In 1983, Atari produced a line of 4 SESAME STREET games for the Atari 2600 VCS. BIG BIRD’s Egg Catch, OSCAR’s TRASH Race, Cookie Monster Munch & Alpha Beam with Ernie. 2 proposed SESAME games -- Grover’s Music Maker & The Count’s Castle were never produced.
Atari also produced a Muppet Show game in 1983, Pigs in Space. This was the last game produced for Atari’s children’s line. A 2nd Muppet game, Miss Piggy’s Wedding, was never produced. A Bunsen & Beaker game was also planned but never produced.
- In The Adventures of Elmo in GROUCHland, Huxley sings a song that includes the line "You say you love your old Atari? I love it more!"
- In the Fraggle Rock episode "Wembley’s Wonderful Whoopie Water", Doc’s computer makes sound effects from Atari 2600 games.
- Atari Inc. founder Nolan Bushnell was interviewed by Dr. Julius Strangepork for issue 6 of Muppet Magazine.
- Will Lee played a grandfather in an Atari commercial for Pac-Man.
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