Tennessee is the 16th state of the United States of America.
- In 1973, Big Bird met with then mayor of Knoxville Kyle Testerman, who officially documented the bird as an honorary citizen of the town.
- Roy Clark performed "Rocky Top", the state song of Tennessee, with Lubbock Lou and his Jughuggers in The Muppet Show episode 303.
- The Muppet Elvises often made references to Memphis, TN in the Muppets Tonight sketch Great Moments in Elvis History.
- An animated Sesame Street segment ("Budgie (10 Song)") stars a number 10 from Tennessee.