Each sketch focused on such topics as crimedrug abuse and Friday the 13th. When he shows the ice cubes to Bert, he finds out that they have melted into water. This skit became popular that it resulted in more skits called "Popo Club" featuring Unknown No. The puppets had no nose, one eye each, and swapped hairstyles. Muppets portal Fictional characters portal.
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Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay
June Learn how and when to remove this template message. The original idea was to show that even though two people can have totally different characteristics, they can still be good friends. This could allude to the fact Bert and Ernie have not aged in all the years that Sesame Street has aired. Retrieved September 18, The German comedy sketch series Freitag Nacht News had a recurring sketch called Bernie und Ert created by Attik Kargar, who performed the puppets and supplied the voice of Bernie. When he shows the ice cubes to Bert, he finds out that they have melted into water.
Jerry Juhla writer on many Henson projects, said that the film did not influence the creation of these two Muppets: Why the need to define people as only gay? This page was last edited on 12 Februaryat Ernie was originally performed by Jim Henson. No, Bert and Ernie aren't gay — they're 'best friends.