Ethyl Mermaid is an animated mermaid from the "Mermaids" episode of the Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures segment of Sesame Street, voiced by Stephanie D'Abruzzo. Ernie encounters her and they both play a game of tag. She decided to meet Bert, but Ethyl got tangled in some garbage on the way. Bert heard her pleas for help and came to save her. Ethyl's name is a parody of Ethel Merman.