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* Music/EnVogue'' performed the original song "Adventure" on the show at the height of their fame in the early 90's.
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* Music/EnVogue'' ''Music/EnVogue'' performed the original song "Adventure" on the show at the height of their fame in the early 90's.
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* Julia Louis-Dreyfus guest starred in the 25th anniversary special as a news reporter. This guest spot is well-known [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sc_5M-AK7HU for a blooper that happened]] as it was being taped.


* Music/EnVogue'' performed the original song "Adventure" on the show at the height of their fame in the early 90's.



* Music/EnVogue'' performed "Adventure Song" on the show, and later performed it live at ''Elmopalooza''.


* Creator/SofiaVergara [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J17C1Vd3RRc appeared on the show]] not long after Katy Perry, and you could tell the controversy was still fresh on people's minds, because Vergara--known for her tight, revealing outfits--made sure to wear the most modest church blouse she owned.

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* Creator/SofiaVergara [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J17C1Vd3RRc appeared on the show]] not long after Katy Perry, and you Perry. You could tell the controversy was still fresh on people's minds, minds because Vergara--known for her tight, revealing outfits--made sure to wear the most modest church blouse she owned.


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* Music/EnVogue'' performed "Adventure Song" on the show, and later performed it live at ''Elmopalooza''.


* Music/KatyPerry was set to appear singing a cleaned-up version of her song "Hot 'N' Cold" with Elmo, but it eventually wasn't shown because [[TooSexyForThisTimeslot some parents complained about her cleavage]].

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* Music/KatyPerry was set to appear singing a cleaned-up version of her song "Hot 'N' Cold" with Elmo, but it eventually wasn't shown because [[TooSexyForThisTimeslot some parents complained about her cleavage]]. The performance was [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVd8w1VEwW4 released online]] though.
* Creator/SofiaVergara [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J17C1Vd3RRc appeared on the show]] not long after Katy Perry, and you could tell the controversy was still fresh on people's minds, because Vergara--known for her tight, revealing outfits--made sure to wear the most modest church blouse she owned.


* Creator/CarolChanning sang about Sammy the Snake.

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* Creator/CarolChanning Carol Channing sang about the letter "S" with Sammy the Snake.


Over the course of its 45+ year history, ''Series/SesameStreet'' has played host to an astonishing number of {{special guest}}s. So much so that it's only natural that they all got their own page to themselves. Performers would sing a "kid friendly" version of one of their songs or count, or spell, or talk about a concept like "In and Out" or "Up and Down". Occasionally crossed over with ParentalBonus when an actor associated with adults-only TV shows or films made an appearance, with a further bonus if their appearance spoofed the adults-only show they were known for. Among the most notable...

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Over the course of its 45+ year 50-year history, ''Series/SesameStreet'' has played host to an astonishing number of {{special guest}}s. So much so that it's only natural that they all got their own page to themselves. Performers would sing a "kid friendly" version of one of their songs or count, or spell, or talk about a concept like "In and Out" or "Up and Down". Occasionally crossed over with ParentalBonus when an actor associated with adults-only TV shows or films made an appearance, with a further bonus if their appearance spoofed the adults-only show they were known for. Among the most notable...


* Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman (who gave us the violin solo from Music/JohnWilliams' theme to ''Film/SchindlersList'') appears in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3richcoCUI this segment]] that is a real TearJerker and qualifies as a bona fide CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.

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* Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman (who gave us the violin solo from Music/JohnWilliams' theme to ''Film/SchindlersList'') appears in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3richcoCUI this segment]] that is a real TearJerker and qualifies as a bona fide CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.segment]].


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** ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nUS1wCA2oA True]] [[Series/TrueBlood Mud]]'' and ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGMB7Rn8KGE Preschool]] [[Film/HighSchoolMusical Musical]]''

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** ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nUS1wCA2oA True]] [[Series/TrueBlood Mud]]'' and ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGMB7Rn8KGE Preschool]] [[Film/HighSchoolMusical Musical]]''Musical]]'' (the latter of which contains a subtle TakeThat towards Disney's heavy marketing of the franchise).

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* Music/{{REM}} performed "Shiny Happy People" as "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXVvvRBBUn8 Furry Happy Monsters]]", complete with a Muppet Kate Pierson.

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* Music/{{REM}} performed "Shiny Happy People" (their BlackSheepHit, which [[CreatorBacklash they hate and refuse to play live]]) as "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXVvvRBBUn8 Furry Happy Monsters]]", complete with a Muppet Kate Pierson.


* Music/BillyJoel [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHC3M7KL2ns sang "Just The Way You Are" to Oscar the Grouch.]]

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* Music/BillyJoel and Creator/MarleeMatlin [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHC3M7KL2ns sang "Just The Way You Are" to Oscar the Grouch.]]


* PBS's own news anchor Robert [=MacNeil=] of ''The [=MacNeil=]-Lehrer News Hour'' made several appearances, including interviewing Cookie Monster about "Cookiegate", a parody of the Watergate scandal, in the 1988 pledge drive special, and after his retirement from the ''News Hour'', covering the WASA moon landing in "Slimey to the Moon".



* PBS's own news anchor Robert [=MacNeil=] of ''The [=MacNeil=]-Lehrer News Hour'' made several appearances, including interviewing Cookie Monster about "Cookiegate", a parody of the Watergate scandal, in the 1988 pledge drive special, and after his retirement from the ''News Hour'', covering the WASA moon landing in "Slimey to the Moon".

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* PBS's own news anchor Robert [=MacNeil=] of ''The [=MacNeil=]-Lehrer News Hour'' made several appearances, including interviewing Cookie Monster about "Cookiegate", a parody of the Watergate scandal, in the 1988 pledge drive special, and after his retirement from the ''News Hour'', covering the WASA moon landing in "Slimey to the Moon".

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