17 Delightful Guests From "Sesame Street's" Past

You aren't somebody until you're on Sesame Street. Here, a cool and unexpected bunch of cameos.

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1. The Backstreet Boys

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At the height of their career in 2002, the group sings "One Small Voice" with the lost sixth Backstreet Boys member: Elmo.

2. C-3PO and R2D2

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The Star Wars duo helps Big Bird out with his counting in 1980.

3. Seth Green

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In 2004, Green appeared playing "Vinny," a delivery dude for the "Letter of the Month" club. Looks like the Sesame Street characters may have been into Pottery Barn at that time.

4. Johnny Cash

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Cash would appear on the show several times. Here he is in '92 singing "Don't Take Your Ones to Town," a modification of "Don't Take Your Guns to Town." Nice.

5. En Vogue

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This 1992 gem features En Vogue singing "Adventure." It is a song about adventures.

6. Tony Danza

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Tony gets his ass whopped in tennis by Big Bird.

8. Destiny's Child

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In 2002, Destiny's Child does a cover of "A New Way to Walk" with Zoe, Elmo, and Grover.

9. Hootie and the Blowfish

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In 2000, Hootie and the Blowfish sing "Hold My Hand." No one cares.

11. Hillary Clinton

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In Clinton's first appearance on Sesame Street in 1993, she talks health tips with Rosie and Big Bird. And is not at all stiff or awkward.

13. R.E.M.

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Singing "Furry Happy Monsters," a reprise of "Shiny Happy People," in 1998. There's hope in this world that kids would grow up to have good musical tastes.

14. Cheech Marin

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Pops out of a genie lamp in 1994. Wild, man.

16. NSYNC

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But of course. What would the year 2000 be without an appearance by the best boy band on the best kids' show?