Sesame Street
Ernie delivers a chicken to Old MacDonald
Air date March 28, 2002
Season Season 33 (2002)
Written by Annie Evans
Sponsors V, 13


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Big Bird, Ernie and Rubber Duckie give an upside-down hello. Gordon leads them and the kids in a song about the Swahili word for "hello" - "Jambo!"
Muppets / Celebrity Dancers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater act out feelings, and Elmo guesses which feeling they're acting out.
(First: Episode 3947)
Cartoon Anansi the Spider tells the story of how the sun and the moon came to live in the sky.
(First: Episode 3320)
Muppets The Number of the Day: 13
13 dancing vegetables show up after learning that the number of the day is 13.
(First: Episode 3986)
Cartoon Thirteen water-skiing hippos
Film Milo Counting #13
(First: Episode 3553)
SCENE 2 Old MacDonald phones the Mail It Shop requesting the delivery of his chicken. Maria is too occupied, so Ernie offers to deliver the chicken. She provides him with a cellphone so they can keep in contact.
SCENE 2 cont'd Ernie carries the chicken to the arbor, where Bob is having music practice. He ends up holding the chicken while Rubber Duckie "conducts" the kids in "The Alphabet Song." Maria calls Ernie ("Rubber Duckie" serving as the ringtone) and reminds him to make the delivery.

SCENE 2 cont'd Ernie now comes across Zoe, Rosita and Lulu, who are doing a cheer for the number of the day. Ernie and Rubber Duckie join them until another call from Maria sets him back on his trip.
SCENE 2 cont'd Ernie bumps into Old MacDonald and delivers the chicken. Together, they sing some verses of "Old MacDonald Had a Farm."
Film Kids show the different things they've received in the mail.
(First: Episode 3984)

Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box in the chicken coop.
(First: Episode 3984)
Film College students volunteer at the San Francisco Children's Zoo, which has such animals as ferrets, opossums, and chinchillas.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 2227)
Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box across the tightrope.
(First: Episode 3983)
Film A boy named Anthony and his parents are trapeze artists in a circus. David Larible, a clown from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, appears in some scenes.
(First: Episode 3579)
Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by dancing at the discotheque. We found him!
(First: Episode 3982)
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie and Bert reminisce about "Things That I Remember" over a montage of classic Ernie and Bert clips.
(First: Episode 3656)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey to Ernie.
Muppets Hero Guy
Hero Guy builds a Hero Snowman Guy. It snows too hard, so Baby Bear draws the rising sun. Hero Snowman Guy saves himself from the heat by flying to Alaska.
(First: Episode 3991)
Muppets The Letter of the Day: V
Cookie Monster carries a heavy load of bricks in an effort to not eat the Letter V Cookie.
(First: Episode 3987)
Animation A pencil, ruler and scissors all cooperate to make the letter V.
Film V, V, The Letter V: kids form V with their bodies.
(First: Episode 3987)
Muppets The Spanish Word of the Day: leche
Rosita drinks the word leche, the Spanish word for "milk."
(First: Episode 3988)
Muppets Elmo's World: Getting Dressed
(First: Episode 4010)
SCENE 3 Gordon and the gang announce the sponsors and say, "Kwaheri," the Swahili word for "goodbye."

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