Episode 4615 - Birdie and the Beast HBO Premiere: Saturday April 16, 2016 PBS Premiere: Monday March 20, 2017 Big Bird makes up a fairy tale about a bird named Birdie who helps a Beast learn how to be a good friend. Also featuring Elmo the Musical-Prince Elmo. Brought to you by the letter F and the number 0. This episode features an all-new street story. If you saw "Birdie and the Beast" please like this post and share your thoughts below.