Madeline Kahn (1942–1999) was a comedic actress best known for her roles in Mel Brooks films, including Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles and High Anxiety. She won a Tony Award in 1993 for her role in The Sisters Rosensweig. She also voiced Gypsy in Pixar's A Bug's Life, and appeared as a regular cast member on Cosby.
In 1978, she recorded inserts for Sesame Street (see below).
Sesame Street segments
|Episode 1106||Rhino Tag
After a film involving rhinoceroses, Kahn comments, "I love rhinoceroses...but I wouldn't invite one to lunch."
|Episode 1110||Working Dog Tag
Reacting to a previous segment about a working dog, Kahn wonders how much a workin' dog like that gets paid.
|Episode 1112||"Sing After Me"
Kahn and Grover sing a duet of "Sing After Me."
|Episode 1116||"Everybody Eats"
Kahn is inserted briefly into the established film piece, munching on an apple.
|Episode 1139||Giraffe Tag
Following a film insert about giraffes, Kahn appears to say that they make great pets for those who have high ceilings.
|Episode 1139||Counting 1-10
Kahn appears as twins, who count to 20 together.
Kahn sings "Me-me-me-me....," then points to the word.
|Episode 1174||O Tag
In a series of five short scenes, Kahn reacts to the letter O in a multitude of emotions:
Kahn sings, "Mmm...Madeline."
|Sesame Street, Special||Kahn appears to sing a line of "Put Down the Duckie."|