In recent years, tons of big-name celebs like Jon Hamm and Neil Patrick Harris have appeared on "Sesame Street." Tim Gunn is yet another famous personality who has delighted adult viewers by popping up on this beloved kid's show.
Gunn appeared on "Sesame Street" earlier this year as a character named William Ding. Of course, he went by "Bill," making his name sound like the word "building." Gunn's character was the judge of the "Home of the Year" contest between the Three Little Pigs.
"Gossip Girl" frequently featured cameo appearances from top names in the fashion world, but Gunn managed to get several lines across two scenes in one episode of the series. Fellow "Runway" alum Isaac Mizrahi appeared in the same episode.
Apparently, Gunn didn't much enjoy his time on the set with costar Taylor Momsen, who played Jenny Humphrey.
"What a diva!" he told E! News. "She was pathetic. She couldn't remember her lines, and she didn't even have that many. I thought to myself, 'Why are we all being held hostage by this brat?'"
"Sesame Street" isn't the only kid-friendly TV show that Tim Gunn has appeared on. This 3D animated cartoon features Gunn in the recurring role of Baileywick, the castle steward. There's even an episode where Gunn works his signature catchphrase "Make it work!" into a song.
Gunn appeared twice on "Ugly Betty" as a fashion reporter, a natural fit for someone with a fashion background. Gunn appeared in the episodes "Brothers" and "I'm Coming Out."
Every Seth MacFarlane Animated Comedy
Seth MacFarlane's animated comedies dominate most of Fox's Sunday night lineup, and Tim Gunn has lent his voice to all of them. Gunn first appeared on Seth MacFarlane's series "American Dad," and then later voiced the animated version of himself on both "Family Guy" and "The Cleveland Show."
While Gunn did little to hasten the reveal of the titular mother, his appearance in the episode "Girls vs. Suits" was quite enjoyable. If only he could have been featured in the big musical number "Nothing Suits Me Like a Suit."
Gunn appeared on a 2009 episode of this wacky body-swapping legal comedy. In Jane's dream sequence, he jokes with her about wearing a wedding dress and critiques her taste in bolero jackets.
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