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Grover Goes Fishing
is a direct-to-video compilation featuring fishing related inserts from Sesame Street. In this video, Grover goes fishing with his friends Betty Lou, Zoe, Prairie Dawn, Wolfgang the Seal, Count von Count, and Cookie Monster. Grover will try his best to catch a fish. Released in 1997


  • Wish You Were Here: Big Bird goes fishing in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with his friends Colin and Marlee. It takes a while for him to catch one, but he finally does. (EKA: Episode 3445)
  • Wanda's friends beg her to stay in the water, but she'd rather explore land and be "A Fish Outta Water" (EKA: Episode 3357)
  • Cartoon: A fisherboy catches all the letters of the alphabet and makes alphabet soup. (First: Episode 0004)
  • A shark sings sings about his "Perfecty Pearl-White Teeth." (EKA: Episode 1446)
  • Big Bird sings "Admiral Bird", playing the role of the Admiral of the Navy. (EKA: Episode 0946)
  • Elmo and Seven Goldfish sing. (EKA: Episode 2734)
  • Anything Muppets sing Octopus' Garden (First: Episode 0019)
  • Bert and Ernie go fishing. Ernie catches fish by yelling "Heeeeere fishy, fishy, fishy!", and fish come flying to his boat. Bert tries it, but only catches a shark. (EKA: Episode 1707)
  • Ernie and Bert: Ernie keeps catching fish, and Bert doesn't, so Ernie tries moving to a different place on the boat, then not using bait, then just quitting. When Bert finally catches something, it is only a note that reads: "What happened to your friend?" (EKA: Episode 3199)
  • Ernie and Bert: Ernie wants to go outside and play catch, but Bert gets him interested in watching his goldfish (EKA: Episode 2488)
  • Kermit the Frog sings "Caribbean Amphibian" (EKA: Episode 2494)


  • Executive Producer: Nancy Kanter
  • Producer: Karin Young Shiel
  • Directed by: John Ferraro
  • Segment Directors: Ted May, Robert Myhrum, Emily Squires, Jon Stone
  • Written by: Judy Freudberg
  • Segment Writers: Tom Dunsmuir, Mark Saltzman, Nancy Sans, Belinda Ward
  • Starring: JIm Henson's Sesame Street Muppets, featuring Caroll Spinney as Big Bird, with Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson, Kevin Clash, Fran Brill, David Rudman, Pam Arciero, Lisa Buckley, Rick Lyon, Jim Martin, Noel MacNeal, Brian Meehl, Steve Whitmire, Caroly Wilcox, Mark Zeszotek, Richard Hunt, and Jim Henson
  • Songs by: David Axlerod, Cheryl Hardwick, Stephen Lawrence, Sam Pottle, Mark Saltzman, Nancy Sans, Ringo Starr, Belinda Ward
  • Production Designer: Victor DiNapoli
  • Music Director: Robby Merkin
  • Associate Director: Ken Diego
  • Technical Director: Ralph Mensch
  • Lighting Director: Bill Berner
  • Sound Effects: Dick Maitland
  • Audio: Blake Norton
  • Video: Tim Cereste
  • Camera: Frank Biondo, Dave Driscoll
  • Special Thanks to: Dulcy Singer, Marjorie Kalins, Cher Jung, Tim Carter, Becky Mancuso-Winding, Sharon Lerner

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