For Dummies is a series of how-to books, covering a variety of topics in a simplified manner for the average reader.
- Rizzo refers to "Oz for Dummies" in The Muppets' Wizard of Oz. The book also appeared on display in the storefront of Macy's Department Stores in New York City during May 2005, with a photo puppet of Kermit the Frog reading the book.
- In the Shalom Sesame episode, "Monsters in the Sukkah," Grover consults a pamphlet, "Building Sukkah For Klutzes."
- In the stage show Oscar's Grouchmas, one of the presents Oscar gives out during the song "Here Comes Santa Grouch" is a "Superheroes for Dummies" book for Grover.