Written by Tom Dunsmuir
Larry Grossman
Date 1978
Publisher Banham Publishing Co.; Manor Lane Music

Leslie Uggams sings "It's the Thought That Counts" on A Special Sesame Street Christmas after she receives her Christmas gift from the people on Sesame Street, which is an ugly hat with earflaps chosen by Big Bird. The rest of the cast chimes in, singing about lousy gifts they've also received.