Sesame Street
Big Bird makes wooden snowflakes
Air date January 21, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors G, W, 6
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
0833 01
SCENE 1 Big Bird, David, and the kids play a game where they match the bottom and top halves of pictures of Big Bird, Mr. Hooper, and Ernie. They match the Big Bird and Ernie pictures, so Big Bird asks David to match the last one. He puts them together and Big Bird gets him to admit that it's a picture of Mr. Snuffleupagus. When Maria comes by and hears what's been going on, she gives David a look of disbelief.
Toon.TopBottom
Cartoon A fat man and a small man demonstrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 0525)
KermitGrover-Boxes
Muppets Kermit talks about "top" and "bottom" using a stack of boxes Grover carries.
(First: Episode 0434)
Madpainter6
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
1710m
Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W'
(First: Episode 0806)
Scanimatekids
Film Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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0833 BB kiss all the kids
SCENE 2 David has created a surprise game called "Follow in My Footsteps" for some Kids. David leads off the children, stepping carefully on a trail of footsteps found outside Hooper's store. The big surprise is nothing more than a hug and a kiss from Big Bird.
Hideandseek.bluered
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(First: Episode 0780)
1092-18
Muppets Grover is astonished to find that he's multiplied into four Grovers.
(First: Episode 0718)
100016
Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over
(First: Episode 0306)
PIYN-BakerShoemaker
Muppets Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" about a baker and a shoemaker.
(First: Episode 0208)
Sadflower
Film A film shows different parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
Jjapple
Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple
(First: Episode 0485)
0833 03
SCENE 3 Oscar the Grouch and Maria spot two cans: one is old, dirty, and damaged, and the other is new and shiny. They each want one for their can collections, and the choices seem obvious. After inspecting them, Oscar claims the new one because the only thing better than an old, dirty, damaged can is beating up a new one and making holes in it.
1710l
Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
Dragnetsesame
Muppets In a Dragnet parody, Sergeant Thursday and Ben hunt for a wanted W.
(First: Episode 0395)
Willamina
Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(First: Episode 0512)
DeboKermitW
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Debo if he knows what a W is.
(First: Episode 0563)
500022
Film Grasshopper (harpsichord 50s-style music)
(First: Episode 0084)
Maria on David
Cast David and Maria demonstrate "on" and "under" in the arbor. David goes to get some sandwiches, leaving Maria floating in the air.
(First: Episode 0557)
Wilbur
Cartoon W for Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
Mountaingoats
Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
(First: Episode 0780)
AMs-Reading
Muppets Two children, who can only read some words, resolve their fight over a large book by helping each other and reading alternate words.
(First: Episode 0297)
0833 04
SCENE 4 Luis and David stand outside the Fix-It Shop and Hooper's Store, respectively. They note that there's snow in the forecast, but neither of them can find their shovel. After finding one in the arbor and fighting over whose it is, Maria comes along and points out that it's got her name written on it: she let them both borrow it last year and they didn't return it. The two men walk down the street to the hardware store to buy a new shovel.
200019
Cartoon An old woman goads a man into guessing who she met today. Through the clues she gives, he soon finds out she's referring to him.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
1095u
Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
Boy passing Salida signs
Cartoon A boy passes by various signs before reaching the SALIDA.
(First: Episode 0500)
Luis exit
Cast Luis looks for the exit in a brick room.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0407)
BirdBalloonSub
Cartoon A bird subtracts two balloons from a group of three.
(First: Episode 0530)
KermTwiddBugParty
Muppets Kermit the Frog counts six happy little Twiddlebugs, and when he is finished, the Twiddlebugs have a party.
(First: Episode 0280)
Gloria2
Cartoon Gloria sings the alphabet (uppercase version)
(First: Episode 0140)
0833 05
SCENE 5 Everyone's looking forward to the forecast snow so they can go sledding, build snowmen, and throw snowballs, but not a single flake has dropped yet. Big Bird decides to do something about it, so he borrows some wood, a hammer, and nails from Luis.
Count.Ingrid
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentThe Count asks Ingrid to teach him how to count to 20 in Spanish.
(First: Episode 0477)
0833 06
SCENE 6 From the top of the garage stairs, Big Bird calls everyone to gather in the arbor and shows them the wooden snowflakes he's made. He's about to drop them when they all stop him and explain that snow isn't really like that. It's white, for one thing, and much, much lighter.
Cartoon circle
Cartoon Five stripes make a circle.
(First: Episode 0780)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird gathers everyone again and shows off some large snowflakes he's made out of paper. They match the white and light criteria, but they're much too big. Everyone explains it's nice that he's tried to make it snow for everybody, but that it happens naturally and they'll all just have to wait. Still determined, Big Bird stands on one foot and recites a short poem... just as it begins to snow.


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