Muppet scenes mentioning names of performers, Henson employees, other Henson productions and other pieces of inside information.

"The Muppet Show"


The Muppet Movie

The Muppets Take Manhattan


The Muppet Christmas Carol


"Statler and Waldorf" haberdashery in The Muppet Christmas Carol

Muppets From Space

  • According to the book Muppets From Space: The Making of Muppet Movie Magic, the "door in a jar" provided by Muppet Labs was intended to be a replica of the front door of 123 Sesame Street. Although there are some differences - 123 Sesame Street's stoop has 6 steps and the "door in a jar" had 7; the "door in a jar" was also red whereas 123 Sesame Street's door was green (the door of 123 Sesame was red for a period of time but that did not happen until 3 years after Muppets From Space was released). Also the window above the door differs from the Sesame design. It is however, exact to the door used in The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, filmed concurrently with Muppets From Space.
  • The newspaper that Kermit reads during the breakfast scene is called the "Hensonville News Observer".

Kermit's Swamp Years

  • There are several behind-the-scenes references in the pet store, including Muppet performer names and an ad for "Salmon Friends" (Sam and Friends) fish food.
  • Mr. Wilson's license plate is JMH-924 -- James Maury Henson, September 24 (his birthday).
  • Wilson also has an Animal keychain on his truck keys.
  • When Kermit speaks to the star from the swamp, he says, "You called my name," a reference to the lyric from "The Rainbow Connection."

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz

"Sesame Street"

Count It Higher

Joe Raposo's "cameo" in Count it Higher.

Monster venice book

"Fraggle Rock"


The Dark Crystal on Fraggle Rock.

"Muppet Babies"

Incredible shrinking weirdo1

Baby Gonzo on The Muppet Show stage in "The Incredible Shrinking Weirdo"


Big Bird in "Get Me to the Perch on Time"

"The Jim Henson Hour"

  • When Digit has a case of "the reruns" in Episode 101: Science Fiction and strings together a number of television catch phrases, one of the sentence fragments he utters is "Today's show is brought to you by the letter--", a reference to the sponsor letters on Sesame Street.


"Muppets Tonight"



Sesame Street on Farscape.

"Ghost of Faffner Hall"


  • One of the books that fly off the library shelves is entitled "Muppets in Space."

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