The King's Problem is a Sesame Street story read by Maria. In the story, word spreads that the King has a problem, and the tallest, smartest, and fastest people in the kingdom think that they can solve it. However, it turns out the problem is that his crown fell under his throne, and none of them are able to reach it. The King realizes that the smallest person in the kingdom can fit underneath the throne and reach it. The smallest person in the kingdom retrieves the crown, and saves the day.
- Sesame Street Story Time (1978)
- Bedtime Stories and Songs (1986)