Sesame Street
Air date March 14, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors A, E, 11


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 On his way home for a nap, Big Bird catches up with his pal Baxter Bird, residing in the tree outside 123 Sesame Street. Baxter feels his nest is too small and the two get the idea to swap nests.

SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird attempts to settle into Baxter's nest, but he's so large, he can only manage to rest his beak on it. He is further disturbed by the wind's affect on the tree and the many leaves falling on his head. Meanwhile, Baxter finds it hard to settle down in such a spacious nest. He too gets bothered by the kids passing through and Big Bird's noisy, ringing telephone. Big Bird returns home and admits they've made a mistake. Baxter agrees, but likes having a warm, comfy blanket like Bg Bird has. Big Bird decides the two can share the nest as they take a nap together.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises.
(First: Episode 0347)
Cartoon A cat tries to teach the alley cats to play music in harmony.
(First: Episode 0926)
Muppets A barbershop quartet sings about counting floors when they go up and down in an elevator.
(First: Episode 0889)
Cartoon A nutty dragon blows 5 puffs of smoke, which are blown away by a fan-hatted man.
(First: Episode 0980)

SCENE 2 Bob plays a game with the kids where he names a body part and they must move it in some fashion. Oscar gets his pet fly Freddy in on the action, even though nobody can see him move any of his small body parts. Oscar brings up something they can do with their teeth, which Bob finds silly, believing flies don't even have teeth. Oscar proves him wrong by ordering Freddy to give Bob a bite on the nose.
Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
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Cartoon A young hipster dog explains to C.T. Wordsworth what an EXIT is.
(First: Episode 0281)
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Muppets Grover explains the word "EXIT" with some Anything Muppets running over him as they run through the exit.
(First: Episode 0210)
Cartoon A boy says he has a big surprise in his hand.
(First: Episode 0557)
Film "Pig's Love Song" (live-action version)
(First: Episode 0572)
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie tells the viewer to watch and listen for Cookie Monster, so he won't take the cookie which Ernie just got from Hooper's Store. Ernie encounters a machine that reads "Your Fortune Told. Insert One Cookie." Not realizing that Cookie Monster is inside the machine, he inserts the cookie. Some munching noises are heard, and a card comes out that says, "You will soon be kissed by a grateful Cookie Monster."
(First: Episode 0756)
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 3 Outside Hooper's Store, Maria erases a letter E from a blackboard, but another one appears.
Cartoon E for Elephant & Elk, the nominees for best E animal.
(First: Episode 0486)
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Film The making of a jumpsuit, from the initial design to the finished product.
(First: Episode 0927)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
Film "Three of These Kids" — Football and Baseball
(First: Episode 0536)
Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
Film Footage of wolves.
(First: Episode 0982)
Cartoon A polar bear learns what "EXIT" means.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
Muppets Biff hangs numbers under Salvador Dada's paintings in an art museum.
(First: Episode 0707)
Cartoon Rumba pencils (first, last, Crazy Melvin)
(First: Episode 0638)
SCENE 4 Big Bird wishes to show the kids about first and last, but doesn't have a good way to demonstrate it. Bob has just bought a bag of apples from Hooper's and uses it to help. He gives Big Bird the first apple, then gives the rest to the kids until he gets the last one.
Cartoon First, Middle, Last (men on horse)
(First: Episode 0827)
Cartoon "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
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Muppets Grover tells Herry's secret (which is actually the alphabet) to Pamela, who tells Fenwick, who tells Rosemary. Herry says to Grover, "You're very good at reciting the alphabet ... but you're lousy at keeping secrets!"
(First: Episode 0360)
Cartoon The Typewriter: A for airplane
(First: Episode 0770)
Celebrity The Pointer Sisters sing "Hush Little Baby."
(First: Episode 0793)
Cartoon A cartoon man (voiced by Bob Arbogast) is irritated to find that he has a succession of animal noses.
(First: Episode 0769)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A mandrill carries her young.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0039)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
Cartoon Beetle Bailey wants to be first in the chow line, but he ends up last.
(First: Episode 0666)
Insert Big Bird, Grover and company sing a zany song about surprises.
(First: Episode 0911)
Animation Arthur and Annie look for the letter A, while a shadowy figure observes all the A words they say.
Features the voice of Jim Thurman
(First: Episode 0781)
Insert Musical Bridge #3 - an organist, drummer, and guitarists play a funk tune.
(First: Episode 0622)
Cartoon Dot Bridge #5: All the dots are red
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon A girl counts her 5 cats using ribbon to keep track.
SCENE 5 Baxter has returned to his own nest and sings "Home Sweet Home," as Big Bird announces the sponsors.

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