Turns Out Sesame Street Has Been Masterfully Trolling Trump For Thirty Years

And it's never been more hilarious than in 2017

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There's nothing quite as satisfying as watching the much loved TV of your childhood as an adult and noticing that it's peppered with comedy beyond its young audience's years.

Sort of like a gift that keeps on giving, grown-up humour on children's shows means extra LOLS for years to come.

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And it's fair to say that as far as children's TV goes, Sesame Street (that half human, half puppet-cast of lovable rogues all living together on a higgledy piggledy street in downtown New York) has been wearing the crown for quite some time now.

So it will thrill the inner-six-year-old in you to know that since its first episode premiered, all the way back in 1969, Sesame Street has welcomed a fuzzy-faced version of a certain yellow haired business mogul not once, but three times!

And lest his recent 'political' credentials fool you, that business mogul is one Donald Trump, whose underhand tactics and used-car-salesman-routine have been providing prime comedy fodder for the makers of Sesame Street for thirty years.

We meet Ronald Grump in the late 80s and mid 90s, when he threatens to demolish the happy Sesame Street community to make way for Grump Towers ("Did I mention it rotates? You can look across the river to my new theme park!") and then again in 2005 as fluffy-wigged Donald Grump, whose catchphrase "Scram! You're fired!" draws big laughs from his adoring Grouches.

Check out these clips for a weird dose of nostalgia-meets-infuriation and one less reason to take the President seriously.

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