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Sesame Street
The Count looks for a job
Air date January 20, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors E, G, 2
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 The Count tells Maria that he canโ€™t find anything new to count, and asks for ideas. She has to go to work, and suggests he try asking Bob or Luis, but he already tried, and they are busy at their jobs. Suddenly he gets an idea: heโ€™ll go get a job himself.
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
SCENE 2 Luis finds Hooper's Store empty, until The Count pops up, dressed as a plumber. Luis points him to a dripping faucet, but he would rather count the drips than fix it.
Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over
(First: Episode 0306)
SCENE 3 The Count is now a doctor, but rather than examine Bob, he would rather count his face parts and his heartbeats.
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
SCENE 4 Maria sees that The Count is now a librarian, having converted Big Birdโ€™s nest area into a makeshift library. Needless to say, heโ€™s busy counting the books, albeit quietly.
Animation Sand G/g
(First: Episode 0643)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie has a licorice whip that he offers to share with Bert. He divides it in half with a pair of scissors, but then discovers that Bert's half is longer than his. He cuts off a little bit of Bert's half, and eats it. Then he discovers that his own half is longer than Bert's, and that's not fair, so he cuts a bit off of his own, and eats it. Ernie goes back and forth, cutting off more and more, until the licorice whip is gone.
(First: Episode 0461)
Short long skirts.jpg
Film Kids narrate a film about shorter and longer skirts.
(First: Episode 0324)
Cartoon A girl tries to lure her cat out from under the chair so she can pick him up.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0187)
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
Muppets "Has Anybody Seen My Dog?"
(First: Episode 0260)
Cartoon Julius and Jasper: "Why are you holding one leg up in the air, Jasper?" "Because if I hold two legs up in the air, I fall down!"
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
Film The Mad Painter #2
(First: Episode 0309)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Instead of a bone, Old Mother Hubbard brings her dog various objects which rhyme with "bone", including a stone, a throne, and finally a phone (which the dog uses to order take-out from a Chinese restaurant).
(First: Episode 0642)
Cartoon What if an elephant and a mouse had their features switched around?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0212)
Film Marching band cymbal crash #2
(First: Episode 0527)
SCENE 5 Luis plays a โ€œThree of These Thingsโ€ game with fishbowls, which hold three fish and one turtle.
Ernie barber 01.jpg
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Part 1: Ernie, having set up shop as a barber, gives Bert a haircut, but he ends up removing all of his hair.
(First: Episode 0068)
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
Ernie barber 02.jpg
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Part 2: Ernie tries to disguise Bert until his hair grows back, but a monster (later known as Grover) mistakes Bert for his father and lugs him away.
(First: Episode 0068)
Film Five bugs are counted, until one bug engulfs the other four.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0628)
Ernie barber 03.jpg
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Part 3: Bert has quickly grown his hair back, but his brief time amongst monsters has resulted in his speaking like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0068)
Cartoon E for elephant, eagle, everything, and egg.
(First: Episode 0002)
Song "I'm Not a Baby Anymore"
(First: Episode 0652)
Frazzle's Feelings.jpg
Muppets Grover asks Frazzle about his day, and Frazzle responds with growls to demonstrate how he felt.
(First: Episode 0491)
SCENE 6 Oscar puts up a sign outside his trash can that says K.I.S.S. Some kids see the sign and start hugging and kissing. Oscar is disgusted -- the letters on his sign stand for his new group, the "Keep Ignoring Society Society". He then puts up a โ€œB.E.S.O.โ€ sign which stands for โ€œBe Especially Sour Organizationโ€, but then gets a kiss from Maria.
Cartoon The 'b' in 'beso' kisses an apple and a duck.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0461)
Film Two birds
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0295)
Muppets The Count sings "The Song of the Count."
(First: Episode 0469)
Cartoon A man goes to the grocery store to buy apples, but he can't decide how many to get. This frustrates the grocer, who has to keep adding and subtracting the amount of apples on his scale.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
Muppets Grover talks about the letter G, as it slowly grows.
(First: Episode 0210)
Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes displays a G, for "good." She gets kissed by a monster, who says, "Gee, that was good!"
(First: Episode 0279)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit asks Grover to use ladders to demonstrate the difference between short and long. Kermit's amazed that Grover can carry the long ladder by himself, but then sees that Grover is on both ends.
(First: Episode 0276)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Skeleton fish.
(First: Episode 0287)
Cast VTR: Pixilated matching billboard (2:41)
(First: Episode 0486)
Film Paper-cut triangles fade into live-action shots of triangle-shaped things.
(First: Episode 0538)
Cartoon The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
(First: Episode 0433)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit counts five monkeys, and when he is done, he gets monkey business.
(First: Episode 0283)
I'm a macaw, Myrtle.jpg
Film A male voiceover and his friend Myrtle observe a macaw in a tree.
(First: Episode 0409)
Dot Bridge 06 raspberry.jpg
Cartoon Dot Bridge #6:(raspberry)
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.

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