An extended-lost episode of “Sesame Avenue” that was solely aired as soon as after deemed too scary for youngsters has resurfaced.
As TheWrap stories, the episode — which aired a single time again in 1976 — featured actress Margaret Hamilton, reprising her function because the Depraved Witch of the West from “The Wizard of Oz”.
Within the sketch, Hamilton, then 73, donned the acquainted inexperienced face make-up to play her iconic display villain, who visits Sesame Avenue and calls for that her lacking broom be returned — even threatening to show Huge Chook right into a feather duster.
The sketch was meant to assist kids to have the ability to face their fears, however wound up terrifying the kids who watched it; producers of the kids’s present have been flooded with cellphone calls from offended mother and father who complained that the Depraved Witch of the West scared their children.
“In consequence, Hamilton’s look on ‘Sesame Avenue’ was by no means re-aired on tv or launched for dwelling viewing, although it was archived within the Library of Congress for public viewing,” notes TheWrap.
The terrifying sketch, which clocks in at slightly below quarter-hour, may be seen here.