Seriously? Okay, I'm no big fan of Katy Perry, but I love Sesame Street dearly and I just don't think that the outfit is all that bad. Here in America we've exploited and denigrated the human body to such an extent that people seem to be okay with media provocateurs and pornographers smutting up popular culture and yet a classical painting of a nude woman may be deemed inappropriate. There is a big difference here. First off this outfit isn't going to display any part of the body that children wouldn't be seeing anywhere else on TV, in films, or on the cover of books and magazines. Most of their own mothers and friends' mothers probably would wear similarly cut dresses and tops. And secondly, why are people taking offense to this when Nickelodeon and other channels that produce "family friendly" programming get away with sexual innuendo, bathroom humor, and provide no educational basis? Sesame Street has avoided all of these pitfalls and their intention has always been to educate and entertain children, but if they cease to be relevant because of outdated modes of thinking then they will lose their audience and future generations will be robbed of an important series.