The ambassador, who also happens to be The Count himself, is a Sesame Street character. He is about three feet high with purple skin and fangs, and travels with three pet bats. In a running pun on his title of "Count", he has an obsessive habit of counting things.
Tracy Vetter stepped out of Nick's Cadillac and looked up at the huge building in front of her. It could almost be compared to a castle, not really in size but in design. Spires adorned the rooftop, and the yard was surrounded by a wrought-iron fence. The building itself was painted to look like granite, with black shutters and doors.
"This is the embassy?" Tracy mused. "It looks more like a castle out of an old horror movie."
"I am Count von Count," he said. "The Transylvanian ambassador, but you may call me The Count. I was formerly the ambassador to Sesame Street, but I was transferred.