Watch 'Sesame Street' Hilariously Parody 'Downton Abbey'

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Sesame Street has transformed Downton Abbey's Violet Crawley and Charles Carson into Muppet versions of the Dowager Countess of Grantham and her butler.

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The Muppet duo star in Sesame Street's new "Upside Downton Abbey" skit, which will air during the show's season 43 premiere on Feb. 4 on PBS. The spoof literally turns the Golden Globe-winning British period drama on its head, causing dinner woes for the hungry Crawley.

Downton Abbey recently took home a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, while Maggie Smith (who plays the Dowager Countess) won this year's Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.

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Sesame Street's new season will feature a star-studded guest cast, including Kristen Bell, Jon Hamm, Matt Kemp, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Melissa McCarthy, Paula Patton, Amy Ryan, Donald Glover, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bobby Moynihan and Dax Shepard.

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Homepage image courtesy of Sesame Street's YouTube channel

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