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Sesame Street
Air date April 21, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors M, Q, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


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Picture Segment Description
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Insert In Big Bird’s nest area, a kid finishes reading β€œCinderella” to an audience of kids, including Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus. Snuffy wonders why the prince didn’t go looking for Cinderella herself, and Big Bird reminds him that everyone at the ball was wearing a mask. Snuffy gets inspired, and runs off...
(First: Episode 0580)
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Cartoon A boy imagines staying in the jungle at night when he goes to sleep.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
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Insert Snuffy returns, wearing a mask, pretending to be a stranger looking for a snuffleupagus. Big Bird and the kids play along with the charade, until Snuffy takes off his mask.
(First: Episode 0580)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again."
(First: Episode 0631)
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Cartoon A man invites an M to dinner. The M is very appreciative, and makes "Mmmmmm" sounds. It eats all of the food at the table, and winds up eating the screen!
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0276)
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Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version two).
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0414)
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Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
(First: Episode 0357)
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Muppets Kermit the Frog counts six happy little Twiddlebugs, and when he is finished, the Twiddlebugs have a party.
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0252)
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Insert Luis is feeling glum, Susan is feeling a bit tired, and Bob is feeling terrific. However, Bob informs the others that they'll all feel worse in a moment, because he sees Harvey Kneeslapper coming by. Harvey wants to tell them a great joke, but they aren't in the mood for jokes, which Harvey says is the best time for jokes, as he sings "Tell a Joke", a song about telling jokes. During the song he tells a number of jokes, which make the others leave, one by one, before the song is finished.
(First: Episode 0827)
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Film African kids play at various activities, including a game with stones.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (strongmen)
(First: Episode 0792)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie declares that he's "the world's greatest counter of numbers". To prove it, he counts from 1 to 10, but every time Bert interrupts him, Ernie starts over again. This slowly drives Bert crazy.
(First: Episode 0107)
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SCENE 1 In Big Bird's nest area, Grover sings "Proud of Me."
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Film A mom and her son comment on a film of various animal babies and their moms.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0096)
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Cartoon Splash (girl on beach)
(First: Episode 0996)
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Animation The number 6 is shown in a variety of ways.
(First: Episode 0401)
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Song "Sharing Swing with Kids Song (Share in Your Fun with Another Someone)"
(First: Episode 0926)
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Cartoon M is for Marvelous Martha
(First: Episode 0013)
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Film A bumble bee
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)
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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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Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother
(First: Episode 0073)
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Film Stop-motion: in a park, a garbage man puts litter in a trash can. (Part 1)
(First: Episode 0491)
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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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Insert Maria asks everyone to pretend that they're visiting her on her fire escape.
(First: Episode 1008)
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Cartoon 5s go through a space-shredder and produce 5 objects.
(First: Episode 0864)
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Film Stop-motion: in a park, a man reads a newspaper, then shamelessly drops it on the ground. A little girl finds this disgusting, and puts the newspaper in the trash bin. (Part 2)
(First: Episode 0491)
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Muppets Marshal Grover and Fred the Wonder Horse are hot and thirsty, so they stop in at the Short Branch CafΓ© for a nice cold glass of milk. The bartender is distressed to see Grover riding his horse right inside, knocking over tables. "I just redecorated the place, too," he sighs. Grover orders a glass of milk, and the bartender asks if he wants the big glass, the bigger glass or the biggest glass. Fred tells the bartender that Marshal Grover doesn't know the difference, so the bartender shows off all three sizes. Marshal Grover and Fred come behind the bar to get a closer look, breaking bottles and glassware. The annoyed bartender shouts at Grover to choose a glass, and Grover picks the biggest glass. The bartender asks if Fred wants anything, but Fred says, "No thanks, I'm drivin'." As Grover rides his horse out of the cafΓ©, the bartender asks who's going to pay for all this stuff. Grover says he'll be back to pay for it tomorrow. Panicked, the bartender says not to come back; it's on the house!
(First: Episode 0683)
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Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0252)
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Film Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
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Animation Sand M/m
(First: Episode 0620)
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Film Workers in a watch factory work on watches.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie is going on a hunt for big rocks. When he tries to pick a really big one, the rock turns out to be the dome of a large monster.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Cartoon Ants carry a huge letter 'Q' uphill.
(First: Episode 0787)
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Film A boy and his dad build a bookshelf out of wood.
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Muppets / Cast Bob holds an American bullfrog and asks Kermit to talk about frogs. However, due to living a somewhat different life than normal frogs, what Kermit says about frogs is somewhat incorrect; for example, Kermit believes that frogs eat fried chicken and pizza, and live in apartment houses.
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cartoon Q -- that funny looking thing.
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 2 David uses measuring tape to find the heights of the kids and Grover.

Notes

  • The program guides found at the CTW Archives include a scene not used in the final episode, where David tells Cookie Monster that he should go easy on cookies and eat something else.


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