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Sesame Street Season 47 Episode 4728 - Bert and Ernie Make a Movie

Discussion in 'Season 47' started by Phillip, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Episode 4728 - Bert and Ernie Make a Movie
    HBO Premiere: Saturday July 15, 2017

    Ernie and Elmo help Bert tap into his imagination as he acts out different scenes for a movie.

    This episode features a street story from Season 44, a new Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures ("Donnie Quixote") and a new Elmo's World ("Books").

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    If you saw "Bert and Ernie Make a Movie" please like this post and share your thoughts below.
     
  2. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Even though E&B's presence has diminished, when they do get the spotlight, they get a lot of it. Not only with the street story and new open and closings, but the return of "Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures," an unaired one even!

    The animation in that storytelling 'toon was very good. But the tacked on letter thing at the end...
     
  3. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    The bookends with Elmo and Ernie were fun. It was great to see a new episode of Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures. Bert's bit in the new EW is the most dialogue any Muppet other than Elmo has had on the new EW so far.
     
  4. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I missed it because I was at a family reunion.
     
  5. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    You see! That's why I never go to those things!
     
  6. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Family gets in the way of Muppets every time.
     
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  7. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    This episode will be rerun on HBO this Saturday. Be sure to check it out.
     
  8. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    If my aunt and uncle have HBO at their house, because I'm house and petsitting for them this weekend.
     
  9. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    Well, do you have HBO subchannels or just HBO? Because HBO Family will show it on Monday at 8 AM.
     
  10. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I have subchannels as well, but I could probably just as easily catch up On Demand, I just need to remember to do that.
     
  11. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    Cool.
     
  12. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    So if you were able to catch this episode recently, could you share your thoughts?
     
  13. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Well . . . it was fun to see Ernie and Bert in a street story again, and while I like the idea of the concept of them trying to make a movie, I felt the execution of the overall story was rushed and repetitive. It was amusing to see how Bert was apparently so inexperienced at imagination that he didn't know how to pretend to be a cowboy (which I found odd, given it was heavily implied in an old school insert that he likes playing cowboy) or a pirate. Nice little mythology gag of Elmo using his old EW camcorder to film the movie, but modifying it to make it look more like a more contemporary handycam.
     
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