Ernie Presents the Letter A

skit performed by Ernie (Jim Henson) and Cookie Monster (Frank Oz)

(drum roll)

Announcer: Ernie Presents The Letter A

Ernie: And now we will study the letter A. Now, one word that begins with A, is apple. And this is an apple.

Cookie Monster: And this is Cookie Monster.

Ernie: Cookie Monster! What are you doing here?

Cookie Monster: Oh just hanging around.

Ernie: Hmmm .. well, do you know what to do with an apple?

Cookie Monster: Sure! Yum Yum Yum (devours apple) You eat it!

Ernie: You ate my apple!

Cookie Monster: Of course.

Ernie: *sigh*

Transcribed by Don Murphy

Originally released on the album

Ernie's Hits

Ernie's Hits (1975) Children's Records of America

and on the cassette

Bert & Ernie: Side By Side

Bert & Ernie: Side By Side (1981)
Golden Music