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‘Sesame Street’ creators sue makers of raunchy puppet film

LOS ANGELES: The creators of “Sesame Street” have filed a lawsuit against the distributor of an upcoming raunchy Hollywood film “The Happytime Murders” to halt an advertising tagline that it claims falsely associates itself with the children’s television show. An early trailer release for the film shows Muppet-like characters engaged in sex, coarse language, drugs, and violence. But it's not the film's use of profane puppets that "Sesame Street" is upset about. It's the tagline used in the film's marketing campaign --…