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Two male puppets are seen sharing a bedroom, homosexuality might be implied though not graphically depicted.

Katy Perry makes a guest appearance in one episode and does a modified cover of "Hot N Cold". The episode caused some controversy because she has a slight amount of cleavage showing. Two male puppets are seen sharing a bed, homosexuality is implied though not graphically depicted.

Characters occasionally fall down and hurt themselves. Cuts, scrapes, bruises, etc. are never shown on-screen, but sometimes characters have to apply bandages.

A garbage-dwelling creature frequently jumps out of his rubbish bin yelling "scram".

There might be a couple episodes dealing with hurtful name-calling.

The show revolves around monsters, some of which may be frightening to a younger audience.

In one episode, there is a fire at a diner. Flames are never shown on-screen, but smoke is. The episode is intended to help children deal with frightening events.

There is a famous two-part episode in which a hurricane hits Sesame street. Big Bird losses his nest and several other characters are affected by the aftermath. The episode serves the same purpose as the one mentioned above.


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