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Cristoph Waltz Brings Cloudy Days to ‘Sesame Street’ Theme Song on ‘Kimmel’

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As part of a promo tour for his upcoming movie, Horrible Bosses 2, Austrian actor Cristoph Waltz visited Jimmy Kimmel Live for a very special performance of the Sesame Street theme song that comes with a very chilling twist. Adopting a sing-song spoken approach to the track, Waltz stood in a spotlight and recited the lyrics with dramatic hand gestures and gasping pauses. Who knew that Sesame Street could have such bothersomely dark undertones? Stream it above, and compare Waltz’s version to the original theme song below.