Sesame Street and The Muppet Show have had countless celebrity guest appearances over the years. So it’s bound to happen that one or two (or almost a dozen) of these once-beloved famous folks were later found to be complete monsters. We wonder if these shows had (or still have) a producer whose sole job is to follow the latest celebrity cancellations, and decide on whether their guest appearance needs to be erased from the history books. Sure, kids can learn the alphabet from Bill Cosby, but then their parents might have to field questions like, “Who’s that guy?” and “What else is he known for?”
Don’t get us wrong, it’s not always a case of celebrity wrongdoing. Sometimes the muppets themselves are to blame. After all, they were created and voiced by adults, and sometimes adults do adult things. All we can say is, when you exist in the realm of children’s entertainment, lock it the fuck up and act right! So whether the muppet or the celebrity was at fault, here are 13 very regrettable muppet-celebrity collaborations.
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