Sesame Street
Big Bird imagines that he's living one hundred years ago / Oscar the Grouch charges a nickel for an argument
Air date November 18, 1974
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Written by Joseph A. Bailey
Sponsors Q, U, 12
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
  • Big Bird imagines that he's living one hundred years ago. He plays the roles of Bad Bird, the fastest wing in the west, as well as Sheriff Matt Bird.
  • David and Maria imitate Big Bird when they act glad and mad instead of sad in a movie he's directing.
  • Oscar is jealous because all Maria talks about is David.
  • Oscar opens an argument boutique where he sells arguments for a nickel.
  • David sings the Sorting Song.
  • Herry Monster holds a sign with the word "NO" on it, and tells Ernie that he can make him read it, to which he replies "Oh no you can't!" When he gets the joke, he tries it on Bert, but the gag backfires on him when he bets he can get Ernie to read it. (First: Episode 0416)
  • Ernie says that he has "flying fingers," and tries to find ten different things that his fingers can do.(First: Episode 0617)
  • David and Luis assemble a fractured letter U.


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