Sesame Street
Woodrow Woodpecker visits Big Bird.
Air date February 24, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors T, X, 7
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SCENE 1 Maria and Luis are confused by a sign hanging on the doors to Big Bird's nest - "Welcome Woodrow." They see Big Bird down the block, waiting, and ask what's going on. Big Bird explains that he's partaking in a bird exchange program, where birds from all over the nation visit other birds in their native locals. Today, he's hosting a bird named Woodrow making his first trip to the city. Moments later, Woodrow Woodpecker from the forest arrives for his visit. He's confused by Big Bird's mentions of city things like "movies," "buses" and "pizza." He instead wants to fetch dinner the way he does in the forest - pecking at a tree for bugs. He does on on the nearby tree and encourages Big Bird to scavenge as well. Big Bird is less than excited for this.
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(First: Episode 0785)
Film Silent film: Two men (played by Richard Belzer and Brian Doyle-Murray) are about to share a picnic lunch, but first decide to try rowing a boat on the lake. A brown dog arrives and starts to eat the sandwiches. Panicking, the men try to steer the rowboat back to the shore but they can't direct the boat. Eventually, they realize that to return they must cooperate. They get back just in time to take back the last wrapped sandwich out of the dog's mouth.
Cartoon "Uncle Gus and all of us went for a ride to Ho-Ho-Kus". Features a Snuffleupagus cameo.
(First: Episode 0926)
SSNF Shoe2
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit looks for the Old Woman who Lives in a Shoe. At first he ends up visiting The Young Man who Lives in a Glove, and the Young Woman who Lives in a Hat. When he reaches the shoe, it turns out the old woman needs a babysitter for her kids, and what better candidate than Kermit?
(First: Episode 1050)
Cartoon Sign Man: GROW
Film T is for toes.
(First: Episode 0506)
SCENE 2 Gordon meets Woodrow, who claims to have found a tree stump to peck at. His mistakenly thinks Oscar's trash can is a stump and pecks at it, bending his beak out of shape.
Cartoon A polar bear learns what "EXIT" means.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
Muppets The Count counts seven flowers, and then explains that he loves to count flowers because then he gets to count sneezes.
(First: Episode 0433)
Cartoon A cat makes noise with a telephone, typewriter, trumpet, and piano. When the cat leaves, the devices come to life, and when he comes back, they all sound at once, frightening the cat.
(First: Episode 0844)
Film A young girl mashes away at the keys of a piano. As the years go by, she practices more and more until she's an adult playing at a recital.
(First: Episode 0637)
Cartoon A man blows 7 bubbles.
(First: Episode 0639)
Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0067)
Dog imagination
Cartoon A little girl tries to figure out why a dog is crying.
(First: Episode 0862)
SCENE 3 Big Bird's day with Woodrow has left his beak bandaged from pecking at the tree, as well as his head from trying to hang upside down the way woodpeckers do. He feigns sadness when Woodrow mentions going back home, but he reveals he's just gotten a new job in the city - drilling holes into wood at the Fix-It Shop.
Animation Shape organization, part 1
(First: Episode 0419)

Muppets An Anything Muppet man arrives at a gas station, hoping to be filled in a short time. Instead, his car takes a long time to fill while the attendant fills other cars in a short time.
(First: Episode 0540)
Animation Shape organization, part 2
(First: Episode 0419)
Luis exit
Cast Luis looks for the exit in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Film Marching band forms a square
(First: Episode 0514)
Animation Shape organization, part 3
(First: Episode 0419)
Film Ten zebras walk slow, while 10 other zebras walk fast.
(First: Episode 0367)
Animation Shape organization (all formations review), part 4
(First: Episode 0419)
Film Footage of birds swimming, including flamingos, swans and ducks.
(First: Episode 0981)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: T for train
(First: Episode 0022)
Insert Bob and the kids sing "Right in the Middle of My Face."
(First: Episode 0892)
Cartoon T is for Trash and Ticket
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0020)
Film Prairie dog
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0283)
Muppets Simon Soundman tries to buy a saw at Sam's General Store.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cartoon Splash (girl on beach)
(First: Episode 0996)
Film Joe Raposo counts 20 antique cars.
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon T es para telefono
(First: Episode 0362)
Muppets Caveman Days: EXIT sign
(First: Episode 0300)
Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Celebrity Ray Barretto talks with Maria and the kids about las claves.
(First: Episode 0966)
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(First: Episode 0299)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to go play in the park with him. When Bert says no, Ernie wonders if he isn't feeling well and starts to examine him.
(First: Episode 0124)
SCENE 4 Goodbye

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