Sesame Street
Returning from Hawaii
Air date January 23, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors P, S, 8

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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1096b
SCENE 1 Susan, Gordon, Luis, Linda and David hop on a bus to the airport to meet their friends as they return from Hawaii. Not long after their bus departs from Sesame Street, another bus arrives, dropping off Maria, Olivia, Bob, Mr. Hooper, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch from the airport. They wonder where everyone is and wish they were around to greet them.
Octopusband
Cartoon "Octopus One-Man Band"
(First: Episode 0004)
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1096d
SCENE 1 cont'd The gang sulks in Hooper's Store, wondering where the others could be. Just then, their bus pulls up and they rant about where the travelers were. They notice Oscar's can is back and the two groups share a nice reunion. Oscar can't take all the pleasantries.
Shalom6-12
Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
Besandbox
Muppets Ernie & Bert — After watching the Jazz #8 cartoon, Ernie gets Bert to play a game with him, in which he says, "I one the sandbox," and Bert says, "I two the sandbox,” and so on until Bert gets to "I eight the sandbox." "You ate the sandbox? How'd it taste?" Ernie asks.
(First: Episode 0019)
No8b
Song "Song of Eight"
(First: Episode 0016)
Animaldoctor
Film / Song "At the Animal Doctor": Two boys take their dog to the vet
(EKA: Episode 1016)
1453-DontWalk
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird and Percy read a "Don't Walk" sign.
(First: Episode 0994)
Dot Bridge 04 third red
Cartoon Dot Bridge (third dot wants to be red)
(First: Episode 0001)
3816y
Cartoon "You know what it's like to be scared?"
(First: Episode 0547)
Grovermarchingband
Muppets Grover and his band sing "I Am Not Afraid," as his bandmates are frightened away by a monster.
(First: Episode 1004)
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 2 Oscar has brought back some gifts for Gordon, Susan and David, which he hopes they'll find so yucchy. He gives Gordon a hunk of volcanic rock, which Gordon finds fascinating and intends to use as a paperweight. Susan is given a jar of Hawaiian mud, which she thinks may help grow some pretty flowers. Finally, David receives the prickly top of a pineapple, which he will plant and grow another pineapple from. "I'm going back to bed," a defeated Oscar exclaims.
2096t
Cartoon S - Snake: A snake charmer irritates the snake.
(First: Episode 0063)
Serpiente
Cartoon S - Serpiente
(First: Episode 0382)
0756
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie tells the viewer to watch and listen for Cookie Monster, so he won't take the cookie which Ernie just got from Hooper's Store. Ernie encounters a machine that reads "Your Fortune Told. Insert One Cookie." Not realizing that Cookie Monster is inside the machine, he inserts the cookie. Some munching noises are heard, and a card comes out that says, "You will soon be kissed by a grateful Cookie Monster."
(First: Episode 0756)
SimpleSimonAnimals
Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0540)
2Hands
Muppets Kermit talks about hands, with some assistance from a human hand.
(First: Episode 0342)
Apesatplay
Film Apes play at the zoo. (edited)
(First: Episode 0045)
Ptoon
Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
Sorting by Activity Rock Dancing
Song Three kids dance to a rock version of "Three of These Things" while one of them sits and reads.
(First: Episode 0551)
Sgrover.phone
Muppets Super Grover: Grover Kent sees a lost little girl in trouble and tries to find a phone booth to change in, the same one she wants to use to call home. (introduction edited)
(First: Episode 0647)
Telephone-Brugnoni
Film A man uses a TELEPHONE booth in the city.
(First: Episode 0928)
RayB-RhythmBridge2
Celebrity Ray Barretto and his percussionists play different rhythms.
(First: Episode 0966)
Typewriter-S
Cartoon Typewriter: S for Spring
(First: Episode 0792)
BeforeAfterCircus
Cast In a circus routine, Luis the ringmaster demonstrates "before" and "after". Freeze-frame technology allows his assistant, Linda, to show each action as she jumps through a hoop, slips on a banana peel, and gets a bucket of water thrown at her face.
(First: Episode 0728)
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)
Herryedithannproud
Muppets / Celebrity Edith Ann talks to Herry about being proud.
(First: Episode 0913)
PIYN-ButcherZookeeper
Muppets / Cast Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with a butcher and zookeeper.
(First: Episode 0696)
FruitCart-English
Cartoon Before and after: Several kids are sad, but become happy when a fruit vendor appears.
(First: Episode 0631)
Erniebeforeafter
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to have some cookies. Bert asks Ernie if he knows what "before" means, and Ernie demonstrates by saying that before he can have a cookie, he has to open the lid to a cookie jar, and after he closes the lid, he eats the cookie. He demonstrates a few times, until he loses his appetite for dinner.
(First: Episode 0007)
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SCENE 3 Bob, Maria and Mr. Hooper are feeling jet-lagged, but Luis convinces them to participate in a game of "Three of These Things." On the art board, Luis has pictures of things used for sleeping and a bicycle. The three of them start dozing off during the song and as the kids make their guesses. Luis, Linda and David escort the sleepers back to their homes.
Hubley.stop
Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
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)
Superman S
Cartoon Superman demonstrates the letter S and some of the words it stands for.
(First: Episode 0136)
Whichcomesfirst
Song Joe Raposo asks the musical question, "Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?"
(First: Episode 0276)
1096-Bridge
Transition Four Corner Bridge
E&b-rhyme
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie gets Bert to participate in a rhyme game, but ends the game just as Bert is starting to enjoy it.
(First: Episode 0798)
1563k
Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
Toon-HelpFall
Cartoon A man nearly falls down a chasm, but the word HELP saves him and helps him across.
(First: Episode 0788)
Smashglass
Transition Glass smashes.
(First: Episode 0276)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird sleeps in his nest surrounded by the various things he brought back from Hawaii. Olivia announces the sponsors.


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