Annette Funicello (b. 1942) is best remembered as one of the original Mousketeers on The Mickey Mouse Club, and was a teen idol of the 1950's and 1960's who starred in the "Beach Party" movies, which co-starred Frankie Avalon.
- A Muppet parody of the actress, Annette Monster, dueted with Frankie Monster on the album We Are All Earthlings.
- In the holding area for Muppet*Vision 3D, one of the many pun-inspired props is "a net full of Jello."
- Elmo's World: The Beach has an animated character called "Crabette Funicello."