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Date: 04/08/05 04:18 AM

43 Responses to Cookie Monster to become Fruit Monster

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    April 8, 2005 at 2:53 am
    Link: Cookie Monster to become Fruit Monster - Becuase of childhood obesity, Sesame Street is going to start having the cookie monster eat fruit instead.


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    Aigidh Female 18-29
    785 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 4:26 am
    Oh my God...
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    tamahau Male 30-39
    259 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 4:43 am

    F is for Fruit would be such a gay song!

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    bardockjerms Male 18-29
    229 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 5:16 am
    I can not read on.
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    nickbrick Male 13-17
    797 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 6:58 am
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    HeyLookAtHer Female 13-17
    782 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 7:21 am
    i dont think it will last for long ppl will start sending complaints hopefully
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    jadedmom Female 30-39
    239 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 8:52 am
    What is happening to this world?
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    YouG Male 18-29
    2521 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 9:11 am
    WHAT? Nothing can replace the "C is for Cookie" song.
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    Wildcat07070 Female 13-17
    2035 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 9:29 am
    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! They cant do that!!!
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    free_bird122 Female 13-17
    47 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 9:56 am
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    anglatay Female 18-29
    379 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 10:32 am
    They can`t do this! Someone stop them!
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    JG_Pliskin Male 13-17
    20 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 10:49 am
    America is getting stupider by the second.
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    flovebunny Female 18-29
    406 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 11:36 am
    the world is coming to an end!!!!
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    kinicke Male 18-29
    426 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 11:52 am
    Very funny article. Poor cookie monster :(
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    armygirljenn Female 18-29
    353 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 12:16 pm
    mmmm....makes me want to have a batch of peanut butter cookies
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    eRiCaBot Female 18-29
    1004 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 12:33 pm
    seriously tho...why not just take the character off the show instead of butchering it??
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    SugarBob Female 18-29
    26 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 1:07 pm
    Puppet shows do not make children obese...bad parenting does.
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    Kaida Female 13-17
    253 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 1:07 pm
    I can see why they would need to do this, since alot of parents blame TV for their children`s problems, (*grumbles*) and I don`t see how it`s such a big long as they don`t actually call him `Fruit Monster` >_<
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    EstiloPanama Female 18-29
    2074 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 1:10 pm
    Cookie Monster was not available for comment. (I`m hoping he hasn`t gone too Hollywood.)

    "We are not putting him on a diet," said his spokesman, Truglio. "And we would never take the position of no sugar. We`re teaching him moderation."


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    _andread_ Male 18-29
    491 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 1:40 pm
    OMG, that`s just stupid, I watched Sesame Street when I was a kid, my favourite character was the cookie monster, but I never had obesity problems.
    People these days think that kids are brainless objects that will just mimic eveything they see.
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    Ragdrazi Male 18-29
    490 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 2:14 pm
    Yep. That`s exactly the problem.
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    kristun666 Female 18-29
    214 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 3:19 pm
    They are killing sesame street...TALKING EGGPLANTS AND CARROTS!!! can`t do is just plain wrong!!!
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    Mat Male 13-17
    1524 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 3:30 pm
    Looks like they just lost half their audience...
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    cutsie5666 Female 13-17
    25 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 3:33 pm
    cookie monster will never be the same :-(
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    tonepoet Male 30-39
    114 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 3:54 pm
    Boooooo!!!!!! Monkey see, monkey do. That`s why the kids are becoming fat asses, they follow their parent`s example. How many thin, fit parents have fat kids? Not as many as the lard asses. USA is so politically correct and now `freedom` is just a word to sedate us enough for us to think that we are actually free. Talk about prude and too safe!! How come we had the cookie monster 30 years ago and the kids weren`t tubs of lard then?
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    gold_fire Female 13-17
    29 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 4:00 pm
    That show isn`t cool anymore.
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    Ubermonkey Male 18-29
    47 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 5:17 pm
    Gee whats next Garfield will start to eat vegitables and vegitarian meals. I hope cookie monster is going to sing L is for my lawyer song.

    No fast food company or junk food company should have to pay the price of fat children because they never learnt moderation. One other thing HE IS A PUPPET if you look really close he has never even eaten a cookie its fallen out of his mouth because he is not living, if children cannot see that they don`t need to put cookie monster on a diet, parents need to explain that hes not real.

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    burnteffigy Female 18-29
    370 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 5:55 pm
    While the idea of a talking eggplant is amusing...taking the cookie out of Cookie Monster is just blasphemous.
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    DoYouWash Female 18-29
    81 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 6:42 pm
    Thta is SAD.
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    FreeMotion Male 13-17
    287 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 7:30 pm
    ...Of all things...I always thought Sesame Street would stay untouched by our changing, politically correct, untamed, mindless, and stupid culture. I thought Sesame Street would stay strong against one stupid complaint from an overbearing protective mother who got her child fat by letting him eat cupcakes all day and not watch Sesame Street because it taught him to be "More Fat"...I guess I was wrong.

    Oh well, Sesame Street went downhill by 2000 anyway.

    RIP-Good T.V.

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    Liken Grooms Male 18-29
    3 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 8:33 pm
    I am never watching Sesame street again! How could the show rob the world of that blue, fuzzy , cookie addicted monster? I can`t imagine a world without his cookie related rampages. OK, I easily can but I choose not to and I sure as hell don`t want to live it.
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    someone? Male 13-17
    1371 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 9:13 pm
    i saw this earlier this week and thought it was pathetic
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    dwi_dwi Female 18-29
    269 posts
    April 8, 2005 at 11:18 pm
    *grooooan* Now I`m all sad. That show was my favorite show when I was little. I loved Cookie Monster, and I`m -underweight-. Damn the terrible parents that occupy this world.
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    geckosrock Male 13-17
    979 posts
    April 9, 2005 at 1:26 am
    I`m boycotting sesame streeet now... not that i watched it before....
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    Abutterfly21 Female 18-29
    1 post
    April 9, 2005 at 1:52 am
    Its not Cookie Moster who goes out and buys those cookies for all those the children!:-P
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    hamptonfan2 Male 13-17
    137 posts
    April 9, 2005 at 10:41 am
    this is bad news...
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    imastar Female 18-29
    136 posts
    April 9, 2005 at 7:50 pm
    thats crap! THATS WRONG!!!!!!
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    MidniteWalkr Female 18-29
    394 posts
    April 10, 2005 at 3:48 am
    Nooo....Cookie wrong...and it takes away the point of him being COOKIE monster...
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    eastsiderepp Male 18-29
    2620 posts
    April 16, 2005 at 5:16 pm
    When I first heard this, I thought it was just dumb, but now that I think of it, it`s not too bad of an idea. I don`t think it`s blaming Cookie Monster for making kids obese, but just using him to demonstrate the importance of a balanced diet.
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    letitbleed88 Female 13-17
    74 posts
    June 10, 2005 at 11:44 pm
    even though i can see where theyre coming from, its still totally lame...i grew up with cookie monster and so what if it made me want to eat a few more cookies and sh*t? i got off my ass once in a while so now im not insanely obese
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    AnimeGurl9 Female 18-29
    14 posts
    July 11, 2006 at 3:54 pm
    whats wrong with the world?
    I grew up with cookie monster...and elmo:-)
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    Custom_hobo Male 13-17
    737 posts
    July 11, 2006 at 5:08 pm
    I say we all eat cookies in front of the Sesame Street Studio and protest.

    Who`s with me?

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    BouncyBalls Male 18-29
    1 post
    July 11, 2006 at 5:20 pm
    Thats one fruity monster... hahaha. I`m gonna go have an effing cookie.

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