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 <email@example.com>
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
In a lot of times you can see the strings of the puppets that are being used by the puppeteers. See more
Cookie Monster thief, not liar.
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
Referenced in Dunston Checks In
Performed by Captain Vegetable with Eddie and Andy
©1983 See more