Sesame Street
Big Bird plans for snow
(repeat of 0834)
Air date January 31, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors F, W, 7
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Picture Segment Description
Muppets Five Anything Muppets sing the "Numerical Correspondence Song."
(First: Episode 0735)
Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F.
(First: Episode 0093)
Version 3
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SCENE 1 Big Bird wakes up in his nest all excited because he planned for snow last night by setting out his shovel, his boots, and sled. His excitement diminishes when he looks around to find all those items covered under mounds of snow.
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Film The making of a jumpsuit, from the initial design to the finished product.
(First: Episode 0927)
Cartoon A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(First: Episode 0309)
Muppets Full-body versions of Bert and Betty Lou ice skate together.
(First: Episode 0847)
Cartoon F stands for flower, forest, fox, frog and fantastic.
Film An ice cream man hands a boy too many cones. The boy cries out for "HELP" and some kids eat the extras.
(First: Episode 0484)
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SCENE 2 Oscar the Grouch observes the snow on Sesame Street from his can. It's untouched; hasn't been shoveled or plowed yet, so it neatly covers all the dirt and litter that can otherwise be seen in the neighborhood. He decides to dirty it up by throwing ashes all from his furnace all over the place. Jay makes his way down the street, but he's struggling; slipping and sliding all over the place. When he reaches Oscar's can, he thanks him for throwing some ashes down because it's make walking on the snow and ice easier.. Not everyone would have been so thoughtful.
Muppets The Miss Muffet Play
(First: Episode 0280)
Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
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SCENE 3 Oscar is disgusted at having been called thoughtful, so he's swept the ashes away from the front of his can. Bob walk over and thanks him for clearing away the snow. Nobody else on the street has done that yet, it was a very nice thing to do.
Film Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
Muppets The Amazing Mumford sounds out the word MAGIC, then makes himself disappear.
(First: Episode 1075)
Cartoon Jazz #7 (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0281)
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SCENE 4 Cursing himself for being nice again, Oscar has dumped a pile of snow in front of his trash can, swept away from the steps of 123 Sesame Street. When Maria comes along and see the steps clear, she commends him for the sweet gesture and gives him a kiss. Oscar collapses with a groan.
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
(First: Episode 0163)
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version two).
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0414)
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SCENE 5 Oscar thinks over everything he did to earn him compliments this morning, so he vows to return all the snow to where it was. Two kids approach and ask him if he wants the pile of snow. Oscar says he doesn't, so the kids claim it for building a snowman and thank him for his generosity.
Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
(First: Episode 0368)
Film "Pig's Love Song" (live-action version)
(First: Episode 0572)
Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(First: Episode 0512)
Celebrity Bill Cosby counts to 20 with his "twin."
(First: Episode 0135)
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Cartoon An anthropomorphic cloud blows a wild wind disturbing some farm animals.
(First: Episode 0407)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit has received a phone call which tells him that there is someone who has been standing out in a terrible snow storm for a long time. Kermit asks everyone who passes by, "Are you that person?" But everyone he asks has been out in the snow for only a short time. Kermit refuses to give up, however, and tells us to stay tuned.
(First: Episode 0750)
Cast Luis is dressed for snow, but is stuck at the beach. David dresses for the beach, but finds himself in the snow. They happily switch places.
(First: Episode 0497)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash (cont'd): Kermit, now shivering a little, is still looking for the person who's been standing out in the snow for a long time. He even asks Farley, too. Still no success yet.
(First: Episode 0750)
Cartoon A lost man in the desert asks a stranger for directions to the city. He builds a pretend city out of sand to show what it looks like. As it turns out, the stranger is an alien.
(First: Episode 0763)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash (cont'd): Kermit is now buried up to his neck in snow, colder than ever. He calls the attention of passerby Harvey Kneeslapper, who tells Kermit that he is the one who made the call, which was a prank call. As it turns out, Kermit was the one standing out in the storm.
(First: Episode 0750)
Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
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SCENE 6 In Hooper's Store, Bob and David sing "Here Are Some Things" and help the kids classify marbles in jars.
Muppets Lefty sells Ernie an invisible ice cream cone; Ernie pays for it with an invisible nickel.
(First: Episode 0687)
Film Kids use a magnet to retrieve a jack.
(First: Episode 0968)
Cartoon A man blows 7 bubbles.
(First: Episode 0639)
Muppets Beautiful Day Monster is part of a group of cheerleaders who cheer up to the letter F. When the leader asks what "ABCDEF" spells, they are all stumped, and Beautiful Day Monster comments on how weird that is.
(First: Episode 0094)
Animation Sand F/f
(First: Episode 0629)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird and David enjoy the beauty of the snow from inside Hooper's Store, but David notes that neither he nor anyone else on the streets seems to have found the time to shovel yet. Big Bird says he's going to round up a bunch of kids to get the shoveling done.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Feet (One Foot, Two Foot)."
(First: Episode 0233)
Muppets At the carnival , Herry asks Ernie to participate in a game. Ernie has three chances to win a prize by knocking down a pile of bottles with a baseball. Ernie only manages to knock down some, then most of the bottles, but not all of them, so he doesn't win the prize. Herry, on the other hand, can knock the bottles down not with a baseball, but with his loud voice.
(First: Episode 0935)
Cartoon I have all, I have none (men w/ grapes)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0624)
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SCENE 8 Big Bird has lined up several kids platoon-style on the sidewalk and issues assignments for where each of them should shovel. When he asks if everyone's ready to shovel, they reply no. They don't have any shovels.
Film Animal camouflage with kid voiceovers.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0366)
Cartoon A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1017)
Film Some clowns, more clowns
(First: Episode 0563)
Transition Bridge #10 - Bricks Bridge A
(First: Episode 0286)
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SCENE 9 David watches Big Bird and the kids shovel with cardboard boxes.

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