'Sesame Street' muppets visit DC landmarks as part of national tour
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"Sesame Street" muppets Grover, Bert, Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird visited Washington, D.C., on Friday as part of a national tour celebrating the long-running show.

The program characters visited D.C. Mayor Muriel BowserMuriel BowserMayors pessimistic about coronavirus recovery: survey Capitol physician advises lawmakers against attending dinners, receptions during COVID-19 spike The Hill's 12:30 Report: How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely MORE (D) as well as the Washington Monument, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and other attractions. 


Images and videos from their trip were posted to Sesame Street's Twitter page, as well as the muppets' own pages.

The videos showed Oscar seemingly more interested in nearby trash cans than admiring the Washington Monument, and Grover waiting tables at Ben's Chili Bowl. 

Bowser also quipped that there was a "new bird species" in the District.

The 10-city tour is celebrating the children's program's 50th anniversary.