- In episode 3830, the Amazing Mumford tries to magically transport Telly to Hooper's Store, but he forgets the magic words, and they end up in Arizona, among other places.
- In a Sesame Street sketch, the Readers of the Open Range help an illiterate town read a sign and discover that they live in Bisbee, Arizona. The stunned locals are thrilled, although they forget the name of the town immediately after the Readers leave.
- Big Bird conducts a child mariachi band in Guadalupe, Arizona for a segment of Big Bird's Video Postcards on Sesame Street (First: Episode 3012). In another, he sees how kids help put on a rodeo and rides a horse. (First: Episode 3049) A third finds Big Bird in Phoenix, learning about cacti. (First: Episode 3016)
- The Arizona Museum for Youth in Mesa hosted Jim Henson's Fantastic World from December 15th, 2007 to March 9th, 2008.
- Sesame Street short films about Arizona include two Navajo children going to school (First: Episode 2680), another focuses on the life of Colleen (First: Episode 0504), and a third is a about a boy whose family travel with their sheep to their summer home (First: Episode 2678).
- A Global Grover segment features Grover returning from Arizona, where he learned about a family of sheep herders. (First: Episode 4055)
- Joan Ganz Cooney was born in Phoenix, Arizona on November 30, 1929.
- Big Bird visits Arizona and his pen pal Joey in the book Big Bird Visits Navajo Country.
- In the special Big Bird in China, Big Bird announces he's going to find the Phoenix in China. Grover remarks, "I thought Phoenix was in Arizona."
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