Mr. Johnson goes everywhere in Sesame Street but always meets and gets harassed by Grover who has dozens of jobs in Sesame Street because Grover has a job license and he drives him crazy wherever he goes. He was performed by the late Jerry Nelson, but was later performed by Matt Vogel.

Synopsis

In the restaurant sketches, Mr. Johnson goes to Charlie's Restaurant, which is a table service restaurant that he visits on a regular basis. Johnson is a nice and pleasant fellow, but can still be a bit impatient. He is usually in a hurry and has no time to wait, while Grover, the waiter, torments and harasses Mr. Johnson with his antics and mistakes. As a result, Mr. Johnson is eventually turned into the angry victim. However, in earlier sketches, Mr. Johnson and Grover's roles were switched, Johnson was calmer and Grover was usually the one who would get annoyed. Sketches typically end with Mr. Johnson either walking away in a huff, getting hurt, or fainting (which he does most of the time) out of frustration and annoyance. Despite the fact that Grover ruins his dining experiences, Mr. Johnson always goes back to Charlie's (he even says to himself and when he sees Grover as a Waiter, "Why do I keep coming back to this place?").

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