• Welcome to the Muppet Central Forum!
    You are viewing our forum as a guest. Join our free community to post topics and start private conversations. Please contact us if you need help.
  • Christmas Music
    Our 23rd annual Christmas Music Merrython is underway on Muppet Central Radio. Listen to the best Muppet Christmas music of all-time through December 25.
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
    The Sesame Street Cast and Ashley Park sang “Best Christmas Ever” from Sesame Street The Nutcracker at the Macy's Parade.
  • Sesame Street Season 54
    Sesame Street Season 54 has premiered on Max with new episodes each Thursday. Watch and let us know your thoughts.
  • The Muppets Mayhem premieres
    The series debut of the year is here! Let us know your thoughts and reviews of The Muppets Mayhem now streaming on Disney+.
  • Bear arrives on Disney+
    The beloved series has been off the air for the past 15 years. Now all four seasons are finally available for a whole new generation.
  • Sam and Friends Book
    Read our review of the long-awaited book, "Sam and Friends - The Story of Jim Henson's First Television Show" by Muppet Historian Craig Shemin.

Sesame Street Season 9 Episode 1148 - James Earl Jones visits Hooper's Store


Staff member
Apr 11, 2002
Reaction score
Episode 1148 - James Earl Jones visits Hooper's Store
HBO Max Premiere: Wednesday May 27, 2020

A limousine stops by Hooper's Store. The man inside asks Mr. Hooper for an old-fashioned egg cream. When Mr. Hooper says yes, James Earl Jones excitedly enters. As Mr. Hooper makes the drink, he recognizes the movie star. He asks him to autograph a paper plate. Big Bird enters and learns about movie stars. Bob and Maria enter and are so star-struck that they prevent Mr. Jones from sipping his drink. Mr. Hooper makes him another one. James Earl Jones enjoys the egg cream just as he remembered. Later Big Bird returns in his movie star costume. The adults play along asking for his autograph. Big Bird heads out the door, sees the limo and gets in. Mr. Hooper makes another egg cream for James Earl Jones to go. As they all leave the store, the limo drives off with Big Bird in the backseat.

1978 | 1 HR

Please note, this is the first time this episode has been commercially released since it's original broadcast.

Watch on HBO Max

Muppet Wiki Guide

If you've seen "James Earl Jones visits Hooper's Store" on HBO Max please like this post and share your thoughts below.