The San Francisco Chronicle.
Bert and Ernie
Teeny Little Super Guy. It's fine that he feels they are. Sesame Street Live performer Taylor Morgan said in an interview that "I just kind of try to think like a six year old or a seven year old, because that's how old Bert is. The original idea was to show that even though two people can have totally different characteristics, they can still be good friends. But why that question? Bert and Ernie live together in an apartment located in the basement of Sesame Street.
Bert knows what has happened, and tries to tell Ernie that his ice cubes melted because of the electric blanket, but Ernie takes this to mean that a fish from the ocean came into the apartment and melted his ice cubes, and vows to find the non-existent fish that melted them, leading Bert, just after Ernie has run out of their apartment after the fish, to murmur sardonically, "Go get him, Ernie. Retrieved September 18, Kennedy to those of Jack the Ripper. No, Bert and Ernie aren't gay — they're 'best friends. This could allude to the fact Bert and Ernie have not aged in all the years that Sesame Street has aired.