Little Jack Horner is a nursery rhyme which was first published in 1764, but dates back further. Legend ties the rhyme to Thomas Horner, steward to the last abbot of Glastonbury, and who transported a pie with deeds to a dozen manors hidden in it, discovering the deeds during his journey.
- The rhyme was adapted for an episode of Mother Goose Stories.
- William Wegman reenacts the rhyme with one of his dogs in a Sesame Street insert. (EKA: Episode 3656)
- In the Sesame Street video Elmo and Abby's Birthday Fun!, accident prone Jack reveals that he is the Jack in Little Jack Horner, Jack and Jill and Jack and the Beanstalk.
- In the Colambo segment titled, "Colambo: The Great Plum Plunder", Colambo decides to have a piece of Christmas pie, when he notices a plum missing from it. He asks the janitor, Little Jack Horner (performed by Jerry Nelson), some questions about what he was doing in the corner. It turns out that Jack had stuck in his thumb and pulled out the plum.(EKA: Episode 3121)
- In a 2005 episode of Sesame Street, Prairie Dawn is reporting for "Nursery Rhyme News," where Goldilocks is ruining nursery rhymes. As Jack (performed by Matt Vogel) recites his poem, and prepares to stick his thumb into the pie, Goldilocks beats him to the punch, pulling out the plumb.
- Jodie Foster directs Telly in a reciting of the poem in an insert for Sesame Street. (EKA: Episode 3079)
- When Mother Goose, played by Judith Ivey, visits Sesame Street in a 1993 episode, she reveals to Maria that Jack grew up to be a cook.
- Katie Couric interviews Jack (performed by Jerry Nelson again) in Hooper's Store in a 1995 episode of Sesame Street for a "Inside Sesame Street" news segment. Jack has recently given up eating with his thumb, and has tried using parts of his face to eat his pie, with less-than-satisfactory results: he stuck in his hair and pulled out a pear, then stuck in his snout and pulled out a trout, etc. He vows to make a comeback, however, then sticks his thumb in the pie and accidentally flings a plum into Katie's eye.
- Jack appears in the storybook, Around the Corner on Sesame Street.
- Oscar is Jack in Sesame Street's Mother Goose Rhymes and Elmo's Mother Goose, where he eats some anchovy pie and tells Big Bird to go away.
- In The Sesame Street Treasury Volume 11, Little Jack Horner pulls out a Rhinoceros in "Big Bird's Ridiculous Rhinoceros Rhymes."