Oscar, Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, and Sesame Street residents join Big Bird in a cross country adventure. Miss Finch, a meddling social worker, sends him off to Ocean View, Illinois, for the comforts of family life with his "own kind," the Dodos. But he is a disaster as a Dodo and, lonely and homesick, he soon sets off on foot for Sesame Street. Can his old friends find him before he runs "afowl" of trouble en route? Featuring guest stars Chevy Chase, Sandra Bernhard, John Candy, DaveThomas, Joe Flaherty, and Waylon Jennings. Written by
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It's Big Adventure! It's Big Laughs! It's Big Bird on the Big Screen!
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Did You Know?
The newscaster, played by Chevy Chase
, opens his broadcast by quoting the theme song from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
(1968), another PBS kids' production which became popular during the same period as Sesame Street. See more
Before Big Bird jumps from the Sleaze Brothers' truck to the hood of the Volkswagen, his feet move from the edge to about a foot away from it between shots. See more
Ladies and gentlemen, would you please rise for the Grouch Anthem.
Oscar the Grouch
No, no, no! With the Grouch Anthem, you stay sitting down! Down in front there!
The movie is sponsored by the letters W and B (Warner Brothers). See more
References The Archie Show
Working On My Atitude
By Troy Seals and Eddie Setser
Performed by Ronnie Milsap See more