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Full Body Puppets/Costumes based on '''[[Grover]]''' that have been created for the various stage shows and public appearances.
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Walk-around costumed version of '''[[Grover]]''' created for stage and public appearances, including ''[[Sesame Street Live]]'' and [[Sesame Place]] (debuted in 1988) <ref>[http://books.google.ca/books?id=UmEEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA84&lpg=PA84&dq=%22Sesame+Place%22+neighborhood+1988&source=bl&ots=-ZyEVSEr2K&sig=ReMXnE1yY-zOfz9eDs-JarPpPcc&hl=en&ei=iUoRS_2vK5GhlAeX7ZSxAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CBwQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=%22Sesame%20Place%22%20neighborhood%201988&f=false 1988 Sesame Place ad]</ref> Furnished by [[VEE Corporation]].
   
This character debuted at ''[[Sesame Place]]'', in [[1988]].<ref>[http://books.google.ca/books?id=UmEEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA84&lpg=PA84&dq=%22Sesame+Place%22+neighborhood+1988&source=bl&ots=-ZyEVSEr2K&sig=ReMXnE1yY-zOfz9eDs-JarPpPcc&hl=en&ei=iUoRS_2vK5GhlAeX7ZSxAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CBwQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=%22Sesame%20Place%22%20neighborhood%201988&f=false 1988 Sesame Place ad]</ref>
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Grover also appears at [[SeaWorld]] Orlando, [[Busch Gardens]] Europe, Busch Gardens Africa, [[Universal Studios Japan]] (since 2003) and [[Universal Studios Singapore]].
   
 
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| [[File:SuperGroverSSL.jpg|250px]] || 1981 || ''[[Sesame Street Live]]'' ||
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| [[File:SuperGroverSSL.jpg|250px]]
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| 1981
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| ''[[Sesame Street Live]]''
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| [[File:BigBirdOscarGroverSSL.jpg|250px]] || 1983 || ''[[Sesame Street Live]]'' ||
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| [[File:BigBirdOscarGroverSSL.jpg|250px]]
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| 1983
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| ''[[Sesame Street Live]]''
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| [[Image:sesameplacegrover.jpg|250px]] || 2000s || [[Sesame Place]] walk-around ||
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| [[Image:sesameplacegrover.jpg|250px]]
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| 2000s
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| [[Sesame Place]] walk-around
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| [[Image:Sesameplace6.JPG|250px]] || ???? || [[Sesame Place]] walk-around || Darker blue, not as shaggy.
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| [[Image:Sesameplace6.JPG|250px]]
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| ????
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| [[Sesame Place]] walk-around
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| Darker blue, not as shaggy.
 
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| [[Image:Sgreadyforaction.jpg|250px]] || [[2005]] || ''[[Sesame Street Live]]'': ''[[Super Grover! Ready for Action!]]'' || The costume weighs 25 pounds.<ref>Josh McAuliffe, "[http://www.thetimes-tribune.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19344985&BRD=2185&PAG=461&dept_id=450444&rfi=6 Performer has fun bringing Grover to life in Sesame Street Live’s ‘Ready for Action’]", ''The Times-Tribune'' (Scranton, Pennsylvania), February 29, 2008.</ref>
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| [[Image:Sgreadyforaction.jpg|250px]]
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| [[2005]]
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| ''[[Sesame Street Live]]'': ''[[Super Grover! Ready for Action!]]''
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| The costume weighs 25 pounds.<ref>Josh McAuliffe, "[http://www.thetimes-tribune.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19344985&BRD=2185&PAG=461&dept_id=450444&rfi=6 Performer has fun bringing Grover to life in Sesame Street Live’s ‘Ready for Action’]", ''The Times-Tribune'' (Scranton, Pennsylvania), February 29, 2008.</ref>
 
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| [[Image:Sesame_Place_Super_Grover.jpg|250px]] || ???? || [[Sesame Place]] walk-around ||
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| [[Image:Sesame_Place_Super_Grover.jpg|250px]]
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| ????
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| [[Sesame Place]] walk-around
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| [[Image:Grover-Walk-Around-2009.jpg|250px]] || 2009 || [[Busch Gardens|Busch Gardens Europe]] walk-around || Rounder head, costumed.
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| [[Image:Grover-Walk-Around-2009.jpg|250px]]
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| 2009
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| [[Busch Gardens|Busch Gardens Europe]] walk-around
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| Rounder head, costumed.
 
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Latest revision as of 15:09, June 27, 2012

Walk-around costumed version of Grover created for stage and public appearances, including Sesame Street Live and Sesame Place (debuted in 1988) [1] Furnished by VEE Corporation.

Grover also appears at SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Europe, Busch Gardens Africa, Universal Studios Japan (since 2003) and Universal Studios Singapore.

Full Body Puppet/Costume Year Stage Production Notes
SuperGroverSSL 1981 Sesame Street Live
BigBirdOscarGroverSSL 1983 Sesame Street Live
Sesameplacegrover 2000s Sesame Place walk-around
Sesameplace6  ???? Sesame Place walk-around Darker blue, not as shaggy.
Sgreadyforaction 2005 Sesame Street Live: Super Grover! Ready for Action! The costume weighs 25 pounds.[2]
Sesame Place Super Grover  ???? Sesame Place walk-around
Grover-Walk-Around-2009 2009 Busch Gardens Europe walk-around Rounder head, costumed.

SourcesEdit

  1. 1988 Sesame Place ad
  2. Josh McAuliffe, "Performer has fun bringing Grover to life in Sesame Street Live’s ‘Ready for Action’", The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania), February 29, 2008.

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