Big Bird Flu
Screenshot of Big Bird Flu
Season: 2

Episode: Book of Corrine

Length: :52

Cast: Seth Green (Quarantiner, Count von Count, Announcer), Dan Milano (Big Bird, Elmo, Grover), Tom Root (Aloysius Snuffleupagus)

Characters: Big Bird, Quarantiners, Elmo, Grover, Aloysius Snuffleupagus, Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Count von Count

Segment Summary: Big Bird gets the bird flu.

Themes: Animals, Bodily Functions, Death, Mashups, Television, Vomit, Commercials


  • This segment parodies TV's Sesame Street.
  • There was a similar sketch on MADtv where Big Bird also got the bird flu that might have inspired this sketch.

Trivia / Info:

  • Seth Green and another Robot Chicken cast member, Mila Kunis have guest-starred on Sesame Street.
  • In addition, Donald Faison, an occasional Robot Chicken cast member was a cast member on Sesame Street.

Goofs / Nitpicks:

  • Sesame Street is shown as having a "Word of the day" (Quarantine), though it traditionally only actually had a "Letter" and "Number of the day". HA year after this sketch was made however, Sesame Street episodes did start including a "Word of the Day", which would be introduced at the start of the show as the "Word on the Street." This practice was discontinued when the show was reduced to a half-hour and moved to HBO.
  • Snuffleupagus is portrayed as an imaginary friend of Big Bird, when, in fact, he's actually a real character on the show and was only thought to be imaginary during his first few appearances.

Transcription - Interpretations

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Sesame Street Quarantine

Sesame Street Quarantine

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