Ernie & Bert Märchensongs ("Ernie & Bert Fairy Tale Songs") is a Sesamstrasse mini-series, airing as "Sesamstraße präsentiert" ("Sesame Street presents").
Nine segments, at 4:30 length each, aired on KI.KA beginning on December 13, 2011. The segments star Ernie and Bert in classic fairy tales, often in drag, with some help from Sesamstrasse friends and stock animal characters (including Finchen and Wolf). Each segment features a new original song.
The segments started to air as part of the regular Sesamstrasse episodes in February 2012.
- Rapunzel (December 13, 2011)
- The Wolf and the Two Young Goats (December 14, 2011)
- Little Red Riding Hood (December 15, 2011)
- The Frog Prince (December 16, 2011)
- Cinderella (December 17, 2011)
- Sleeping Beauty (December 18, 2011)
- The Princess and the Duck (December 21, 2011)
- Rumpelstiltskin (December 22, 2011)
- Snow White (December 23, 2011; with Burkhard Schmeer as the mirror)
- Martin Paas as Ernie
- Carsten Morar-Haffke as Bert
- Andrea Bongers as Finchen, Pig, Caterpillar
- Martin Reinl as Wolf, Squirrel, Vegetables
- NDR site (full videos available for a limited time)