09/16/2013 04:24 pm ET

What Sesame Street Teaches Us About Being Good Neighbors (PHOTOS)

While TV shows come and go, the one few constant of the past 4+ decades has been "Sesame Street." Today, the show kicks off its 44th season -- and we're taking a look back at a few quick lessons we've learned from the program.

Just because the buildings look a little dingy, it doesn't mean you're in a bad neighborhood.
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Don't judge others for living a different lifestyle than you.

Be respectful of your roommates.

Support your local businesses.

Treat your neighbors with the respect that you'd want to receive from them.

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