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Pentatonix Make Counting To Five Sound Beautiful On 'Sesame Street': VIDEO

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Your favorite a cappella group is back and better than ever.

That's right, Pentatonix, the famous fivesome who won NBC's "The Sing-Off," will appear on Sesame Street February 7th to help teach kids about the magic of numbers. And as a special treat, a couple members of the group (namely their bass and beat boxer) who rarely get to sing out above the higher-pitched voices have their own solos. Counting has never sounded more beautiful! 

Check out their numerical stylings, and a bonus rendition of "Sesame Street" classics, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Bert And Ernie Help A Sister Celebrate Her Brother's Same-Sex Wedding

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Making the rounds on the innerwebz is this heartwarming video showing a Bert and Ernie pop-up book that one sister re-purposed as a gitft for her brother's same-sex wedding.

While the pics of the affectionate couple pasted over Sesame Street's characters will bring a smile to your face, the additional pictures of their friends and family members celebrating alongside them will brighten your heart — if not, you're probably Oscar the Grouch.

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Henry Cavill Wants to Teach You Some Respect: VIDEO

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The word of the day is Respect. Help someone feel cared for and important today.

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Ernie and Bert Watch the SCOTUS Decision, Plan Marriage?

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Next week's cover of The New Yorker features Sesame Street characters Ernie and Bert cuddling, lit by a television, watching news of the Supreme court.

The magazine reports:

“It’s amazing to witness how attitudes on gay rights have evolved in my lifetime,” said Jack Hunter, the artist behind next week’s cover, “Moment of Joy.” Hunter, who originally submitted his image, unsolicited, to a Tumblr, continued, “This is great for our kids, a moment we can all celebrate.”


Sesame Street Spoofs 'Downton Abbey' VIDEO

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Violet Crawley and Mr. Carson figure out how to turn Upside Downton Abbey right side up.

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Kevin Clash, Voice of Sesame Street's Elmo, Resigns After Second Man Comes Forward with Underage Sex Allegations

Sesame Street Workshop has announced the resignation of Kevin Clash, voice of the Elmo muppet:

2_clashSesame Workshop’s mission is to harness the educational power of media to help all children the world over reach their highest potential. Kevin Clash has helped us achieve that mission for 28 years, and none of us, especially Kevin, want anything to divert our attention from our focus on serving as a leading educational organization. Unfortunately, the controversy surrounding Kevin’s personal life has become a distraction that none of us want, and he has concluded that he can no longer be effective in his job and has resigned from Sesame Street. This is a sad day for Sesame Street.

The statement appears to be a response to new allegations from a second accuser.

TMZ reports:

The accuser -- who is now in his 30s -- has filed a lawsuit against Clash ... claiming the two met on a gay phone chat line back in 1993 ... when the accuser was 15 years old and Clash was 32.  In the suit, the accuser reveals his name -- Cecil Singleton.

Among the allegations, Singleton claims, "[Clash] trolled gay telephone chat line rooms to meet and have sex with underage boys."

In the lawsuit, filed in federal court in NYC, Singleton claims Clash "groomed [the accuser] to gain his trust by, among other things, taking him to nice dinners and giving him money." Singleton claims while Clash was featured on "Sesame Street," he was "preying on teenage boys to satisfy his depraved sexual interests."

Earlier this week, Clash's first accuser Sheldon Stephens, said he was pressured into a settlement and wanted to recant his recantation, saying he didn't lie.


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