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Instances when characters dress up as animals (including if they're animals to begin with).

Picture Impersonator and Animal Production Notes
Akshar Kumar as a rabbit Galli Galli Sim Sim Akshar Kumar, Bollywood movie star from India, in one of his many movie roles.
Akshar Kumar as a tiger Galli Galli Sim Sim Akshar Kumar, Bollywood movie star from India, in one of his many movie roles.
Alan as a fly Sesame Street
Episode 4273
Alan posses as a fly to attract a frog for a princess to kiss.
Alice the Actress as a rabbit Sesame Street
Episode 2619
Alice the Actress appears on Hoots the Owl's talk show in her "Flopsy" costume from her play, The Three Sisters.
Baby Bear as a monkey Sesame Street
episode 3853
Baby Bear helps Elmo bring the zoo to Maria.
Baby Bear, Telly Monster and Elmo as cats Sesame Street
episode 3948
The three portray cats to keep Little Murray Sparkles company.
Baby Bear as a Honker Sesame Street
episode 4028
Elmo and Baby Bear cavort as species indigenous to Sesame Street.
Baby Bear and Telly Monster as dogs Sesame Street
episode 4137
Baby Bear and Telly dress as dogs to try and lure the word "dog" back into their book.
A banana as a tiger Sesame Street A banana being asked to play the part of a tiger in a movie agency sketch.
Barkley as a cow Sesame Street
Episode 2367
As an experiment, Dr. Nobel Price places horns and a cowbell on Barkley, to see if he'll moo.
Bats as cows Sesame Street 4-D Movie Magic The Count's bats play cows in his movie The Counting Kid Counts Again.
Bert as a pigeon and Ernie as a duckie Sesame Place
The Count's Halloween Spooktacular
The park's Bert and Ernie walk-around characters dress-up as their favorite birds for Halloween.
Bert as a caterpillar Sesame Street
Butterfly Pageant
Bert dresses up as a caterpillar for the pageant.
Bert as a deer Sesamstrasse
Die Grosse Sesamstrassen-Musikshow segment (EKA: Folge 2472)
As part of Finchen's song about the woods, Ernie dresses Bert up like a deer.
Bert as a rooster Sesamstrasse
Die Grosse Sesamstrassen-Musikshow segment (EKA: Folge 2475)
As part of Lena and the chickens' song about farm animals, Ernie dresses Bert up like a rooster.
Bert as a shark Sesamstrasse
Die Grosse Sesamstrassen-Musikshow segment (EKA: Folge 2460)
Bert plays the shark in Samson's song about underwater.
Bert as a swan Sesamstrasse
Die Grosse Sesamstrassen-Musikshow segment
In Pferd's song about dancing, Ernie dresses Bert up as a swan.
Bert and Ernie as sheep Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures Duck Detectives Bert and Ernie pose as Veronica Lambshank's sheep cousins to get some information her friend, Matly.
Big Bird as "Big Fish" Sesame Street
episode 3161
Wolfgang the Seal chases fish explorer Wanda Cousteau all over the Street. Big Bird pretends to be Wanda's huge friend, Big Fish, to scare Wolfgang into leaving Wanda alone.
Big Mean Carl as "Carl the Big Mean Bunny" Muppets Tonight
"Stand By Me"
Carl dresses as a bunny during the game show "Swift Wits" and as part of a violin act in episode 106. In "Stand By Me", he dons the same bunny ears to attract fellow rabbits so he can eat them.
Big Mean Carl as a frog Muppets Tonight!
Episode 211
In a scene from Four Weddings and a Frog, Carl appears in a long line of frogs waiting to meet Andie, posing as one by going "Ribbit. Ribbit." One frog sees through his attempt and gets eaten.
Bob as a bee The Perfect Thing Placido Flamingo sings about the perfect thing for bees to do.
Bob as a chicken Episode 4063 Bob dances the "Clucky Clucky" to help Elmo fall asleep.
Bunsen, Beaker and penguins as bunnies Muppetisms Bunsen and Beaker test a theory about bunnies.
Buster the Horse as a zebra Learning About Letters Buster in stripes to demonstrate the letter Z.
a cat as a dog The Jim Henson Hour
episode 104
A stunt-cat dresses as a dog in a behind-the-scenes feature for Dog City, failing to prove that the "thing" between cats and dogs is just a myth.
The Cat in the Hat and Little Cats A, B, and C as birds The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss
"The Cat in the Hat's First-First Day"
The Cat in the Hat and the Little Cats dress as birds to cheer Terrence McBird as he tries to fly.
a chicken as the Dormouse The Muppet Show
episode 506
An ordinary chicken with buckteeth, ears, and whisker playing the Alice in Wonderland Dormouse.
Cookie Monster as the Cookie Bunny Sesame Street Cookie Monster wearing long blue ears, small nose, whiskers, and buck teeth, until they fall out of his mouth as he "hides" his colorful cookies.
Cookie Monster as the Cheshire Cat Abby in Wonderland Cookie Monster appears as the Cheshire Cookie Cat in the 2008 direct-to-DVD production.
Count von Count as the Caterpillar Abby in Wonderland The Count plays the character as "The Counterpillar" (because he loves to count things).
Croquette as a unicorn Fraggle Rock
"We Love You, Wembley" (French version)
Doc straps a horn on Croquette, to pose for Madame Pontaven's crest.
a dancer as a lion The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show During the "Calendar Song," a chorus dancer appears as a lion, to demonstrate March. When he turns around, however, on his back is a Muppet-style lamb, who opens his mouth and bleats.
Dinosaur as Moola the Cash Cow Dinosaurs
"Variations on a Theme Park"
A dinosaur teen dresses up as a cheerful cartoon cow.
Doc as Sprocket Fraggle Rock
"I Want to Be You"
Doc goes as his own dog to the society costume ball.
Earl Sinclair as Georgie Dinosaurs
"George Must Die"
Earl dresses up as Georgie the hippo.
Doc Hopper as a frog The Muppet Movie Doc Hopper portrays a frog in a commercial for Doc Hopper's French Fried Frog Legs
Dr. Teeth as the Cheshire Cat The Muppet Show
episode 506
Another Alice in Wonderland portrayal, the regular Dr. Teeth head on a cat body and with ears.
The Elephant as a penguin Sesame Street
Episode 3145
An elephant is seen dressed as a penguin during the penguin party at the Furry Arms.
Elmo as a lion Sesame Street
episode 3853
Elmo dresses as a lion to bring the zoo to Maria.
Elmo as a puppy Sesame Street
episode 3952
Elmo dresses as a puppy in a song.
Elmo as a Dinger Sesame Street
episode 4028
Elmo and Baby Bear cavort as species indigenous to Sesame Street.
Elmo as a "chicken-kitten-cow-bunny" Sesame Street
episode 4032
Elmo dresses as every animal he can think of, rolled into one, to get a vet appointment with Gina and declare his love for her.
Elmo as a cow Sesame Street Elmo plays a silly cow who quacks in the song "Baby, Say It Loud."
ElmoSheep Elmo as a sheep Sesame Street Following a Count sketch where a delivery man dresses as a sheep, Elmo appears in a short tag, dressed as a sheep himself.
Elmo as a wolf Sesame Street
episode 4095
Elmo and Zoe dress up as wolves for their Big Bad Wolf auditions.
Elmo as the White Rabbit Abby in Wonderland Elmo appears as the "Red" Rabbit in the 2008 direct-to-DVD production.
Elmo as a butterfly Sesame Street
Episode 4268
Elmo pretends to be a butterfly to make friends with one.
Eric the Parrot as a penguin The Muppet Show episode 507 When Eric the Parrot disguises himself as a penguin, he appears as any other Muppet penguin. However, he is actually wearing a penguin costume, under which he cannot wear his parrot suit for fear of wrinkling it.
Ernie as a sheep "Journey to Ernie"
Season 35
Ernie poses as Little Bo Peep's sheep to evade Big Bird.
Fat Blue Delivery Man as a sheep Sesame Street When the sheep go on strike, The Count has a delivery man dress as a sheep, so he can count him and go to sleep.
Fay Ray as a frog Sesame Street Fay dresses up as a frog or maybe Kermit the Dog.
Fay Ray as a polka-dotted black insect Sesame Street Fay dresses up as a polka-dotted black insect.
Fay Ray as a moose Sesame Street Fay dresses up as a moose, yak, or maybe a deer.
Finchen as a rooster Sesamstrasse
Folge 2398
The gang impersonates the Musicians of Bremen.
Floyd Pepper as the Caterpillar The Muppet Show
episode 506
Another Alice in Wonderland animal.
Fluffinella as a French poodle Fraggle Rock
"Red's Blue Dragon"
Though not shown onscreen, Fluffinella attends Ms. Ardath's masquerade party as a French poodle.
Fozzie Bear as a lion The Muppets Go to the Movies As the Cowardly Lion, from the Wizard of Oz sketch.
Fozzie Bear as a lion The Muppets' Wizard of Oz As the Cowardly Lion.
Frackles disguised as cute, furry animals The Muppet Show
episode 524
Three Frackle spies pose as animals to infiltrate Roger Moore's closing number, "Talk to the Animals".
Gonzo as a bat Muppets Tonight
episode 108
Gonzo is costumed appropriately for a role in his own musical, "Bats."
Gordon as a bird Sesame Street
episode 3354
Gordon dresses as Big Bird's Grandpa Bird after they discover that Grandpa Bird canceled his travel plans.
Gordon as a wolf Sesame Street
episode 4095
Gordon acts as a temporary replacement for the Big Bad Wolf.
Grover as an elephant Sesame Street In a lecture on noses, Grover demonstrates with an elephant's trunk.
Grover as a mouse A Muppet Family Christmas Grover plays the unstirring mouse in The Night Before Christmas pageant.
Grover as a peacock The Street We Live On Grover wears a peacock feather, possibly to match Ming.
Grover as a puffin Sesame Street episode 4109 Grover dresses as a puffin in a Global Grover segment about Iceland.
Grover as a crow Sesame Street In a Global Grover segment, Grover shows how well a Polish scarecrow works by dressing as a crow and being scared by it.
Harvey Korman as a chicken The Muppet Show
episode 110
Kermit puts Harvey in a white chicken suit.
Herry as a butterfly Sesame Street
Butterfly Pageant
Herry dresses up as a butterfly for the pageant, wearing orange Monarch butterfly wings.
Herry Monster as a fish Sesame Street
Food Pageant
Herry plays a fish in a pageant about healthy food (though his mother made his costume too small).
Hudson as a pig The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence The astronaut poses as "Hudson," a pig butler.
Jack Black as a chicken Sesame Street
Episode 4173
Jack Black dons an elaborate chicken disguise to fool Elmo while explaining the word "disguise."
Jason Alexander as a bat Muppets Tonight
episode 108
Jason is costumed appropriately for a role in his own musical, "Bats."
Jon Voight as a brown turkey The Muppet Show Live Voight performs with the chickens.
Kermit as a rabbit Sesame Street News Flash sketch Reporting on rainy day activities, Mona shows how to pretend and makes Kermit pretend to be a rabbit.
Kermit as a cow Sesame Street
Season 15
Kermit being switched to a cow after he and Gladys switch roles in a sketch in Season 15.
Kermit as Frogo the Dragon Muppets Tonight
episode 207
Kermit as the dragon in Dennis Quaid's screen test of Dragonheart.
Kermit as Frogzilla Muppets Tonight
episode 203
Kermit as the reptilian monster in a sketch The Hardy Pig Boys.
3129j Kevin Kline, Telly Monster and Colambo as chickens Sesame Street
episode 3129
Nick Chicken (Kline), Telly and Colambo disguise themselves as chickens to find find a mysterious chicken thief.
Kids as zoo animals Sesame Street
episode 3853
Devon dresses as a giraffe, Sara as an elephant and Devon's rabbit as a leopard.
Leela as a tyrannosaurus rex Sesame Street
Episode 4313
Leela dresses up in a T-rex costume for a Letter of the Day Show, claiming to love the animal (and also because she wished to be on the show).
"Margaret" as a chicken The Muppets Take Manhattan Gonzo's boat driver at the aquacade, in the same chicken suit from The Muppet Show.
Maria as a queen bee Fiesta! Maria plays the queen bee to officiate at the fiesta carnival
Monty as a penguin Sesame Street
episode 3091
Monty dresses as a penguin for his new penguin school.
Natalie Portman and Elmo as elephants Sesame Street Natalie and Elmo play "The Princess and the Elephants" with a real Elephant.
Oscar the Grouch as the Cat Elmo's Musical Adventure: Peter and the Wolf Oscar plays the role of the Peter and the Wolf cat.
Oscar the Grouch as a bug Sesame Street Episode 4175 Oscar and Slimey dress as bugs to make Slimey's new pet bug feel welcome.
Pferd as a donkey Sesamstrasse
Folge 2398
The gang impersonates the Musicians of Bremen.


Red Fraggle as a flying fish Fraggle Rock
Episode 103: Let the Water Run and
Episode 303: Boober and the Glob
Red dresses as a flying fish to dive into the pool.
Rosita as a bear Sesame Street
episode 3853
Rosita helps Elmo bring the zoo to Maria.
Rosita and Zoe as pigs Sesame Street
Episode 4004
Rosita and Zoe pretend to be pigs after wanting to be wolves to play Little Red Riding Hood.
Sally Hagen as a bee Aliens in the Family Sally wears a bee costume to teach Bobut about the letter B.
Samson as a dog Sesamstrasse
Folge 2398
The gang impersonates the Musicians of Bremen.
Scred as a bee Saturday Night Live Scred attired as Aunt Bee, for a Killer Bees sketch.
Shirley and Nat Muskrat as a horse Emmet Otter's Jug-band Christmas Shirley and Nat perform in a horse costume, which they can't seem to connect, at the talent contest.
Slimey the Worm as a bug Sesame Street Episode 4175 Oscar and Slimey dress as bugs to make Slimey's new pet bug feel welcome.


Mr. Snuffleupagus as a sheep Sesame Street Episode 2412 Snuffy dresses as a sheep for Meryl Sheep's production of "Little Bo Peep".
Mr. Snuffleupagus as a horse Elmo's World: Horses Snuffy appears at the end of Elmo's quiz, dressed as a horse in his cave.
Snuffy as a dinosaur Sesame Street Episode 4152 To assuage Elmo's grief at the dinosaurs' extinction, Snuffy dresses up so that Elmo may have a pet dinosaur.
Sprocket as a horse Fraggle Rock
"All Work and All Play"
Sprocket decides he wants to be a horse. Doc outfits him with a saddle and cellophane-attached horse shoes.
Sprocket as a doberman pinscher Fraggle Rock
"Red's Blue Dragon"
Sprocket does a vocal impression of a doberman, snarling at Doc, considering costume party ideas.
Sprocket as an elephant Fraggle Rock
"Red's Blue Dragon"
Sprocket considers an elephant costume for Ms. Ardath's masquerade party.
Sprocket as a french poodle Fraggle Rock
"Red's Blue Dragon"
Sprocket ultimately goes to the costume ball as a yappy French poodle. (Fluffinella goes with the same costume.)
Sprocket as a cat Fraggle Rock
"Boober Gorg"
Sprocket pretending to be a cat, to comfort Ned in Fluffinella's absence.
Stinky the Skunk as an elephant The Animal Show
"Elephant & Hunting Dog"
Stinky dressed up as an elephant to keep himself cool by using the big ears to fan himself and trunk to suck up water through a pail.

Suey as a bird and lamb Sesame Street Episode 3525 In an effort to make people like her, Suey the Pig dresses like a bird (like Big Bird) and a lamb (like Lamb Chop), but learns people will like her for who she is.
The Swedish Chef as a pig Muppet Treasure Island When the Chef appears in a pig's nose as cook for the pig natives, a talking vegetable quips, "How else were we going to get him into this movie?"
The Swedish Chef as the Easter Bunny Donna's Day The chef in rabbit ears.
Telly Monster as a duck Sesame Street Telly plays a silly, mooing duck in the song "Baby, Say It Loud."
Telly Monster as an elephant Sesame Street In a sketch about the power of the imagination, Telly imagines he's an elephant.
Telly Monster as a goat Sesame Street In the same sketch, Telly imagines he's a goat.
Telly Monster as a lion Sesame Street In the same sketch, Telly imagines he's a lion.
Telly Monster as a lion Sesame Street
Episode 3952
Telly Monster dresses up as a lion in a song.
Telly Monster as the Duck Elmo's Musical Adventure: Peter and the Wolf Telly plays the role of the duck, another Peter and the Wolf portrayal.
Telly Monster as a penguin Sesame Street
Episode 3145
Telly dresses as a penguin, as he was invited to the Penguin Party at the Furry Arms.
Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose as The Birthday Bird The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss
"The Birthday Moose"
Thidwick impersonates the Birthday Bird since the Birthday Bird was captured in the ice.
Two-Headed Monster as a two-headed chicken Sesame Street In a Journey to Ernie segment.
Uncle Traveling Matt as a pig Fraggle Rock
"I Want to Be You"
Matt dresses as a pig to fit in on a hog farm.
Undercover Rover as a penguin Muppet Time Undercover Rover poses as a penguin to learn how they keep warm.
Wembley as a fly Fraggle Rock
"Space Frog Follies"
Wembley dresses as a fly to attract a frog.
Wolfgang the Seal as a penguin Sesame Street
Episode 3145
Wolfgang dresses up as a penguin to get into the Furry Arms' penguin party and scarf down their supply of fish.
Wolle as a cat Sesamstrasse
Folge 2398
The gang impersonates the Musicians of Bremen.
Zoe as a tiger Sesame Street
episode 3159
Zoe explains that her tiger suit is her plan to avoid being tickled by Aunt Chloe.
Zoe as the Bird Elmo's Musical Adventure: Peter and the Wolf Zoe plays the role of the Bird, another Peter and the Wolf animal.
Zoe as a wolf Sesame Street
episode 4095
Elmo and Zoe dress up as wolves for their Big Bad Wolf auditions.
Zoe as the Dormouse Abby in Wonderland A miniature version of the Zoe puppet was created specifically for this direct-to-DVD film.

Illustrated Impersonations

Baby Fozzie as a lion Muppet Babies' Classic Children's Tales As the Cowardly Lion, from the Wizard of Oz story.
Baby Fozzie as the March Hare Muppet Babies Storybook Calendar 1990 A photo puppet of Baby Fozzie appears as the March Hare at the Mad Tea-Party in the 1990 Muppet Babies Storybook Calendar and the companion book Muppet Babies' Classic Children's Tales.
Bert as a cat Sesame Street Magazine cover, June 1991 Bert dressed as a cat.
Bert as a pigeon Sesame Street Halloween card Bert dresses up as a pigeon to go trick-or-treating.
Bert as a pigeon The Sesame Street Dictionary Bert dresses up as a pigeon for Halloween.
Betty Lou as a Tiger Sesame Street storybook Happy and Sad, Grouchy and Glad Betty Lou dresses up as a Tiger for a pageant.
Big Bird as an alligator Sesame Street Halloween card Big Bird dresses up as an alligator to go trick-or-treating.
Cookie Monster as a cow, Ernie as a dog, Bert as a hen, Grover as a Sheep, Herry as a pig The Little Red Hen Dressed in character for a Sesame Street Pageant.
Cookie Monster as the Wolf The Sesame Street Players Present Peter and the Wolf Dressed in character for a Sesame Street Pageant.
The Electric Mayhem as dogs The Muppet Show Comic Book: Muppet Mash Animal, Dr. Teeth, Janice, Floyd, and Zoot dress as dogs for Howlin' Jack Talbot's song, "Doggone Dallas Blues".
Ernie as a Twiddlebug Sesame Street Halloween card Ernie dresses up as a Twiddlebug to go trick-or-treating.
Ernie as a butterfly Sesame Street Magazine cover, June 1991 Ernie dressed as a butterfly.
Elmo as a fish, Telly Monster as a cat Sesame Street storybook Happy and Sad, Grouchy and Glad Dressed in character for a Sesame Street Pageant.
Fozzie Bear as a lion Look-in As the Cowardly Lion, from the front cover of the 1981 issue of Look-in.
Fozzie Bear as a lion Look and Find Muppets As the Cowardly Lion, from the "Wizard of Oz" page.
Miss Piggy as a bear The Muppet Show Comic Book: Family Reunion issue #6 Miss Piggy dresses in a bear costume to help raise money for Robin.
Oscar the Grouch as a wolf Sesame Street storybook Ernie and His Merry Monsters Oscar is auditioning for the role of The Big Bad Wolf.
Ernie, Bert, and Herry Monster as The Three Bears The Sesame Street Dictionary A Sesame Street Pageant featured the trio dressed as the fabled bears.

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