Check out video of Ian McKellan appearing on the Sesame Street show with Cookie Monster.
McKellan is there to teach Cookie Monster how to resist and uses a certain "precious" as an example.
Ian McKellan will be featured in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies on December 17th.
You shall not pass! Please resist!The word resist means to control yourself and stop yourself from doing something you really want to do, though that's not a word that Cookie Monster really understands. Ian McKellen demonstrates.