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Sesame Street

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Sesame Street is an educational television program designed for preschoolers, and is recognized as a pioneer of the contemporary standard which combines education and entertainment in children's television shows.

References to Sesame Street in The Simpsons[edit]


Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
4 73 "Brother from the Same Planet" Homer compares a homeless guy to Oscar the Grouch.
Tickle-me-Krusty.jpg 9 188 "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" Milhouse gets a Tickle-me-Krusty, a parody of Tickle-me-Elmo.
Oscar - Trash of the Titans.png 200 "Trash of the Titans" During "The Garbage Man", Oscar pops out of one of the bins.
11 235 "Grift of the Magi" The head of the toy company is trying to create a new Tickle-Me-Elmo.
Elmo - Missionary Impossible.png 241 "Missionary: Impossible" After Homer scams the PBS telethon, Oscar the Grump, Elmaux and Big Bird are seen in the mob chasing after Homer (according to the DVD commentary, the character name changes were done for legal reasons).
13 284 "Blame It on Lisa" After seeing Teleboobies, Marge shows her disgust for the show's blatant on-screen sexuality, saying, "Bert and Ernie left it to your imagination.".
Tickle-me-Elmo.png 14 313 "Moe Baby Blues" Maggie has a Tickle-me-Elmo.
Elmo.png 15 334 "Bart-Mangled Banner" Elmo is in the prison the Simpsons are in for unpatriotic behaviour. He later hung himself.
Count Von Count.png 17 358 "The Girl Who Slept Too Little" Marge admits her dislike for the Count when a clip of him is shown on TV.
SesameSweater.png 18 398 "Stop or My Dog Will Shoot!" Chief Wiggum has a sweater he knitted that shows Big Bird pushing Elmo into a saw.
19 408 "Funeral for a Fiend" Moe watches the DVD in the Hibbert's car, showing Big Bird in China. He wonders if Grover would be lonely, but it turns out he is with Derek Jeter.
410 "E Pluribus Wiggum" When Ralph is voted as a candidate, Chief Wiggum tries to help him make up his mind about which party to support, stating that the Republican party's mascot is an elephant, and the Democrats mascot is a donkey. When asking who he likes better, Ralph says that he likes Elmo. On a talk show, it is asked if Ralph can go from Sesame Street to Pennsylvania Avenue.
Elmo Poker.jpg 414 "Dial "N" for Nerder" Maggie switches to Elmo's website after realizing the family may be watching her play online poker.
Sesame Street on Ice.png 20 436 "Eeny Teeny Maya, Moe" Costumed versions of Big Bird, Elmo and Count von Count are seen waiting for the rink to clear to perform Sesame Street on Ice.
The Color Yellow - Ralph's drawing.png 21 454 "The Color Yellow" Ralph's picture includes Elmo.
461 "To Surveil with Love" Maggie is seen watching a security camera which she thinks is Sesame Street, but is actually a gay bar with people who look similar to Bert, Ernie, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
CountBigBird.jpg 22 468 "Treehouse of Horror XXI" In Dracula-la Land, Count von Count is seen biting Big Bird for blood.
png 23 506 "The Spy Who Learned Me" Lenny's imaginary friend Hufnpuffalus is a parody of Mr. Snuffleupagus.
24 509 "Moonshine River" Milhouse mentioned that Sesame Street takes place in New York.
Sesame Street - Black-Eyed, Please.png 523 "Black-Eyed, Please" Homer watches Sesame Street with Ned's parents Ned, Sr. and Capri while the trio smoke marijuana.
ErnieBertHalloween.png 27 578 "Halloween of Horror" Lou and Eddie dress up as Bert and Ernie for Halloween, respectively.
Imitation Elmo's.png 581 "Lisa with an "S"" During a montage of Moe and his friend Laney hanging out in New York, they are chased by an imitative violet Muppet costumed character, referencing the imitative Sesame Street costumed characters appearing in Manhattan (and resembling Elmo).


Picture Comic issue Story name Reference
Bert.pngErnie.png Simpsons Comics #106 Simpsons: The Musical When the Simpson family visited off-off-broadway they met Bert and Ernie.
Sesame Street Fighter.png Simpsons Comics #218 Spaced Out! Sesame Street Fighter is a crossover between Sesame Street and Street Fighter.

References to The Simpsons in Sesame Street[edit]

Picture Reference
The Simpsons on Sesame Street.png The Simpsons appeared in the celebrity version of the Sesame Street song "Monster in the Mirror". The Simpson family replace two monsters on a wall painting, and at the end, Homer reprimands Bart (who yells "Hey, wubba man!" to Grover).

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