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Episode #15.4 

Big Bird draws pictures of his friends and wants to give them to him. When he gets to Mr. Hooper's picture, they remind him that Mr. Hooper died, and they must explain what death is.

Director:

Lisa Simon

Writers:

Norman Stiles (head writer), Joseph A. Bailey | 8 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Northern Calloway Northern Calloway ... David Robinson
Emilio Delgado ... Luis Rodriguez / Chaplin
Loretta Long Loretta Long ... Susan Robinson
Sonia Manzano ... Maria Figueroa / Chaplin
Bob McGrath Bob McGrath ... Bob
Roscoe Orman ... Gordon Robinson
Alaina Reed-Hall ... Olivia Robinson (as Alaina Reed)
Caroll Spinney ... Big Bird (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Micki Barnett Micki Barnett ... Micki
Fran Brill Fran Brill ... Prairie Dawn (voice)
Clem Cheung Clem Cheung
John Henderson John Henderson ... Mr. Williams
Jim Henson ... Ernie / Kermit the Frog (voice)
Richard Hunt ... Forgetful Jones (voice)
Madeline Kahn ... Herself
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Storyline

Big Bird draws pictures of his friends and wants to give them to him. When he gets to Mr. Hooper's picture, they remind him that Mr. Hooper died, and they must explain what death is.

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crying | comfort | See All (2) »


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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1983 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The producers deliberately chose a Thanksgiving air-date for this episode because most parents would be at home and able to discuss the issues addressed with their children. See more »

Quotes

[Gordon notices Big Bird walking backwards with his back bent and his head between his legs]
Big Bird: Oh, hi, Gordon.
Gordon: Hi, Big Bird. Uh...
Big Bird: [as if acting normally] Nice day, isn't it?
Gordon: [somewhat confused] Yeah, very nice. Big Bird?
Big Bird: Mm?
Gordon: Why are you doing that?
Big Bird: What?
Gordon: [indicating Big Bird's walking] *That*, with your head between your legs?
Big Bird: Oh, because.
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Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Big Bird's Big Break (2018) See more »

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