Havin' Fun With Ernie and Bert VHS Cover
Havin' Fun With Ernie & Bert is a Sesame Street direct-to-video adaptation of the album of the same name in which Ernie, Bert, and their friends get together to play games and songs. This adaptation has re-recorded dialogue, and new Muppets. Released in 1987.


  • FRAME 1: Ernie and Bert say hello to the viewers and sing "Lots of Stuff" and their friends arrive. Once the song was over, Bert then introduces the number of the day.
  • CARTOON: Pinball Number Count: #2 (EKA: Episode 1056)
  • MUPPETS: Harvey Kneeslapper is bouncing on a pogo stick. He asks Mr. Johnson if he'd like to try it, and Mr. Johnson replies, "I'd love to!" Harvey then slaps a big number 2 on Mr. Johnson's chest. (EKA: Episode 0796)
  • FRAME 2: Big Bird, Ernie, Bert, and the rest of the gang sing "The Marching Song"
  • MUPPETS/CAST: Ernie and Bert sing "I Love a March" with the help of Olivia
  • FRAME 3: Ernie and Bert (blindfolded) play the listening game
  • FRAME 3, cont'd: Big Bird sings "Just Three Colors" to Oscar.
  • MUPPETS: Kermit the Frog sings "Bein' Green" (1970 version) (First: Episode 0087)
  • FRAME 4: Grover plays "Name That Animal"
  • MUPPETS: Sesame Street News Flash: Hey Diddle Diddle (EKA: Episode 0694)
  • FRAME 5: Big Bird and his friends sing "Y'all Fall Down" until everybody gets exhausted and needed a break. Ernie then introduces the letter of the day by showing a cookie.
  • MUPPETS: Cookie Monster sings "C is for Cookie" (EKA: Episode 0377)
  • CARTOON: Speech Balloon: C-Cat (First: Episode 0029)
  • CARTOON: Sand Animation: C-c (EKA: Episode 2123)
  • MUPPETS: Bert and Ernie sing "Clink, Clank" (Edited from The Flip Wilson Show)
  • FRAME 6: Ernie goes on a tiger hunt
  • CARTOON: Jazz #2 (First: Episode 0001)
  • FRAME 7: Oscar and his friends sing "SImple Song"
  • FRAME 7, cont'd: Herbert Birdsfoot reads "The Magic Cookie"
  • MUPPETS: Muppets Rhyme in School (EKA: Episode 2291)
  • CARTOON: Consonant: C - Cat, Artist: Bud Luckey (EKA: Episode 1141)
  • FRAME 8: Bert sings "Patty Pat Patty Pat"
  • MUPPETS: Grover looks closely at a body in front of the camera (EKA: Episode 2059)
  • FRAME 9: Ernie and Bert sing "The Drawing Song"
  • FRAME 9, cont'd: Ernie and Bert and their friends finsih their playtime as they sing "Put it Away", and they have to clean everything up. Then after everybody leaves, Bert and Ernie announce the sponsors.


  • Executive Producer: Jon Stone
  • Producer: Jim Henson
  • Directed by: Jon Stone
  • Segment Directors: Jim Henson, Tom Kiley, Robert Myhrum
  • Written by: Jerry Juhl
  • Segment Writers: Sonia Manzano, Jeff Moss, Ray Sipherd, Norman Stiles
  • Starring: Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets, with Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Martin P. Robinson, Kevin Clash, Fran Brill, Pam Arciero, Jane Henson, David Rudman. Caroly Wilcox, Bryant Young, and Jim Henson
  • Cast: Alaina Reed as Olivia
  • Special Guest: Flip Wilson
  • Songs by: Carol Hall, Jerry Juhl, Walt Kraemer, Sonia Manzano, Sam Pottle, Joe Raposo
  • Special Thanks to: Al Hyslop, Sharon Lerner, Emily Swenson, Leslie Raicer, Cher Jung

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