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Ernie Impersonators

Picture Impersonator Notes
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Harvey Sesame Street sketch

Gordon arranges the features on an Anything Muppet until he resembles (and speaks like) Ernie.

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Cookie Monster Sesame Street sketch

Bert says that he's seen Ernie eating cookies. The culprit turns out to be Cookie Monster, disguised with Ernie's hair and shirt.

Herry Monster Sesame Street sketch

Grover sees Ernie sitting in his chair. He knows that it's Ernie, because he can see Ernie's shirt and Ernie's hair. Grover sneaks up to surprise "Ernie," who is revealed as Herry.

Bert Sesame Street sketch

Ernie imagines what life would be like if he and Bert had their characteristics switched around.

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Shola Lynch Sesame Street sketch

After he fools Shola into thinking she crushed his hand with a brick, Ernie re-enters the scene and tells her he was just kidding. He laughs his distinct laugh, and Shola copies him.

Katie Sesame Street sketch

Ernie and Katie talk about all the ways that they're the same. They conclude that they may as well be related to each other.

Jennifer Sesame Street sketch

Ernie and Jennifer talk about the ways in which they are same and different.

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Whatnot The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence

Bert dances with a woman that bears a striking resemblance to Ernie.

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Cookie Monster Sesame Street Magazine, October 1975

When Ernie goes missing in "A Trick for a Treat", Bert and Sherlock Hemlock set out a plate of oatmeal cookies to lure him back. Cookie Monster dresses up as Ernie and steals the cookies.

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Count von Count Sesame Street Magazine, April 1976

The Count stands in for Ernie in an April Fool's Day spread illustrated by Joe Mathieu.

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Jamal tries to trick Angela by doing poor imitations of Oscar and Ernie, then Big Bird by mouthing the words Big Bird recites from behind the wall.

Steve Schirripa Elmo's Christmas Countdown

The Sopranos star Steve Schirripa plays Ernie in The Bert and Ernie Christmas Special, opposite Tony Sirico as Bert.

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In a Sesamstrasse film, kids talk about their favorite characters. One boy mentions Ernie and dons a red, Ernie-esque nose.