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Sesame Street
Big Bird makes wooden snowflakes
(repeat of 0833)
Air date January 30, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors G, W, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


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Picture Segment Description
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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.
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Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho demonstrates before and after.
(First: Episode 0694)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie purchases a straw hat for Bert, and asks Cookie Monster which box the hat will go in.
(First: Episode 0438)
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Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(First: Episode 0934)
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Celebrity The New York Mets make 14 hits in a row, but miss on the 15th.
(First: Episode 0167)
Pinball 06.jpg Song "Pinball Number Count" #6
(First: Episode 0983)
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Film Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
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Celebrity The New York Mets make 15 hits in a row, but miss on the 16th.
(First: Episode 0167)
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Film A group of Hispanic children pick members for their baseball team. A new kid, Ramon, joins them.
(First: Episode 0440)
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Cartoon A man weighs five pounds of bubble gum. He chews it all, blows a huge bubble, and flies away.
(First: Episode 0617)
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SCENE 2 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.
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Film A boy narrates a film of cows being fed hay during winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0787)
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Muppets Here is Your Life
Disguised as a dentist, Guy Smiley surprises a tooth at a dentist's office. The tooth is reunited with healthy food (represented by Carl Carrot and Melvin Milk), his dentist, and toothbrush/toothpaste pair Bristly and Pastey.
(First: Episode 1057)
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Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
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Film One of These Things (3 starfish and 1 crab)
(First: Episode 0516)
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Cast A voiceover instructs Maria as Chaplin where to put the shirts and the towels.
(First: Episode 0541)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts six snails, six ships, and six whales.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0324)
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Muppets Kermit, Farmer Grover and a horse show how a horse-and-cart works.
(First: Episode 0590)
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Animation A number 9 looks for a house with his number on it.
(EKA: Episode 0283)
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Muppets Anything Muppets sing "How Do You Get From Here to There?"
(First: Episode 0374)
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Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
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SCENE 3 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.
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Cartoon The Typewriter: W, Wall
(First: Episode 0790)
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Film Kids narrate a film about bank tellers and the machines they use.
(First: Episode 0783)
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Cartoon W is for Worm
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie turns on the radio to hear his favorite exercise show, Get Moving. He engages the viewer to do all the exercises he does, such as touching toes and jumping. Bert joins in, and has so much fun jumping that he doesn't notice that his favorite program, Pigeons in the News, is coming on.
(First: Episode 1025)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
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Film A day in the life of a Native American child.
(First: Episode 0153)
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Muppets Baby Breeze participates in Headball at Roosevelt Franklin Stadium. His question: what would you do if your ball rolled into the street?
(First: Episode 0877)
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Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
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SCENE 4 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.
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Muppets An Anything Muppet brings his broken BUS (the word) to a garage for a mechanic to fix up.
(First: Episode 0455)
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Cartoon B ... US! We're on the bus!
(First: Episode 0785)
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SCENE 5 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.
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Film Swimming and flying pelicans.
(First: Episode 0322)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
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Muppets Cookie Monster explains the purpose of the Bus Stop sign, however the bus zooms pasts him. Resulting in Cookie Monster ripping the part of the sign mentioning STOP.
(First: Episode 0192)
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Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
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Cartoon A girl counts her 5 cats using ribbon to keep track.
(First: Episode 1001)
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SCENE 6 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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