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13 Times "Sesame Street" Parodies Completely Nailed It

From Mad Men to Game of Thrones, these are not your grandmother's muppets.

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On November 10, 1969, television history was made, and it all started with this song:

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In recent years, the creative geniuses at Sesame Street have been crushing it with kid-friendly parodies of shows and movies that are definitely not for children, to the delight of a generation of parents who grew up watching the show and now get to relive the magic with their own kiddos.

1. Mad Men

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This one will have you feeling ALL of the feelings.

2. True Mud

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This True Blood parody marks the first time special effects were used on Sesame Street, and they absolutely nailed that opening sequence.

3. G

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G is for genius, which is what this Glee parody is. We dare you to try not to sing along with Mr. Gooster and his "G club."

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4. That Old Spice commercial

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Even iconic commercials get Muppified, and this one is perfection from start to finish. Forget that hot guy, Grover will make you want to "Smell like a monster."

5. Upside Downton Abbey

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Can't wait for the final season of Downton Abbey? This hilarious version will delight you in the meantime. Where else would you get to see the Dowager Countess take a kidney pie to the head?

6. Homelamb

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The lamb version of Claire Danes deserves an Emmy.

7. Star S'Mores

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This one is a gift from the pop culture gods. Star Wars, Sesame Street, and SNACKS. Yes, please.

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8. "Share It Maybe"

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"Call Me Maybe" was one of the most covered and parodied songs ever, but nobody beats Cookie Monster.

9. House of Bricks

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This House of Cards parody features Frank Underwolf and so many inside LOLs.

10. The Hungry Games - Catching Fur

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Cookie Monster > Katniss Everdeen.

11. Game of Chairs

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Even the bloodiest, deadliest show, Game of Thrones is not off limits, and Grover manages to make it adorable and hilarious, turning murder (NSF kids) into a game of musical chairs (so kid-friendly).

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12. 30 Rocks

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Liz Lemon is actually a lemon.

13. When Cookie Met Sally

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Yup, ~that scene~ from When Harry Met Sally.