John Candy (1950-1994) was a popular comedic film and TV actor from Newmarket, near Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Candy first became well-known as a member of the original cast of SCTV.
- 1985: Cameo appearance in Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird as a State Trooper that arrests Sam Sleaze and Sid Sleaze.
- 1986: Appeared on Sesame Street in the guise of Yosh Shmenge, one of his characters from SCTV. On the show, Shmenge sells Oscar the Grouch a clarinet for his pet worm Slimey. Candy (as Shmenge) was included in the the celebrity version of "Put Down the Duckie".
- 1994: Appeared on Sesame Street's All-Star 25th Birthday special (archive footage only).