(WHAS 11)--Sesame Street’s newest character is the first Muppet to have a father in jail.
Sesame workshop says they hope he will relate to kids who also have a parent in prison. He's part of an online tool kit to help children talk about it.
However one in 28 American children has a parent in prison.
Sesame Street has used Muppet's to tackle other tough issues like divorce, hunger and military deployment.