ryan reynolds sesame street tweet cover a hole

Ryan Reynolds Roasts His 'Sesame Street' Appearance With Dirty Joke

By

Jan. 26 2021, Updated 3:57 p.m. ET

There are a few "rites of passage" that celebrities take when it comes to appearances on popular and long-running programs. Getting turned into a Simpsons character, being on Saturday Night Live, and, of course, appearing on Sesame Street. The puppet-themed TV show has been around since 1969, educating children for decades and decades.

Article continues below advertisement

It's wholesome family entertainment that isn't afraid to evolve with the times, either, tackling social issues, ensuring there's a representation of a wide breadth of demographics, and even introducing an autistic character as part of the recurring cast.

And celebrities are often very happy to get in on the action, including Ryan Reynolds, who donned a large blue "A" suit for his appearance on the program.

Article continues below advertisement

One Twitter user was so delighted by his cameo that they had to snap photos and share their joy with the rest of the internet. Personally, I'm a huge fan of Katy Perry's "Hot and Cold" remix where she chases Elmo down to play dress-up with her.

But seeing Deadpool himself in a big blue A costume is pretty darn good too.

What's even better is that Ryan saw the tweet online and decided to retweet the woman's post with a little bit of added commentary.

The commentary that would never make it past the production team on the children's show.

Article continues below advertisement

He wrote, "I remember how challenging it was to sing because the A-hole was so tight. But I pushed through because kids all over the country were counting on me."

And Twitter was cackling with delight at his quip.

Article continues below advertisement
Article continues below advertisement

Zach Braff was loving the joke as well, and chimed in, again, with yet another comment that wouldn't be allowed on Sesame Street.

Article continues below advertisement

But some people noticed something strange about Ryan Reynolds' 'Sesame Street' tweet.

The account that first published the tweet seemed like it was coming from a new account with a username that looked almost bot generated. One user said that he "need[s] a PR team that can hide its tracks better."

Article continues below advertisement

But for the most part, people were just loving the entire exchange, regardless of whether or not it was conjured up by a PR team, as this one Twitter user accused Reynolds of using.

Article continues below advertisement

And it didn't take long for people to throw in inappropriate jokes of their own.

Article continues below advertisement
Article continues below advertisement

Pretty soon, some of Ryan Reynolds' lesser-known appearances in other shows started popping up on Twitter, like when he was on The X-Files.

Article continues below advertisement

There's been some other amazing celebrity cameos on Sesame Street we can't forget about either. Like when Will Arnett reprises his Arrested Development character, Gob, of sorts, by playing a terrible magician.

Article continues below advertisement

And then there was the time Jim Carrey demonstrated how he shows emotions with his feet while on the program.

Article continues below advertisement

Here's hoping Carrey doesn't make any r-rated jokes about "happy feet" either, I mean, the jokes just write themselves for that one, don't they?

Advertisement
More from Distractify

More From Distractify

  • Landlord's Solution to Why This Woman Isn't Married Is Hilarious
    Trending
    10 Landlord Texts That'll Make You Very Uncomfortable (and 10 That Are Great)
  • 4-Year-Old Boy Orders $3,000 Worth of SpongeBob Popsicles off Amazon
    Trending
    4-Year-Old Logs Into Moms' Amazon, Orders $3,000 Worth of SpongeBob Popsicles
  • teacher appreciation gift ideas
    FYI
    Here Are Some of the Most Creative Teacher Appreciation Week Gift Ideas on Social Media
  • Starbucks Order
    Trending
    24 Baristas Share the Most Insane Coffee Orders They're Forced to Make
  • CONNECT with Distractify
  • Link to Facebook
  • Link to Twitter
  • Link to Instagram
  • Link to Email Subscribe
Distractify Logo
Do Not Sell My Personal Information

© Copyright 2021 Distractify. Distractify is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.