Cersei and Tyrion Lannister learn about respect in the new Sesame Street and Game of Thrones crossover video. The two siblings, who don't like each other very much, are seen at a table, trying to work out their differences. Lena Headley and Peter Dinklage reprise their characters as Elmo stops by for a surprise visit to help bring peace to Westeros. Additionally, HBO brought back Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) and Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) from Westworld in another respect-themed video to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street.
While Cersei and Tyrion are arguing, Elmo of House Sesame Street, fresh with his Dorothy's Fish Tank sigil, appears at the table, much to the surprise of the arguing siblings. Elmo schools them on respect and then suggests they should listen to each other. Tyrion quickly agrees, while Cersei, still looking a little disgusted at the red monster with the high-pitched voice, decides to "try" and respect and listen to her brother. If only things were that easy on Game of Thrones.
Next up, Cookie Monster heads to Westworld to meet up with Bernard and Dolores. The two characters have had their differences throughout the two seasons of the show and Cookie Monster is here to help the two robots respect each other through the use of, you guessed it, cookies. "Respect is important for everybody. People, monsters, even you, robot lady," says the blue monster. While the parody is full of inside jokes from the show and the acting is perfect, it's the end of the video with the Sesame Street theme being played in the eerie Westworld-style on piano.
"Respect Brings Us Together" is the slogan Sesame Street is using to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The respect campaign is "highlighting the importance of respecting one another, even in disagreement-and even in the case of sworn enemies." The use of HBO's biggest shows should help in getting the Sesame Street message along to the adults and not just their usual child audience, since both of these new videos can be enjoyed by people of all ages, which isn't the case for Westworld and Game of Thrones, which are strictly for adults only.
Game of Thrones Season 8 just started and fans are looking forward to the second episode, which premieres this Sunday. While it's the last season of the hit series, fans are ready to see how everything ends and who winds up on top. As for Westworld Season 3, it's going to be a bit of a wait. HBO has announced that the show will not premiere this year and will likely end up coming out in 2020. No release date has been announced at this time. While we wait, you can check out the Sesame Street crossovers with Game of Thrones and Westworld below, thanks to the Sesame Street YouTube channel.