Sesame Street
Plot Bob finds a puppy
Air date March 11, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Directed by Robert Myhrum[1]
Sponsors E, F, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 The Count has gotten up very early to count people as they start their day on the street. He finds he's gotten up a little too early and nobody is awake. The waiting causes him to doze off, just when the street begins to buzz with activity.
NumericalCorrespondence
Muppets Five Anything Muppets sing the "Numerical Correspondence Song."
(First: Episode 0735)
Yoyoman.boygetslost
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
Erniebertcleantoybox
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tells Bert that he has a note for him, but he can't remember where it is. He thinks maybe he put it in the toybox, so he digs through the box, throwing toys everywhere. It's not in the toybox, so Ernie looks in the clothes hamper, scattering clothes all over. He finally finds the note, which tells Bert that it's his turn to clean up the apartment.
(First: Episode 0255)
BreadMilkButter
Cartoon "I Can Remember": A little girl remembers what to buy at the store (A loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter) by visualizing her mother giving the instructions.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0408)
Pockets
Song Marilyn Sokol sings "Pockets" over a montage of different types of pockets.
(First: Episode 0764)
Circlestouch
Cartoon Two circles demonstrate next to and away from.
(EKA: Episode 0802)
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SCENE 2 Olivia is taking new ID photos for Bob. Big Bird wants to observe and stands next to Olivia. She doesn't want him so close, so he moves next to her on the other side. When she points out that she doesn't want him next to her, he goes and stands next to Bob.
Imaginarycar
Cartoon A girl imagines being next to a tree, a house and a car. "Now I'm going over there," she says. "There's nothing here to be next to!"
(First: Episode 0782)
Sgrover.apple
Muppets Super Grover tries to stop a fight between Sammy and Frankie, who are fighting over an apple.
(First: Episode 0682)
AlphabetDancers-F
Insert The Alphabet Dancers make the form of the letter F.
(First: Episode 0446)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F.
(First: Episode 0092)
Fleas!
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0630)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0387)
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Cartoon F for Football
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0135)
WaterCantata
Cast / Celebrity Judy Collins sings a "Water Cantata" with Susan, Maria, Bob, David, and Gordon.
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
RaposoFish
Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 3 Mr. Snuffleupagus comes over to Big Bird's nest, where Big Bird comes up with a new game - he'll give Snuffy clues about a mystery item in the area and Snuffy has to guess what it is. The item is big, brown, furry and Big Bird's best friend - it's Snuffy!
Shot.queenof6
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(EKA: Episode 0234)
Noimage
Cast Desert Agua, part 1: Maria drags herself across the sands of a limbo desert until she comes to a soda fountain staffed by David. She weakly asks for aqua, but David doesn't understand the word leaving Maria to pantomime various clues that mean water. David interprets that she's asking for a telescope, an umbrella, a muffler, and a rubber duckie to take a bath with. Maria slaps her head in frustration.
(First: Episode 0928)
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
Noimage
Cast Desert Agua, part 2: The props are stacking up as Maria continues to pantomime her plea for water while David guesses that she's asking for slippers, a snorkel, and a fish.
(First: Episode 0928)
NecesitaAgua
Cartoon Todo el mundo necesita agua
(First: Episode 0780)
Noimage
Cast Desert Agua, part 3: David and Maria have been at this for years now, and are showing their old age. Many, many items have piled up as David guesses Maria is asking for a shovel and pail, a live skunk, and a boat. David says he needs a break from 86 years of guessing, and drinks a glass of water. Maria goes crazy over the beverage, so David offers her some. Maria refreshed, David asks to continue guessing what agua means.
(First: Episode 0928)
Noimage
Film Florida Bound (0:27)
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SCENE 4 Bob hears the sound of a puppy dog whimpering, which he finds odd, as he's not aware of anyone owning a dog on the street. He believes it's a trick by Oscar the Grouch, who denies the allegation. Bob keeps following the side and finds the source - a puppy dog was trapped in the low wall of 123 Sesame Street. Bob sees the dog is need of some food and care and takes him for something to eat.
Sherlocksandwich
Muppets Ernie opens his lunchbox and finds that half of his chicken salad sandwich is missing. Sherlock Hemlock, the world's greatest detective, investigates this fiendish crime. It turns out that Sherlock himself ate half of Ernie's sandwich.
(First: Episode 0131)
BB1970sCartoon
Cartoon As voices speculate what a squiggle will become, the squiggle is joined by other lines and bumps, eventually forming into a talking picture of Big Bird.
(EKA: Episode 0270)
Noimage
Film (LA) Lions Eating (1:39)
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SCENE 5 Bob takes care of the puppy and hasn't put much effort into finding its owner, having taken a shine to it. He, Olivia, Luis and others begin asking around, while Maria and a child return to the street, looking for the kid's lost puppy. They spot the dog, named Casey, from Maria's apartment and the child is happily reunited. Bob is disappointed at first, but recognizes how his good deed made someone else happy.
Gurucountsto20
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty. (English version)
Producer: Ken Snyder; Music: Billy Taylor
(First: Episode 0276)
1451-Hatrack
Film Ten hats on a hatrack
(First: Episode 0439)
SallySpider
Cartoon Sally the Spider skates with different combinations of her legs.
(EKA: Episode 0658)
Cameo.jerry02
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
The Wicked Witch from the Snow White story plans to fool the mirror into saying that she is the fairest -- but she hasn't counted on Kermit hiding behind a curtain. When she sees him, she realizes that he really is pretty good-looking.
(First: Episode 0685)
666sande
Animation Sand E/e
(First: Episode 0642)
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Muppets Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: E-Ear
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0807)
Dots4
Cartoon Dot Bridge (last dot shows up early)
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 6 Bob considers getting a pet of his own and hears another series of dog barks. This turns out to be a cow impersonating a dog.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on January 26, 1977.

Sources

  1. Old School: Volume 2 booklet


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