Occasionally, talk show guests will bring a gift for the host as part of their interview segment. The Muppets have performed such a ritual on many occasions.
- The Rosie O'Donnell Show (February 3, 1997): Hilary Clinton brings some White House trash to give to Oscar the Grouch.
- The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (September 18, 2007): Oscar awards Craig Ferguson a certificate (drawn by Caroll Spinney), making him an honorary Sesame Street citizen.
- Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (September 24, 2010): Super Grover 2.0 presents Jimmy Fallon and the Roots with T-shirts featuring Sesame Street characters imitating them.