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 airline that Big Bird takes to Illinois is CTW - the abbreviation for Children's Television Workshop, the name at the time of the movie of Sesame Workshop, the production company behind Sesame Street. See more
When Linda is retrieving the keys, Cookie Monster can be seen in the background peeking over Sid Sleaze, with his arms hidden. In the very next shot, he has both of them out and is holding a box of cookies. 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 THX 1138
All Together Now
By Wood Newton and Michael Noble
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