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
Robert Lynch <email@example.com>
The First Sesame Street Movie Ever.
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Did You Know?
When the Count is counting the end credits he says "Hi, Mom" when Joan Ganz Cooney
's credit appears. Being the creator of the show and the founder of its production company, the Children's Television Workshop, she is sometimes referred to as the mother of Sesame Street. See more
When Bert and Ernie spot Big Bird on the ground, in one shot they switch places. Normally it's Bert who's flying the plane and Ernie in the back. But when they see Big Bird, suddenly Ernie is in the front and Bert is in the back. This is corrected a few shots later. 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!
In the closing credits, the Count counts the crew members See more
Easy Goin' Day
By Jeff Pennig, Jeff Harrington and Stevan Pippin
(as Steve Pippin)
Performed by Caroll Spinney
(uncredited), and Alyson Court
(uncredited) See more