Walk-around version of Ernie created for public appearances, including Sesame Street Live and Sesame Place. Ernie first appeared in walk-around form in the Ice Follies in 1974. Ernie made his debut at Sesame Place in 1983, and also appears at the park's Mexican counterpart Parque Plaza Sésamo.
Outside of Sesame Place, Ernie also appears at SeaWorld parks, Busch Gardens, Beaches Resorts (since 2005), Universal Studios Japan, PortAventura, Universal Studios Singapore, and Selva Mágica. Ernie also appeared at the now defunct Tokyo Sesame Place and La Feria de Chapultepec, and formerly appeared at Hopi Hari in Brazil and Sea World in Queensland, Australia.
Ice Follies (1974-80)
Ernie as he appeared in the Ice Follies. Fabricated by the Muppet Workshop.
Muppet Workshop (1980s)
Ernie as he appeared in Sesame Street Live and Sesame Place during the 1980s. Fabricated by the Muppet Workshop.
VStar & Animax (Current)