Count von Count sketches that don't take place in his castle, don't involve The Number of the Day, or involve a song.


Picture Theme / EKA Description
Block Pyramid
Episode 0406
Ernie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count (in his first appearance) walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
Counting Flowers
Episode 0433
The Count counts seven flowers, and then explains that he loves to count flowers because then he gets to counts sneezes.
Counting and Eating
Episode 0514
The Count and Cookie Monster see a plate of cookies. The Count wants to count them, and Cookie Monster wants to eat them, and after arguing over whether they are for counting or eating, The Count decides that he'll count the cookies, and then Cookie Monster will eat them.
The Count Counts the Three Little Pigs
Episode 0569
In this Sesame Street News Flash, Kermit's interview with The Three Little Pigs is interrupted by Count von Count, who wants to count them. The pigs do not want to be interviewed if it is going to rain (due to the Count's thunder and lightning). When the pigs go back in their house, Kermit goes to interview the residents of the next house: the Seven Dwarfs, which once again inspires the Count to enumerate them.
Counting to Twenty
Episode 0587
Count von Count and Ingrid count to twenty in Spanish.

The Count goes to the bank
Episode 0602
Part 1: The Count withdraws all his money from the bank to count it.

Part 2: He deposits it again, but not before counting it one more time.

The Count Orders a Hot Dog
Episode 0644
The Count has come to order a large number of hot dogs. When Grover refuses to get more hot dogs because the Count will only count them and not eat them, the Count uses hypnotism to get more.
Dancing Children
Episode 0868
On a very slow day of counting, The Count plays some funky music that is irresistible to dance to. He then counts 6 dancing children that come by.
The Count Sleeps Over
Episode 0941
Part 1: The Count sleeps in Bert's bed while Bert sleeps on the couch. Ernie tells the Count that he can count sheep to get to sleep, but the Count stays up all night counting sheep.

Part 2: It's the next morning. The Count had a good night, but he didn't sleep. His counting kept Ernie up, and now Ernie is walking and counting in a daze.

Counting Rolling Kids
Episode 0993
Four children roll on a gym mat while The Count counts them (in voice-over).
Counting the Countess' "No's"
Episode 1015
Outside his castle, The Count asks The Countess Natasha to marry him. He counts her replies, all of which are "no".
The Count brushing teeth
Brushing Teeth
Episode 1028
Count von Count and the Kids practice brushing their teeth.

Grover and the Number 2
Episode 1156
Part 2: Continuing from a previous part of the sketch, Grover decides to ask people why the number two is their favorite number. However, Kermit's favorite number is 9 (or sometimes 13), Count von Count likes a much higher number (like 34,969, which used to be his favorite number), and Sully just shakes his head when Grover asks if the number two is his favorite number.

Part 3: Grover gets Kermit, the Count, Sully, and an Anything Muppet to hold up a big sign.

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Counting Apples
Episode 1403
The Count tries to count three apples, and gets interrupted by Cookie Monster, who eats them one by one. When he catches Cookie Monster eating them Cookie apologizes and then he and the Count count the apple cores. When the Count does his trademark laughing, Cookie Monster joins in imitating his laugh, and then eats the apple cores.
Counting Kids
Episode 1439
The Count (in voice-over) counts five children as they rearrange their positions.
Count Counts Honkers Honk 1 To 20
Episode 1569
The Count finds three Honkers and counts 20 of their honks. They then want to him to honk his nose, but he ends up hurting it.
Beat The Time
Beat the Time
Episode 1698
The Count has twenty seconds to bring two items that come from the sky into the studio.
Snuffy jumps on Big Bird's trampoline
Episode 1828
Mr. Snuffleupagus is invited to jump on Big Bird's trampoline, and the Count decides to count how many times Snuffy jumps. He counts a total of 19½, with his last jump bouncing him to the top of 123 Sesame Street.
Episode 2073
The Count counts Suzanne Farrell's pirouettes and the number of flower bouquets she receives from monsters in the audience.
Episode 2234
The Count has prepared himself a picnic not far from his castle. As he counts the ants who come to take away his food, he eventually has nothing left. The Count is not displeased, however, since it has started to rain.
Hide and Seek
Episode 2283
Part 1: Telly and the Count play hide and seek. Telly was gonna hide and the Count should seek. Telly tries different spots as the Count does the counting. The Count decides that he needs to count to more than 10, so Telly has time to hide.

Part 2: Telly has found a hiding spot under the stairs, but is nervous that the Count can't find him. He returns to the Count and notice he is still counting; as he finishes, he finds Telly. They then switch roles, but just when Telly starts counting, the Count praises Telly for his superlative counting skills and stays to listen.

The Count's Elevator Job
Episode 2283
The Count starts his first day as an elevator operator. Kermit wants to go to the seventh floor, but The Count would much rather go all the way to the top floor.
Squeal of Fortune
Episode 2579
The Count and Prairie Dawn appear on Squeal of Fortune, where the idea is to guess how many times a pig will squeal when you give him a spin on the wheel. Count guesses three and wins. When it's time to choose his prize, he casts aside the ones being offered and opts instead for the pig, so he can take him home and count his squeals forever.
Bo Knows
Episode 2841
The Count appears in the "Bo Knows" commercial spoof, reminding the viewers that "Bo knows counting."
Over & Under
Episode 2855
The Count has Telly help him demonstrate over and under. He counts the number of times Telly walks under the table, until Telly feels like taking a rest, and then the Count jumps over the table, landing on Telly each time.
Counting Dribbles
Episode 3472
Coach Von Count and his team of coaches count how many times David Robinson can dribble the basketball.
Help from Patrick Stewart
Episode 3515
The Count has difficulty arranging the numbers from 0 to 9 in order, because the number 1 won't keep still. Patrick Stewart helps solve his problem by commanding, "Make it so, number 1!" The line doesn't work when The Count uses it, however.
Note: Noel MacNeal puppeteers one of the numbers.
Counting Spins
Episode 3638
The Count counts how many times Jock Soto and Lourdes Lopez spin around. Finally, they spin him around.
Transylvania 6-5000
Episode 3806
The Count directs Liam Neeson in his new movie, Transylvania 6-5000, in which Liam Neeson counts to 20. He finishes counting, but then it rains, so The Count changed the title to "Counting in the Rain".
Number 9
Episode 3823
In three parts, The Count displays 9 as the number of the day, invites the viewer to count the horses' dinners, and says "One more nine!"
Far From Seven
Episode 4065
Julianne Moore and The Count star in "Far From Seven", where she learns that The Count loves the number 7 more than her.
Episode 4154
At the NasCount races, Count Billy Bob Von Count Jr. has his greasemonkey crew work on his car, while he counts each passing car - which he would rather do than race. "Kyle Busch, eat your heart out!"
Episode 4403
Oscar presents The Count with the number of the day - 0, hoping he won't be able to count it. The Count instead drives Oscar into his can by pointing out things there are zero of around. (Note: This is Matt Vogel's first performance as the Count on Sesame Street.)
Counting Poem The Count recites a poem with the viewer, who provides the rhyme for each stanza (the numbers one through ten). The numbers appear inside the tire swing in the Arbor.
Once More With Feelings
The Count tries to find something to count, but finds nothing, which makes him sad. He then realizes he can count feelings, experiencing various mood swings.
Shot for Season 38, but has yet to air[1]
What Makes Me Happy? Ernie, Telly, Rosita, The Count, and Cookie Monster show the things that make them happy.
Space Center Tito and J.P. of the Miami Mice help the Count to get to the space center, so he can do the countdown.
Ice Skating Whistle
Ice-Skating Whistle In a scene from Ice Follies, Oscar blows a whistle, which makes Bert, Betty Lou, the Count, Grover, Big Bird and Cookie Monster come out and wonder where the sound is coming from.


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