The setting is in a small street in a city where children and furry puppet monsters learn about numbers, the alphabet and other pre-school subjects taught in commercial spots, songs and games. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
It has been generally believed that Bert and Ernie were named after the police officer and taxi cab driver in It's a Wonderful Life
(1946). However, series writer Jon Stone
denied this, maintaining that it was only a coincidence. He commented that he and Jim Henson
were studying the prototype puppets and decided that one looked like an Ernie and the other looked like a Bert. See more
During the "Remembering Game" sketch, when Cookie Monster calls "Number 4", a stagehand's arm is visible reaching behind the game board at the bottom right of the screen. See more
Cookie Monster thief, not liar.
Most episodes aired from 1969 to the 2000s do not have complete closing credits; ending credits usually appeared at the end of the Friday installment, or when another weekday episode ran short. See more
Referenced in Morning Glory
THE MONSTER IN THE MIRROR (WUBBA WUBBA WUBBA)
Performed by Grover (Frank Oz
Words by Norman Stiles
Music by Christopher Cerf
© 1989 See more