|Plot||Big Bird and Snuffy's Letter Y School|
|Air date||February 13, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
|Syndication||PBS Kids Sprout|
| ||Big Bird opens telling a train joke to a train of monsters.|
|Maria and Cookie Monster sing a Russian cookie subtraction song after which Cookie eats the plate and table too.|
| || Monster Clubhouse|
Today's Furry Feeling of the Day is Surprised, and a duck arrives to play a flapping dance.
(EKA: Episode 3983)
| || The Number of The Day: 14|
The number 14 emerges from a cannon after The Count learns that it is the number of the day.
| || Computer #14|
(First: Episode 3881)
| || ||Teacher Big Bird teaches Elmo and Snuffy about the Letter Y. However, he can't think of a Y word, which means that he shouldn't be the teacher. Afraid that the pretend school must close, During "recess," Elmo goes out to find a teacher.|
| ||Elmo asks Alan, who tells him about the sound of the Letter Y. He learns about Yogurt and Yo-Yo. He teaches it to Snuffy and Big Bird.|
| || ||Gabi shows Elmo how to make the Letter Y, and he teaches it to Big Bird and Snuffy. He still hasn't found a teacher.|
| ||Gina teaches Elmo how to yodel, and all of her patients join in the song.|
| ||Big Bird makes Elmo the teacher of the Letter Y School.|
| ||Muppet & Kid Moments: T.J. teaches Grover how to sing the song "Sticky Bubble Gum."|
| || || Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box with the Martian's help.
| || || Ray Charles sings the Alphabet Song, and various celebrities join in, including Michael Jeter, Patrick Stewart, Tony Bennett, Shari Lewis, Lamb Chop, Harry Belafonte, Grover, David Robinson, and Ellen DeGeneres.|
(EKA: Episode 3526)
| || Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by playing a clapping game.
| || "SCHOOL!" (high speed footage)|
(EKA: Episode 3370)
| || Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird asks the dinosaur to help him find Ernie's box. We found him!
| || Ernie can't seem to get Ernestine to say his name, but Ernestine has no trouble saying Bert's name.|
(EKA: Episode 2615)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey To Ernie.
| || The Letter of the Day: Y|
Cookie Monster locks the Letter Y Cookie in a suitcase so he won't eat it, but the suitcase has no bottom. "Me wonder how that happened."
| ||Y, Y, The Letter Y: kids form Y with their bodies.|
| || Consonant Sound Limerick: Y - Yak (sound effects added)|
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1858)
| || The Spanish Word of the Day: leche|
Rosita drinks the word leche, the Spanish word for "milk."
| || Elmo's World: Sky|
(First: Episode 3982)
| ||Elmo, the teacher, returns to the Letter Y School to read the sponsors.|
- The VideoNow Jr. version of this episode has the Friday closing credits sequence, despite this episode originally airing on a Wednesday.
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