Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird tries to use a washing machine
repeat of 1159
Air date February 20, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors O, S, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
  • Bert is having trouble getting to sleep. Ernie suggests singing a lullaby to him. He sings one to the tune of "Brahms' Lullaby" and Bert falls into a deep peaceful sleep. Ernie tells Bert to wake up now; it's Ernie's turn to go to sleep, so it's Bert's turn to sing a lullaby now. (EKA: Episode 1331)
  • Maria teaches Big Bird how to use the washing machine.
  • Cartoon: A baby bird falls from a tree. A boy puts him back, and in return, the mother bird saves the boy from embarrassment. (EKA: Episode 0581)
  • Maria, Bob, Big Bird and the kids play an underground game.
  • Ernie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses and a beard on Bert. (First: Episode 0365)
  • Cartoon: A girl narrates a poem about the sad time when her goldfish died.

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