Sesame Street Lyrics Archive

Ernie And Bert


skit/cartoon Air For Sale that shady Salesman sells Ernie some air, classic skit


~~ All Dressed Up Bert desperately trying to teach kids how to dress!


skit/cartoon Bert and the Beanstalk a story you can read to your kids, was it a skit on the show?


skit/cartoon Bert Can't Sleep classic Bert and Ernie skit with Ernie turning on the radio etc.


sound byte alert! Bert's Blanket a heart-warming tale of where blankets come from, sung by the source!

Available as a full .mp3 file 4.8M


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Bert's Brother Bart classic skit where Bart comes to visit, and looks exactly like Bert

You can watch it online at YouTube


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Bert's Locked Out Ernie's locked Bert out of the apartment, but for a good reason

See the skit online at YouTube


~~ Bert's Love Song lotta love in Bert's heart ... how do you feel about oatmeal?


skit/cartoon Bert's Nap skit with Ernie and Bert, do you think Bert actually has a chance of napping?


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Bert and Ernie In Egypt classic with that dancing Egyptian statue getting down to "Rubber Duckie"

You can watch it online at YouTube


skit/cartoon Bert and Ernie and The Fan skit where Ernie turns on the fan and drives Bert nuts, as usual!


skit/cartoon Bert and Ernie's Blackout classic skit where the boys blow a fuse


skit/cartoon Bert and Ernie's Other Blackout skit where the whole street has a blackout


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Bert and Ernie Do The Laundry at least, they try to. Great skit!

See for yourself on YouTube


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Bert and Ernie and The Radio Knob Ernie and Bert skit where Ernie discovers the volume control ... on Bert!

Watch it on You Tube


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Bert and Ernie Have A Snack but Ernie seems to have more grape juice and pizza than Bert. Another classic skit.

See it on YouTube


~~ Breakfast Time Cookie Monster and Ernie discuss favorite breakfasts. "And a glass of cookie juice on the side!"


~~ But I Like You Bert and Ernie's duet of friendship.


skit/cartoon A Christmas Pageant Prairie Dawn Production where Bert plays the tree!


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! A Christmas Story heart-warming take on "The Gift Of The Magi" with Mr. Hooper, Ernie, and Bert.

See it in this clip on YouTube (after Keep Christmas With You (All Through The Year))


~~ Clink, Clack we're going WAY back for this goodie! Bert discovers a new sound and Ernie joins him in his song of joy about it. Classic.


skit/cartoon The Count Counts Five skit with The Count, Ernie, and a telephone


sound byte alert! Dance Myself To Sleep Ernie and His Tap Dancing Sheep!

Available as a full .mp3 file 2M


~~ Deck The Halls from "A Muppet Family Christmas"


~~ Deck The Halls Medley older version, another good sing-along tune for your family to try


sound byte alert! D (Dee Dee Dee) Ernie sings about a "dangerous dragon" and other D goodies.

Available as a small .mp3 file 460K
and you can watch it on YouTube


sound byte alert! Dance Myself To Sleep Ernie and His Tap Dancing Sheep!

Available as a full .mp3 file 2M
and you can see it online at YouTube


sound byte alert! Do De Rubber Duck Ernie's reggae tribute to his yellow buddy

Available as a full .mp3 file 2.7M
and see it online at YouTube


~~ Do You Like Me? Ernie just wants to know if Bert likes him ... you've been living together for over 30 years, I'm guessing he does!


sound byte alert! Doin' The Pigeon Bert's fave dance, wouldn't ya know!

Available as a full .mp3 file 5.8M ("Sesame Street Fever" version)
as a full .mp3 file 2M (original)
and see it yourself at YouTube


~~ D-U-C-K-I-E Ernie spells it out for the yellow guy


skit/cartoon Ernie And Bert And The Binoculars Bert doesn't like being watched while he's reading


skit/cartoon Ernie And Bert Share A Cookie well, sort of


skit/cartoon Ernie Borrows A Vacuum skit with Ernie and Herbert Birdsfoot


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Ernie Breaks The Cookie Jar where Bert ends up wearing a pot on his head! Ride 'em cowboy!

You can watch it online at YouTube


skit/cartoon Ernie Cleans Up The Apartment for a while at least


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Ernie Eats Cookies In Bed "Oooo, crumbs in my pajamas, Bert?"

Watch it on YouTube online


skit/cartoon Ernie The Fast Talker skit with Ernie warning Bert about his burnt toast


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Ernieís Fortune Cookie skit with Ernie and Cookie Monster's fortune telling machine, not complete

You can watch it online at YouTube


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Ernie's Ice Cream Cone where Ernie wants a very complicated ice cream cone

You can watch it online at YouTube


skit/cartoon Ernie Has A Banana In His Ear classic skit with Ernie and Bert and a banana


skit/cartoon Ernie Helps Bert With His Sneeze and takes off his nose to boot!


skit/cartoon picture(s) sound byte alert! Ernie's Picture Of Four Elephants that shady Salesman has something else to sell, will it fool Bert?

You can watch it online at YouTube


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Ernie Presents the Letter A with Cookie Monster's "help"

See it on YouTube (w/The Letter U)


skit/cartoon Ernie Presents the Letter Q again with Cookie Monster's so-called "help"


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Ernie Presents The Letter U with Ernie and ... oh, you know who!

See it on YouTube (w/The Letter A)


skit/cartoon Ernie Puts Away His Toys well, the red fire engine at least!


skit/cartoon Ernie Questions His Existence very deep skit where Ernie loses himself


skit/cartoon Ernie Takes A Bath classic skit with Ernie, Bert, an umbrella, a bowling ball ...


skit/cartoon Ernie Tries To Remember What He Forgot Ernie has a bath and forgets something


skit/cartoon Ernie Writes A Story classic skit where Bert ends up with a wastebasket on his head. I'm sensing a pattern here!


skit/cartoon Ernie Writes Another Story this one starts "A, B, C.." but I won't spoil it for you


~~ Everybody Wash you've eaten, you've slept, now ya gotta wash


skit/cartoon Four People Fooled with Ernie and a Newsboy


skit/cartoon The Four Seasons cute Prairie Dawn production number


~~ High, Middle, Low another good example of cooperation.


~~ The Honker Duckie Dinger Jamboree be careful when singing this one fast ;-)


sound byte alert! How Things Grow Farmer Ernie sings with his veggies

You can watch it online at YouTube


sound byte alert! I Don't Want To Live On The Moon Ernie's song confirming his love for home.

Ernie's original version available as a full .mp3 file 2M
Shawn Colvin and Ernie's version available as a short .mp3 file 422K
See Ernie's version on YouTube, along with the great duet with Aaron Neville and Ernie on YouTube
Also try here for guitar chords


~~ I Gotta Be Clean Bert's stirring tribute to cleanliness


sound byte alert! I Have A Little Plant and Ernie swears he hears her say (ding, ding) "Thank you!"

Watch it online at YouTube


~~ I Like To Sing Bert and Farley duet "I like to sing LOUD!"


~~ I Refuse to Sing Along Ernie and Bert duet, whether Bert likes it or not!


~~ I Think That It Is Wonderful classic tune where everyone chimes in on their favorite subjects


sound byte alert! I Want To Hold Your Ear Bert will hold anything to prove his love.

Available as a short .mp3 file 500K


~~ I Wish I Had A Friend To Play With Me poor Bert needs a buddy, preferably someone that loves argyle socks!


skit/cartoon I'll Bet I Can Make You Say This Word skit where Ernie tries to trick Bert ... with a twist!


~~ I'm Square Bert's a square but he doesn't care! "I love laundry, it's quiet and clean"


sound byte alert! Imagination the 70's Ernie version

Watch the version where Bert sings Ernie to sleep at YouTube


~~ "And I'd tip my hat, Imagine That!" Another Ernie imagination song, but more recent


~~ The Insects In Your Neighbourhood Ernie and his neighbourly bugs


skit/cartoon picture(s) sound byte alert! Jazzy Spies classic cartoon ending with the spies opening their coats to reveal the numbers 1-10; includes number 7 and 8 versions and a bonus Ernie and Bert skit

Available as a full .mp3 file 1.8M (Number 2), and a full .mp3 file 1.8M (Number 7)

- YouTube Video - #2
- YouTube Video - #4
- YouTube Video - #5
- YouTube Video - #6
- YouTube Video - #7
- YouTube Video - #8
- YouTube Video - #9
- YouTube Video - #10


sound byte alert! Just One Person Technically a Muppet song, really just a personal fave ... so sue me!

You can watch the lovely Muppet tribute to Jim Henson version online at YouTube


~~ "Keep The Park Clean For The Pigeons and they will say 'Thank Coo' to you!"


sound byte alert! "La La La Linoleum!" Great duet w/Ernie and Bert extolling the virtues of the letter L

Available as a full .mp3 file 1.7M
and you can see it on YouTube


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! Let's Make A Face one of those Prairie Dawn Productions, kind of a play, kind of a song, kinda classic!

Watch it on YouTube


~~ The Limerick Song (Come On and Sing Along with Me) A singalong that sends Oscar packing


~~ Lonesome Joan and stubborn, too! Ya gotta ask for help sometimes, Joan.


skit/cartoon Loud and Soft Ernie and Bert skit where Ernie discovers the volume control ... on Bert!


~~ Naptime Ernie and Bert duet, one wants to nap, one doesn't, as usual


sound byte alert! The National Association of 'W' Lovers "When you say W-W-W-W!"

You can watch it online at YouTube


~~ One And One Make Two Bert and Ernie harmonizing as only they can


sound byte alert! One Fine Face Ernie and Elmo duet, not that you don't have a lovely face as well!

Available as a full .mp3 file 2M


~~ Opening Sing-Along Theme a classic Ernie and Bert duet sung on one of the sing-along albums, "George Washington Bridge!" Thanks Robert!


sound byte alert! "Have you ever looked at a Paper Clip?" Bert's gotta sing about his thing for paper clips, to each their own!

Available as a full .mp3 file 1M


~~ Pat Pat Patty Pat silly song with lots of wiggle-wiggles and shake-shakes.


sound byte alert! Picture A World gets harder as we get older, but with Sesame Street's help I think we can all picture this world

Visit YouTube for a wonderful clip with Perry Como, Julie Andrews, and the Muppets


~~ Play Along even Mr. Hooper joins in the game ... *sniff* ...


sound byte alert! Put Down The Duckie Ernie can't play the sax 'till he drops that duck!

Available as a full .mp3 file 2M
and you can see it on YouTube


skit/cartoon The "R" Machine Ernie and Bert skit from the album "Sesame Street: Sings The Alphabet"


skit/cartoon sound byte alert! The Rhyming Game Ernie talks Bert into a game ... "Stop it, please!", "A dog has fleas!"

Watch it on YouTube


sound byte alert! Rubber Duckie Ernie's ode to his bathtime buddy

Available as a full .mp3 file 4M ("Sesame Street Fever" version)
Little Richard's version available as a full .mp3 file 2M
Ernie's original version available as a full .mp3 file 2M
and you can watch it on YouTube


~~ Share another one of those things we learned as children but seem to have forgotten as adults


sound byte alert! Six as in Bert's fave number, a duet with Ernie

Available as a full .mp3 file 2M


sound byte alert! Somebody Come And Play If you can watch this classic clip of a tiger trying to get his buddies to play with him and not start sniffling ... well then there's just no hope for ya!

Available as a full .mp3 file 1.3M (Joe Raposo vocal)

- YouTube Video - original w/orangutans
- YouTube Video - '90s version w/the snow leopards
- YouTube Video - Ernie

Try here for guitar chords


~~ Stick Out Your Hand and Say Hello Bert and Rick Moranis show an airplane full of people how friendships start


picture(s) sound byte alert! Subway "Buy a token now for a ride thatís super-wow on the subway!"

Available as a full .mp3 file 2M
and you can watch it online at YouTube


skit/cartoon picture(s) That's Love rehearsal for a Prairie Dawn production with Bert as Cupid


~~ That's What Friends Are For Ernie and Bert duet, "I don't mind if you like pigeons, if you like 'em, I don't mind it, that's what friends are for!"


sound byte alert! Things That I Remember beautiful testimonial to Ernie and Bert's enduring friendship

You can watch it online at YouTube


skit/cartoon Tiger Hunt classic album skit with Ernie and Mr. Tiger


sound byte alert! The Twelve Days Of Christmas classic muppet version of a holiday fave, great family singalong

Available as a full .mp3 file 4M


skit/cartoon The "U" Lecture with Ernie and Professor Hastings, who keeps nodding off


~~ Upside-Down World Ernie and Bert get all topsy-turvey, missing a couple of words


sound byte alert! What's The Name Of That Song? It goes la-de-da-de-dum! ... but we STILL don't know its name!

You can watch it online at YouTube


sound byte alert! When Bert's Not Here Ernie gets a little lonely, awww ...

See it on YouTube


SPECIAL When Muppets Cry not from the show, but a fan's beautiful tribute


sound byte alert! Would You Like To Buy An O? Classic from the early days, with Ernie being propositioned by an O dealer! Shameful.

Available as a full .mp3 file 1.7M
and you can watch it on YouTube




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