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Sesame Street
The Little Theatre of the Deaf visits
Air date April 19, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors N, V, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Linda introduces Bob to her friends, the Little Theatre of the Deaf. Bob remembers how to say "How are you?" in sign language, to which they respond with "I am fine." With Bob, they pass the greeting along to everyone they meet, including Maria and David.
Film Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)
Maria teaches the viewer how to sign "How are you?" and "I am fine".
Cartoon Three men in a horse costume want three cups of coffee.
(First: Episode 0473)
Film Counting eleven eggs and one cookie.
(First: Episode 0002)
Muppets Ernie counts out eleven cookies and one egg. Cookie Monster eats the cookies- and then the egg.
(First: Episode 0054)
Cast The Alphabet Dancers form the letter V.
(First: Episode 0455)
Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit meets Little Miss Muffet, who sits on her water bed, eats crunchy granola, and is not afraid of the spider, who ends up chasing Kermit away.
(First: Episode 0601)
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(First: Episode 0780)
Animation Sand V/v
(First: Episode 0637)
Cartoon The Typewriter: V for Vacuum
(First: Episode 0774)
Celebrity The Deadly Nightshade plays a tune with the kids accompanying on various instruments.
Muppets Ernie eats one of the two pieces of chocolate cake that Bert was saving for their dessert. Bert sees Ernie holding a fork in one hand and a napkin with some chocolate on it in the other--and in front of him is a plate full of chocolate-cake crumbs. When Bert accuses Ernie of eating the cake, Ernie tells Bert that a monster came in, ate Bert's cake, and framed Ernie. Bert doesn't believe Ernie's lie. But when Bert leaves the room, Beautiful Day Monster comes in and does exactly what Ernie told Bert happened to the first piece. Ernie tries to explain, but Bert says, "I don't want to talk about it."
(First: Episode 0119)
Cartoon Two men, one named Virgil Veep, discuss the letter V as they stand atop a capital V.
(First: Episode 0110)
SCENE 2 Big Bird, Bob, Maria and Luis learn some signs from the Little Theatre. Maria wonders out loud how deaf people can drive, or see each other in the dark, and the members (one of whom is also named Bob) explain how. Big Bird is confused, so member Bob tells him to imagine not being able to hear things. In Big Bird's imagination, he walks by such as Biff jackhammering, The Count's thunder roaring, Luis playing guitar, etc. Although he can't hear those things, he can still pick up what's going on by observing.
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Film Two men, Big and Little, travel around playing the tuba and violin. Even though they’re different (Big has dark skin, and Little has light skin), together they make beautiful music.
(First: Episode 0016)
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
SCENE 3 Members of the Little Theatre show the alphabet by acting out words that begin with each letter.
Tool Quickies vacuum cleaner.jpg
Cartoon "Presenting -- the vacuum cleaner!"
(First: Episode 0607)

Film Future careers: footage of a kid acting out a certain job, followed by an adult doing "the real thing." Includes a girl singing the "Sesame Street Theme" and another watching a sketch with Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog.
(First: Episode 0796)
Cartoon Two kids find different uses for a cooking pot.
(First: Episode 0795)
Animation A number 9 looks for a house with his number on it.
(First: Episode 0283)
1041train.jpg Cast Bob and Luis put together two halves of a painting of a train tunnel. When they fit the parts together, a train goes through the tunnel and zooms to take up the entire screen, frightening Bob and Luis so much, they take down the tunnel again.
(First: Episode 0549)
Cartoon "Presenting -- the saw!"
(First: Episode 0597)
Film Scenes of individuals running from around the world.
(First: Episode 0605)
Cartoon The letter "k" walks away from the word "walk."
(First: Episode 0758)
Film The WALK sign flashes in a montage of people (and even dogs) walking in the city.
(First: Episode 0498)
Tool quickie jackhammer.jpg
Cartoon A man jackhammers the ground making it break away and dissolve to black.
(First: Episode 0574)
SCENE 4 Big Bird is excited when he sees those around him communicating in sign language, English and Spanish.

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