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Sesame Street Controversies

C Is For Controversy? Sesame Street's Most Eyebrow-Raising Characters

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Sesame Street Controversies

For more than 40 years, Sesame Street has been nearly synonymous with childhood, but that doesn't mean the beloved program has been controversy free. New puppet Lily is the latest character to get tongues wagging about the appropriateness of certain topics for tots, but she's far from the first. Since its inception, Sesame Street has pushed boundaries and tackled tough topics, some of which critics deem too tough for tots.

Keep reading for some Sesame Street characters, storylines, and guest stars who've had people talking about way more than ABCs and 123s.

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