Sesame Street
Big Bird at camp, part 4
Air date November 25, 1982
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Written by Sara Compton
Production August 16-20, 1982 (remote)
October 7-8, 1982 (studio)
Sponsors J, Y, 4
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
Releases HBO Max


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird welcomes the viewers and says they’ll going on a hike. Aunt May explains what the hike will be like and makes sure that Big Bird and the kids have everything they need to pack for the overnight trip on the mountain. Radar has the relish and Big Bird's knapsack.
Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
cut from the Noggin version
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has Bert play a "Follow the Arrows" game, which leads him to the main camera, looking at the TV viewer.
(First: Episode 1697)
Film To a jazz rhythm soundtrack, the camera zooms in on flowers growing on a tree.
(First: Episode 0156)
Cartoon Willie Wimple: Tree Destruction
(First: Episode 0516)
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Song Joe Raposo: "There's a Bird on Me"
(First: Episode 0416)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl reads the word "hug" with Herry.
(First: Episode 1084)
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(First: Episode 0984)

SCENE 2 Aunt May, Mickey, Big Bird, and the kids follow the arrows to the top of the mountain. Along the way, they study nature.
With Mickey's help, Cabin 3 plays a joke on Cabin 10. The big rock isn't really Echo Rock, and everyone from Cabin 3 is hiding behind it.
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Muppets Grover climbs a mountain and counts from one to ten with his own echo.
(First: Episode 0949)
Cartoon Four Carpenters
(First: Episode 1616)
Celebrity Bill Cosby counts three kids, but a fourth keeps hiding behind him.
(First: Episode 0154)
Cartoon Millie and Molly take a walk, and have different perspectives of their surroundings.
(First: Episode 1309)
cut from the Noggin version

Muppets Maria reads "The Boy Who Cried Monster." A terrible, cookie-stealing monster helps to teach a mischievous Anything Muppet boy an important lesson.
(First: Episode 0412)
Animation Sand J/j
(First: Episode 0631)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBert tells John-John that he's lost his paper clips, and he feels sad. He asks John-John to show how he looks when he feels sad. Then Bert feels angry about losing his paper clips, and John-John acts out that emotion. Bert remembers where he left his collection, and John-John acts happy, too.
(First: Episode 0443)
SCENE 3 Luis reads a letter from Big Bird. Telly is upset that Big Bird isn't his friend anymore, because Big Bird has made friends with Rusty. Luis reminds him that Big Bird can still have his old friends, just like Telly does after making friends with Aristotle.
Cartoon Before dinnertime, a boy discovers a worm under a rock and some baby birds in their nest.
(First: Episode 1508)

Muppets Camp Wannagohoma: Grover tries to explain to the campers the parts of a tree.
(First: Episode 1486)
Cartoon The Wise Man tries to illustrate "between".
(First: Episode 0926)
cut from the Noggin version
Film Future jobs: footage of a kid playing with a certain toy, followed by an adult using "the real thing." Includes a girl singing the "Sesame Street Theme" and another watching a sketch with Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog.
(First: Episode 0796)
Cartoon J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
Muppets Biff sings "This Is My J."
(First: Episode 1169)
SCENE 4 By the campfire, Big Bird and Mickey cook hot dogs and talk about the uses of a fire in the woods.
Animation Stop-motion: what goes in the hot dog bun?
(First: Episode 1494)
cut from the Noggin version
Muppets The Rhymies go camping, but a bear disrupts their campsite.
(First: Episode 1389)
Cartoon A man has a J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
Film David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders soup and a sandwich, and says that he wants the sandwich before the soup. When Grover comes with the sandwich, Mr. Johnson has changed his mind and wants the soup first. When Grover comes with the soup, Mr. Johnson has decided that he wants the sandwich first. Grover ends up giving Mr. Johnson both the soup and sandwich, so he can decide what to eat first. Mr. Johnson tells Grover that he has decided to get a cup of coffee, then the soup and the sandwich.
(First: Episode 1330)

SCENE 5 After leading everybody in cheers, Aunt May teaches Big Bird and the kids the official camp song "The Echo Rock."
Cartoon The Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Flying."
(First: Episode 0394)
Muppets Two-Headed Monster Share Headphones
(First: Episode 1628)
Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak".
(First: Episode 0301)
cut from the Noggin version

SCENE 6 Big Bird and Rusty go to sleep in the tent. They think that tomorrow they'll have to walk a hundred miles back to the camp, but they're really right next to the cabin. Mickey whispers the sponsors, and says that he needs to get some sleep.

CLOSING SIGNS Olivia holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Susan holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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