Pagliacci is a two-act opera written by Ruggero Leoncavallo in 1892.
- A Sesame Street insert features Placido Flamingo singing "Vesti la giubba" from the opera, accompanied by Itzhak Perlman and a Honker.
- A season 28 episode of Sesame Street features Telly, dressed as a clown, performing a song akin to the opera.
- In episode 208 of Muppets Tonight, Arsenio Hall plans on performing "Vesti la giubba" from the opera, complete with costume.
- A pig in the Sesame Street song "Operatic Lullaby" appears dressed as the titular clown.
- Pepe the King Prawn sings a portion of "Vesti la giubba" from the opera when granted his wish to be an opera singer in Letters To Santa.