Maria, Luis and Elmo are picking apples from an apple tree. Cookie Monster hears something loud and crunchy and is excited because he thinks it's a cookie, but is disappointed when he finds out the noise is an apple.
Elmo and Rosita are thinking of rhymes when they hear, "peep, peep." Suddenly, a little baby bird appears. Elmo and Rosita want to help the bird but do not know why he is peeping.
Join Wild Nature Survivor Guy, Jimmy Fallon, as he drops by Sesame Street to show us that nature is all around—even in the city. Actress Debra Messing explains the word “nature,” and Ziggy Marley sings about the joys of being barefoot. Plus, Abby and her Flying Fairy School friends get ready for a dance recital, while Elmo’s World is all about helping. Finally, Murray hits the street to find out the word of the day. Brought to you by the letter D and the number 5.
There is a porridge shortage on Sesame Street! Telly runs to tell Baby Bear, but when he finds him, he is getting ready to hibernate until springtime when there is porridge again. What is Telly supposed to do for five months without a best friend?
Wild Nature Survivor Guy, played by Jimmy Fallon, finds himself on Sesame Street. He is accustomed to surviving in the wilds of nature and thinks he needs to "survive" out on Sesame Street.
A real estate agent (Lin-Manuel Miranda) tries to convince Big Bird to migrate to a new, warmer habitat: the rainforest. Will Big Bird really move away from Sesame Street? Also in this episode: Cameron Diaz explains the word “habitat” and Elmo’s World is all about frogs. Don’t miss a special visit from First Lady Michelle Obama, who stops by to talk about healthy eating. The fun continues with Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures and Abby's Flying Fairy School, while Murray introduces the number 40 and the letter H.
In its 40th season, Sesame Street continues to innovate and educate, encouraging children to explore the natural world through scientific exploration. Throughout the season, fans can enjoy appearances from celebrities including Michelle Obama, Cameron Diaz, Jimmy Fallon, Debra Messing, and Paul Rudd. Sesame Street is brought to you by Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization that's making a meaningful difference in children's lives by addressing their critical developmental needs.
After hearing a story about a robot, Elmo, Telly, and Rosita pretend to be robots, too. They call themselves The Help-o-Bots—but can they find a way to help their friends? Also in this episode: Bert and Ernie are inventors, unveiling their latest creation: Frankie the Robot! Brought to you by the letter Y and the number 17.
Big Bird, Elmo, and Abby want to reenact the new “Maria the Cowgirl” story that they heard from Gordon. Who will get to be Maria the Cowgirl? And who will have to be the dastardly Bad Duck? Also in this episode: Global Grover and his trusty horse Fred travel to Saskatchewan. Brought to you by the letter T and the number 1.
Brian Williams appears to report on a strange news story: The residents of Sesame Street have been struck with a case of Mine-itis, which has caused everyone to stop sharing. Only Oscar knows the cure, and he’s enjoying the chaos too much to end it! Also in this episode: Murray Monster and his little lamb Ovejita visit an ice skating school. Brought to you by the letter G and the number 20.
Elmo really loves his friend, Gordon. So, for an entire day Elmo decides to do everything he can to be just like him. Elmo also enlists his Sesame Street friends to help him in his quest to imitate his friend. Imagine Gordon’s surprise to learn how much fun it is to just be himself!
Chris and Alan are judging the Sesame Street Bird Games. Big Bird, a duck, and a chicken are the contestants in this competition and will participate in exciting bird activities and events. Each bird will have the chance to show off their skills, but just who will win the grand prize – ten pounds of birdseed?
It’s time for the Sesame Street Talent Show! Big Bird and Snuffy’s talent search turns up a juggling Leela, a very hungry Cookie Monster, and a musical seal. Plus, American Idol’s Randy Jackson plays the glockenspiel with a dog, and Abby Cadabby uses her magic to see what Elmo would look like with pink fur, pigtails, and freckles. Brought to you by the letter P and the number 5.
Chris reads Abby a story about a princess who kisses a frog and turns him into a prince. That makes Abby think that there must be someone on Sesame Street who could be an enchanted prince in disguise, and she thinks that it could be none other than everyone’s favorite grouch, Oscar! Run, Oscar, Run!
Chris reads Elmo, Telly and Rosita the story of "Rico, The Very Helpful Robot!" After hearing the story, Elmo, Telly and Rosita decide to become robots to help Chris at Hooper's store.
Big Bird, Elmo and Abby are very excited because Gordon is going to read "Maria the Cowgirl--The Lonesome Trail." The story is about Maria the Cowgirl and her hobbyhorse, Amigo. They meet Bad Duck, the toughest duck in the west. Bad Duck says that the trail isn't big enough for the two of them, and won't let Maria pass.