Sesame Street
Plot David is too sleepy to take care of Hooper's Store.
Air date November 5, 1974
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors W, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
  • David shows up to take care of Hooper's Store, but he can't stay awake because he had little sleep the night before. Big Bird tries all kinds of gimmicks to keep him awake.
  • Maria tells David to take a nap while she and Big Bird take care of Mr. Hooper's store, but David can't sleep because Big Bird won't let him. Trying to help, he starts to make a lot of noise.
  • Trying to stay awake, David decides to play a sorting game using a pillow, a blanket, a bed, a sheet, and a teddy bear.
  • Oscar thinks that it's his chance to be rotten by blowing a trumpet when David looks nice and peaceful. To Oscar's surprise, David is very grateful.
  • Mr. Hooper hears from Maria that David hasn't had any sleep the night before, and comes up with an idea to solve the problem.
  • Ernie & Bert — Ernie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a baloney sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number. (First: Episode 0305)

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