Peep And The Big Wide World; Big Bird; Chirp Flies The Coop
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- Peep And The Big Wide World
- Big Bird; Chirp Flies The Coop
- Series Description
Premiered April of 2004 on The Learning Channel And Discovery Kids Channel. The animated series PEEP and the Big Wide World gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science to preschoolers. Wry and distinctive visual humor, charming plotlines, and lovable characters combine with a comprehensive science program to attract and engage kids three to five years old. Set in and around a pond, a bush, and a tin can, the show follows a newly hatched chicken named Peep, and his friends Chirp and Quack (a robin and a duck), on their daily adventures. Each half-hour episode contains two stories which highlight specific science concepts, plus two live-action shorts presenting real kids playing and experimenting with these concepts in their own big wide worlds.
Narrated by award-winning comedienne Joan Cusack. Series release date: 4/2004
- Program Description
Production Season 3 EPISODE 49 49A BIG BIRD SPECIAL GUEST STAR: HOLLY HUNTER WRITTEN BY: KATHY WAUGH LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME: CHIRP HAS MET A REAL, LIVE, CAPITAL “R” ROBIN – WHO CAN SING, BUILD NESTS, TAKE BATHS, AND FLY! SCIENCE: ANIMAL BEHAVIOR (BIRDS) INTERSTITIAL: THE KIDS GO AN A NATURE WALK WITH FRAN WHO SHOWS THEM HOW BIRDS BUILD THEIR NESTS. THEN THEY COLLECT MATERIALS AND BUILD THEIR OWN NESTS. “LOOK AROUND FOR THINGS THAT WOULD MAKE A GOOD BIRD’S NEST, THEN TRY TO BUILD YOUR OWN.”
49B CHIRP FLIES THE COOP SPECIAL GUEST STAR: HOLLY HUNTER WRITTEN BY: GLEN BERGER TO GO OR NOT TO GO, THAT IS THE QUESTION. SHOULD CHIRP GO SOUTH WITH ROBIN, OR STAY AND FACE ANOTHER DREARY, BLUCKY WINTER? SCIENCE: ANIMAL BEHAVIOR (BIRDS) INTERSTITIAL: THE KIDS ARE BIRD-WATCHING AT THE PARK. THEY NOTICE LOTS OF DIFFERENCES: DUCKS AND GEESE HAVE WEBBED FEET TO HELP THEM SWIM, FOR INSTANCE, BUT PIGEONS DON’T. “TRY LOOKING FOR BIRDS AND THINK ABOUT WHY THEY’RE DIFFERENT OR THE SAME.”
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- Nine Story Entertainment (Series Producer)
- WGBH (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Peep And The Big Wide World; Big Bird; Chirp Flies The Coop,” 04/18/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 28, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_01B5C25F4A2C4A6AA720B021B7A574B6.
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- APA: Peep And The Big Wide World; Big Bird; Chirp Flies The Coop. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_01B5C25F4A2C4A6AA720B021B7A574B6