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"Piggy Poppins"

Mary Poppins is the name of a novel published in 1934 by P.L. Travers that launched a series of books about a magical English nanny. It is most popularly known as a 1964 Disney film starring Julie Andrews which introduced the nonsense word "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" into the vernacular.

References

  • In an Ask Oscar sketch, Oscar the Grouch states that "super-cali-fragile-istic-yucka-alidocious" is the longest grouch word.
  • In the special Julie on Sesame Street, Ernie and Bert spot Andrews out on the street and try to remember where they've seen her. They recall her being from a movie about an "English girl" and "the umbrella over the rooftop," but Ernie ends up guessing Mary, Queen of Scots.
  • In Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet, after Danvers expresses concern about whether Gonzo will still want him in their act if he gets turned back into a normal sixth-grader, Gonzo reassures him by stating "I don't care if you come back as Mary Poppins!" Fozzie then comments, "Oh I love Mary Poppins!"

Connections

  • Julie Andrews played Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Emily Blunt played Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
  • Daws Butler voiced a turtle and a penguin in Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Jonathan Freeman was a replacement as Admiral Boom and the bank chairman in the Broadway musical (from April 2012 to 2013)
  • Louise Gold played Miss Andrew in the London West End production
  • Rob Marshall directed, co-wrote, and produced Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
  • Sean McCourt originated the roles of Von Hussler and Jack-in-the-Box in the 2006 Broadway production (and understudied Mr. Banks and others)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda played Jack in Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
  • Cass Morgan originated the role of the Bird Woman in the 2006 Broadway production
  • Richard M. Sherman co-wrote the songs in Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Meryl Streep played Topsy Poppins, Mary Poppins' cousin in Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
  • Dick Van Dyke played Bert and Mr. Dawes Sr. in Mary Poppins (1964) and Mr. Dawes Jr. in Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
  • David Warner played Admiral Boom in Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

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