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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird hosts "The Big Bird Show"
Air date November 28, 1988
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Sponsors G, R, 9
Syndication
Releases

2491

Picture Segment Description
2293a

2293b
Insert
Big Bird and Snuffy pretend to explore Sesame Street. They encounter some native Sesame Streetians speaking Sesamese and attempt to communicate with them and learn their customs.
(EKA: Episode 2293)
R-Rhinobox-2
Cartoon
R for rhinoceros, raquet, robot
2096s
Film
Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 2096)
Song.itsfunny
Muppets
"It's Funny"
(EKA: Episode 1116)
Cap006
Animation
2 houses plus 3 houses equal 5.
(EKA: Episode 1103)
Cap007
Muppets / Celebrity
Oscar and Andrea Martin talk about being angry.
Itsagiraffe
Animation
It's a giraffe
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2238)
Cap008
Insert
Three of these kids are wearing winter gear in the cold, but one is not.
(EKA: Episode 0973)
BlueGorilla
Cartoon
G for Gorilla
Cap009
Film
A flock of sheep crosses the river
GroverElevatorFrontandBack
Muppets
Grover the Elevator Operator demonstrates front and back by telling the passengers on his elevator where to stand.
(EKA: Episode 0330)
Korty.School
Cartoon
A little boy asks his big brother questions about what happens at school.
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 2159)
Film.Were5
Film
Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
Cap010
Cartoon
Two men try to go over a very steep hill.
(EKA: Episode 2390)
1736e
Insert
In his room, Bob gives the Two-Headed Monster a singing lesson: singing "Sing."
(EKA: Episode 1736)
2125u
Cartoon
The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue".
(EKA: Episode 0852)
Blackout
Muppets
Ernie notices that none of the lampposts are on, and the lights won't turn on. Bert says that there is a blackout, but has to repeat himself when Ernie suggests they watch TV, play a record, and listen to the radio. Ernie decides to call someone to see if anybody else knows about it. He calls Oscar the Grouch, who grouchily asks who's calling and threatens to "see to it that you don't sleep for a week." Ernie says "It's Bert" and hangs up.
(EKA: Episode 0701)
1706i2
Film
Sounds in the House #1
(EKA: Episode 1706)
Spacenumbers.9
Animation
Counting 1-9 in Spanish
Cmamsharecookie
Muppets
Cookie Monster is about to eat a cookie when a sad-looking girl approaches and stares at him. He tries to eat the cookie, but can't do it. He breaks it in half and shares it with the girl. He eats his half. When the girl eats hers, she does so just like him.
(EKA: Episode 0730)
Monster.frontback
Cartoon
Dr. Frankenstein makes sure his monster knows about front and back.
Cap011

Cap012
SCENE 1
Big Bird welcomes the audience to "The Big Bird Show" and he brings on "The Story of the Salesman", with Gordon as the shopkeeper and himself as the salesman.
Cartoon.Potuses
Cartoon
Two kids find different uses for a cooking pot.
(EKA: Episode 0825)
LeftyAlphabet
Muppets
Lefty's boss makes sure he knows the alphabet.
(EKA: Episode 0261)
ChairSIT
Cartoon
A chair displays the word SIT, and a beast sits on him.
(EKA: Episode 2275)
Fivedancerssubtract
Film
Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left.
(EKA: Episode 0761)
Cap014

Cap015
SCENE 2
(insert)
Big Bird brings on Hoots the Owl and his Birdland Band with a story about leaves, with the kids as the leaves. The last words in the song are, "Here comes the news!"
Ssnews.cinderdress
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash
Cinderella's Fairy Godmother tries to make a beautiful ball dress appear on Cinderella without success: it ends up on Kermit instead.
WillyWimpleWater
Cartoon
Willy Wimple went a-boatin' and polluted the river.
(EKA: Episode 1139)
LuisLinda.COLD
Cast
Luis and Linda assemble the word COLD, and it snows.
OldWoman9
Cartoon
The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0598)
Song.ilovebeingapig
Song
"I Love Being a Pig" (Live-action version)
(EKA: Episode 0844)
Raindance
Animation
The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
Cap017

Cap018

Cap019
SCENE 3
Big Bird brings on "The Triangle Detective" with Gordon teaching Jennifer how to find triangles in a picture.
3816zg
Cartoon
Gordon voiceover R/r
(EKA: Episode 2405)
1091-11
Muppets
Two Anything Muppets sing the "City-Country Song" about the difference between life in the country and life in the city.
(EKA: Episode 0681)
3164v
Cartoon
An old man recites a poem about the time he had the flu.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1845)
Carwash
Film
A dirty car gets cleaned at the car wash.
(EKA: Episode 1114)
Cap020

Cap021
SCENE 4
Big Bird says goodbye from "The Big Bird Show" as he and Gordon announce the sponsors.


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