The Wright Brothers, Orville (1871–1948) and Wilbur (1867-1912), were American brothers who are credited with inventing and building the world's first airplane.
They have been referenced by the Muppets on multiple occasions.
- Sam the Eagle plays a patent officer in a sketch with Marty Feldman, who plays Wilbur and Orville Wright (his mother wanted twins) in episode 518 of The Muppet Show. Wilbur and Orville wants to patent the flying carpet -- but when Sam asks for details, he learns that the flying carpet is on the floor of a passenger jet.
- The Sesame Street 1976 Calendar features "The First Airplane (Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk)," for the month of December.
- The Great Muppets in American History coloring book features Andy and Randy Pig as "the Wrong Brothers."
- Baby Scooter and Skeeter play the Wright Brothers in the 1991 Muppet Babies book A Trip Through Time.