Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird rides the subway
repeat of 1139
Air date March 12, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors M, N, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
Song.subway
  • David describes the subway to Big Bird, who goes on a subway ride for the first time.
  • Cartoon: A girl shows how good she is at drawing buildings. (EKA: Episode 0858)
  • Song: "I'm Your Friend, You're My Friend," with film of kids playing.
  • Herry Monster asks the kids at home to do simple exercises with him like moving eyebrows, touching toes with fingers, and running in place. (EKA: Episode 0808)
  • Film: In a classroom, kids learn the musical scales through various exercises.
  • Luis misses the subway because the man in the token booth doesn't understand him.
  • Cartoon: Thelma Thumb - A beehive is disturbing a little girl in her treehouse, so Thelma convinces the bees to move their hive to another tree surrounded by flowers.
  • Oscar goes to the subway station to listen to the noise.
  • While riding on the subway, the children describe to Bob what they see as they look out through the train's front window.
  • Cartoon: A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion. (EKA: Episode 1102)
  • Ernie gets a new set of drums.
  • Big Bird returns to Sesame Street from the subway station in a unique way - through a tunnel.


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