We all love the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street. Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, he still makes us laugh with his linguistic wordsmithing. Is that even a word? For those of you that don’t know him (pity on you) he is known for his crazy obsession with cookies. The most common phrases he used was Me want cookie!, Me eat cookie!, and Omnomnomnom the last one usually said with a full mouth of cookies flying everywhere lol.
Does He Just Eat Cookies?
What does the Cookie Monster Eat Besides Cookies? Most of us forget but he did like other foods besides cookies. This ranges from hot dogs, pizza, ice cream, bananas and watermelon to name a few. Of course, as it stands his preferred treats is COOKIES! With cookies concerned he does actually have preference to chocolate chip cookies which is his favorite. Did you know that he had a second favorite? Can you guess what it was? Well it’s oatmeal!
Cookie Monster Origin
The Cookie Monster made his first appearance on Sesame Street. This was a children’s show mostly known for educational content, humor and animation. It also crossed over to cultural references. The first show was on Novermber 10, 1969. Over time, the show has undergone a lot of changes, which was in line with the changes in American culture and what the audience of the show craved.
By the year 2009, Sesame Street hit it’s 40th anniversary. It became one of the highest rated childrens shows in the United states. According to statistics, Sesame street was watched by 77 million Americans as children. It’s hard to say if the Cookie Monster was a favorite, but he definitely was up there.
C IS FOR COOKIE!
You have to remember that song! Probably the most famous songs on the show, if you ask anyone if they remember it, likely they will. The song was written by Joe Raposo and performed by the cookie monster of course. It debuted on Sesame street on March 28, 1972. If you remember that, wow you must feel old!
Now for The Cookie Monsters Deep Thoughts
Try to say these in cookie monster voice:
- “Hmm… Onion Rings are vegetable Donuts”
- “Your Stomach thinks all potatoes are mashed”
- “its weird that we cook bacon and bake cookies
- “Lobsters are mermaids to scorpions”
- “Cookie dough is the sushi of deserts”
- “Lasagna is just spaghetti flavored cake!”
Or, Watch it here!