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Episode 2977

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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird moves his nest
Air date March 31, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors B, J, 4
Syndication
Releases

2977

Picture Segment Description
2977a
COLD OPEN
Big Bird introduces the viewer to today's sponsors, and a little book that Gordon will be reading from pretty soon ...
2977b

2977c
SCENE 1
Gordon reads a story to Big Bird and some kids, from one of Slimey's books, "Bug Fairy Tales." The story is about a caterpillar who moves from place to place, trying to find different kinds of leaves to eat.
Cooperation.Sporn
Cartoon
"Cooperation" - a reggae song about a group of animals who wash a car together.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2493)
Elmokidsnextto
Film
Two girls who are away from each other get next to each other. (Elmo voiceover)
Doo Wop Hop
Muppets
Kermit the Frog sings "Do-Op Hop."
(EKA: Episode 2484)
4dolphins
Cartoon
4 dolphins
Artist: Owe Gustafson
Groverwaitercomida
Muppets
Grover the Waiter at La Casa de Comidas
(EKA: Episode 2122)
SandJ-3
Animation
Sand J / j
(EKA: Episode 1364)
Gotoschool1

Gotoschool2
Cast
Everyone dresses like a cheerleader, as Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "I Go to School."
Anthill
Cartoon
An ant is pressured by his peers to finish the anthill all by himself, until he enlists the cooperation of the others.
(EKA: Episode 2258)
3164e
Video
Four break-dancers dance.
(EKA: Episode 2607)
2096g
Animation
Blocks form a ramp and a tunnel.
(EKA: Episode 1446)
Twiddlebugs.Beach
Muppets
At the beach, the Twiddlebugs notice that only Thomas has a beach umbrella, which they decide to share. They soon notice that they have no idea where the ocean is.
(EKA: Episode 2641)
ChickenFootball
Cartoon
A chicken gets an idea to sit on a football and hatch it like an egg.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(EKA: Episode 2455)
10carsferryboat
Film
Counting 10 cars on a ferry boat.
SimpleSimonAnimals
Cartoon
Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
2977d
Celebrity
Susan Saint James shows up at a Grouchketeer meeting, but Oscar says she can't be one of them because she's too big, and compares her to one of the regular Grouchketeers. However, Snuffy shows up late, and lets Susan borrow his lid. Oscar doesn't approve of this, so he ends the meeting.
Boxer
Cartoon
A boxer explains the letter "B".
(First: Episode 0006)
Film.FlyGirl
Film
A girl likes to pretend she can fly.
Orangeballs.twinkletwinkle
Cartoon
Two orange balls perform "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
(EKA: Episode 2483)
Character.brad
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie gives Bert's nephew Brad some bath toys to play with.
(EKA: Episode 1134)
Fruta.Garbage
Cartoon
Fruta Manzana sings about keeping the place clean by throwing away fruit peels and apple cores.
Artist: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2358)
TLSG.Alice
Animation
Teeny Little Superguy notices his friend Alice wanting to join a baseball game. He gives her the idea to go over there and ask them if she can play.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2481)
1709p
Cartoon
A man has a J under his hat.
(EKA: Episode 1709)
2977e

2977f
SCENE 2
Big Bird packs his nest full of toys, preparing to move his nest to somewhere else on Sesame Street. He explains to Telly that he's tired of looking at the same things from where he sits in his nest area. He asks Telly if he'd like to help, and he agrees. Big Bird decides that he will carry Radar while Telly pushes the nest around.
Dino-gohigher
Cartoon
A dinosaur tries to eat an apple on a tree. A group of kids keep telling him to "GO HIGHER!"
WindyMuppets
Muppets
Caribbean Anything Muppets sing about "Caribbean Air."
Paintingb
Film
Kids paint various things that begin with the letter B on a window (edited version)
Full edit--(First: Episode 0008)
WashYourHands
Cartoon
"Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2640)
Count-rocket
Muppets
The Count has built a rocket with the help of Dr. Rainbrain and plans to launch it from inside his castle. The two count down from the computer console, but the rocket doesn't take off. Indeed, Count never intended for lift-off; he plans on counting down again and again.
(EKA: Episode 2396)
Goldfishsubtraction
Animation
5 goldfish, take away 2, leaves 3.
2977g
SCENE 3
Big Bird and Telly stop in front of Oscar's trash can, which might be a good spot for his nest ... although Big Bird doesn't like imagining the constant abuse he'll receive from Oscar every day if he stays there.
2977h
SCENE 3
cont'd
Big Bird has Telly push the nest to another area: a tree in front of the Fix-it Shop. In his imagination, Big Bird remembers that he can't fly, so he wouldn't be able to go home if he lived up in a tree.
2977i
SCENE 3
cont'd
Big Bird considers moving his nest in front of Hooper's Store, so he doesn't have to walk all the way there from now on. Mr. Handford doesn't like this idea, because his customers would have a hard time finding the front door if there was a big nest with a big bird in front of it. Big Bird then decides once and for all to move the nest back to where he started from. Telly faints!
Yellowflower
Animation
Yellow drops don't want to play with a red ball at first, but they make a good flower together.
PoncaIndians
Film
Members of the Ponca nation get together for a ceremonial dance.
2head.TAP
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster spells the word TAP, then tap-dances away.
2356-38
Cartoon
A boy observes a mother bird feeding her babies and remembers to run home to dinner.
(EKA: Episode 1709)
2977j

2977k
SCENE 4
Big Bird has figured out a way to end his boredom: by facing a different way when he sits in his nest, so he'll see the brick wall, the vines and some bugs. Mr. Handford announces the sponsors.


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