Sesame Street
Big Bird at camp, part 5
Air date November 26, 1982
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Written by Joseph A. Bailey
Directed by Lisa Simon and Emily Squires
Production August 16-20, 1982 (remote)
October 7-8, 1982 (studio)
Sponsors V, W, 5
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
Releases HBO Max

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Everyone begins packing up to go home. Big Bird feels sad that he’s leaving, but he's happy that he’s going back home to Sesame Street. Mickey tells him it's okay to be both sad and happy, and that it's natural. Then, Aunt May assembles everyone for the Cabin 10 Picture, which isn't easy to have taken.
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Muppets "Big Kids Cry"
(First: Episode 1488)
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Cartoon Five Tall Things
(First: Episode 1664)
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Film Where the buffalo roam ... (instrumental: Home On The Range)
(First: Episode 0510)
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Cartoon Five Worms In An Apple
Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1502)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews one of the Three Little Pigs, the one who built a straw house. The Big Bad Wolf comes to blow it down, but the house is actually strong.
(First: Episode 0551)
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Cartoon I've Got a Mind: wind-up toy
(First: Episode 0255)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird convinces Rusty to come to the awards ceremony.
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SCENE 2, cont'd Big Bird wins the swimming award, and Rusty wins the Good Sport award.
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #5
(First: Episode 0991)
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Muppets Super Grover: Young Willy Nilly is scared to get his hair cut. Super Grover tells Willy that haircuts are scary, but he must be brave. However, Max the barber shows them both that haircuts do not hurt, and soon they are no longer afraid of hair cuts.
(First: Episode 0717)
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Film A woman holds a painting of five chickens.
(First: Episode 0769)
cut from the Noggin version
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Cast Maria as Chaplin gets their suspenders stuck on a wall while reaching for the door, demonstrating long, longer, and longest.
(First: Episode 0786)
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Film Olivia briefly narrates a film of re-paving a street.
(First: Episode 1161)
cut from the Noggin version
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SCENE 3 Aunt May delivers her final words to the Echo Rockers, who make the Echo Rock handshake one last time. Big Bird sings "Goodbye, Country" over a montage of his experiences at camp.
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Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
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Muppets Bert sings the club song for The National Association of W Lovers.
(First: Episode 0366)
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Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W'
(First: Episode 0806)
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Film Joe Raposo: What Babies Are Called
(First: Episode 0116)
cut from the HBO Max version
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Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) is interrupted as he tries to recite the alphabet.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1499)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks a girl to hug him and scratch his tummy.
(First: Episode 1653)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: WALK TALL
(First: Episode 1161)
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Insert Stevie Wonder teaches Grover how to sing short and long.
(First: Episode 0514)
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Film A silent film about an automobile that can be either long or short.
(First: Episode 0521)
cut from the HBO Max version
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Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
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Film A man and a little girl perform small aerobic workouts.
cut from the Noggin version
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SCENE 4 Back on Sesame Street, Bob and David decide to clean up the nest area and make a welcome home sign. Bob, David, Maria, and Luis show up for the work, but Snuffy already did both things! Naahhh...
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Cartoon Willie Wimple went a-boatin' and polluted the river.
(First: Episode 0561)
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Film Kids narrate footage of whales.
(First: Episode 1266)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: W, Wall
(First: Episode 0790)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird finally says goodbye to his friends from camp. The adults sneak up on him and welcome him home.
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Film A little girl gets herself a glass of AGUA.
(First: Episode 0929)
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Muppets Cookie Monster: The Count and Cookie Monster see a plate of cookies. The Count wants to count them, and Cookie Monster wants to eat them. After arguing over whether the cookies are for counting or eating, they decide to share them -- the Count will count the cookies, and then Cookie Monster will eat them.
(First: Episode 0514)
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Cartoon What would happen if I popped this balloon?
(First: Episode 1312)
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SCENE 6 Back together again, Snuffy knows that the answer to Big Bird's question before he left is 'bus.'
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Cartoon A snake displays shapes, which are identified in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1584)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
(First: Episode 0645)
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Animation Sand W/w
(First: Episode 0641)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird talks to Snuffy about his experience at Camp Echo Rock as Maria mentions the sponsors. The credits follow featuring stills from Big Bird's week at camp.
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CLOSING SIGNS Baby Breeze, Betty Lou, & Prairie Dawn hold up the Sesame Street sign, while two kids hold up the CTW sign at the end.


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