Muppet Wiki

Talk:Are Bert and Ernie named after characters from It's a Wonderful Life?

Back to page

31,004pages on
this wiki
Add New Page

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.


ATTENTION


TALK PAGES ARE NO LONGER USED


To discuss article changes, please use:


THE FORUM


If you see comments on this page, they remain for archive purposes.


Sesame newsletter

This is just a joke. But I wanted to park it here in case it comes up. Every Sesame Family Newsletter ends with a trivia note at the bottom. The one sent out on December 17, 2008 included the following:

True or false?

Ernie and Bert were named for the police officer and the taxicab driver in It's a Wonderful Life.

Answer: False. Sesame writers insist it's just a coincidence. Of course, we don't have to believe them.

Again, it's a joke. And possibly an attribution to the power of the meme. [1]Scott (talk) 23:19, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

And the same trivia question and response appear in Sesame Street Unpaved. --Minor muppetz 00:31, 18 December 2008 (UTC)

Bert

Iawl-credits

Just in case the "Burt" spelling comes up again. — Scott (talk) 19:09, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki