|Plot||Big Bird and his tonsils|
|Air date||March 2, 1979|
|Season||Season 10 (1978-1979)|
|Sponsors||T, U, 7|
- Maria and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood" about the motorperson and telephone repairman.
- Big Bird has tonsillitis.
- Big Bird visits the hospital to get his tonsils removed.
- Cookie Monster and Kermit: Luis and Cookie Monster pretend that a banana is a musical instrument and trick Kermit. (EKA: Episode 1156)
- Big Bird recuperates from his operation.
- Ernie tries to teach a hungry Cookie Monster to use his knife, fork, and spoon. (First: Episode 0134)
- Big Bird returns home from the hospital.
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