Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist during the Baroque period.
In a UK spot of The Muppet Show, aired with episode 514, Rowlf the Dog plays Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring," but gets interrupted by Beauregard.
In episode 0001 of Sesame Street, his composition "Gavotte" is performed by the Swingle Singers, during a film about cleaning.
Gordon practices and plays Bach's "Minuet in G major" in episode 3803.
In a Pretty Great Performances segment, James Galway and the All-Animal Music Chamber Ensemble perform a tune by Johann Sebastian Fox, a spoof of Bach.