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>
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In 2004, Cookie Monster revealed that, before trying cookies for the first time, his name was Sid. See more
During the final stanza of the Anything Muppets' song "J Friends", when the four Muppets jump up at the line "Let's jump with Jane", the hair and forehead of Muppet performer Frank Oz
are briefly visible at the bottom of the screen. See more
[Ernie is having Bert's head traced on the screen, unbeknownst to Bert who can't move and doesn't understand why
Okay, here is Bert's eye.
[His left eye is traced
And here is Bert's other eye.
[His other eye is traced
And the eyes are what you see with, right Bert?
[Bert starts to say something, but is cut off immediately by Ernie
Don't say anything, Bert.
The episodes that originally aired on a Friday somewhere between 1969 and 2000 had an additional message in the funding credits saying "Recorded at Reeves Teletape III" until 1987. Starting around the 18th season of the show, the message then said, "Facilities by Unitel Video, Inc." See more
Performed by Ernie, with Bert, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Herbert Birdsfoot, Prarie Dawn and Grover
©1973 See more