Hilarious in Hindsight: Ernie's song "I Don't Want to Live on the Moon".
- Count von Count being a vampire(-like) guy that loves counting is a concept on its own that will be pretty funny when you know legends of the Chinese Vampire say that it can be escaped by strewing many small objects (like grains of rice) in its path that it would be compelled to stop and count.
- With Herbert's friendly demeanor and mustached, bespectacled appearance, he actually bears a strong resemblance to Ned Flanders.
- Back in 1987 Cookie Monster accurately predicted the whole "Veggie Monster" kerfluffle that would happen in a couple decades in the opening lines of "Healthy Food":
Well, me known for eating cookie
When I don't they shout "Look, he
Tryin' to throw loyal fans a curve!
What he doing eating fish?
Or vegetable dish?
Man, he sure got lot of nerve!"