Sesame Street • S36E08 : The Moon Is Not A Cookie !
Cookie Monster thinks the moon is a giant cookie and sets off on a mission to figureout how he could get to the moon so that he could eat it. While Gordon tries to tellhim that the moon is not a cookie, he decides to just let Cookie Monster find outand learn this on his own. Since Slimey has been to the moon before and Gabi issaying a nursery rhyme about the cow who jumped over the moon, Cookie Monsterasks them if the moon is a cookie. They don’t know since they’ve never tasted themoon before. Cookie Monster is still left wondering how he could get to the moonand find out if it is a cookie. Finally, Gordon enters with former astronaut, BuzzAldrin, who explains to Cookie Monster that the moon is made out of rock and whileit is not a cookie, it is still a beautiful and exciting place that we can always look upat from the Earth. In the end, Cookie Monster realizes that the moon is not acookie and that he wouldn’t even want to eat the moon since then, it wouldn’t bethere to shine down on the Earth anymore.