Feist on Sesame Street

We’re glad the kids will have someone cool to sing along with, even if the adults are all sick to death of Feist’s “1-2-3-4” when the venerable PBS show debuts its 39th season this year. Leslie Feist will drop by to teach kids to count to four.

A salient point is to be made here. In the actual song, Feist herself has a hard time counting to 10. In fact, she doesn’t do it. Second, we’re a bit miffed that she doesn’t have a showdown with The Count. This would have been the way to go.

In the wake of Yo Gabba Gabba’s hipster credentials, is Sesame Street trying to do the same. They have Will Arnett, Heidi Klum and Jack Black making stops to the stoop made famous by Big Bird, Oscar and Grover.

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