A roller coaster is a popular amusement ride developed for amusement parks. In essence a specialized railroad system, a roller coaster consists of a track that rises in designed patterns, sometimes with one or more inversions (such as vertical loops) that turn the rider briefly upside down.
Muppets on roller coasters
- Traveling Matt rides a roller coaster in the Fraggle Rock episode "The Thirty-Minute Work Week."
- Beauregard and Miss Piggy ride Disney World's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in The Muppets at Walt Disney World.
- Lindy rides a roller coaster in Muppets on Wheels.
- Dorothy imagines Elmo on a roller coaster in Elmo's World episode "Up and Down."
- Baby Rowlf imagines himself on a wild roller coaster ride in the Muppet Babies episode "Eight Flags Over the Nursery."
- Elmo rode the old roller coaster in Tivoli, Copenhagen for Sesamgade.
- Oscar imagines himself at a Grouch-themed amusement park in Episode 3997 of Sesame Street. Luis, Gordon, Maria, and Gina help simulate the "Howl 'N' Scowl" roller coaster for Oscar by spinning his trash can around.