Sesame Street
Air date December 24, 1976
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors J, Q, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Luis sings "I'd Like to Know You Better."
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Cartoon They'd play with me if I had...
(First: Episode 0815)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a bologna sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(First: Episode 0305)
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Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (revised version)
(First: Episode 0021)
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Cartoon What if an elephant and a mouse had their features switched around?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0212)
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SCENE 2 Luis finishes painting a chair and applies a "WET PAINT" sign to it. Grover happens by and notices the new sign. He sits down to read what it said. Later, Luis scrubs Grover's back to get all the wet paint out of his fur.
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Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game #1 (Lions)
(First: Episode 0778)
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Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
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Muppets Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "¿Esto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "¡Hola, yo!" she cries.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Video Dancer Clive Thompson moves his body parts as kids identify them in voiceover.
(First: Episode 0812)
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Muppets Big Bird builds a model of himself and calls it "ME."
(First: Episode 0635)
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Cartoon An apple, an orange, and a pear learn they can cooperate by rocking and rolling.
(First: Episode 0555)
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Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game (Skunk)
(First: Episode 0778)
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Cast Luis is dressed for snow, but is stuck at the beach. David dresses for the beach, but finds himself in the snow. They happily switch places.
(First: Episode 0497)
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Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "The Trading Game" with contestants Oscar the Grouch and Sally Screamer.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Cartoon "Poverty Q": A figure demonstrates Q words, despite the unruly stem of his letter Q that keeps detaching itself.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0048)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment
Herry and John-John observe a letter Q.
(First: Episode 0571)
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Film George the Farmer shows embedded shapes using drawing of geometric forms and household objects with the same shape.
(First: Episode 0288)
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Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game (Hippo)
(First: Episode 0778)
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SCENE 3 Cookie Monster needs one last cookie to complete his collection. He sees Susan come out with a box and immediately clues in that the cookie he needs is in her box. He can't show Susan his collection, as it is all contained in his tummy.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Families."
(First: Episode 0454)
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Film A showcase of J words
(First: Episode 0631)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBert and Ingrid count backwards from ten to one.
(First: Episode 0527)
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Cartoon Five stripes make a circle.
(First: Episode 0780)
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Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game (Horse)
(First: Episode 0778)
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Transition Bridge #13 - Leaf Drop Bridge
(First: Episode 0309)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet boy and girl have a conversation using the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0273)
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Cartoon Ants carry a huge letter 'Q' uphill.
(First: Episode 0787)
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Cast In speed-induced footage, Maria, Luis and David put together a letter Q.
(First: Episode 0467)
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Cartoon The weary traveler seeks advice from the Wise Man on the difference between heavy and light.
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit and Grover demonstrate the difference between heavy and light. Grover carries heavy objects, and Kermit carries light objects. Grover gets tired, and asks Kermit if he can carry something light for a change. Kermit obliges. He carries a giant sandwich... while Grover picks up a helium balloon, which carries him away!
(First: Episode 0900)
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Cartoon Heavy and light characters are weighed on a scale.
(First: Episode 0843)
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Celebrity Whitman Mayo's Animal Guessing Game (Camel)
(First: Episode 0778)
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Song Bob sings "Three of These Things" about three kids playing basketball and one kid sweeping.
(First: Episode 0606)
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Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
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Film Kids count ten buses as they drive by.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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Muppets "City-Country Song"
(First: Episode 0681)
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Cartoon Three little men climb up the three flower stems.
(First: Episode 0634)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie and Bert talk to Shola about heavy and light.
(First: Episode 0549)
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Cartoon A girl demonstrates that she is scary-looking to a sleeping monster.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0797)
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Animation Sand Q/q
(First: Episode 0623)
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SCENE 4 Goodbye



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