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Sesame Street
Big Bird feels jealous of Buffy's new baby Cody
Air date May 3, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Written by Tony Geiss
Sponsors E, F, 3
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 On the steps of 123 Sesame Street, Buffy, Sheldon and the kids talk about Buffy's new baby, Cody, and his body parts.
Cartoon A boy names his own body parts.
(First: Episode 0809)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie eats the ice cream that Bert was saving for later, so he tries to pass off a smashed up banana with ice and gravy as a substitute. Bert expresses his disgust just as Oscar the Grouch comes in with two ice cream cones. He intends to give only one of them away, but swaps the other in exchange for the smashed banana with cold gravy.
(First: Episode 0213)
Cartoon E ... see me eating a peach
(First: Episode 0001)
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Cookie Monster demonstrates that egg starts with the letter E; he swallows the egg and faints.
(First: Episode 0316)
Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
cut from the Noggin version
Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
(First: Episode 0506)
cut from the Noggin version
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
cut from the Noggin version
Insert Bob and the kids sing "Right in the Middle of My Face."
(First: Episode 0892)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert thinks that Ernie has eaten his cookies, but it turns out that Cookie Monster (dressed as Ernie) ate the cookies.
(First: Episode 0158)
Cartoon Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(First: Episode 0772)
cut from the Noggin version
Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game #1 (Lions)
(First: Episode 0778)
Film Lions (instrumental, with occasional lion growls)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0018)
Cartoon Poverty F
(First: Episode 0128)
Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game #2 (Turtle)
(First: Episode 0778)
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0630)
cut from the Noggin version

SCENE 2 Big Bird has just drawn a picture of his Sesame Street friends, and decides to show his new drawing to Buffy. He heads over to the group gathered on the steps, who have now been joined by Luis, David, and Susan. Big Bird calls to Buffy, who is busy tending to the baby. Big Bird starts to become jealous, and does some tricks to get the others' attention. Everyone goes inside to watch the baby get his bath, and the adults tell Big Bird they'll see his drawing later. Big Bird huffs that he's not going to let anyone see his drawing. "If they want to see a really nice, beautifully done drawing or anything, they'll have to get the baby to do it!"
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: F for Fly
(First: Episode 0032)
cut from the Noggin version
Cartoon The Dog & The Bone
(First: Episode 0772)
SCENE 3 The adults see a sign that Big Bird has put up forbidding his friends from seeing his drawing. They try to convince Big Bird to let one of them inside his nest, and he reluctantly agrees.
Buffy comes inside and Big Bird tells her how hurt he is that no one paid attention to him. Buffy admits that Cody has taken up much of her time, but she also reassures Big Bird that she still loves him. She explains that she has "baby love" and "Big Bird love" and sings "Different People, Different Ways."

Big Bird agrees to let the others in, who apologize for making him feel left out. Big Bird finally shows them his drawing, and decides to add one last touch: Cody, cradled in Buffy's arms. Luis takes the drawing to the Fix-It Shop to frame it, while Buffy invites Big Bird to help her give Cody a bath.
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about three trios of animals who live on a fat lady's lap.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0299)
Film The Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie and Bert have pizza and grape juice. Bert complains that Ernie has more of each, so Ernie tries to make it even by eating some of his pizza and drinking some of his grape juice, but then Bert has more. And so on.
(First: Episode 0256)
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #3
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0978)
Muppets Super Grover tries to stop a fight between Sammy and Frankie, who are fighting over an apple.
(First: Episode 0786)
SCENE 4 Everyone arrives in the apartment to watch Buffy give Cody his bath. Big Bird is given towel holding duties.
Cartoon "Mi casa es su casa."
(First: Episode 0794)
Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game #3 (Giraffe)
Transition Bridge #12 - Glass smashes
(First: Episode 0276)
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Muppets Grover the Assistant: Grover and Herbert Birdsfoot count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0189)
Film Milk (A film of cows being milked and then a man driving a milk truck must hurry and get milk to a fussy baby that wants her bottle)
(First: Episode 0795)
Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game #4 (Fish)
(First: Episode 0778)
Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall.
(First: Episode 0370)
cut from the Noggin version
SCENE 5 Big Bird watches his friends and Buffy taking care of Cody. David announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS The Count holds up the Sesame Street sign while Ernie and Bert hold up the CTW sign at the end.


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