Massachusetts is the 6th state of the United States of America.
- In 2005, Professor Grover visited Harvard University in Cambridge, MA for a news conference announcing a new HGSE course, "Informal Learning for Children."
- A group of Pilgrim Penguins sing "Alabama Bound" as they land at Plymouth Rock in episode 321 of The Muppet Show.
- The Muppet Babies coloring book Muppet Babies Visit the Fifty States features Baby Kermit landing on Plymouth Rock.
- Caroll Spinney was born in Waltham, MA in 1933. Caroll attended The Art Institute of Boston's College of Art & Design.
- John Crichton, the main character of Farscape, graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, MA.
- Joe Raposo was born in Fall River, Massachusetts in 1937.