It was the early days of Jim Henson's genius Muppets®. America - indeed, the world - was taken over with puppetmania. And in this fever, in the west Texas town of Abilene, Andy created Gerbert in 1976 as part of his youth group's puppet team.
Andy continued to develop ways of using Gerbert to help and entertain kids (and adults) including "Gerbert Goes to the Hospital" pediatric program. In time, Gerbert became an ACE Award-nominated, internationally broadcasted television series that TV GUIDE hailed as "one of the top ten preschool shows" (03/1994).
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