Sesame Street
Big Bird sleeps at Gordon and Susan's apartment
Air date January 22, 1998
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors N, 7

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird tells Snuffy the story about when he slept in his nest all night long instead of Susan and Gordon's bed. And it all started when he heard a noise.
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Cartoon A girl overcomes her fear of scary things in the dark by singing with them.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
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Song "One of These Things" (with Wegman's dogs and a poodle)
(First: Episode 3114)
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Muppets Rosita sings "Fiesta," about the difference between a siesta and a fiesta.
(First: Episode 3368)
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Film A girl named Maria and her family are having a Cuban barbecue. She invited her friend, Stewart, to enjoy in the fun and learn about Cuban culture.
(First: Episode 2760)
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Animation Three taxi chairs
(First: Episode 3119)
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SCENE 2 At the park on the swings Big Bird continues his story and wants to sleep in Susan and Gordon's bed again because this time he was just lonely. And it went on, night after sleepless night.
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Song "I Know How to Swing"
(First: Episode 3403)
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Cartoon A troll draws different faces on herself in front of a mirror.
(First: Episode 0800)
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Animation N/n paper fold
(First: Episode 3114)
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Muppets NTV host Nora Nicks introduces Nick Normal and the Nickmatics singing "The Letter N."
(First: Episode 2071)
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Cartoon N is for nose (new music added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1206)
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Film "Body Dance" (MC Lyte)
(First: Episode 2816)
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Muppets / Celebrity Tim Robbins needs a place to stay, so he tries the Furry Arms Hotel, where the bed is a little too small for him, but the company of the lullaby-singing animals is "strangely relaxing."
(First: Episode 3649)
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Cartoon In an homage to the musical cartoons of the 1930s, Cab Callowmouse hosts the "Mother Goose Jamboree" at night in a bookstore.
(First: Episode 3653)
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Film A boy is scared to go to sleep at night, until his dad tells him to use his imagination to calm himself down. He conducts a symphony with his toys.
(First: Episode 3271)
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Animation Sand N/n
(First: Episode 0633)
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Film Jaws spoof with the letter N.
(First: Episode 3333)
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Cartoon Autumn leaves form a capital "N" and lowercase "n"
(First: Episode 3114)
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Muppets Ernie sings "Dance Myself to Sleep."
(First: Episode 1705)
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Cartoon A boy narrates a poem about how he met Eleanor, the monster under his bed.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2773)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird's story continues - Susan and Gordon decide to put the pillows, blanket and Susan's Grandma's quilt in Big Bird's nest so he won't sleep in their bed, but it soon backfires when Big Bird wants them to sleep in his nest.
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Cartoon Noodles and Nedd play shadow games indoors with a flashlight, and outdoors.
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Muppets Elmo is sleeping over at Telly’s However Elmo can't sleep due to Telly's snoring. Elmo turn on the radio, so he can't hear Telly snoring, however the music is so loud that they can't sleep. Telly then tries to put his hand over his mouth and nose, however that don't work since he can't breath. Elmo then asks for some earmuffs, that worked. However now Telly can't sleep, because Elmo snores, luckily Telly has another pair of earmuffs.
(First: Episode 3487)
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Song John Pizzarelli sings about feeling "happy and proud" on your birthday.
(First: Episode 3421)
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Muppets Baby Bear and a boy named Miles sing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 3649)
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Cartoon A dog-shaped television.
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3045)
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Film Caitlin gets her eyes examined, and picks out a pair of glasses.
(First: Episode 2948)
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Cartoon "Seven Sweet Sopranos" on a shaky piano
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1656)
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Film Milo Counting: 7
(First: Episode 3595)
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Cartoon Seven owls (Maria voice-over added)
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1562)
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Muppets Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "Cluck Around the Clock."
(First: Episode 2817)
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Cartoon Wilbur and Wanda try to find the lamp in a dark room, while figuring out who's here and there. Finally, their son turns on the light.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3073)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird's story comes to an end - if Big Bird promises to sleep in his nest, Susan and Gordon will play with him all day long tomorrow including the swings where Big Bird, Snuffy, Susan and Gordon are now. Gordon announces the sponsors and Susan reports that Slimey's spaceship is still on its way to the moon.
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COMING SOON Baby Bear is trying to count backwards, but Goldilocks steps in and helps him count backwards, which infuriates Baby Bear.


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