Sesame Workshop Sues Over ‘Happytime Murders’ Trailer Featuring ‘Ejaculating Puppets’

The people behind beloved children’s program “Sesame Street” have gone into Oscar the Grouch mode over the promotion for the upcoming Melissa McCarthy film “The Happytime Murders,” filing a lawsuit claiming that the film’s trailer “tarnishes” the Sesame brand.

And it’s quite the tarnishing indeed, according to the suit.

In the suit, filed in federal court in New York on Thursday, Sesame Workshop says that the promotion of the film makes unauthorized use of the Sesame Street...

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