Leela is a young Indian-American woman who runs the local laundromat on Sesame Street. She appeared on the show from 2008 to 2015, but made a return appearance in Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2019.
She has an unseen, but often alluded to brother named Snuil.
- Episode 4161 - In her debut appearance, Leela helps Murray Monster and "Texas" Telly in the laundromat.
- Episode 4164 - Leela's makes a video to send to her family in India.
- Episode 4171 - Leela participates in Big Bird and Snuffy's talent show.
- Episode 4176 - Leela enlists help in getting Horatio the Elephant unstuck from the laundromat doorway.
- Episode 4181 - Elmo and Leela Look for a Mine-Itis Cure.
- Episode 4196 - Luis fixes a washing machine at the laundromat.
- Episode 4199 - One of Abby's freckles finds its way onto Leela's nose ring.
- Episode 4200 - Elmo and Rosita learn about rainbows from Leela.
- Episode 4211 - Telly and Leela help Jack grow his beanstalk.
- Episode 4214 - Leela gives Barkley a bath.
- Episode 4215 - Chris and Leela console frightened chickens in a thunderstorm.
- Episode 4216 - Leela inspires the origin or Iron Monster.
- Episode 4219 - Elmo and Telly play detective with Leela.
- Episode 4228 - Sesame Street helps Leela celebrate the Indian holiday Rahki.
- Episode 4238 - Abby magically dresses Leela in a number of extravagant outfits.
- Episode 4258 - Leela helps Elmo and Zoe make Rocco's boat.
- Episode 4409 - Leela's cell phone addiction