Sesame Street
Plot Buffy invites her friends to visit her in Hawaii
Air date December 26, 1977
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors T, V, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria calls everyone over to see a parcel sent from Hawaii from Buffy. Inside are pictures of young Cody and a letter inviting them to come visit her. While some of the adults have work, Maria, Bob, Olivia and Mr. Hooper consider making the trip, until they realize how costly it would be.
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SCENE 2 Big Bird find everyone sulking in Hooper's Store. He learns about the trip and wants in, thinking they can simply walk, take the bus or drive Gordon's car to Hawaii. Susan points it out on globe, showing him the only way they can get there is by airplane. Big Bird offers to sell some of his birdseed to help cover the cost, inspiring everyone to think of ways they can make some quick cash. Olivia phones the airline to find out how much their trip would cost. Everyone balks when Big Bird asks how much it would cost to bring Mr. Snuffleupagus along.
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SCENE 3 Olivia invites Oscar on the trip, but his dissuaded by all the pretty landscapes. She informs him of all the volcanic rock and mud the country has and he immediately starts packing.
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SCENE 4 Everyone on the block holds a street fair to raise money for their trip to Hawaii, selling appliances, baked goods and balloons. Big Bird settles in a spot to sell birdseed, which Bob doesn't think will attract any customers. On cue, several birds fly in (off-camera) and take Big Bird's entire stock.
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SCENE 5 David and Mr. Macintosh raise money by showing people a tap-dance.
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SCENE 6 On the garage steps, Maria writes a letter to Buffy about their efforts. She asks Olivia to take a photo of the fair that she can send Buffy as well.

Known edits

Picture Segment Description
I'vegotamind bird
Cartoon I've Got a Mind: Bird
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0343)
E&BIceCreamSoda
Muppets Ernie & Bert — While Ernie looks after Hooper's Store, Bert asks him for something to drink. Ernie starts out with a glass of unflavored soda water, tastes it, and decides it's too dull for his ol' buddy Bert. To Bert's dismay, Ernie then adds some strawberry syrup to the soda water, then a scoop of ice cream, and finally, some whipped cream. Now it's an ice cream soda, which Bert doesn't want... but Ernie does.
(First: Episode 0539)
Folge2271-7
Muppets Bob asks a blank-faced Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet how he feels. The Muppet answers, "I don't feel anything." Bob sticks a nose and angry eyes on the Muppet, who then starts to feel mad. He walks off in a huff, and we hear a crash off-screen. The Muppet comes back and ad-libs, "It's okay, Bob, I just dropped my watch!"
(First: Episode 0491)
Film-Leopard
Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
Film-ChefDrawsCake
Film A baker draws a kitchen and utensils to bake a birthday cake.
(First: Episode 0427)
DonMusic-OldMacDonald
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music successfully writes "Old MacDonald," with the help of Kermit and several barnyard animals.
(First: Episode 0923)
Film-AnimalMoves
Film Kids narrate a film of animals moving in different ways.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0098)
1041operator
Film A woman repairs wires for the telephone company.
(First: Episode 0771)


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