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Sesame Street
Big Bird tries to hang a picture upside down
Air date March 11, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Production January 13, 1976
Sponsors N, U, 9
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird shows Susan the life-size photo portrait of himself that heโ€™s going to hang on his wall. Susan points out to him that itโ€™s upside down, and he thinks he should stand on his head, but Susan helps him turn the picture right side up.
Cartoon A boy needs a letter U to complete the word UP.
(First: Episode 0416)
Muppets Ernie demonstrates the letter U with a ukulele; Cookie Monster plays "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" on it, then eats it.
(First: Episode 0047)
Cartoon U for Ugly: A man removes his mask, revealing a hideous monster face.
(First: Episode 0468)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A turtle swims in a tank.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0283)
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)

Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog tries to find out what makes people angry, but everyone he encounters is too busy to speak to him, which ultimately causes him to lose his temper and yell at the camera.
(First: Episode 0537)
Toon differentmes.jpg
Cartoon A boy talks about his various moods.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0772)
Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
SCENE 2 Fred the Wonder Horse encounters David and Maria, turned away from each other, having just had an argument. Theyโ€™re not talking to each other, so Fred becomes the involuntary go-between. When Maria finds out why David was late to the movies, they begin to make up.
Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)
Muppets The Twiddlebugs try to figure out how to get to the zoo. They notice it's too far to walk, swim, or fly. Then they notice their Twiddle-car.
(First: Episode 0603)
Film This is the desert.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0514)
Cartoon "Mad Goat Song"
Artist: Derek Lamb
(First: Episode 0771)
Muppets Ernie tries to find another cookie with a criss-cross of icing. He has trouble matching cookies, but Cookie Monster "matches" them by eating them (putting them all in the same place, his stomach).
(First: Episode 0169)
Animation A 3 looks for its house.
(First: Episode 0304)
SCENE 3 Biff and Sully are about to take away a door that serves as Big Bird's wall. Biff says he knows the difference between a door and a wall (a doorknob), but Big Bird begs them not to take his door-wall, because he needs his privacy. Sully puts the door back, then Biff notices the next door in Big Birdโ€™s wall.
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper sets up a bucket of confetti above a door, so that whoever pulls the rope attached to the bucket will get the confetti dumped on them. Instead, a little girl walks by and pulls the rope, so that the confetti lands on Harvey!
(First: Episode 0353)
Celebrity Lucky Peterson sings "One, Two, Three."
(First: Episode 0620)
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Muppets Grover is astonished to find that he's multiplied into four Grovers.
(First: Episode 0718)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Green Tree Snake
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0285)
Cartoon An N-terview with an N (Spanish version)
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0477)
Insert Bob draws a face on his fist, then puppeteers it as he sings "Face Game."
(First: Episode 0562)
Cartoon A man jumps up onto an UP.
(First: Episode 0546)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Cookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0320)
Animation Sand U/u
(First: Episode 0624)
Film There Once Was a Hand: Skip Hinnant narrates the story of an unhappy hand that wishes he could make a noise.
(First: Episode 0007)
Cartoon A U train spells the words "unite," "U-turn," "underground," "up," and "universe."
(First: Episode 0624)
Muppets Ernie plays a game of "Touch Your Face" with the viewer.
Cartoon The more a man inflates a balloon with a tire pump, the less room he has.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
SCENE 4 Susan sings โ€œThe 1-2-3 Waltzโ€.
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine. (repeat)
Muppets Cookie Monster asks Ernie if he has any cookies. Ernie says that he doesn't have any cookies but an apple and he can't give the apple to him because "an apple a day will keep the doctor away." Later Cookie Monster comes disguised as Doctor Monster and gives Ernie a medical checkup. After the checkup, Ernie asks what he owes Doctor Monster. By sheer coincidence, his bill is one apple.
(First: Episode 0691)
Cartoon The Dog & The Bone
(First: Episode 0772)
SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced as some kids play on a seesaw.

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