Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird learns about how trees grow.
Air date December 22, 1976
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors L, U, 8
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
Bert's Purple Hand
  • David explains to Big Bird that it takes a long time for an acorn to become a tree.
  • Luis, Maria and David plant a tree to surprise Big Bird.
  • Ernie & BertBert can't go on a trip with Ernie because his hand has purple paint on it. Ernie puts a mitten on Bert's hand to cover it, but Bert still won't go because he looks silly wearing one mitten. So Ernie completes the outfit with another mitten, a hat, a scarf, and a sled. Ernie then reveals that they are going to the beach. (First: Episode 0386)
  • Film: A girl practices and becomes an accomplished piano player.
  • Cartoon: A boy passes by various signs before reaching the EXIT. (EKA: Episode 0833)
  • Song: "Look Around, Look Around", a song about seasons. (EKA: Episode 0600)


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