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'Sesame Street' freshens its look with new sets for 46th season

'Sesame Street' freshens its look with new sets for 46th season

Elmo and Cookie Monster just got new cribs. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that makes PBS' preschool perennial "Sesame Street," is revamping the sets that serve as the on-screen stamping grounds of Elmo, Big Bird and the other characters known to generations of children. The producers want to anchor the characters in real homes so that kids get a better sense of community and what it means to live in a place. "In today's world where changes are fast and frequent, a sense of place and belonging is more important to kids than ever," Sesame Workshop wrote in a news release. Cookie Monster now lives in an apartment above Hooper's Store (are pastries...

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