Pat Paulsen (1927-1997) was a comedian best known for his work on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, portraying an inept political candidate who was continually running for President of the United States of America.
Paulsen was an early guest star on Sesame Street, appearing in a number of inserts:
- Saying the alphabet (First: Episode 0067)
- Counting from 1 to 10 (First: Episode 0069)
- Talking about backward and forward (First: Episode 0069)
- Talking about empty and full (First: Episode 0081)
- Counting from 1 to 20 (First: Episode 0101)