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Muppet Mentions on Whose Line

UK Mentions

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Season 2 Episode 11 American Musical A Gag is compared to being very Muppet like
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Season 2 Episode 12 Intro Chris Langham is introduced as the "sometime muppet gag-master", a reference to the fact that he worked on the Muppet Show
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Season 4 Episode 10 Film & Theatre Styles Sam and Ryan do a part of the scene in the style of The Muppets
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Season 5 Episode 8 Film & Theatre Styles Ryan and Colin do a part of the scene in the style of Sesame Street
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Season 6 Episode 10 Remote Control Mike is Assigned to do the scene as 'The Muppet Show'
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Season 6 Episode 11 Whose Line "She's had more hands up her than the Muppets!"
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Season 8 Episode 6 Film & Theatre Styles Greg and Caroline are given the choice of doing the scene as The Muppets or Sesame Street.
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Season 8 Episode 10 Film & Theatre Styles Josie and Ryan do a portion of the scene as The Muppets.
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Season 9 Episode 7 Film & Theatre Styles George and Ryan do a portion of the scene in the style of Sesame Street.
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Season 9 Episode 8 Props "Good Morning! Welcome to the Adult Muppets"
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Season 9 Episode 11 Film & Theatre Styles Ryan and Colin do a portion as the scene as The Muppets; with Colin slipping into a Yogi Bear impression.
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Season 9 Episode 13 Film & Theatre Styles Ryan and Colin do a portion as the scene as The Muppets

US Mentions

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US-104 Let's Make A Date Brad guesses Ryan was either a man with an alien coming out of him or Jim Henson
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US-113 Film & Theatre Styles Ryan & Greg act out part of the scene in the style of Sesame Street
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US-217 Sound FX "C'mon over here Big Bird!"
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US-309 Props "Today's Show is brought to you by the Number 8"
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US-327 Props "Big Bird and The Wife Passed Out!"
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US-401 Props "Animal! Animal!"
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US-415 Credit Reading "Animal! Animal!"


Episode US-433 - Sesame Street References and Running Gag

  • The Running Gag is one big Sesame Street reference
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US-433 Scenes From a Hat: If Lessons on Love and Sex were taught in the Style of Sesame Street Wayne's 1st and 2nd Suggestion: "Abeirto", "Cerrado"
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US-433 Scenes From a Hat: If Lessons on Love and Sex were taught in the Style of Sesame Street Colin: "Now it's Time to Look at Big Bird"
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US-433 Scenes From a Hat: If Lessons on Love and Sex were taught in the Style of Sesame Street Kathy sings 'One of These Things'
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US-433 Scenes From a Hat: If Lessons on Love and Sex were taught in the Style of Sesame Street Ryan turns 'Letter of The Day' into a raunchy segment. "The Letter H!"
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US-433 Scenes From a Hat: Jeopardy Categories where the Whose Line castmembers are the answer "I'll take reasons why the Letter H will keep me up in the years to come"
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US-433 Scenes From a Hat: Bad Things to say as you're about to Kiss Her "I was once apart of the Letter H"
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US-433 Hoedown "Until I got fired for Making an H with Ryan"


US Mentions Continued

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US-609 All in One Voice Brad & Ryan sing as Kermit, Wayne & Colin sing as Miss Piggy
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US-612 Hats Ryan dons a Kermit like mask
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US-345 Props "This Show is brought to you by The Letter O"
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US-348 Commercial Return "and Just like the Muppets, I've got someone's hand up my butt"
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US-314 Film & Theatre Styles Wayne, Colin, and Ryan act out part of the scene in the style of Sesame Street
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Season 7 Episode 9 Song Titles "Sing, Sing a Song"
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US-7016 Scenes From a Hat: "Bad Songs to sing while making love" Kathy sings Rubber Duckie
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US-7020 Props Ryan imitates Oscar The Grouch, Brad makes a Big Bird joke
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US-8004 Props "Cookie! I said Cookie!"
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US-9x12 Scenes From a Hat: If Sesame Street characters appeared on different shows Ryan as Big Bird on The Apprentice, Nyima as Cookie Monster on Hell's Kitchen, A Near & Far segment on Walking Dead, and Wayne as Elmo on The Game of Thrones.
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US-9x12 Props "Sesame Street was brought to you today, by the Letter C"
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US-10x02 Props "Oh My God, Poor Big Bird!"
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US-10x12 Duet - Post Game Robbie Amell goofs in Duet, sparking a counting running gag. Aisha does an impression of The Count
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US-10x12 Scenes From a Hat: If Sesame Street were a Soap Opera Wayne as a Drug Addicted Snuffy, The Count(Jeff) giving Bird Bird(Ryan) bad medical news, Colin and Wayne do a Near and Far Routine and Spanish segment joke, Ryan and Jeff tackle the sexualities of Ernie and Bert only to escalate to the rebirth of US-433's 'Letter H'; Wayne comes in to form a Capital H.
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US-10x12 Scenes From a Hat "I will never be a Capital H in a man's alphabet"
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US-10x16 Props Wayne and Colin do an impression of Big Bird and Snuffy
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US-10x16 Scenes From a Hat: 'If famous TV shows had been performed in the nude' "Sesame Street was brought to you by the Letter E"
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US-10x23 Hollywood Director Jonathan is assigned to do the scene as The Muppets; he does impressions of Beaker, Kermit, and Animal.
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US-11x09 Scenes From a Hat: "The Dating videos of Sesame Street Character" Jeff as The Count, Ryan references 'One of These Things', Jeff does a Spanish Segment, Ryan references The Letter of The Day, Ryan and Colin do an opposites lesson, Wayne comes in an does an alternative opposites lesson, and Jeff does an Impression of Snuffy.
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US-11x25 Scenes From a Hat: If Famous TV Shows were performed by Drill Sergeants Colin reenacts the Near and Far segment
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US-11x27 Greatest Hits: Songs of Horror Wayne and Jonathan do a song in the style of a Bob Dylan and Swedish Chef duet.
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US-11x28 Props "I saw the whole thing, the house just fell on Big Bird!"
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US-12x04 Scenes From a Hat: "Bad Ways to Impress your Date" "I was the inspiration for Mr. Snuffleupagus"
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US-12x11 Props "Wow! Big Bird really is Big!"
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US-12x11 Greatest Hits: Songs of The Supermarket Colin remarks that one of the songs reminds him of the Sesame Street song, "One of these Things"
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US-12x15 Props Colin and Wayne sing Mahna Mahna with their props, twice.
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US-13x01 Scenes From a Hat: What Sesame Street Characters say during love making Jeff as The Count, Wayne does a Near & Far segment, Colin makes a general Muppet joke, Jeff does a Spanish segment joke, Ryan & Wayne do a segment as Snuffy and Big Bird, Ryan does a Letter of The Day, and Wayne makes a Kermit and Miss Piggy joke.
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US-13x01 Scenes From a Hat Wayne references his Kermit and Miss Piggy joke twice more during the game
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US-13x02 Scenes From a Hat: If Kids Television shows dealt with embarrassing problems Wayne and Jonathan do a scene as Big Bird and Snuffy. Jonathan forgets what Big Bird sounds like
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US-13x02 Scenes From a Hat: Things you wish were true "This is What Big Bird sounds like!"
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US-14x09 Props "Welcome to the YouTube Muppets!"
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US-14x11 Scenes From a Hat: TV Shows that shouldn't be performed in a Sexy Way Wayne presents an Orgasmic Letter of The Day
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US-14x12 Props 3 Jokes are made about Big Bird
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US-15x04 Weird Newscasters Chip is Kermit The Frog after too many Coffee's
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US-15x10 Greatest Hits Jonathan's Bob Dylan goes awry in a Bob Dylan Duet, after the song Colin corrects that song was actually a Bob Dylan and Big Bird Duet.
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Season 15 Episode 11 Hollywood Director Part of the scene is done as The Muppets
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Season 15 Episode 15 Greatest Hits Gary and Wayne do a song in the style of The Muppets (Few Sesame Characters are thrown in)
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Season 15 Episode 19 Let's Make A Date Wayne is a series of Muppets turning Evil
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Season 16 Episode 3 Scenes From a Hat The guys act out "Characters that were rejected from Sesame Street"

The Whose Line Connection: Muppets reference Whose Line

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  • In Season 7 of The Muppet Babies, there is an episode titled "Whose Tale Is It, Anyway?"
  • In a 2003 appearance on Sesame Street, Elmo asks Wayne Brady to show between. Elmo encourages him, saying he's good at making things up on the spot.
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