Sesame Street
Oscar buys some healthy food / Herry's niece
Air date April 27, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors H, R, 10

1033 00.jpg

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Susan sings "How Do You Walk" with the kids, Mr. Macintosh, and Bob, demonstrating how people's feelings affect how they walk.
Animation Sand R/r
(First: Episode 0635)
Film Letter R hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0315)
Maria assembles R.jpg
Cast Maria assembles an R, which is broken in several parts.
(First: Episode 0936)
Cartoon A rabbit crosses the STREET, and almost gets run over.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 0778)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert has a present for his Aunt Matilda, but Ernie thinks that the present is for him, so he makes several guesses about what it is first, then unwraps it.
(First: Episode 0165)
Cartoon A boy says he has a big surprise in his hand.
(First: Episode 0557)
Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a tree falls to the ground, but then bounces back up!
(First: Episode 0149)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster shows David a sign that says STREET.
(First: Episode 0423)
Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a match slowly falls to the ground.
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
1033 02.jpg
SCENE 2 Bob shows the kids a "secret" way of putting on their coats: by laying them down on the ground and flipping them over their heads.
Cartoon A song about the parts of a boy's body and the sounds they can make.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 0923)
Muppets A hippie lines up a group of monsters to demonstrate first and last, but Grover doesn't want to be last in line. The hippie compromises and lets him be first... but the line keeps changing directions.
(First: Episode 0116)
Animation First leaf, last leaf
(First: Episode 0794)
Film A scuba diver collects shells, which some kids count in voice-over.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0474)
Pinball 10.jpg
Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Mr. Chatterly tries to discuss the letter R, but everything goes awry.
(First: Episode 0876)
Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
Cartoon A man explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
(First: Episode 0011)
Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
(First: Episode 0389)
Cartoon Three frogs show first, middle and last while hopping over each other.
(First: Episode 0411)
Muppets "City-Country Song"
(First: Episode 0681)
Cartoon A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(First: Episode 0410)
1033 03.jpg
SCENE 3 Oscar the Grouch wants some of the grouch food Mr. Macintosh carries in his cart, but it's all the same normal food everyone else buys ("Mac" just describes it to him in a grouchy way).
Cartoon Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal)
(First: Episode 0784)
Cast Olivia sings "Everything Grows."
(First: Episode 0998)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert says he's too cold, so Ernie goes overboard to get him warm by putting layer after layer of clothing upon him. This makes him too hot, so Ernie opens the window, gives Bert an ice bag, and brings his electric fan.
(First: Episode 0418)
Cartoon The Typewriter: H for Hand
(First: Episode 0771)
Cast Luis comes across a table with only three legs, yet still stands up fine. He searches in his box of junk for a proper leg.
Henson Scanimate 10.jpg
Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0120)
Herbert and Grover 2.jpg
Muppets Grover the Assistant: Herbert Birdsfoot arranges three blocks for Grover to count. No matter how the blocks are arranged, they still add up to three. Herbert asks Grover to count some oranges as well. Grover confesses that he's good at counting blocks -- but he doesn't know how to count oranges!
(First: Episode 0192)
Umm... butterfly.JPG
Cartoon A caterpillar escapes a hungry bird by turning into a butterfly.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0639)
1033 04.jpg
SCENE 4 Herry Monster shows Big Bird how his niece Manda Monster plays with cinder blocks and empties a giant bottle in seconds. When it's time for her nap, Herry shouts a lullaby from the top of his lungs. After she falls asleep and begins a guttural snore, Big Bird tells the audience he hopes Buffy's baby isn't like that.
Cartoon Kids count dinosaurs, octopuses, and paper dolls.
(First: Episode 0926)
Muppets A group of Anything Muppets sing about a "Bus Stop" sign.
(First: Episode 0978)
Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0032)
Cartoon A man tells a confused boy that he saw a bird on a tree, with both of their thoughts appearing on the screen.
(First: Episode 0565)
Flip Wilson arms and legs.jpg
Celebrity Flip Wilson talks about arms and legs.
(First: Episode 0174)
Film 1-20 Ice Skaters
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0451)
Cartoon A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)
1033 05.jpg
SCENE 5 Big Bird tries to announce the sponsors, shouting over the ground-shaking snores of Manda Monster.

Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 1032 Episode 1034
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.