25 Responses to “The Squirrel Nut Zippers on Sesame Street”

  1. Blossom44100 says:

    Nice one!

  2. Veston Bruno says:

    Fred? That’s his name?! No way! Nada! I’d rather call him by his
    professional name “Mr. Johnson” In unrelated news, I think this was one of
    the last sketches to feature the original Hoots the Owl puppet.

  3. muppetspot2 says:

    Is frank performing Grover in this skit?

  4. spiritbridgefarm says:

    This was recorded in 2001, at which time Tom Maxwell had already left the
    band (and was in litigation with the remaining members).

    Jimbo Mathus (guitar and placing things on Mr. Johnson’s head) and
    Katharine Whalen were still married in this clip, but they divorced in

  5. Kimberly Marin says:

    And that my dear children, is how you give people concussions…

  6. The Seekerz says:

    I love old jazz, swing, amd blues.

  7. SydneyCurtis1 says:

    This is awesome

  8. Alex J. says:
  9. crayzeedee says:

    I’ve been wanting to see this for the longest time! Thank you!!!

  10. Tony Piazza says:

    Hey it’s Michael Steele!

  11. moozoocho says:

    Gotta LOVE Tim Smith! Love the Squirrel Nutz too….

  12. butchermachine says:

    Other than the lead singer (I forget her name now), I don’t think any of
    these guys are from Squirrel Nut Zippers.

  13. Cory H says:

    This is awesome! Put a lid on it! haha

  14. solidfoamsoul says:

    Muppet magic.

  15. Karl Brown says:

    i remember that lamb pig bat and the goat the pig from old mc donald and
    thats count bat and that lamb from mary had a little lamb

  16. brianklick says:

    his head did look rather large and rounder then usually at the start of the

  17. Cincinnatus1869 says:

    put a pig on it

  18. Jeremy Fridy says:

    I saw this when I was watching the show with my Daughter, My wife didn’t
    believe it when I told her.

  19. ChameleonLost88 says:

    Hah! I never knew they did this. This is great!!!

  20. No Vin says:

    Is that Jerry Nelson doing this voice?

  21. piratelover43 says:

    leave it to SS to make a kid’s show entertaining for adults.

  22. ZNKChannel says:

    How’d they make the milk splash out at the beginning? Invisable lid?


    it the birdman xD

  24. Jym Dyer says:

    Put a squid on it!

  25. victoria rieth says:

    yes!!!!! i finally found it!!!!!! i LOVE THIS SKIT!!!! and the band as
    well… turns out i really like swing music…..fun to dance to as well….