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Sesame Street: Death of Mr. Hooper


Running length: 59  minutes


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Bob and the other adults attempt to explain Mr. Hooper's death to Big Bird, who doesn't understand why the candy-store owner is no longer on Sesame Street. In other highlights, Ernie and the other Muppets stage a pageant about feelings; Madeline Kahn performs a duet with Grover about echoes; Kermit the Frog, in the role of a reporter, illustrates the use of clues to find out which suitor a princess has chosen as her prince; and Mr. and Mrs. Wilson bring home their new baby. Featured letters and numbers are J, M, and 5.


Muppet performers, Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Brian Muehl, Martin Robinson ; music director, Joe Raposo ; executive producer, Dulcy Singer.

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