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Ricky Gervais Makes Elmo Stop Being Polite And Start Getting Real

I clicked because it’s a new outtake from Ricky Gervais’s upcoming (November) appearance on Sesame Street, but I stayed because Elmo drops character but stays in-voice! Ricky: “Do you know what necrophilia is?” Elmo: “Elmo wants this tape!”:

I can’t tell if my childhood was just ruined or made ten times more awesome. That was hilarious. Self-aware Elmo should have his own show! (By the way, this is what “Elmo,” aka voice actor Kevin Clash, looks like in real life. He should get at least as much credit as Ricky Gervais for this bit of funniness.)