Jack the Bear is a 1993 drama thriller film starring Danny DeVito as a professional clown whose wife dies in a car accident, prompting him to relocate with his two young sons to Oakland, California. His life takes a turn for the worse when his youngest son is kidnapped by a neo-Nazi.
- When John takes his kids food shopping, the youngest boy goes a little crazy tossing handfuls of cookies into the shopping cart. His dad tries to get him to stop, calling him Cookie Monster.
- Later in the film, the family watches Sesame Street on TV featuring a segment with The Amazing Mumford and Cookie Monster. Trying to get his son to engage with the programming, John asks him, "Who's that? Is that Big Bird? No. Who's that? Is that Cookie Monster? Me want cookie! Is that Cookie, huh, Dylan?"