|Plot||Bad Barney blackmails Big Bird. (repeat of 0723)|
|Air date||February 17, 1977|
|Season||Season 8 (1976-1977)|
|Sponsors||I, K, 4|
- Bad Barney blackmails Big Bird into doing his work after threatening to tell Willy the fruit vendor that Big Bird has stolen a zucchini.
- Muppet & Kid Moments: Herry Monster and John-John talk about the difference between "loud" and "soft". (EKA: Episode 0774)
- Ernie and Bert: Ernie has a piece of string on each finger, in order to remind himself that they're all out of string. (EKA: Episode 0355)
- Cartoon: The different varieties of cats.
- Cartoon: An elderly man discusses the letter K with a kitten, explaining how kittens are picked up by their mother by the scruff of their neck. A giant cat gives an example by picking up the man in this manner. (First: Episode 0040)
- Film: Footage of a Chinese noodle factory.
- Cartoon: A fisherboy catches all the letters of the alphabet and makes alphabet soup. (First: Episode 0004)
- Film: How potatoes get from the farm to the kitchen
- Cartoon: A fisherman becomes frustrated with all the seaweed he's catching instead of fish. To cure his woes, he removes the surrounding plant life, but still doesn't catch any fish. A clam informs him that by removing the fish food, he's disrupted the ecosystem. No food: no fish. (EKA: Episode 0851)
- Cartoon: Shorty reaches a water fountain with a stool.
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