Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appears on Sesame Street

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar finally met someone as tall as him.

Big Bird.

And with that, the former Lakers center teaches the iconic Sesame Street character in an episode to air today on PBS a thing or two about subtraction. Abdul-Jabbar pulls off the skit with the same fun word play as his famous appearance in the 1980 comedy “Airplane” where he stated as the pilot, Roger Murdock,” We have clearance, Clarence.”

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