The Space Needle is a tower located in Seattle, Washington which was built for the 1962 World's Fair. A landmark for the city, the tower has 25 lightning rods, an observation deck, and a rotating restaurant. The tower has even made appearances in films such as Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and The Simpsons Movie as well as the opening of the television series Frasier.
- Baby Piggy observes the skyline of Seattle, which includes the tower in the Muppet Babies coloring book Muppet Babies Visit the Fifty States.
- The Comic-Con Exclusive cover of The Muppet Show Comic Book: On the Road features Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and Beaker all flying by the Needle.