Sesame Street's Elmo gets 'fired' in pro-PBS video

Posted at 10:56 AM, Mar 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-22 13:56:44-04

A video of Sesame Street character Elmo getting fired due to PBS budget cuts has gone viral.

The video, with over 11 million views as of Wednesday morning, depicts Elmo receiving the news and not taking it well.

He starts complaining about how he has worked for Sesame Street for 32 years. 

The video ends with a prompt to support PBS.