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[[Image:SS-Pingling.jpg|thumb|300px|''Sesame Street'' parody poster]]
 
[[Image:SS-Pingling.jpg|thumb|300px|''Sesame Street'' parody poster]]
   
'''Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus''' was founded in 1919 with the merging of the [[Circus|circuses]] owned by P. T. Barnum, James Anthony Bailey, and the Ringling Brothers. It is often touted as "The Greatest Show on Earth", and still tours (with two individual troupes) today.
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'''Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus''' was founded in 1919 with the merging of the [[Circus|circuses]] owned by P. T. Barnum, James Anthony Bailey, and the Ringling Brothers. It is often touted as "The Greatest Show on Earth", and still tours (with two individual troupes) today.
   
 
The Muppets have featured the circus on several occasions.
 
The Muppets have featured the circus on several occasions.
   
*In the [[Muppet Magazine issue 4|Fall 1983]] issue of ''[[Muppet Magazine]]'', [[Kermit the Frog|Kermit]], [[Robin]], [[Miss Piggy]], [[Fozzie Bear|Fozzie]], [[Gonzo]] and [[Animal]] visit the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
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*In the [[Muppet Magazine issue 4|Fall 1983]] issue of ''[[Muppet Magazine]]'', [[Kermit the Frog|Kermit]], [[Robin]], [[Miss Piggy]], [[Fozzie Bear|Fozzie]], [[Gonzo]] and [[Animal]] visit the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
   
*In a ''[[Sesame Street]]'' video segment, David Larible, a clown from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, appears with his daughter.
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*In a ''[[Sesame Street]]'' video segment, [[David Larible]], a clown from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, appears with his daughter.
   
 
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==References==

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was founded in 1919 with the merging of the circuses owned by P. T. Barnum, James Anthony Bailey, and the Ringling Brothers. It is often touted as "The Greatest Show on Earth", and still tours (with two individual troupes) today.

The Muppets have featured the circus on several occasions.

  • In a Sesame Street video segment, David Larible, a clown from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, appears with his daughter.

References

  • In a Sesame Street sketch where Ernie sets up an apple stand, a poster on the fence behind him advertises the "Pingling Bros. and Parnum & Pailey Circus."

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