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Face Your Fears!
is a direct-to-video compilation from Sesame Street. In this video, Kermit the Frog and Grover show what some people are afraid of, and how they can handle it. Released in 1988


  • Prairie Dawn: Prairie Dawn and her friend Walter enter an old house. Walter says that it's a haunted house, but Prairie comforts him by saying it's just an old house. He gets scared by all of the spooky sounds he hears and Prairie has a explanation for all of them. When they spot a little mouse Prairie gets scared and runs away, while Walter tells the mouse not to be scared. (EKA: Episode 0298)
  • Grover Sketches: At night, Grover thinks he hears noises in the dark. When he sees a shadow on the wall, he cowers under the covers - but the shadow turns out to be his Mommy. (EKA: Episode 0677)
  • Ernie and Bert: Ernie is scared of a violent thunderstorm during the night, but Bert reassures him it won't last. To cope with his fears, Ernie imagines the lightning as flashes from Olivia's camera, and the thunderclaps are someone dropping something.
  • I'm Going to Get My Hair Cut (EKA: Episode 2847)
  • Cookie Monster sings "C is for Cookie" (EKA: Episode 0377)
  • Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit meets Little Miss Muffet, who sits on her water bed, eats crunchy granola, and is not afraid of the spider, who ends up chasing Kermit away. (EKA: Episode 0677)
  • Grover sings "I Whistle a Happy Tune" (First: Episode 0131)
  • Ernie and Bert explore an Egyptian pyramid. Bert is excited but Ernie is afraid. They see statues that look like them. Bert decides to explore a tunnel while Ernie looks at the statues, and then the Ernie statue starts tapping and talking to Ernie. But when Ernie calls Bert back to the room, the statue doesn't move. Ernie is scared until the statue starts singing Rubber Duckie with him. Bert doesn't believe Ernie, until he says "Bye-bye, statue," and the statue replies "Bye-bye!" and laughs... just like Ernie. (EKA: Episode 1706) (underscore added)
  • "Frazzle" (EKA: Episode 1157)
  • Super Grover: Young Willy Nilly is scared to get his hair cut. Super Grover tells Willy that haircuts are scary, but he must be brave. However, a barber shows them both that haircuts do not hurt, and soon they are no longer afraid of hair cuts. (EKA: Episode 0717)
  • Ernie and Bert sing "Imagination" using the street as background. (EKA: Episode 0713)
  • Kermit and Grover read the sponsors


  • Executive Producer: Jon Stone
  • Producer: Sonia Rosario
  • Directed by: Jon Stone
  • Segment Directors: Jim Henson, Robert Myhrum
  • Written by: Sara Compton
  • Segment Writers: David Axlerod, Jeff Moss, Ray Sipherd, Norman Stiles
  • Starring: Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets, with Caroll Spinney as Oscar the Grouch, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Martin P. Robinson, Kevin Clash, Pam Arciero, Cheryl Blaylock, Fran Brill. Jane Henson, Jim Kroupa, Brian Muehl, David Rudman, Caroly Wilcox, and Jim Henson
  • Songs by: David Axlerod, Christopher Cerf, Jeff Moss, Sam Pottle, Joe Raposo
  • Special Thanks to: Al Hyslop, Sharon Lerner, Emily Swenson, Leslie Raicer, Cher Jung

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