Connecticut is the 5th state of the United States of America.
- Jim Henson resided in Greenwich, Connecticut for a time and shot certain of his experimental short films there, including Time Piece and Run, Run.
- Don Sahlin was born in Stratford, Connecticut.
- Jon Stone was born in New Haven, Connecticut.
- The University of Connecticut is the home to the Puppet Arts program and The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry.
- Christopher Dodd, Senator from Connecticut, filmed a PSA with Elmo and Rosita as part of the Healthy Habits for Life campaign.
- Big Bird goes fishing in Bridgeport, Connecticut in a segment of Big Bird's Video Postcards on Sesame Street. (First: Episode 3445)
- Baby Animal visits a Connecticut harbor in the Muppet Babies coloring book Muppet Babies Visit the Fifty States.
- Jim Henson's Emmet Otter premiered at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut in 2008.
- The UBS Parade Spectacular is held yearly in Stamford, Connecticut.
- ↑ Wald, Matthew. The New York Times. December 7, 1980.