Ryan Reynolds jokes about that time he wore an 'A-Hole' costume on 'Sesame Street'

Ben Arnold
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Watch: Ryan Reynolds jokes about ‘A-hole’ Sesame Street costume

Ryan Reynolds has a habit of defiling the wholesome – whether it's the likes of classic family entertainment Jeopardy! or Golden Girls icon Betty White.

It seems we can now add Sesame Street to this expanding list of institutions that he has brought low with his filthy humour.

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The Canadian star of Deadpool appeared on the 4225th episode of the show, broadcast in November of 2010, post-Van Wilder, but pre-Green Lantern and very much pre-Deadpool.

Actor Ryan Reynolds poses on the red carpet during the premiere of "Deadpool 2" in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Ryan Reynolds at the premiere of Deadpool 2, 2018 (Credit: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)

He played the letter A in spoof sketch recalling the classic 80s show The A Team, alongside muppets Telly, Elmo and Abby.

You can watch the whole sketch here:

As you will note, Reynolds' face is pushed through a hole in the top of the A, and conforming entirely to type, he's discussed the matter with his customary subtlety on Twitter.

Many (many) others have chimed in...

It's all every bit as savoury as one would expect from Reynolds.

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Though he did show his softer side recently, when tweeting the recording he made for the final episode of the late Alex Trebek's iconic gameshow Jeopardy! (Trebek had a brief cameo in Reynolds' movie Free Guy).

“It’s an honour (and a little heartbreaking) to be with #AlexTrebek one last time on @Jeopardy,” he said.

Trebek died in November last year, following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

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