it up with the cast of muppets. This year movie stars Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Amy Ryan, Steve Carell, Zac Efron, Casey Affleck, Paula Patton, and Melissa McCarthy are on the list, as are acclaimed TV stars Jon Hamm, Eric Stonestreet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Hyde Pierce, Timothy Olyphant, Maya Rudolph, Ed Helms, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard.  Joining the fun are NBA Slam Dunk Champion Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Dodger’s Matt Kemp, Extra’s Mario Lopez, talk show host Wendy Williams, singer Colbie Caillat, rock band Train, rapper/musician Common, and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

This season the Street will also have new pop-culture spoofs like “The Voice,” in which three judges are searching for “the voice,” but keep mistaking it for sounds made by other parts of the body; “Upside Downton Abbey,” in which everything in Upside Downton Abbey keeps falling to the ceiling;  “Eye of the Potato,” a parody of the song “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor in which Telly trains Elmo to become a hot potato champion; and “Five By,”a parody of the song “Drive By” in which rock band Train, Elmo and The Count sing about finding the right amount.

There’ll also be a new segment called “Elmo: The Musical,” 11-minute math-filled episodes that invites kids to sing, dance, play and imagine along with Elmo. It will replace the “Elmo’s World” segment but Mr. Noodle, Dorothy, and all the “Elmo’s World” characters will still be around in repeat episodes.

Grover and Abby Cadabby get their turn as well, with new “Super Grover 2.0” segments and new “Abby’s Flying Fairy School” animations.
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