Sunday, July 22, 2012

Cookie Monster

  1. Cookie’s real name is Sid.
  2. Cookie Monster’s dad appeared in a “Monsterpiece Theater” sketch promoting energy conservation, water conservation and environmentalism.
  3. The original incarnation of Cookie Monster was created by Jim Henson for a General Foods commercial.
  4. An early version of Cookie Monster appeared in a Frito-Lay potato chips ad and was named Arnold, the Munching Monster.
  5. On a 2008 episode of The Colbert Report, Cookie Monster tried to eat Stephen Colbert’s Peabody Award.