Watch: ‘Sesame Street’ Takes a Bite Out of ‘The Hunger Games’

Cookie Monster (Sesame Street)

By Tim Kenneally

Well, this was inevitable, we suppose.

Sesame Street” has set its satirical eye on the “Hunger Games” craze with the new video “Catching Fur,” patterned after the upcoming sequel “Catching Fire.”

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In the spoof, the Cookie Monster portrays — who else? — Cookieness Evereat, who must emerge triumphant in an eating-related challenge while accompanied by his companions Finnicky, Tick Tock Lady and Pita (the latter of whom is, appropriately, “just a piece of bread).

Can Cookieness and his gang overcome obstacles such as over-excited monkeys and thick fog?

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"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" premieres Friday. If you want to save yourself some time and money - or just work up an appetite - check out the "Sesame Street" version below.

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