|Plot||Big Bird tries to run away|
|Air date||May 2, 1978|
|Season||Season 9 (1977-1978)|
|Sponsors||G, H, 2|
- Song: "It's Your Body"
- Cartoon: "Why Bears Smile" - a story of a bear who learned which body part to cover when sneezing. (Artist: Bruce Cayard)
- Film: A girl is given an eye examination at a doctor's office.
- Ernie and Bert: Ernie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises. (First: Episode 0277)
- Big Bird feels so badly about making a mess that he wants to run away.
- Story: Maria tells the story of "The King's Picnic". Everybody brings the same thing to the King's picnic, which is a huge failure. The King then asks people to bring different things. (EKA: Episode 0673)
- Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and a witch – they're all confused about who they are and what holidays they belong in. (EKA: Episode 0777)
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