Sesame Street
Snow Pageant
(repeat of 0838)
Air date February 2, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors J, O, 11
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 As it snows on Sesame Street, Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus perform a snow pageant. Big Bird recites a poem about what to do when it snows out, and Snuffy dances around dressed as a snowflake.
Cartoon A little man misplaces his J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
Song Joe Raposo sings "A Little Bit."
(First: Episode 0160)
Cartoon J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — As Bert takes a nap, Ernie tells the viewer how he knows that Bert is asleep - thus waking Bert up, just to tell him it's time for his nap.
(First: Episode 0027)
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0988)
Muppets Hands count to 11.
(First: Episode 0183)
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SCENE 2 Susan enjoys a cup of hot cocoa in Hooper's Store and tells David she meant to warm up her car before driving it to work. Big Bird overhears this and leaves the store, vowing to do a good deed today.
Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0173)
Film Letter O hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0338)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird leads Susan to her car which he has wrapped in blankets to warm it up. Susan explains that warming up a car means running the engine for a bit before driving it, but tells Big Bird that it was a nice gesture.
Cartoon In Spanish, a man makes everything in the room cerrada, and considers making the basket abierto if only for the guitar band inside.
(First: Episode 0771)
Muppets The Martians find a telephone.
(First: Episode 0398)
Cartoon Clouds that look like things.
(First: Episode 0211)
Film Addition and subtraction using three trapeze artists (version "B")
(First: Episode 1041)
Cartoon A boy imagines multiple uses for his broom.
(First: Episode 0784)
Muppets Super Grover tries to stop a fight between Sammy and Frankie, who are fighting over an apple.
(First: Episode 0786)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird encounters The Count counting snowflakes, but he's shivering and Big Bird worries he'll freeze. The Count won't go in away from the snowflakes he's counting, so Big Bird encourages him to exercise. The Count says he's not the athletic type (he doesn't chase after footballs or own any sporting equipment), so Big Bird convinces him to jump. When The Count discovers that jumping includes counting your jumps, he realizes that he's going to enjoy exercise.
Cartoon J family jamboree
(First: Episode 0365)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird is jumping very slowly now as The Count has counted 233 of his jumps. He says he's just getting warmed up.
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog reports on the story of Jack and Jill. Jack needs someone to go up the hill with him. First he chooses Mervin, then Francine and Gladys the Cow. Finally Jack chooses Jill, who refuses go up the hill with him again, so he asks Kermit to fill in.
(First: Episode 1071)
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Film Russian nesting dolls 1-10
(First: Episode 0540)
Cartoon I am dry, they are wet (man laying on the beach)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
Film Joe Raposo: Wet & Dry (Falls in pool; kid VO's)
(First: Episode 0467)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Everything is getting wet, because it's raining and a window is stuck open. But Ernie explains that he can't fix it now because he'd get wet in all that rain. When the rain stops, he explains to Bert that since it's not raining anymore, nothing's getting wet, and there's no reason to fix it.
(First: Episode 0344)
Cartoon I am dry, he is wet (Shark fishing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
Film Baby animals nurse.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0546)
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Goin' for a Ride", while traveling in a car, train, and boat.
(First: Episode 0037)
Cast A Howard Cosell-type announcer narrates as athlete Maria subtracts a chair from a group of three.
(First: Episode 0431)
Cartoon At the circus, Tommy Trueheart displays his 11 trick-performing lions.
(First: Episode 0816)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
Muppets The Anything Muppets perform a "Handclapping Number".
(First: Episode 0491)
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SCENE 6 While David studies in Hooper's Store, several people come in and leave messages for others that they have plans with: Gordon for Susan, Biff for Sully, Oscar for Herry, and so on. David gets the messages confused, but has an idea about how he might be able to remedy the problem.
Film Fireworks Alphabet
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SCENE 7 David has hung a message board on the wall so everyone can leave notes for each other. Big Bird comes in to leave a message for his friend Elwood, but David needs to help him write it out. He reminds David that he'll also have to read it to Elwood when he comes in because he can't read.
Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Kate tells Grover about being out in the snow.
(First: Episode 0784)
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Cartoon A disobedient jacket illustrating words that begin with the letter J annoys an off-screen narrator, which reveals two kids named Jenny and Jeff inside of it.
(First: Episode 0527)
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SCENE 8 The kids play in the show while Biff announces the sponsors: J, O, 11

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