Studio 360

Cracking Cases

After prosecuting the O.J. Simpson case, Marcia Clark turned to writing courtroom-drama novels and a new TV show. Plus, the mystery of “Cracks,” a Sesame Street cartoon that terrified kids—and then disappeared.

Cartoon detectives looking for Marcia Clark and "Cracks."
Tracking Marcia Clark and a curious cartoon.
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Kurt Andersen talks with Marcia Clark, who is prominent again after two highly regarded television shows revisited her role prosecuting the O.J. Simpson case and now has a new legal-drama TV show, The Fix. And producer Sam Kim takes on a case of his own: He helps unravel the mystery of an old Sesame Street cartoon called “Cracks.” Many people who are middle-aged now remember it terrifying them as kids—and then the cartoon vanished.

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