Avon is a cosmetics company founded in 1886. An ad campaign during the 1950s popularized the term "Avon Calling" in reference to door-to-door sales representatives.
- Rowlf parodies the "Avon Calling" commercials in his own makeshift commercial for IBM in a 1960s meeting film.
- Rowlf referenced the phrase again in the February 18, 1966 episode of The Jimmy Dean Show when, as Batdog, he told the police commissioner over the phone that he thought he heard Avon calling.
- On an appearance on The Flip Wilson Show in 1970, Oscar mistakes Flip for "the Avon lady" when he knocks on his trash can.
- Category:Avon for Avon's Muppet Babies and Muppet Treasure Island merchandise.