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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird sits on the steps all day
Air date February 16, 1999
Season Season 30 (1998-1999)
Sponsors N, 2, "these great steps"
Syndication 123 Sesame Street, PBS Kids Sprout

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Big Bird says hello things on Sesame Street and points out his favorite part of the street - the stoop of 123 Sesame Street. He claims one can just watch the whole world go by sitting on the steps and resolves to do so all day, hoping someone might join him.
2356-5
Cartoon
A little girl shows the building and apartment where she lives -- both with the number 6.
(EKA: Episode 0982)
Mpiece.39stairs
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: "The 39 Stairs"
(EKA: Episode 2342)
ToddlersEyeView
Film
A mom takes her son for a walk in the stroller, and he sees all he can see.
(EKA: Episode 3656)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 2
Big Bird tries to find someone to join him on the steps, but Maria, Humphrey, Natasha, Linda and Barkley are otherwise occupied.
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Muppets
"A New Way to Walk," performed by The Oinker Sisters as introduced by Old MacDonald
(EKA: Episode 2455)
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SCENE 3
Baby Bear comes by, singing "A New Way to Walk," having devised his own new way of walking - with a cart for his porridge. That way, Goldilocks won't eat it while he's out waiting for it to cool. Big Bird recommends he join him on the steps, but Baby Bear deems his porridge just right and eats it all. He leaves, needing to walk off the weight from his meal.
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Muppets
Ernie and Bert:
Alone in the park with no one to play with, Ernie sings "Somebody Come and Play" with Rubber Duckie.
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Toon-alienringtoss
Cartoon
Campers don't want to play ring toss with Zork, until their counselor reminds them about being judgmental.
(EKA: Episode 3033)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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Muppets
Sesame Street Goes to Day Care: Telly and a boy named Andrew play a guessing game.
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Cartoon
Jazzy alphabet around a city
(EKA: Episode 3314)
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SCENE 4
Miles and Gabi join Big Bird on the stairs, and the three of them pretend to be flying planes, until Miles and Gabi leave Big Bird to sit alone again.
Littleairplane
Song
"I'm a Little Airplane," with film of kids pretending to be airplanes.
(EKA: Episode 3266)
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Cartoon
Autumn leaves form a capital "N" and lowercase "n"
(EKA: Episode 3114)
Maya Angelou Natasha
Celebrity
Maya Angelou and Natasha talk about N-words.
Nfoldedpaper
Cartoon
N / n paper fold
(EKA: Episode 3114)
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Film
Kids narrate footage of toddlers learning to walk.
(EKA: Episode 3090)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 5
Luis can't sit with Big Bird because he has to go fix a garbage disposal. Tarah explains to Big Bird that her wheelchair prevents her from using the stairs... but she can't sit with Big Bird anyway because she has an appointment to race with her friends.
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Song
"2, 2, 2, Me and You."
(EKA: Episode 3690)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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Animation
Egyptian #2
(EKA: Episode 3291)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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Cartoon
Astronauts form a 2 in space.
(EKA: Episode 3713)
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SCENE 6
Big Bird explains his lonely sitting problem to Gordon, who joins him in singing "If These Steps Could Talk." Hearing the song, the cast gathers around, including Susan, Maria, Luis, Gabi, Miles, Linda, Barkley, Rosita, Baby Bear, Grover, Tarah, and the kids. Big Bird is struck with an inspiration, and runs to his nest.
Computer.N
Animation
Finding N's on a computer screen
(EKA: Episode 3039)
Alphaboy-n
Film
Alphaboy: Nibbling Noodles with Neighbor Nora
(EKA: Episode 3402)
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Cartoon
N is for nose (new music and sound effects added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2176)
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Film
Wegman's dogs cook popcorn in three different ways.
(EKA: Episode 3726)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 7
Big Bird returns from his nest with Radar, whom he knows will sit with him. When he arrives at the steps, he finds all his friends sitting there, and they reminisce about how much the steps mean to them.
Ewbooks
Muppets
Elmo's World: Books
(First: Episode 3817)
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SCENE 8
The cast say goodbye from the steps.

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