Sesame Street
Linda stars in Joan of Arc.
Air date May 19, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors B, S, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
SSNews-PiedPiper
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Pied Piper has trouble luring mice with his music, but Kermit the Frog lures them by whistling.
(First: Episode 0519)
2096t
Cartoon S - Snake: A snake charmer irritates the snake.
(First: Episode 0063)
1220-Song
Cast Big Bird conducts a choir of Susan, Mr. Hooper, Gordon and Mr. Macintosh, who say the "S" sound in "SONG."
(First: Episode 0932)
Serpiente
Cartoon S - Serpiente
(First: Episode 0382)
0926h
Film A giant panda walks around.
(First: Episode 0920)
Cmamsharecookie
Muppets Cookie Monster is about to eat a cookie, when a sad-looking girl approaches and stares at him. He tries to eat the cookie, but can't do it. He breaks the cookie in half and shares the cookie with the girl. He eats his half of the cookie. When the girl eats her half, she eats it just like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0623)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Linda has been cast in the lead of a production based on the life of Joan of Arc. Big Bird has never heard of her, so she acts out some of her life story as Bob narrates.
1709c
Cartoon Willie Wimple: Tree Destruction
Artist: Abe Levitow
(First: Episode 0516)
Monday family
Film A little boy narrates the various activities his family partakes in on a typical Monday.
(First: Episode 0127)
Leftycarrots1
Muppets Lefty delivers some carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get more carrots (in 13 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
Boxer
Cartoon A boxer explains the letter "B".
(First: Episode 0006)
Leftycarrots2
Muppets Lefty delivers more carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get the most carrots he can find (in 15 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
Lefty.Boss.Bunny
Muppets Lefty delivers the rest of the carrots to his boss. The boss reveals that the carrots are for his pet rabbit (a real rabbit), which he shows to Lefty.
(First: Episode 0255)
I'vegotamind bird
Cartoon I've Got a Mind: Bird
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0269)
1091-28
Film Where the buffalo roam ...
(First: Episode 0510)
Whatif.rabbit-turtle
Cartoon What if a turtle and rabbit switched appearances?
(First: Episode 0451)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Everyone helps Linda try on her armor for the show. Oscar especially loves the outfit.
Cavemancars
Cartoon A caveman finds a rock on the ground, and visualizes the invention of the wheel and the car, ultimately deciding to toss the rock away: "Who needs it?"
(First: Episode 0558)
KermitlectureBsound
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit the Frog talks about making the B sound, with much detail. When Beautiful Day Monster walks by, Kermit goes over the lesson again. The monster does the noise perfectly, but his "BAH!" scares Kermit away, and fogs up the screen.
(First: Episode 0068)
1458-Stick
Cartoon A child learns there's many things one can do with a stick.
(First: Episode 0803)
Animalsbathing
Film Animals and children bathe in water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0615)
1244-Mail01
Cast Postman David goes to collect some mail from a mailbox, but finds there's more and more each time he opens it.
(First: Episode 0533)
Wombat
Film An itchy wombat scratches its four legs.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0008)
1244-Mail02
Cast The mailbox is emptied, but how will David get all the mail to the post office? He lets the mail back into the hammerspace-like mailbox, then takes that with him.
(First: Episode 0533)
Toon.somemoremost.hair
Cartoon I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(First: Episode 0524)
AMs-BusStop
Muppets Three Anything Muppets (including Farley) wait for a bus at a bus stop. To their surprise, the bus is very small, and two small Muppets get off of it.
(First: Episode 0189)
2795r
Film Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
4fiddle
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
300013
Film Kid voiceovers identify a horse's body parts (shown one at a time), then the complete animal.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Linda gives Bob the last four tickets for the show tonight, which is sold out. Bob places them in his pocket, but they fall out somehow. Big Bird finds them on the sidewalk and decides to invite some friends, while Bob frantically searches for the tickets.
No4
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Toon.Clam
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Linda finds Bob crawling around on the sidewalk trying to find the tickets. He fears she's angry at him, but she understands how this could happen. Big Bird happens by and invites Bob to join, having already given Gordon and Olivia two of the tickets. Since this was the plan all along, Bob and Linda are relieved the situation worked itself out.
Flying Fingers
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie says that he has "flying fingers," and tries to find ten different things that his fingers can do.
(First: Episode 0617)
Chicken Five
Film A woman holds a painting of five chickens.
(First: Episode 0769)
1396n
Muppets Biff hangs numbers under Salvador Dada's paintings in an art museum.
(First: Episode 0707)
2096v
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
Mup&kid-groverS
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment —: Grover and his friend Debo notice the letter "S" sitting on a brick wall. He exclaims that the letter is an old friend, and shouts, "Hey, S, babyyyy!" and slaps it off the wall. He remarks, "I hope he did not take that personally."
(First: Episode 0467)
1706f
Film Alone Song
(First: Episode 0921)
CatLion
Cartoon A black cat chases after a white one, until a white lion steps in.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0255)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Everyone returns from the show, complimenting Linda on her performance. Oscar gives her a bouquet of ratty flowers and hopes in return, she can give him her iron suit. However, it's a rental and she's given it back. "Ah, well, that's show business," sighs Oscar.


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