Sesame Street
Oscar's grouch club
Air date May 9, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors K, Z, 7
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
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Picture Segment Description
Insert Buffy and Fred the Wonder Horse sing "Cripple Creek." (introduction cut)
(First: Episode 0908)
Cartoon The Pink Panther Karate-Chops the Letter 'K'.
(First: Episode 0241)
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #4)
(First: Episode 0101)
Film Children in a movie theater tell a man on the screen not to open a door that says "DANGER" on it. He opens it, and there's an explosion.
(First: Episode 0526)
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Danger."
(First: Episode 0704)
Film Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0233)
cut from the Noggin version
Pinball 07
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #7
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0989)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: In a take on the "Hey Diddle Diddle" nursery rhyme, Kermit the Frog interviews Natalie the cow and her cat manager as she prepares to jump over the moon. Natalie plans to break the usual cow stereotype by doing this jump. After the cat plays a fanfare on his fiddle, she makes the jump and crash lands back to Earth, where she is praised and congratulated for her jump.
(First: Episode 0634)
Cartoon A boy imagines that if the clouds were cows, it would rain milk.
(EKA: Episode 0933)
cut from the Noggin version
Fabulous Flying Floogle
Cast At the circus, Ringmaster David introduces the tightrope walker, the Fabulous Flying Fleegle. Instead, his replacement, Floogle (Luis), shows up and struggles to walk on the tightrope.
(First: Episode 0554)
cut from the Noggin version
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
cut from the Noggin version
Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
Cartoon The Typewriter: K is for Key
(EKA: Episode 0913)
SCENE 1 Oscar and kids in the Grouch Club talk about being angry at brothers and sisters.
Film A film of two kids and a goat riding a turtle at a petting zoo is narrated in English and Spanish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0486)
cut from the Noggin version
Muppets Ernie & Bert — (Part 1) Bert tells Ernie to clean up the messy apartment.
(First: Episode 0010)
Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — (Part 2) Ernie has finished cleaning up the apartment, but the toy chest is still a mess, so he throws toys all over the place.
(First: Episode 0010)
Animation Apples fall from a tree, which bothers the hill beneath it, as Irish music underscores the segment.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0628)
cut from the Noggin version
Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath."
(First: Episode 0347)
Cast Bob and Luis put together two halves of a painting of a train tunnel. When they fit the parts together, a train goes through the tunnel and zooms to take up the entire screen, frightening Bob and Luis so much, they take down the tunnel again.
(First: Episode 0549)
Muppets Cookie Monster: At a library, Cookie Monster asks an Anything Muppet librarian for a box of cookies. The librarian becomes extremely frustrated because Cookie Monster doesn't understand the library doesn't have cookies!
(First: Episode 0926)
Film Addition and subtraction using three trapeze artists (version "B")
Cartoon Magical Herman's Adding Trick
(First: Episode 0773)
Film 1-20 Ice Skaters
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0408)
Muppets Game Show: "The Addition Game". Herry Monster is a contestant on Guy Smiley's game show "The Addition Game," in which Herry has to add items. Herry is unsure of the last addition problem, so he brings a few cars into the studio to add them up.
(First: Episode 0960)
Cartoon A lion named Kent gets a Kick out of being King of the forest.
(First: Episode 0619)
Song One of These Things (3 starfish and a crab)
(First: Episode 0516)
SCENE 2 Big Bird looks at Buffy's baby, Cody, and observes that "He's Smaller Than Me."
Cartoon Triangles are found in various things such as a see-saw, ice cream cone, etc.
(First: Episode 0544)
Muppets Visual Thinking: A hipster and a square imagine shapes.
(First: Episode 0361)
Cartoon Z for zebra and zoo
(First: Episode 0281)
Film Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
SCENE 3 Big Bird watches Buffy as she breastfeeds Cody.
Cartoon I am crying / estoy llorando (David and Maria voiceover)
Film A woman repairs wires for the telephone company.
(First: Episode 0771)
Cartoon Drill sergeant 0 roll-calls army of numbers 1-20
(EKA: Episode 0536)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie not to eat cookies in bed, because he might get crumbs in the bed. Ernie decides to eat cookies in Bert's bed instead.
(First: Episode 0282)
Cartoon Kids narrate a Letter 'Z' Drawing
(First: Episode 0359)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Kermit and Joey count to 20.
(First: Episode 0436)
Film A day in the life of a Native American child.
(First: Episode 0153)
SCENE 4 Oscar has the kids repeat the closing lines of this episode. "Okay, you're gonna keep doing it over and over until you get it wrong!"

CLOSING SIGNS Grover holds up the Sesame Street sign, while the Count holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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