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?
Bert and Ernie's biplane is a 1941 Stearman Kaydet D75N1, built by Boeing. See more
When the Sleaze Brothers are pulled over at the end of the film, the markings on the officer's motorcycle indicate that he is a policeman. However, the end credits list the character as a State Trooper. 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
By Jeff Pennig, Jeff Harrington, and Stevan Pippin
Performed by Caroll Spinney
and Grouch Chorus See more