Mel Gibson (b. 1956) is an actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He's well-known for his action movie roles in the Mad Max and Lethal Weapon series, and he directed and starred in the Academy Award-winning Braveheart. In 2004, he directed and produced The Passion of the Christ, a controversial but successful film that portrayed the last hours of the life of Jesus Christ.
- "Monsterpiece Theater": Gibson and co-star Danny Glover star in Lethal Weapon 3. Gibson and Glover read a sign that says DANGER. Suddenly, they duck and take cover from a gigantic stone number 3 which falls from the sky. (First: Episode 3012)
- Telly Monster hosts "The Wide Wide World of the World" with special guests from Australia, Mel Gibson and a duck claiming to be a duck-billed platypus. (First: Episode 3021)
- "Monsterpiece Theater": Gibson stars as Hamlet, looking at a book and reading "words, words, words." Elmo can't read yet, so he looks at "pictures, pictures, pictures." (First: Episode 3047)
A clip of the Hamlet sketch was included in the 1994 special Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!
- In the 1996 Muppets Tonight storybook Kermit's Big Surprise!, Miss Piggy is excited to meet her screen idol, "the Magnetic Mel Ibson". The character in the book actually looks more like Elvis Presley.
- In episode 27 of From the Balcony, Statler mentions that his favorite 4th of July movie is Mel Gibson's The Patriot.