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Just a few hours ago, Sesame Street’s official YouTube channel posted a video of Cookie Monster spoofing Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe”.

Weeks ago, I couldn’t tell you a thing about her or that song other than that I’d hear it at least 42 times a night, no thanks to the TouchTunes machine that the bar I work at has.

I’ve heard various rumors about the track (e.g. “The guy she gives her number to is actually gay and she doesn’t realize it” has been my personal favorite so far), but there’s no denying that it has all the required pop sensibilities necessary to be a catchy summer pop hit.

However, what confused me at first is that it was Cookie Monster covering the song. Mercifully, I don’t have kids, so I’m a little out of the loop when it comes to all things en vogue with the kids these days (did Dora ever find Diego?), but didn’t Cookie Monster turn into a dieting aficionado and become the Veggie Monster?

I GOT 99 COOKIES 'CAUSE A BITCH ATE ONE

I never understood that image, anyway. If he became the Veggie Monster, why is there fruit on his table? I digress.

So, despite Jepsen being Canadian, Cookie Monster has, in true American tradition, kicked his diet, serving as the poster monster for embracing childhood obesity.

(I keed, I keed.)

Enjoy the track below:





greg84
07.10.12
Cookie Monster is sick! Song of the year.

AtomicWaste
07.10.12
Rehab only works for so long.

skoopy48
07.10.12
wow...that...was........badass

Trebor.
07.10.12
I Got 99 Problems But A Cookie Ain't One shits on this

Omaha
07.10.12
I thought this was the meh dubstep producer at first...

Wait, no, that's Cookie Monsta. My b.

klap
07.10.12
andcas sometimes i wonder if you're capable of feeling joy

Trebor.
07.10.12
Agree with andcas

Masochist
07.10.12
This cover is unbelievably excellent! So that's three Sesame Street spoofs of pop-culture that I've paid attention to that have been excellent--one with Grover (spoofing the Old-Spice Guy), one with Elmo (parodying Katy Perry's song "Hot and Cold"...with Katy Perry), and this one.

There's special magic in this one because Cookie Monster is back to his cookie-loving self. Ahhh...childhood. I want some fucking Cookie Crisp.

"I’ve heard various rumors about the track (e.g. “The guy she gives her number to is actually gay and she doesn’t realize it” has been my personal favorite so far)"

That happens in the video. She's admiring this guy, trying to chalk up the courage to give him her number, and as she's finally writing it down, he goes over to one of the dudes in her backing band and hands him HIS number.

south_of_heaven 11
07.11.12
This is fucking gold.

Hyperion1001
07.11.12
i thought he was the veggie monster now

Spec
07.11.12
Veggie monster? Really?

Whatever just want this sack of shit song to disappear.

Trebor.
07.11.12
He's the cookies are a sometimes food monster

Feels
07.11.12
Oh, that quote I always hear is a song? I usually ignore something like that I see on facebook more than twice... yeah that's right I never watched Kony!!

TMobotron
07.11.12
Oh god I was thinking cookie monsta as well - but this is sick.

taylormemer
07.11.12
Ugh this dude. Ran into him too may times.


Also andcas stop being a little bitch, song rules.

Jom
07.11.12
>> That happens in the video. She's admiring this guy, trying to chalk up the courage to give him her number, and as she's finally writing it down, he goes over to one of the dudes in her backing band and hands him HIS number. I attest that I have never seen the video. I stand corrected!

KINGSTATICTHETHIRD
07.11.12
sounds like tom waits

taylormemer
07.11.12
"did you fail to read where I said It was funny?"

Did you fail to understand that I wasn't referring to this parody?


eyehategod
07.11.12
oh shit

Tyrael
07.11.12
Call me maybe is the perfect pop song

too bad it's horrible

fish.
07.11.12
I fucking hate this fucking song and its fucking facebook memes

taylormemer
07.11.12
Wow, you guys are all serious whiny bitches. No one is making you listen to it ffs get over it. Welcome to pop music.

fish.
07.11.12
>No one is making you listen to it
>Welcome to pop music.

It's everywhere

DaveyBoy
07.11.12
Dear Lord.

I thank thee that this fabulous soon-to-be worldwide smash hit is by the talent that is The Cookie Monster and not that B-grade wannabee Elmo.

Davey.

Romulus
07.11.12
^^^

i was hoping for a guest spot from grover but cookie did a pretty solid job

Jom
07.11.12
Grover already spoofed the Old Spice Guy, though, right?

Romulus
07.11.12
oh yeah, plus the spiderman musical: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh_dYPR3rW0

auberginedreams
07.12.12
i've never actually heard the original version.

AtomicWaste
07.12.12
Anyone else notice the shot with the ensemble playing toy instruments is a clear throwback to the Fallon "parody?"

Sanders
07.12.12
(did Dora ever find Diego?)

particularly enjoyed this

omnipanzer
07.12.12
I have a 12 y/o kid and I've never heard this...

insomniac15
07.12.12
haha this is so cool!

Irving
07.12.12
‎They tried to make me go to rehab, but I said NOM, NOM, NOM.

Maniac!
07.12.12
"I have a 12 y/o kid"


old piece of shit

BallsToTheWall
07.12.12
Song got irritating a minute in;

Tyrael
07.12.12
just like the original

HOORAH

Acanthus
07.13.12
I've heard the song on the radio once, apparently I'm lucky.

thumbcrusher
07.13.12
SOTY

Wolfhorde
07.13.12
Fuck yeah.

transatlanticfoe
07.14.12
is this from the new trophy scars LP?

CoConi
07.16.12
Didn't know Tom Waits covered the song whil being on drugs...

Curse.
07.21.12
Chris Barnes has really hit rock bottom

ReturnOfTheDnor
08.02.12
Better growls than half the deathcore bands...

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