Big Bird comes across some of the Crows "feeding" the river as a way of thanking it for helping sustain life on the Earth. They inform Big Bird that all things in nature are gifts that we must take care of. He proceeds to sing "What a Gift" in appreciation of his surroundings.
Astronaut Prairie Dawn floats on a space shuttle, when Elmo pops up out of nowhere, offering to help her. He soon learns that there is no need for a policeman, a construction worker, or a farmer in space (unless there's a cow).