They continue to be puppets and good friends today.
Meanwhile, to judge from Twitter, Elmo was still on many people's minds Wednesday. Posted comments included lots of wisecracks, including jokes tying Elmo to the current real-life scandal of Gen. David Petraeus. Others expressed relief that Clash had been cleared.
Kids, of course, didn't care or even notice. They love Elmo now the same as ever, this character they know as a fellow child and kindred spirit. And all the better that he's fuzzy and red.
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