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Big Bird tries to help a little lost boy get home.
Air date February 21, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors C, 6


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird finds a Muppet boy sobbing on the street. He says he's lost and can't find his way back home. Big Bird offers to help and proposes he come live in his nest, but the boy doesn't like this idea.
Shot.queenof6
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(EKA: Episode 0234)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird now suggests the boy go home and tell his mommy he's lost, then she can help him; the boy points out how illogical this is. Big Bird's next bright idea is to mail the boy back home in an envelope. As he runs off to get what he needs, Gordon and Bob approach the boy. He tells them he lives at 456 Dilly Street and they offer to take him there.
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Muppets Cookie Monster hopes his box has a special C-word inside, but instead finds crumbs. He begins to cry, until Ernie provides him with a coconut cream cookie.
(First: Episode 0204)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird returns and wonders where the boy went. When Gordon and Bob return and explain what they did, Big Bird asks if they're mailmen.
HubleyJazzBirds
Cartoon Birds appear around the numerals one through twenty as jazz music plays.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0134)
Whaleteeth
Song Joe Raposo sings "Whale Brushing Teeth", with a film of a trainer brushing a whale's teeth.
(First: Episode 0276)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie is preparing to have a snack but discovers that his milk and cookies keep on vanishing. He eventually catches the culprit, who begins acting affectionately, until Ernie agrees to share his milk and cookies.
(First: Episode 0011)
C Clipper
Cartoon C is for clipper... and captain, crew, cargo, cookies, cantaloupe, cabbage, candy, cake, and corks that the crew eats (some by mistake).
(EKA: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 4 Gordon borrows the kids' jump rope to make a real cool letter - the letter C.
Letter C toon
Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Muppets Monsters, including an early Grover, Cookie Monster and Beautiful Day Monster, pass on the message, "See." The wide shot reveals that the monsters were whispering about the Letter C.
(First: Episode 0089)
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Film Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
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SCENE 5 Gordon now uses the jump rope to make number 6, then counts the six kids present.
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about six snails.
(First: Episode 0324)
Cookiethief
Muppets Western: Four Anything Muppet cowboys put up a Wanted poster for "the Great Cookie Thief", who's been stealing cookies from all the bakeries in these here parts. Cookie Monster is standing in front of the poster, and the others suspect that he's the Great Cookie Thief -- he has the same googly eyes, the same blue fur, and the same Western hat. They confront Cookie Monster, but he denies the charge: "Not have same mustache!" He shouts, "Look over there!" -- and while they're distracted, he draws a mustache on the poster. They apologize -- but then Cookie Monster takes off his hat, and cookies fall out. The Great Cookie Thief makes his escape.
(First: Episode 0276)
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Cast Wally and Ralph: Wally keeps his money taped to his face, so Ralph tells him to keep his money in his piggy bank instead. To ensure he doesn't lose the key, Wally drops it inside as well.
PIYNGrocerDoctor
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Grocer and Doctor.
(First: Episode 0067)
Madpainter6
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
BobHooper-Coats
Cast Bob and Mr. Hooper have a dispute over using a sole coat hanger for their coats. They eventually cooperate and put both their coats on the one hanger.
(First: Episode 0282)
UpandDownMonsters
Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry Monster sing "Up and Down".
(First: Episode 0154)
FlipWilson-ABCs
Celebrity Flip Wilson shows how his teacher, Miss Johnson, taught the ABCs.
(First: Episode 0151)
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SCENE 6 Bob sings the "Sorting Song" using modes of transportation. Maria follows this up with another verse.
Unhappyempire
Muppets Japanese Stories: Japan is being victimized by an Evil Prime Minister, who boasts that the only way an emperor (or empress) can be chosen is for someone to show him something unique. Villagers bring flowers, fans and hats, identical to those owned by the prime minister, but a young girl is able to prove that she herself is different from anything else.
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Cast Bob and Tom work as billboard putter-uppers, though Tom doesn't match the way Bob puts his picture up.
(First: Episode 0283)
FamilySong-AN
Muppets "The AN Family Song"
(First: Episode 0181)
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Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird proudly declares that since he has an umbrella in the rain, he won't get wet and catch a cold. He sees the tree is without an umbrella, though, and runs off to get one.
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
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SCENE 8 Big Bird puts the umbrella over the tree, but Maria tells him trees can't get sick and they need rain in order to grow.
HarveyC
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper looks inside a paper bag and laughs and asks his next victim, "Wanna see?" The man says yes, so Harvey puts a letter C on him.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Cast Gordon and Bob assemble a letter C.
(First: Episode 0153)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie thinks something is wrong with the book he's borrowed from the library. Bert points out that it's upside-down and illustrates the concept using their portrait on the wall. Instead of turning the book right side up, Ernie suspends himself upside-down from above, reading the book this way.
(First: Episode 0311)
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Cartoon An ape escapes from the A train and heads over to a birthday party.
(First: Episode 0293)
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SCENE 9 Goodbye


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