Grumpy, cantakerous, yet still oddly charismatic, Oscar the Grouch made his appearance in 1969 as one of the first Muppets on Sesame Street. While his dry remarks, sarcastic zingers, and cynical, world-weary musings across nearly 50 years of television are innumerable, we have done our best to highlight some Oscar-worthy moments that not only delighted us as children, but still appreciate as adults. Is there a scene with Oscar we missed that you appreciate to the present day? Let us know on our social media. Have a rotten day!

Oscar connects with Johnny Cash

Oscar finds a friend in Johnny Cash who dedicates an entire song to a dude Oscar jives with but Johnny can't stand.

Oscar gets a cell phone

With great technology comes great responsibility, and Oscar can't resist exercising his newfound ability to prank call on the go.

Oscar joins the mainstream media

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Oscar's mom pays a visit

Impressing mom on her visit is a daunting task, and even Oscar struggles to make the visit a smooth success.

Oscar picks a fight.

Oscar proves misery loves company when he notices everyone is happy but him.