Quotes: Sesame Street

"Everything happens here. You're gonna love it!"
Gordon Robinson (Matt Robinson), introducing the first episode

Maria: What did I win?
Sonny Friendly: Well, Tell here about it, Gene! Let her have the grand prize!
*Maria gasps when a big dump truck pours out a big pile of sand*
Announcer: Here it is, Maria. Something that rhymes with grand. Your very dump truck pile of sand. From the house sandy from the sand to the stars.
Maria: No, Wait. I don't want all that sand there. No! STOP! I don't want all that sand there.
Maria gets the pile sand as the grand prize on one of Sonny Friendly's traveling game show (as seen on episode 2641).

Announcer: We take you now to Kermit the Frog for another fast breaking news story!
Kermit the Frog: Oh, Hi-ho, This Kermit the Frog from Sesame Street news.....
—In the usual opening theme to Sesame Street NEWS with Kermit the Frog.

Pat Playjacks: Oooooh, I'm Sorry, So Sorry, Prairie. You guessed 10 and there were only 5 pig squeals. In today's "Pig.." I mean "Squeal of Fortune" That's too bad.
Prarie Dawn: Oh Dear! I guess I did not win! I don't believe this!
—From the Squeal of Fortune skit after Prairie Dawn got buzzed because she guessed 10, But the pig only made 5 squeals.

Count Von Count: Did I say three?
Pat Playjacks: Yes you did. Three squeals, Count Von Count, YOU WON!
Prairie Dawn: WHAT?!? He Won?!? Oh no!
Pat Playjacks: And now it's time for you to pick the prizes inside the studio filled with fabulous prizes. And to show them to us is our co-hostess, Velma Blank. A fifteen gallon tank of finger painting. A hand crafted grapefruit goggle for that protection of that morning squirt. And a larger than life-size portrait of American's 2nd favorite game show host: Pat Playjacks!
—From the Squeal of Fortune skit after Count Von Count wins the game.

The Monster Cookie: KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF, PAL!
Cookie Monster: YIKES! Uh, Cookie talked!
The Monster Cookie: Me not cookie, Me monster!
Cookie Monster: Me too, Me Cookie Monster!
The Monster Cookie: Me, Monster Cookie1!
—From the 1992 Cookie Monster skit after eating the whole box of birthday cookies, He went into a nightmare on meeting the giant talking cookie named: The Monster Cookie.

An Eel: Pardon me, But is this "Eel of Fortune?"
Pat Plajacks: Uh, no! The Eel of Fortune is next door. This is "Squeal of Fortune". (To the viewers) So, tune in tomorrow for another episode of (Audience says along) "SQUEAL! OF! FORTUNE!"
—Used at the end of the Squeal of Fortune skit.

Director: Get ready for the alphabet chat for (whatever letter it is). Mr. Lord Chattery, Are you ready?
Lord Chattery: Well, I'm ready when you are.
Director: Alright, Alphabet Chat (whatever letter it is) Take 1 (Claps the clapboard). All right cue the theme song.
Chrous: (Sings the Alphabet Song in the style of Bach's Fugue 2) A-B-C-D-E, C-D-E-F-G, H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P, Q-R-S-T-U, R-S-T-U-V, S-T-U-V-X-Y and Z, That's my A-B-C!
—The opening phrase for Alphabet Chat!

Grover: The best to check your teeth is to see a tooth doctor!
Kermit the Frog: (With teeth) Uh, Grover. It's actually known as a dentist.
Dentist: Uh, yes. Open wide, please. (As Kermit opens his mouth, The dentist checks Kermit's false teeth) Uh, yes! Good healthy teeth.
Kermit the Frog: Why, thank you! But they are not my teeth.
Dentist: Sure, Pal!
—From the Grover's health minute lecture on teeth

Cookie Monster: (Woke up sadly) What a dream! Oh, Very sad! (He suddenly gets angered after he was about eat a cookie) OH! NO NO NO NO! Me never eat cookies again! No, from now on, Me eat carrots (As he does) OM! NOM! NOM! NOM! And fish (As he does) OM! NOM! NOM! NOM! And whole wheat bread! (As he does) OM! NOM! NOM! NOM! And no, no cookies! Sorry, Cookie. Me cannot eat you ever..... Say you talking, Cookie? Hmm, You crying, Cookie? Hmm, (Eats the cookie) OM! NOM! NOM! NOM! Well, maybe sometime a cookie!
—At the end of the 1992 skit after the Cookie Monster's nightmare on meeting The Monster Cookie!

Gordon: Hello, Sproutlets. I'm Gordon from Sesame Street. Every year, There are number of natural disasters that effect many people. Even if you are not directly effective, The Television coverage can be scary, Especially for young children. Back in 2001, We featured a week long story about a hurricane on Sesame Street. This story line allowed us to provide strategies and to help them to hope with their emotions while faces with a natural disaster. So watch with it your child, And talk about fears or concerns he, or she might have.
—On the PBS Kids Sprout broadcast of the 2001 Hurricane episode of Sesame Street. Which is shown after a big hurricane storm happened.

Announcer: We interrupt this program to bring you a word from your chicken. And now, Here is your local chicken, Zelda.
Gordon: Hey, Zelda? You're on!
Zelda: (Clucking)
Gordon: (Translating the clucks) For those of you who don't speak chicken, Zelda says she is mighty proud to be a chicken.
—From the late 80's sketch: A Word from Your Local Chicken.

Zelda: (Clucking)
Grodon: (Translating the clucks) So just remember, folks. Dogs bark, Cats meow, Ducks quack, And cows moo. But only a chicken can cluck.
Zelda: (Clucking Thank You)
Gordon: You're Welcome, Zelda!
Announcer: This announcement is provided by "The Proud to be a Chicken Association!"
—The ending of "A Word from your Local Chicken"

Big Bird: I cannot wait until he sees my drawing. Say, Where is he? I want to give this to him. (Mind struck his head) I know, He is at the store.
Bob: Uh, No, Big Bird. He is not there.
Big Bird: Then, Where is he?
Maria: Big Bird, Don't you remember we told you? Mr. Hooper died. I mean he is dead!
Big Bird: Oh, Yes! I remember that. Well, Maybe I'll wait until he comes back.
Susan: No, Big Bird. Mr. Hooper is NOT coming back!
Big Bird: And why not?
Susan: Well, Big Bird. When people die, they don't come back.
Big Bird: (Voice breaksdown) Not ever?!?
Susan: No never
Big Bird: But why not?!?
Luis: Well, Big Bird. If they are dead, they can't come back.
Big Bird: Well he SHOULD come back. I mean who is going to take over the store? And who is going to feed my birdseed milkshakes and tell me stories?!?
David: Big Bird, I am going to take care of the store. You know, Mr. Hooper left the store to me. I'll make you some Birdseed milkshakes. And we will tell you stories. And see if you are okay.
Olivia: We will look after you.
Big Bird: Well, It won't be the same.
Bob: You are right, Big Bird. It's not going to the same without him. But do you know something? (As he smiles sadly) Well, We can all be happy that we had our chance to be with him, And know him, and to love him a lot. When he was here.
Olivia: And we always have our memories with him.
Big Bird: Yeah, That's why I drew this picture for memory. So we can remember him so many times as we want to. But I don't like it, It's making me so sad!
David: We all feel sad, Big Bird.
Big Bird: You mean he is never coming back?
David: He never will.
Everybody: (Pauses for a moment)
Gordon: Big Bird, It has to be this way. Because.
Big Bird: Just Because?
Gordon: Just Because.
Big Bird: (As looks sadly at his drawing of Mr. Hooper) You know, I am going to miss you, Mr. Looper.
Maria: (As she smiles sadly) That's Hooper, Big Bird, Hooper.
Big Bird: You're right. (As everybody comforts Big Bird for the loss of his best friend)
—From the saddest moment of the episode: So long, Mr. Hooper. The episode was dedicated to the memory actor Will Lee (1908-1982).

Maria: (To the Two-Headed Monsters, who planned a violin lullaby for Irvine) Oh no no! You don't understand, guys! You see, She is not like a regular baby, She is a grouch baby. She has the tendency to scream and cry a lot.
—From episode #2402.

Maria: (As she complains to Oscar) I could not calm Irvine's tantrum down. I have tried stories, I have tried lullabies, I tried different things but she keeps doing the same thing. She keeps crying and crying, I can't stand it, anymore. I quit, I give up!
Oscar: Oh relax, sweetheart. There is only one way to calm a grouch baby down. (To Grugetta) Oh, Grugetta?
Grugetta: Yes, Oscar?
Oscar: Hey, I just had a rotten time with you, today!
Grugetta: Oh, yeah?!? Well, I had a worse time with you!!!
Oscar: I DID NOT!!!
Grugetta: YOU DID TOO!!!
Oscar: DID NOT!!!
Grugetta: DID TOO!
*Irvine finally calms down from her tantrum*
Oscar: You see, Grouch babies love to calm down to a sound of a good loud argument.
*Oscar and Grugetta continues arguing*
From the ending of episode #2402.

Gordon: How is she, Angela?
Angela: She is very uncomfortable. I am sorry, I would had tell her sooner.
Gordon: Just give her a kiss from us, And tell her I said hello.
Big Bird: Sounds like somebody has a problem. Maybe I can help. (To Susan and Gordon) Hey, What is wrong, you guys?
Susan: We have a big problem, Big Bird.
Big Bird: Well, Great!
Gordon: Great?
Big Bird: Well, I mean I can help with your problem.
Susan: I don't know if you can, Big Bird.
Big Bird: Well, can you explain it?
Gordon: Okay, Here is our problem. We were going to spend a sleep over at my cousin Angela's apartment while our apartment is being repainted. Miles is sleeping over at his friend's house and he is doing fine. But however, Angela just found out that her baby daughter has the chickenpox. So, now we need to find another place to sleep.
— From episode #3139.

Elmo: What do you mean Abby's other house?
Abby Cadabby: Well, This is my mother's house, and this is my father's house.
Rosita: But don't your parents live together? Why don't they?
Abby Cadabby: Well, My parents are divorced.
Rosita: Wait, What is a "Divorce"?!?
Gordon: A "Divorce" means that her parents are not married, Anymore.
Elmo: Why not?!?
Gordon: Well, They tried and tried. And they could not get along. It sometimes not working.
— From the "Little Kids, Big Challenge" episode.

Elmo: Elmo used to be scared, But Elmo isn't scared, anymore!
Bill Walsh: It's okay, Elmo.
— From episdoe #3981. The fire at Hooper's Store episode was dedicated to the memory to the citizens of Manhattan NY who died from The World Trade Centre destruction from the 9/11 terrorist attack.

Oscar: What do you mean you want to put the pieces together for? It's looks better this way. Like a busted Clarinet. Which is perfect!
Richard Stoltzman: (Chuckles) Yeah I know, Oscar. But you can't play a clarinet, Until you put the pieces together, (Holds up a clarinet that put together) That looks a lot like this one here.
Oscar: Well, Who cares if you play it. Personally, I like to see you drop it and break it. I love broken clarinets.
Telly Monster: Well, I care if he plays. So you go ahead and built it.
— From episode #2633. Richard Stoltzman, The clarinet player visits Sesame Street. In the scene where he told Oscar that playing the clarinet with just the pieces won't make a good sound.

Telly Monster: Hello, and welcome to the answer and question show: "Asssssssk Oscar!" And now, here is Oscar!
*Linda pops out of Oscar's trashcan*
Telly Monster: (To Linda) Oh, I know, I know. You are not Oscar, You are Linda. (To the viewers) You see, Oscar could not be here, today. But Linda asked if she can pretend to be Oscar the Grouch.
— From the "Ask Oscar" segment where Linda fills in for Oscar.

Oscar: Well, I love your work. I love how hate a movie.
Roger Ebert: Yeah, I bet you do. If we don't like a movie, We give it a thumbs down. We put our thumb upside down.
Telly Monster: Thumbs upside down?
Roger Ebert: Yes, Thumbs upside down.
Telly Monster: What do you suppose if you like a movie?
Gene Siskel: Well, If we like a movie, Then we give it a thumbs up. We put our thumbs right side up.
Telly Monster: Thumbs rightside up?
Gene Siskel: That's right, Rightside up.
— From the "Sneak Peak Previews" segment where Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel teaches Telly Monster and Oscar the Grouch how they do their "rating a movie" system.

Pierre the Waiter: Oh, Are you Guy Smiley? Welcome again to "Chet Nomie: Restaurant of the Semi Stars."
Guy Smiley: Thank You, Pierre, Thank You. I hope you have lots of chairs, Pierre. Because, Today. I Guy Smiley, America's favorite Game Show host is bringing my entire studio audience to lunch!
— From the insert where Guy Smiley brings his audience to lunch.

Guy Smiley: I'll think I'll go in and sit down.
Pierre the Waiter: Oh, no no no! You may not go in and sit down.
Guy Smiley: But, Why not?!?
Pierre the Waiter: Because, There is no chair for you. We have a table for 39, But we don't have a table for 40!
— At the end of the insert where Guy Smiley brings his audience to lunch.

Mr. Johnson: I'll will like to a.....
Grover: Sir, I am sorry to interrupt you but I would like to ask you please take a number. You see, When I call the number, Then you will be served. So please, take a number.
Mr. Johnson: But, I the only one in here.
Grover: I am sorry, Sir. But that's our policy. The sign says John's bakery, NOT Grover's bakery. I only work here. Please take a number.
Mr. Johnson: Okay, Okay, I'll take a number.
Grover: Over here, sir. Over here. This machine will give you a number. So, go ahead.
*Mr. Johnson pulls the lever of the number machine*
Grover: Very good, And what's your number?
Mr. Johnson: 40.
Grover: 40, and that is your number.
—From the Grover the Baker sketch.

Oscar: (Sighs) This is the greatest day of my life. This calls for a celebration: An anchovy sundae Ice-Cream!
Leela: Oh, Oscar. How could you eat at a time like this?
Oscar: With a spoon?
Leela: You Know what, Oscar? You are a grouchy monster. That's who you are! You need to tell us the cure for Mine-itis!
Oscar: Oh, Yeah? And why do you want to do a silly thing like that?!?
Elmo: Because nobody on Sesame Street is sharing, That's why!!!
— Elmo and Leela are in rage with Oscar when Oscar refuses to tell them the cure for Mine-Itis.

Alistair Cookie: CUT! Me very sorry! But that wasn't Twelve Angry Men, That was Two Proud Pigs, A story about two pigs who are proud. And who should blame. Well, No time left for Twelve Angry Men So this Alistair Cookie saying......
Lavender AM Angry Man #1: NO TIME FOR US?!?
Alistair Cookie: Well, That's showbiz!
Alistair Cookie: Yeah! Well, there you have it, Twelve Angry Men. So this Alistair Cookie saying goodbye from Monsterpiece Theatre. (To the Angry men) Hey, chill out.
—At the end of the Twelve Angry Men segment from Monsterpiece Theatre.

Bert: (Sighs) This is great! Ernie is sleeping over at Count Von Count's castle tonight. So I have the place all by myself. For one thing, He is not going to wake me up. No surprises, Just piece and quiet. I'll settle into my blanket, And go to sleep.
—At the opening part of the song Bert's Blanket as Bert mentions to viewers that Ernie is having a sleepover at Count Von Count's castle. Before the sheep arrives at Ernie and Bert's apartment to sing a song with Bert how his blanket was made from the wool of the sheep.

Telly Monster: Why does she need that machine? She can watch TV.
Maria: Yeah, But you don't just watch TV, You listen to TV as well. But Linda can't hear it because she is deaf.
Telly Monster: Oh, That's not fun.
Maria: Not at all. But with this machine, She can read the words on the screen.
—Maria explains to Telly Monster about what Closed Caption is.

*As Maria holds a pretend Television with a message a sheet of paper which Telly reads and Maria moves her lips without making a voice8
Telly Monster: (As he reads the message) "Hello, Telly! How are you?
Maria: YES!
Telly Monster: Oh, That's what you were saying! I could not hear it, But I can read it.
Maria: That's right. And that is what this machine is going to do. It's going to make it possible for Linda to just read the words on the screen.
—As Maria demonstrates to Telly Monster how Closed Caption works.

Ernie: Boy, look at that moon. Ain't that pretty? Do you ever wanted to visit the moon? Well I do.
—Ernie's spoken introduction for the song I Don't Want To Live On The Moon.

Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: I CAN'T DO ANYTHING!!! EVERYTHING IS "CERRADO!!!"
Maria: Yeah, I see. Everything is closed!
Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: CAN YOU HELP ME?!? PLEASE, CAN YOU FIX IT?!?
Maria: Why yes, What you need is this....
*Opens the toolbox and takes out the word "Abierto"
Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: Abierto?
Maria: Why yes, Abierto is the Spanish word for Open. ABIERTO!
*We see everything automatically opening up*
'''Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: Abierto, Wow!
—At the end of the Cerrado song (Part 1 song)

Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: I CAN'T DO ANYTHING!!! EVERYTHING IS "ABIERTO!!!"
Maria: Yeah, I can see that. Everything is open!
Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: CAN YOU HELP ME?!? PLEASE, CAN YOU FIX IT?!?
Maria: Why yes, I can!
Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: Oh that's great! What do I need?
Maria: Well, What you need is this....
*Opens the the tool box and takes out the word "Cerrado"
Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: Cerrado?
Maria:Why yes. You see, Everything is Abierto, Which is the Spanish word for Open. And this is Cerrado, Which is the Spanish word for Closed. CERRADO!
*We see everything automatically closes down*
Frustrated Green Anything Muppet Man: Unreal, You are a genius.
Maria: Well, Just in a days work.
—-At the end of the Abierto song (Part 2 song)

*The piano breaks in half and it shatters*
Chrissy: Hey Matt, Send in the the next piano. Will ya? (To the balls of fur) Okay, Fellas. Take eight!
—At the end of the song: Eight Balls of Fur.

Kermit the Frog: This is Disgracing the Frog returning to your regular schedule program. (To the emotional dwarfs) Could you guys try to control your emotions?!?
—From the ending of The Sesame Street news on The Seven Emotional Dwarfs.

Phil Harmonic: Hello, This is Phil Harmonic, Welcoming you once again to Pretty Great Performances. Today from Barnagie Hall. The All-Animal Chamber Music Ensemble will be playing a song called The Concerto for Flute and Animals composed by Johan Sebastian Fox. Joining them is our special guest artist: James Galway.
—The opening to James Galway in the Pretty Great Performances segment on Sesame Street.

Phil Harmonic: We had just heard The All-Animal Music Chamber Ensemble with guest soloist, James Galway. This is Phil Harmonic from Pretty Great Performances saying so-long and see you soon.
—The closing line to James Galway in the Pretty Great Performances segment on Sesame Street.

Frazzle: Excuse me, But is this the home of Sesame Street Fever?
—Frazzle the orange monster was curious on how dance the in door and the out door at a disco dance hall.

Frazzle: (Singing) In in in for more........ In in in for....
Janitor: Hold it right there, Sonny. There is no more. We are closing now. Watch your step.
Frazzle: Well, I guess it's (Singing) Out out out the door........ Out out out the....
—At the end of the In and Out song after the janitor tells Frazzle there is no more and the disco dance hall is now closing for the night.

Big Bird: Hey, I got extra piggy leftover.
Snuffy: What will that little piggy do, Bird?
Big Bird: Hmm, I Know, This little piggy was on, Squeal of Fortune!
*Scene morphs to the Squeal of Fortune title card*
*Theme music plays as the audience cheers and the logo opens like a garage door*
Pat Playjacks: (As he goes through the curtain) Hello, Everybody. I am Pat Playjacks. Happy to welcome you to (audience says along) SQUEAL! OF! FORTUNE! Yes, and we have a great show lined up for us today. First from Transylvania, We have Count Von Count.
Count Von Count: Hello, Pat!
Pat Playjacks: Hello, Count. And what do you do for a living, Count?
Count Von Count: I count.
Pat Playjacks: And do you have any hobbies?
Count Von Count: I count.
Pat Playjacks: Why yes. And from Sesame Street here is Prairie Dawn
Prairie Dawn: Hello, Pat.
Pat Playjacks: Nice to have you, Prairie. What do you do for a living.
Prairie Dawn: Well, I go to school and play the piano and soccer. And let me say something, Pat? It is so nice to be on a normal sensible like yours.
Pat Playjacks: Ah, Isn't she sweet? Why Thank You, Prairie. And since your are the first contestant, How many pig squeals do you think there will be?
Prairie Dawn: Pig-Squeals?!? What are you talking about?
Pat Playjacks: What are we talking about, Let's tell our audience that this is the (Audience says along) SQUEAL! OF! FORTUNE!
—From the Squeal of Fortune skit with intro from Big Bird and Snuffy from episode 2947.

Announcer: And now, It's time for newest, hippest, best dressed, detective show on television: Miami Mice.
—The opening line to the Miami Mice.

Announcer: And now
*Drumroll sounds, then clock ticks and the slide whistle, cuckoo, and bells sounds*
Announcer: Once again, It's time for television's favorite quiz show: What's My Part?
*The color gears on the What's My Part? logo flashes when the theme plays*
Announcer: And now, Here is the genius and master ceremony of What's My Part?, Guy Smiley!
Guy Smiley: (As he struggles to the curtain, Then comes through) HELLO, THERE! I'm Guy Smiley. And Welcome to What's My Part? This where the famous part of the comes in and tries to stomp our panel of experts.
—The opening to What's My Part?

Announcer: And now, Let's all play What Happens Next?
*Wild cheering as theme music plays and the title fades to the game show studio with Gordon and the dinger*
Gordon: HELLO! I am Gordon, And welcome to What Happens Next? The game show where you, have to find out What Happens Next?
—The opening to What Happens Next?

Guy Smiley: Nope, You are close. But, You all guessed wrong. This person is a television game show host, And his name is Sonny Friendly.
Sonny Friendly: Are we having a nice day, or what?
Audience: WHAT?
Sonny Friendly: And how about that panel? Are they good sports or what?'''
Guy Smiley: Well, this is America's favorite game show host, Guy Smiley saying....
Sonny Friendly: YEAH! Let's hear it Guy! Shall we? He is a wonderful guest.
Sonny Friendly: This is Sonny Friendly saying...
Sonny Friendly: But I....
'''Announcer: Mr. Smiley's suit is by Sierra Lagoon and Mr. Friendly's suit is by Fredwick the Frensworth.
—The ending line from the game show sketch: What's My Job?

Gina: You see, David doesn't live on Sesame Street anymore. You see, He moved to live his grandmother at her farm. When he left Sesame Street, He sold Hooper's Store to Mr. Handford. And that makes Mr. Handford my new boss.
—From episode 2620. The debut episode for Mr. Handford.

Announcer: And now it's for everybody's favorite game show, What's My Letter? And here is the host of What's My Letter?, Guuuuuuuuy Smiley!!!
Guy Smiley: Thank You, Thank You! Hello, everybody. I am America's Favorite Game Show host, Guy Smiley. And panel, It's nice to see you. And are your blindfold's in place?
Sherlock Hemlock: I can't see a thing, Guy!
Don Music: Yeah, Who turned out the lights?
Cookie Monster: Hello, Guy.
—The opening of What's My Letter?

Letter X: Nope, I am sorry, Sherlock. I am not the letter I.
Cookie Monster: Ooooh
Don Music: Well, then.
Guy Smiley: I am so sorry, panel. The he not the letter I and we have now ran out time. So.....
Letter X: Mr. Smiley, I gotta go.
Guy Smiley: What do you mean?
Letter X: I have some friends waiting at the door.
Guy Smiley: But, Mystery Letter, You can't go out now!
*Curtain reveals the exit sign which reads "E-IT" and the letter X sits between the E and the I to make the word "EXIT"*
Guy Smiley: How did he do that? Well, Thank you very much panel. That concludes this week's program.
Don Music: And how do we get out?
Guy Smiley: Go through the exit, folks. To the exit.
Announcer: You sure fooled them, X.
—The ending of the game show sketch: What's My Letter?

Luis: Hey, everybody. We got a plan.
Big Bird: My home, My nest.
Luis: Yes, This is what our plan is, Big Bird. Rebuilding your nest. As we can see, There has been a lot of damaged done.
Big Bird: A lot of damage?!? Oh, my home, my nest.
Maria: Big Bird, That's what Luis is trying to tell you. We can fix things.
Gabi: Yeah, My mother is good at fixing things.
Big Bird: You mean you can fix my nest?
Maria: Why sure!
Big Bird: (To radar) Well, Radar. We can be home tonight.
Maria: Wrong, Big Bird. You will not have your home tonight.
Big Bird: But, why not?!?
Gordon: Well, Even with everybody pitching in, That's a lot of work.
Alan: It will take time. So you got to be patient.
Big Bird: But I want to go home to my nest now, And where will I stay?!?
Susan: Well, There is some leftover birdseed stew in our apartment.
Big Bird: Oh, Okay.
'''Snuffy: Hello Bird....Wait, What happened to your nest, Bird?!?
Big Bird: Well, The hurricane blew my nest away.
Snuffy: Oh dear. That makes me so sad, Bird.
Big Bird: I know, Snuffy.
—From the Hurricane episode when they prepared to fix and restore Big Bird's nest.

Big Bird: Coming soon on Sesame Street!
—From Season 24 (1992-1993) to Season 29 (1997-1998). At the end of each episode, Big Bird would give viewers a sneak peak of an upcoming episode.

Big Bird: Toodle-Loo!
Annnouncer: Funding for Sesame Street is provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, And by Public Television Stations, And their contributors.
—Big Bird signs off following by a child announcer announcing the funding. First used on Season 24 (1992-1993), And was last used on Season 29 (1997-1998).

Guy Smiley: Come close, Mr. Camera. (As he whispers) Now, the word is "STOP!"
*We see the flashing word "STOP" at the bottom of the screen*
Guy Smiley: Now, I will tell Chester O'Leary on what that word is. (To Chester O'Leary) "(whispering) The Word is "STOP!"" And then you have make Maurice Monster to say that word before the clock comes to top. Now, Do not start until you hear the sound of the bell, AND HERE COMES THE BELL NOW!!!
—From the Sesame Street game show sketch: Say the Word

Shoe Store Employer: I'm Sorry, So Sorry but, those are different shoes. I'm afraid you will have to agree on the same pairs.
—From the sketch where The Two Headed Monster goes shopping at a shoe store.