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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Episode credited cast:
Northern Calloway ...
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Luis Rodriguez / Chaplin
Loretta Long ...
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Maria Figueroa / Chaplin
Bob McGrath ...
Bob
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Olivia Robinson (as Alaina Reed)
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Big Bird (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Micki Barnett ...
Fran Brill ...
Prairie Dawn (voice)
Clem Cheung
John Henderson ...
Mr. Williams
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Forgetful Jones (voice)
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Herself
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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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24 November 1983 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The staff considered using flashbacks of scenes with Mr. Hooper. But they changed their minds thinking that it would confuse young viewers. For this same reason they also decided to not use any euphemisms (ie passed away) when talking about Mr. Hooper's death. 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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Featured in Sesame Street Unpaved (1999) See more »

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