Muppet Wiki

Bert & Ernie's Word Play

Talk0
27,255pages on
this wiki

     

EBWP
Release Date: 2002
Produced by: Sony Wonder
Catalogue no. LVD 54180
Format: DVD
Discs: 1
Region: 1
ISBN
ASIN

Bert and Ernie's Word Play is a 2002 Sesame Street direct-to-video special in which Ernie and Bert put on a variety show to teach about words.

Releases

Picture Segment Description
EBWP01

EBWP02
FRAME 1
Prairie Dawn calls all the performers to get ready for the show. Bert worries that he’ll forget the words to the show, but Ernie has all the words in his bag and tells Bert that all he needs to worry about now is forgetting his dance steps.
EBWP03

EBWP04

EBWP05
FRAME 1 cont'd
After an announcer introduces the show, Ernie and Bert come on stage and present the first word – Fun. Ernie then mentions their pie-flying finale and introduce the pie-flying word – Go. He then explains that whenever the word is said, their guest Ho-Ho the Great Pie Guy will be hit with a pie from the pie-flying machine (which is powered by a egg-laying Chicken). Bert accidentally says the word and gets a pie to the face. Ernie then introduces some more words that start with G.
3977u
Film
G for go, girls, guitar, goldfish etc.
(EKA: Episode 3438)
RoadGO
Cartoon
The word "GO" races down the street. (new sound effects added)
(EKA: Episode 3428)
Tshirtsalesman2
Muppets
Kermit the Frog goes to a T-shirt shop, The Wonderful World of T-Shirts, to pick up another personalized "Kermit the Frog T-Shirt". However all the shirts have the wrong name (Kermit the Gorf, Kermit the Forg, and Kermit the Grof).
(EKA: Episode 2403)
New sound effects added
EBWP06

Grover.telegram-wordplay

EBWP07
FRAME 2
Prairie asks her assistant Benny if the props for the finale are ready. Benny asks the stagehands, Mo and Flo, who show him the balls, feathers and jam on the shelf. Just then, telegram delivery monster Grover arrives with a message from Ho-Ho, which he initially reads as “I CAN COME”, but then seems the message was stuck in the middle, covering the word “NOT”. Grover then leaves for his next gig (a singing act at a Bar Mitzvah), while Prairie accidentally slips on Flo’s banana peal and crashes into the props.
EBWP08
FRAME 2 cont'd
Elmo and Zoe arrive on stage, wearing boards that make the word COOKIE and introduce Cookie Monster.
OneLittleLetter
FRAME 2 cont'd
Cookie is about to sing a song about cookies, when he is told he’s singing about letters. He improvises and performs “One Little Letter”.
EBWP09
FRAME 2 cont'd
Bert and Ernie come back on stage and Bert has prepared a card of “material”, which gets huge laughs from the audience. Another word is brought on stage – GOAT. Ernie removes letters to make new words from it, including GO, which Bert once again says by accident and gets pied. The next acts the starts.
Song.IAmChicken
Muppets
"I Am Chicken"
(EKA: Episode 3055)
On-screen words added
ZerkelJake
Cartoon
A Zerkel named Jake demonstrates -ake words.
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 3714)
Shake
Animation
Shake / lake / bake / take / make
(EKA: Episode 3101)
4122aq
Cartoon
Soul A!
(EKA: Episode 3359)
EBWP10
FRAME 3
Mo and Flo hang a “Slippery” sign where they’re mopping. Benny brings Prairie the next audition for the final act – The Frosty Four, a penguin barbershop quartet. But, when they start to tap dance, they fail to notice the “Slippery” sign, slip all over the place and knock Prairie into the props again. They leave due to the slippery conditions.
EBWP11
FRAME 3 cont'd
Elmo and Zoe come back on stage to blend another word – STICKY, leading into the next act...
StickyTape
FRAME 3 cont'd
Zoe and Rosita sing "Sticky Tape."
EBWP12
FRAME 3 cont'd
Ernie and Bert present the next word - Amigo. Bert clearly sees “Go” in the word, but Ernie doesn’t realize it until Bert arranges it for him, signaling the chicken to toss two pies. The duo ducks and the pies hit Prairie Dawn instead. They nervously present the next act.
Song.ImABookwormBaby
Muppets
"I'm a Bookworm, Baby!"
(EKA: Episode 3035)
Introduction and closing cut
Mahnasesame2
Muppets
"Fat Cat"
(First: Episode 0536)
On-screen words and sound effects added
BillIrwin-open
Insert
"Professor Television" (Bill Irwin) tries to demonstrate open and closed, but his efforts backfire.
(EKA: Episode 3656)
Introduction cut and announcer's dialogue muted
EBWP13

EBWP14

EBWP15
FRAME 4 cont'd
A slew of animals are backstage, hoping to be the final act. However, they are all scared off by an off-key, opera-singing pig. Ernie, Bert and Elmo ask Prairie what the status is on the final act, as it’s time for it! Ernie shoves Bert on stage to keep the audience busy, but Bert struggles to tell one joke. The group overhears singing, which is coming from Mo and Flo, who used to have a singing act, until their third member (a high singer) moved. They all stare at Elmo...
Song.needtoread

EBWP16
FRAME 4 cont'd
Bert continues trying to tell his joke, and Ernie tells him about the final act – Mo, Flo and Elmo singing “Need to Read” After the song, everyone comes out for a bow.
EBWP17
FRAME 4 cont'd
An announcer presents the show’s sponsors (all the words mentioned in the show). Benny comes on stage and finds Ernie left his bag of words there and picks it up, remarking that now he can go, causing the chicken to send a pie toward the screen.
Pct2
Muppets
Bert, Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch sing about what they love: "Pigeons and Cookies and Trash."
Played during credits, edited

Credits

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki