More From Nathan Rabin
Don't Skip the 1978 'Star Wars' Holiday Special The new Lego Star Wars Holiday Special was funny, bland and inoffensive. It's time to take things up a notch.Opinion
'Addams Family Values' Is the Most Subversive Thanksgiving Movie Ever The best Tim Burton movie that Tim Burton never made, holds-up, for a lot of reasons.
Could HBO Ruin Sesame Street? Grover’s New Special Points to Yes The new 'Monster at the End of this Story' adapts a classic Sesame Street book into something truly monstrous.Opinion
Weird Al's Bizarre Lost Album Was His Take On a Dark Children's Classic Calling a Weird Al album "weird" is kind of dumb. And yet...
Ranking All 30 Simpsons 'Treehouse of Horror' Halloween Specials Not all Simpsons Halloween specials are created equal. Legendary critic Nathan Rabin rewatched all 30 'Treehouse of Horror' episodes to create the definitive ranking.
'The Banana Splits' Has Always Been a Horror Story The new remake of a creepy kids' show doubles-down on the horror but it also misses the point.
Frank Oz Says Sesame Street Has Gone Downhill. Is He Right? Sesame Street used to be like visual jazz for children. But what is it now?Opinion
'The Act' On Hulu Makes the Tragedy of Gypsy Rose Lee Even More Complicated Freedom, sex and the warped, bloody world of your latest true crime addiction series.
Does Sesame Street Promote Killer Whale Abuse? The Answer is Complicated With its' new attraction at SeaWorld, Sesame Street is dubiously connected to things we'd rather not think about.Opinion
Fantastic Adventures Proves YouTube Needs Real Rules to Protect Children One father questions his faith in humanity in the aftermath of the arrest of Machelle Hobson.Opinion
Sesame Street Books Turn Muppets Into Assholes to Teach Children Lessons You probably haven't noticed this, but once you see it, it will change the way you look at these creatures forever.
Matthew Lillard Should Not Be Recast in the 'Scooby-Doo' Reboot. Yes, I'm Serious. It's not only unfair and crazy. It's also indicative what's happening to narrative art in the 21st century.
The Era of Lorena Bobbitt Dick Jokes is Over I wanted to make bad jokes while watching this new documentary with my wife. But, once I watched it I realized why I couldn't.Opinion
Marvel Universe Live Gives Heroes Back to Children It's cheesy. It's hard to get through. But, in some ways, these are the heroes our kids deserve
The Curious History of the Virus Known as “Baby Shark” Imagine if John Williams’ legendary theme from Jaws went to Ibiza, took a bunch of Molly and started disco-dancing.