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Cookie Monster from Sesame Street.

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It appears someone at the national police force was browsing YouTube and came across a viral video of the Cookie Monster auditioning for Saturday Night Live.

In the playful four-minute video, the popular Sesame Street character explains he wants to branch out from his "cookie-eating career" and then performs parody versions of several popular SNL skits.

But when whoever was logged into the RCMP's account clicked the "like" button below the video, it beamed a link to the clip to the force's Twitter account for British Columbia.

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Several of the RCMP's 2,700 Twitter followers poked fun at the force, with one suggesting it was evidence of "our tax dollars at work."

Clearly feeling a little crumby, the RCMP then posted an apology, explaining the tweet was a mistake and they were looking into how it happened.

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