Something extra (and more traditionally) "magical" happens on Sesame Street this week when Abby Cadabby, the PBS series' first new female Muppet in over 13 years, arrives in the neighborhood. As the father of twin 3-year-olds, this TVGuide.com reporter was more than happy to talk to the new kid on the block.
Abby Cadabby: Hello there, Mr. Matt!
TVGuide.com: Hi, Abby! How are you?Abby: Well, I'm very excited and overwhelmed. [Giggles
TVGuide.com: Now, you're not an animal or a monster but a...?Abby: I'm a fairy.
TVGuide.com: A full-fledged fairy, or a fairy in training?Abby: No... well... boy... [Forlorn] I'm a fairy in training, and I've got a long way to go. Fairies have a lot to do!
TVGuide.com: Still, I hear you're somewhat handy with your magic wand!Abby: [Giggles