|Music by||Christopher Cerf|
|Lyrics by||Sarah Durkee|
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"They Can't Take That Away From Me" is a Sesame Street song sung by Cookie Monster, who initially sings about having six cookies before a couple of Anything Muppet kids (performed by Jerry Nelson and Fran Brill) take some of his cookies, leading to Cookie Monster being sad until Guy Smiley reminds Cookie of how many cookies he has left. Eventually, Guy Smiley decides to take Cookie's last two cookies, leaving Cookie Monster sad over having no cookies, until Guy Smiley tells him that zero is a number and now he now has zero cookies. Cookie then eats his zero cookies, saying that they "taste great. less filling," (the slogan of Miller Lite beer) before proceeding to eat the plate.
- Additional performers include Pam Arciero (assisting Jerry Nelson) and David Rudman (assisting Frank Oz). Ivy Austin additionally provides backing vocals.
- A brief clip of the song, but with different voice clips was attached on "Count with Me" on the 1997 compilation 123 Count with Me.
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