Sesame Street
Big Bird wants to know what he's best at
Air date December 29, 1975
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors I, O, 11
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At Hooper's Store, David welcomes the viewer, wondering out loud when Maria will return from New Mexico. She sneaks up on him and covers his eyes, and the two have a happy reunion. She recalls the fun she had, adding that there was just one thing missing: David.
Toon.Orange
Cartoon O for orange
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0673)
1041E&Bcookiesinbed
Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie not to eat cookies in bed, because he might get crumbs in the bed. Ernie decides to eat cookies in Bert's bed instead.
(First: Episode 0282)
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
1092-22
Muppets Anything Muppet cheerleaders sound out the word "rocket," then witness a rocket blasting off.
(First: Episode 0567)
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SCENE 2 The cast returns from their trip to New Mexico, and they're welcomed back by their friends.
Opencartoon
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
2341u
Film Letter O hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0338)
Buyano
Muppets "Would You Like to Buy an O?"
(First: Episode 0364)
Bugsbigandsmall
Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and the Kids are playing ball, but the ball falls into a barrel. Big Bird tries to get into the barrel to get it, but he can't fit. One of the kids needs to climb in after the ball. Big Bird feels discouraged about being big, until the kids depend on him to reach a checkers game from the top shelf.
WaiterGroverBaconEggs
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders bacon and eggs, but he can't decide how many of each he wants. Mr. Johnson says that Grover takes too long and asks for two hot dogs and two pickles for lunch. Grover then throws a tantrum in the kitchen.
(First: Episode 0408)
Spanishtoon.Opera
Cartoon La letra O - opera, oeste, orquidea, ojos, ocho, y el orquestra de orangutanes.
(First: Episode 0338)
1199-O
Film / Cartoon The letter O introduces many words he starts.
(EKA: Episode 0673)
BBCrystal-BigSmall
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird and Crystal demonstrate big and little.
(First: Episode 0559)
2073r
Cartoon The man is only afraid of one thing: FEAR.
EBShola.balls
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola demonstrate "big," "small," "smaller, and "smallest" with four balls.
(First: Episode 0544)
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SCENE 4 Everybody wants something from David while he's working at Hooper's -- and he's so busy, he doesn't have time to help everyone. His friends decide to cooperate and help him out.
1257-STOP
Cartoon A STOP sign commands a train to stop.
(EKA: Episode 0493)
Manclimbsboy
Cartoon / Film A cartoon man climbs a live-action boy.
(First: Episode 0494)
2648.START
Cartoon A race announcer doubles as the man who holds up the START and STOP sign.
(EKA: Episode 0681)
OTTK-Barbels
Song "Three of These Kids" (barbells)
(First: Episode 0474)
Cartoon man weighs scale
Cartoon A man weighs himself to demonstrate how a scale works.
(First: Episode 0572)
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SCENE 5 At Hooper's, David serves sandwiches to Biff, Bob and the kids, soon deciding to play a “Here Are Some Things” game with the sandwiches.
ThatsMyLetterI
Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I."
(First: Episode 0143)
Sgrover.barber
Muppets Super Grover: Young Willy Nilly is scared to get his hair cut. Super Grover tells Willy that haircuts are scary, but he must be brave. However, Max the barber shows them both that haircuts do not hurt, and soon they are no longer afraid of hair cuts.
(First: Episode 0717)
Song.11Morning
Song "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird tries to stop Bob from going to mail some letters by telling him all the bad things that might happen while he's going to the mailbox.
Film-Walrus
Film The walrus
(First: Episode 0296)
Flying Fingers
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie says that he has "flying fingers," and tries to find ten different things that his fingers can do.
(First: Episode 0617)
NastyDan
Muppets / Celebrity Johnny Cash sings "Nasty Dan" to Oscar.
(First: Episode 0558)
2lines
Cartoon Two lines intersect at the middle of the screen and have an argument; they cooperate by making a cross.
(First: Episode 0276)
1800-25
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0183)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird wants to know what he's best at, and he asks Mr. Snuffleupagus for help. After considering counting, reciting the alphabet and skating, Snuffleupagus tells Big Bird that he's best at being his best friend.
11lions
Cartoon At the circus, Tommy Trueheart displays his 11 trick-performing lions.
Toon.Orange
Cartoon O for orange (repeat)
(First: Episode 0673)
ElkFeeding
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0793)
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SCENE 8 The sponsors are announced.


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