- In The Sesame Street 1977 Calendar, Ernie and Bert play king and queen to Prairie Dawn's princess. The illustration was reprinted in The Sesame Street Library Volume 1.
- A Sesame Street News Flash features a princess who sleeps on things beginning with a C instead of a pea.
- Another Sesame Street News Flash stars Cookie Monster in the princess role as he eats the mattresses to get to the cookie stuffed beneath.
- "The Princess and the Mattress" is a grouch retelling of the story with Oscar the Grouch and Grundgetta.
- Rumpel, Samson and Annette imagines how the story would go if it was written by a Grouch in the Sesamstrasse episode 2417
- Samson dreams he's in the story in another episode of Sesamstrasse.
- Elmo can't sleep sleep so Big Bird and Oscar tell him the story of "The Princess and the Peanut" in Elmo's Sleepytime Stories.
- Grover tells the story in The Sesame Street Fairy Tale Album (later re-issued on Grover's Greatest! in 2019).
- On Ernie & Bert Märchensongs, Finchen assumes the role of the princess, while Bert plays the prince.
- A unique book adaptation called "Prince Elmo and the Pea" features Ernie and Bert as two bored royal pals who have nobody to play with. During a storm, Elmo (as a prince) visits the castle for shelter, and the duo test if he's good at playing hide-and-seek by hiding the pea under the mattresses.
- Liza Minnelli played Princess Alecia in the Faerie Tale Theatre version (1984)
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