It’s a Jolly Holiday with Bert: An Appreciation Post

Whether he’s a one-man band, sidewalk chalk artist, chimney sweep, or kite seller, Bert from Mary Poppins is a happy-go-lucky guy we can’t help but love. He’s just the person you’d want to have around when you need a laugh or advice. Since we love Bert so much, we wanted to take a moment and share all the reasons why he’s so great:

 

He’s quite talented.

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Not only does he hold down various jobs, he’s a talented artist, impressionist, singer, and dancer. He truly is a jack-of-all-trades.

 

He thinks outside the box.

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On their Jolly Holiday, Bert takes Mary Poppins to tea served by penguins. If that’s not imaginative, we don’t know what is.

 

He’s got a great sense of fashion.

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Look at how dapper he is in that striped jacket and blue bowtie WITH MATCHING SOCKS. We appreciate a guy who matches his bowtie to his socks.

 

He puts others first.

Mary Poppins

Remember when he saved that adorable fox from the hunt? Bert really is a stand up guy.

 

He’s always dancing through life.

Mary Poppins

Bert never needs a reason, and never needs a rhyme, to step in time.

 

He’s just a ray of sunshine.

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Look at that face. That is the face of happiness.

 

He’s great at cheering people up.

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When Jane and Michael run away after they visit the bank, Bert was there to lift their spirits.

 

He’s a true gentleman.

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Even Mary Poppins calls him a diamond in the rough, and we wholeheartedly agree.

 

What’s your favorite thing about Bert?

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