Sesame Street
Rodeo Rosie ropes in the villainous Oscar the Grouch
(repeat of 0799)
Air date February 8, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors L, N, 5
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird gathers a bag of cabbages for a visit from Mr. Snuffleupagus today. Luis, Susan, and Gordon don't believe him as usual. When Snuffy arrives at Big Bird's nest, he jumps for joy upon seeing the cabbages. This shakes the whole street, rattling the adults. As Snuffy eats, he asks for some pepper, which causes him to sneeze. This sends a large gust down the block, making everyone else think a storm is forming. Snuffy heads home and Big Bird finds the adults cowering under the Hooper's Store awning. They tell him about the storm and Big Bird remarks, "You guys sure have some imagination!"
Cartoon A boy tries to guess what a voice belongs to by asking it questions, and wins a ride on a giraffe.
(First: Episode 0795)
Celebrity Mummenschanz - The Slinky
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Song Sesame Street Animal Films: Joe Raposo sings George Gershwin's "Funny Face."
(First: Episode 0006)
Film A Mummenschanz performer imitates the mannerism and movement of a monkey.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie lies in bed and starts talking about what a square looks like and how many lines it has, then goes on to compare a square with a triangle. He then starts to ponder how many sides a circle has, and goes to sleep. Bert is about to attempt to answer the question, but ends up not being able to sleep.
(First: Episode 0132)
SCENE 2 Oscar and the kids pretend to be in the Old West. The kids pretend their chairs are a stagecoach, while Oscar is the bad guy they pursue. Rodeo Rosie, thinking this a real scenario, ropes Oscar and threatens to take him to the sheriff.
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
Celebrity The Mummenschanz - Making Faces
Cartoon The Typewriter: N - Nose
(First: Episode 0793)
Muppets In the park, Harvey Kneeslapper comes up behind a man, asks him, "Wanna see something funny?" and then holds a mirror up. The man sees nothing funny...until he looks at Harvey!
(First: Episode 0283)
Cast Linda teaches a child to sign "Bus Stop."
(First: Episode 0996)
Film Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Film Gibbons make screeching noises.
(First: Episode 0276)
Cartoon A man takes advantage of his television appearance to display his giant ME sign.
(First: Episode 0781)
Film A male frog hops around and bulges his throat.
(First: Episode 0469)
Celebrity The Mummenschanz act out being a frog.
SCENE 3 Luis hears the sounds of water coming from Oscar's trash can. He guesses that Oscar might be swimming in his pool, but doesn't believe such a thing really could fit down there. Oscar tells him to look for himself and Luis receives a face full of water.
Cartoon A girl trains her dog on here and there.
(First: Episode 0769)
Film A talking tree tells a boy about the difference between here and there, near and far, and close and next to. ("here and there" section only)
(First: Episode 0111)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Brian talk about the difference between here and there.
(First: Episode 0127)
Pat Paulsen 10
Celebrity Pat Paulsen counts to 10. "Whoopee!"
(First: Episode 0069)
Cartoon / Film Things that begin with N: nail, nest, net, notebook, needle, noodle, nuts, napkins, nose. (Don't make noise at night). The letter N is nice.
(First: Episode 0659)
Muppets "Fat Cat"
(First: Episode 0536)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N for Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
Celebrity Mummenschanz - Head/Tail Puzzle
SCENE 4 Susan tries to find something for Herry Monster to do, as he doesn't feel like doing anything that involves his great strength. She produces a dolly from the crate, which he gently takes care of.
Cartoon 5 song (twinkles, candles, diamonds, horses)
(First: Episode 0973)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Polly count five fingers.
(First: Episode 0279)
Celebrity The Mummenschanz play a clam who gets onto a box, then eats an object.
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
Film The Mad Painter #5
(First: Episode 0345)
SCENE 5 The Count loves counting and decides to count other things people love - Gordon likes driving his car, Luis loves playing his guitar, and Susan loves being outside on a nice day. The Count probes Oscar for an answer, but it just met with "no"s, which Oscar loves to say.
Animation Sand L/l
(First: Episode 0632)
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
(First: Episode 0297)
Celebrity The Mummenschanz act out the actions of a fly.
AMs hair alphabet
Muppets Two Anything Muppets with hair over their eyes recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0779)
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles. (repeat)
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Transition Bridge - Tank Filling (0:06)
SCENE 6 Big Bird is sick in his nest. He feels nobody cares about him or his condition since he's all alone, when suddenly everybody drops by for a visit.

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