By Jonathon Dornbush
Updated December 09, 2015 at 01:37 PM EST
Credit: ABC

When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. When you play the game of thrones on Sesame Street, you still win or you die — everyone just happens to look adorable doing it.

With the news of Sesame Street‘s move to HBO, Jimmy Kimmel decided to showcase what the children’s series might look like on a channel known for its more adult fare. And when paired with dialogue from Game of Thrones, Sesame Street becomes something much less suitable for kids yet completely at home on HBO.

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Of course, Sesame Street has already taken a stab at a Game of Thrones parody itself with “Game of Chairs,” mocking some of the HBO show’s more prominent deaths. But watch Jimmy Kimmel Live‘s combination of the two beloved series below. Sesame Street will begin airing on HBO on Jan. 16, with the network planning to air the next five seasons of the show. Episodes can then run on PBS after a nine-month window.

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Game of Thrones

HBO's epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'

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  • 8
  • 73
  • TV-MA
  • David Benioff
  • D.B. Weiss
  • HBO
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