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Look up in the sky! It's a Bert! It's a Plane!
January 11, 2006 9:45 AM   Subscribe

The aerodynamic qualities of Bert's head. G-cluster rockets constructed out of vintage Muppet toys compete for glory in the semi-annual Evil Bert Rocket Race. (Video available from 2002, 2004, and 2005) And of course, when you're ready for it, you can make your own. (via PuppetVision)
posted by Robot Johnny (11 comments total)

 
Hey Burt!

Why do you have a rocket up ya ass?
posted by Mr Bluesky at 10:10 AM on January 11, 2006


This is, without a doubt, the coolest thing EVAR.
posted by Cyrano at 10:11 AM on January 11, 2006


What are you talking about, Ernie? I don't have a rocket up my AAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaassssssssss.
posted by eriko at 10:11 AM on January 11, 2006


That's awesome. I'd never noticed it before, but Bert does have that 'rocket' shape for his head.
posted by Godbert at 10:15 AM on January 11, 2006


Phat crazy props to Uncle Eriko.

...and remember kids, this is why we don't stick rockets up our..
posted by Mr Bluesky at 10:20 AM on January 11, 2006


Awesome
posted by caddis at 10:52 AM on January 11, 2006


Oh, this is wonderful. Thank you!
posted by brundlefly at 11:26 AM on January 11, 2006


Great title for this post, by the way. That's not a pun one gets to use very often.
posted by brundlefly at 11:27 AM on January 11, 2006


b-but, will any Berts get hurt? (No, I can't look)
posted by squashy wol at 11:35 AM on January 11, 2006


A shame they didn't have Osama Bert Landin'
posted by eriko at 12:09 PM on January 11, 2006


A shame they didn't have Osama Bert Landin'
posted by eriko at 3:09 PM EST on January 11 [!]


It will need a Chrysanthemum charge set to detonate at the apogee of flight.
posted by caddis at 12:22 PM on January 11, 2006


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