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Topic: 2-Fer Jungle Cruise Commercial

Mon 3/1/2010 6:00p
Um, isn't the Elephant showering under the waterfall known as Bertha? If so, then why does she have a masculine voice in the commercial?
Mon 3/1/2010 6:02p
Oh I read something about that in the paper, she's been taking hormones.
Tue 3/2/2010 7:09a
Guess what? Not everyone who does something for Disney knows everything about Disney. Same goes for just about everything else. I mean, why does Elmo from Sesame Street have two different sets of parents? Was there a divorce?
Tue 3/2/2010 7:34a
Elmo has parents?
Tue 3/2/2010 8:54a
Of course he has parents. And while I saw a painting of his parents that look nothing like the real set he has, I've never seen them in actual puppet form.

I'd say that wasn't a case of someone not knowing about the previous set, but more along the lines of they decided to change what they look like at some point.
Lady Starlight
Tue 3/2/2010 9:01a
^what if its his Mom and Step dad or his Dad and Step Mom?? Maybe he has two sets of parents? Ohh the
Tue 3/2/2010 10:36a
Maybe he was adopted at infancy, then when he was a toddler and became famous, his birth parents wanted to come back into his life because they're money hungry, so sesame street had no choice but to include them in.
Tue 3/2/2010 10:39a
>...isn't the Elephant showering under the waterfall known as Bertha?<

I wonder if this is something official or if it's just what the JC skippers have come to call the character. I always thought the elephant was male, but I don't think anyone ever said it was one way or the other.
A Happy Haunt
Tue 3/2/2010 1:45p
I thought his name was "Little Squirt"? Maybe that's a WDW name.
Mon 3/8/2010 11:53p
The elephant's name was "Little Red", as in, "Little Red's O.K.!". Sorry, wrong park. Could the "Bertha" situation be an elaphantine version of "The Crying Game"? That was a Miramax film, wasn't it?

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