I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

Watch I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

"Big Bird guided you through childhood. Let Caroll take you the rest of the way."
  • NR
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.5  (1,539)
  • 71

This documentary reveals the life in these famous Muppets issues from one operator, Caroll Spinney. His body and mind has magically transformed into these two for 40 years. One is the tall, friendly, bright yellow Big Bird, the other, a trash can Grouch claiming to hate everything. This is Spinney's life story, his bullied childhood, his early work with Jim Henson, and his travels all over the world. The film reveals the little-seen man inside, who is more loveable than his characters.

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

Trailer - 1 min 41 sec

Description
This documentary reveals the life in these famous Muppets issues from one operator, Caroll Spinney. His body and mind has magically transformed into these two for 40 years. One is the tall, friendly, bright yellow Big Bird, the other, a trash can Grouch claiming to hate everything. This is Spinney's life story, his bullied childhood, his early work with Jim Henson, and his travels all over the world. The film reveals the little-seen man inside, who is more loveable than his characters.

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story is a 2015 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 71.

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I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story is available to watch free on Peacock, Crackle and Tubi TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, FuboTV, Philo, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2015
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (1,539)
  • Metascore
    71