[New York, November 9. Image via Getty]

Leslie Carrara-Rudolph (L) talks with Sesame Street puppet charactor Elmo November 9, 2009 at West 64th Street and Broadway in New York on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the broadcast of the children's television show. A temporary street sign was unveiled at this location across the street from Sesame Workshop's corporate headquarters which will launch the 40th season of Sesame Street on PBS on November 10. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)