Memorable Sesame Street Parodies and Parts


I loved watching Sesame Street as a young child, and around 15 years later I recognized "Hip to Be a Square" as an obvious parody of Huey Lewis and the News's "Hip to Be Square" as seen and immortalized in the morbid, dark humor of American Psycho.


Furthermore, around 5 years later as a 5th grader, I recognized a scene with Stewie as a parody of the Sesame Street pinball shorts while binge-watching Family Guy.



I fondly remember retro Sesame Street of the late-90s in the washed-out antenna reception, when Kermit the Frog appeared occasionally and before the show was criticized for being too Elmo-centric. Here are some of my favorite classic parts among many: