Big Bird: And last but least (Shows the picture of Mr. Hooper) Ta-dah!!!!!
Bob: That looks amazing!
Big Bird: Say, Where is he? I want to give it to him! (Mind struck his head) I know, He is at the store!
Bob: (As he tells Big Bird, who was about to enter Hooper's Store) Uh, Big Bird!
Big Bird: Yeah?
Bob: 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's dead!
Big Bird: Oh, yeah! I remember. Then I will wait until he comes back.
Susan: 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's gonna come back! I mean, Who is going to take care of the store? And who is going to feed my birdseed milkshake and tell me stories?!?
David: Big Bird, I am going to take care of the store. Mr. Hooper left the store to me. I will make you a birdseed milkshake, And we will all tell you stories and see if you are okay.
Olivia: We will look after you.
Big Bird: (Sighs) Well, It won't be a same.
Bob: You're right, Big Bird. It will never be the same without him. (Voice breaksdown) But do know something? Well, We can all be very happy that we had our chance to be with him, And know him, and to love him a lot, When he was there!
Olivia: And Big Bird, We always have memories with him.
Big Bird: Oh, yeah! Memories. That's why I drew this picture. So I can remember him, and remember him, and remember him, Much as I want to. But I don't like it, It makes me so sad!
David: We all feel sad, Big Bird.
Big Bird: You mean he is never coming back?
Big Bird: WELL, I DON'T UNDERSTAND!!! EVERYTHING WAS JUST FINE!!! WHY DOES IT HAVE TO BE THIS WAY?!? GIVE ME ONE GOOD REASON?!?
Gordon: (after everybody pauses for a moment) Big Bird, It has to be this way! Because!
Big Bird: Just because?
Gordon: Just because!
Big Bird: Oh! (He sighs as he looks at Mr. Hooper's picture) You know, I am going to miss you, Mr. Looper!
Maria: That's Hooper, Big Bird. Hooper!
Big Bird: You're right!
*Everybody comforts Big Bird*
What's that, Joker? "You'll be back?" Somehow, I don't think you will be.
Ned Flanders: I sure do miss that laugh!
Nelson: Ha-Ha! I miss her too!