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Grover (Character)
from "Sesame Street" (1969)

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Five Sesame Street Stories (1985) (V)
Super Grover: Remember this, kids, it is very important. Even if your mommy makes you a super hero costume, do not attempt to do any of these things, especially flying. Because you cannot do it. You do not have super powers. Because there is only one Super Grover. And that is me.

[first lines]
Announcer: He zooms through the sky smarter than a speeding bullet, furrier than a power locomotive, able to leap tall sandwiches in a single bound.
Super Grover: Oh my goodness!
Citizen #1: Look, up in the sky.
Citizen #2: It's an eggplant!
Citizen #3: It's a meatball!
Citizen #1: It's...
Super Grover: It is I! Super Grover! And I am cute, too!

Grover's Mommy: Well, Grover, I have finished your costume. Just in time for Halloween. I hope you like it.
Grover: Why, Mommy. It is a super hero costume! Oh, just what I always wanted!

Big Bird: Is Oscar still playing his violin, Grover?
Super Grover: No. He has stopped.
Big Bird: Then why are you still making that horrible face?
Super Grover: My super-hearing tells me that Oscar has stopped practicing his violin. But my keenly developed sense of super-smell tells me that Oscar has just... cooked his dinner! It smells like old socks with sardine sauce. Yecch!

Big Bird: What's the matter, Super Grover? That's a horrible face you're making.
Super Grover: Aha! It is Oscar. My super-hearing tells me that-oh, no-he has started practicing his violin. Oooow!


Sesame Street, Special (1988) (TV)
[Grover has just accidentally spilled food he was serving again]
Restaurant Customer: Oh I don't believe this. Look here, I'm very hungry. Do you think there is any chance you could bring me a Numero Dos without dropping it on the floor?
Grover Monster: Where there is life, there is hope.
Restaurant Customer: Just bring me a Numero Dos.

Restaurant Customer: Wait, wait, just hold it. Just hold it right there. If you're gonna start dancing again, just put the tray DOWN so you don't spill it please!
Grover Monster: Why, sir, what a spiffy idea. Uh... I'll put it down here beside the Tres and Quatro so it will not be too lonely.
Restaurant Customer: Fine.

Grover Monster: [singing] Granada! Granada Cadiz Sevilla, where butter is called mantequilla / You're treated so fine, when you come in to dine / I'm always delighted to see ya. Ole! Ole! Ole! Ole!

Grover Monster: Here you are, sir, the specialty of the house.
Restaurant Customer: At last.
Grover Monster: Numero Uno...
[takes lid off tray to reveal the Number One surrounded by French fries]
Grover Monster: The number one.
Restaurant Customer: Oh no!
Grover Monster: Bon appetito. That is Spanish for "enjoy"
[customer falls over in his chair and faints]


Follow That Bird (1985)
Miss Finch: Come on, Big Bird, you don't want to miss your plane.
Maria: Just a minute. Give me a big hug, Big Bird.
[they embrace]
Maria: Don't forget to write.
Big Bird: I won't, Maria.
Count: Don't forget to count, Big Bird!
Big Bird: Okay, Count.
Bob: And don't forget to dress warmly, okay, Big Bird?
Big Bird: I've got my muffler, Bob.
Grover: Don't forget to breathe! In and out!
Big Bird: I always do, Grover.
[Linda signs something to Big Bird]
Big Bird: I'll read every day.
Cookie Monster: Don't forget to eat, Big Bird!
Big Bird: I won't, Cookie Monster.
[Oscar comes slowly out of his trash can]
Big Bird: Well, goodbye, Oscar.
Oscar the Grouch: [surprised] What? Why, that's the nicest thing you've ever said to me.

Newscaster: This news just in, concerning a 6-year-old runaway. The runaway is an eight-foot yellow bird who answers to the name Big Bird.
Grover: Did you say Big Bird?
Newscaster: That's right, Big Bird. He left his nest in Ocean View, Illinois last night, and is reportedly heading east for a place called Sesaim Street.
Grover: Sesaim Street?
Newscaster: [after hearing corrections from someone off-camera] Sesame Street. Sorry.
Grover: Oh!
Newscaster: Here now with the report is our correspondent, Kermit the Frog.
Kermit the Frog: [to someone else] Okay. Here's one. Why does the chicken NOT cross the road? 'Cause it's chicken. Get it?
[he laughs, then turns to the camera, as he's on]
Kermit the Frog: Oh, hi-ho! Kermit the Frog here in Ocean View, Illinois, with the thank you note Big Bird left saying he was running back to Sesame Street. The note reads: "Dear Dodos, you are a very nice family. Thanks for everything, but I'm walking back to Sesame Street. I should be there in three hours, since it took two hours to fly here. So if anyone calls, you know where to reach me. Love, Big Bird." And here is the family that he left, the Dodos.
Daddy Dodo: Oh, are we on television?
Kermit the Frog: Um, yes, you are.
Mommy Dodo: Let's go inside and watch!
Kermit the Frog: Uh, now who'd run away from a family like that?

Grover: [lands in the Volkswagen] This is not Big Bird! You are imposters!


"Scrubs: My ABC's (#8.5)" (2009)
Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian: Will you stop teasing my beard? Chicks dig the extra fuzz.
Grover: Tell me about it. And you've only got it in 2% of your body. Hey, what's up, everybody! Can I get a high four?
Dr. Todd Quinlan: Coming at ya!
Grover: Near...
[Todd high-fives Grover so hard he flies across the room and into a wall]
Grover: ... Far.
[Faints]
Dr. Todd Quinlan: Grover five.


Big Bird in China (1983) (TV)
Big Bird: We're off to find the Phoenix!
Grover: I thought Phoenix was in Arizona.


"Sesame Street: Linda Gets the Closed Caption Decoder (#21.67)" (1990)
Grover: The best way to take care of your teeth is to see your tooth doctor.
Kermit the Frog: Grover, They are also known as a dentist!
Tall Orange Anything Muppet dentist: Ah, Yes! Open wide, Please!
Kermit the Frog: Yes!
Tall Orange Anything Muppet dentist: [as he checks Kermit's false teeth] Hm- Hmm! Oh, Yes! Good healthy teeth!
Kermit the Frog: Thank you, But they are not mine!
Tall Orange Anything Muppet dentist: Sure, Buddy!
Kermit the Frog: He likes your teeth, Grover.
Grover: And another to way to take care your teeth is to eat crunchy things like a banana!
Kermit the Frog: Grover, Bananas are not crunchy!
Grover: Then what do we eat that's crunchy.
Kermit the Frog: Maybe, something like carrots?
Grover: Okay, And another way we take care of our teeth is to clean with a toothcomb.
Kermit the Frog: Grover, That's a toothbrush! A toothbrush! Not a toothcomb.


A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) (TV)
Robin: Speaking of presents, Grover, I'd like you to have this Fraggle pebble.
[gives the Fraggle pebble to Grover]
Grover: [gasps in astonishment as he accepts the pebble] This Fraggle pebble here is for *me*? Oh, I just love Christmas!