Wham! was a musical duo composed of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley. Since the group's formation in 1981, some of their biggest hits have included "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go," "Careless Whisperer" and "Last Christmas."
- Wham! was mentioned in "Floyd's Record Rap" in Muppet Magazine issue 10.
- Louie and Elmo sang a bedtime-themed parody of "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" in the 2017 video "Sesame Street Presents the 80s." The two are seen wearing shirts reading "CHOOSE NAPS," referencing the "CHOOSE LIFE" shirts worn by the duo in the song's music video.