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Sesame Street
Air date March 23, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors F, H, 7
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria invites the viewer to pretend they’re on the fire escape and join her in looking at Sesame Street from her window. She sees Mr. Hooper sweeping, and waves at David and Bob.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is thirsty, and imagines that he's drinking nice cold water. Irritated, Bert tells him to go get a real glass of water. Ernie does, but then he annoys Bert by saying that now he's hungry. He then proceeds to eat an imaginary peanut butter and banana sandwich.
(First: Episode 0459)
Film Kids with special needs do gymnastics at the Mamaroneck Co-Op Camp.
(First: Episode 0953)
Cartoon A girl imagines herself as a car that rescues fire victims.
(First: Episode 0513)
Muppets Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "Count it Higher."
(First: Episode 0553)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
(First: Episode 0080)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 Bob, David, Maria and some kids gather around Oscar’s can, wanting to play with him. Oscar leads them in a game where they pretend to be worms wriggling on the ground.
Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
Film Wild geese (to madrigal music)
(First: Episode 0935)
Cartoon / Film A Scanimate/live-action hybrid segment in which an off-camera child and Luis name words that begin with H.
(First: Episode 0771)
Muppets Old West: Five good men are needed to form a posse and catch Bad Bart, the meanest man in the West. The sheriff counts five men in the saloon, and tries to organize them. But it turns out that there are only four good men -- one of them is Bad Bart!
(First: Episode 0554)
Cast David, Linda, and Luis present the word "OVER" in their own, unique ways. Tim Scanlon appears as an athlete trying to jump over a hurdle.
(First: Episode 0587)
Cartoon A girl draws in her entire body.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
Muppets In the woods, a nature-loving baritone (Jim Henson) sings "Ah, For the Joys of the Countryside" about how much he loves the country, without noticing that his surroundings are being converted into a city.
Film Kids narrate a film about water in hoses, fountains, puddles, streams, bathtubs, rivers, oceans, and other places.
(First: Episode 0135)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover informs Mr. Johnson that the restaurant is out of a lot of items that are on the menu. The only thing still at the restaurant is milk... but there are no glasses.
(First: Episode 0976)
Cartoon A girl draws her version of a (stick-figure) man. A boy draws his version of a woman - the Mona Lisa.
(First: Episode 0780)
Film A toymaker makes an airplane out of wood.
(First: Episode 0762)
Cartoon The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most and all with a basket of oranges.
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper sets up a bucket of confetti above a door, so that whoever pulls the rope attached to the bucket will get the confetti dumped on them. Instead, a little girl walks by and pulls the rope, so that the confetti lands on Harvey!
(First: Episode 0353)
Insert Paul and Michael juggle with 7 pins and count them.
Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
SCENE 3 Herry Monster and two kids play a “Here Are Some Things” game, sorting locales by class.
Cartoon Howard and Harold think of H words
(First: Episode 0284)
Cast Luis and Maria play a guessing game where Maria must guess what part of the body Luis has covered under a paper bag.
(First: Episode 0991)
Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(First: Episode 0387)
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Insert Michael Christensen and Paul Binder demonstrate high, higher, and highest with their juggling clubs.
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and Grover talk about "AN" words. Herbert demonstrates the words themselves, while Grover provides visual aids. The first word they talk about is RAN. While Herbert talks about how to make the word, Grover keeps running around the scene until he tires himself out.
(First: Episode 0160)
Song “Standing in Somebody’s Shoes”
Song "School Song"
(First: Episode 0986)
Cartoon A girl demonstrates that she is scary-looking to a sleeping monster.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0797)
Muppets Herbert now makes the word "CAN," so Grover makes a stack of them, which he knocks over.
(First: Episode 0160)
Cartoon Typewriter: F for Fly
(First: Episode 0781)
Muppets Finally, Herbert makes the word "FAN." Grover brings in a fan that blows them both away.
(First: Episode 0160)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Game Show: Mystery Mix-up Game
(First: Episode 0834)
SCENE 4 As David follows Maria to a basketball game, the sponsors are announced.

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