Sesame Street
Gordon and Susan accidentally lock themselves out of 123 Sesame Street; Cody makes a mess in Oscar's trash can
Air date March 3, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Production January 10, 1978
Sponsors R, V, 4
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 In the early morning, Gordon takes out the trash, and accidentally locks himself out of the 123 building. He tries to get through the window adjacent to Big Bird's nest, then Susan shows up, having made the same mistake as Gordon just now.
Cartoon A little girl imagines what would happen if she dropped her bag of ping pong balls.
(First: Episode 0583)
Muppets Kermit sings "This Frog."
(First: Episode 0944)
Cartoon Two men hammer a stake into a hole.
(First: Episode 0785)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Kangaroo Blues."
(First: Episode 0277)
Cartoon Two men, one named Virgil Veep, discuss the letter V as they stand atop a capital V.
(First: Episode 0110)
Cast The Alphabet Dancers form the letter V.
(First: Episode 0455)
Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Me."
(First: Episode 0421)
SCENE 2 Oscar is pleased to see Buffy in a bad mood over the day she's had with her disobedient son Cody. Oscar thinks Cody has the makings of a Grouch.
Animation Sand V/v
(First: Episode 0637)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie's doctor comes over. Ernie keeps trying to tell the doctor why he called him, but the doctor is too occupied with checking on Ernie, hardly allowing him to get a word in edgewise.
(First: Episode 0137)
Buffy listens as Cody wreaks havoc inside Oscar's trash can.
Cartoon The Typewriter: V for Vacuum
(First: Episode 0774)
Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be. (re-recorded music)
(First: Episode 0004)
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(First: Episode 0279)
Film A boy climbs up a tree to gather coconuts.
Cartoon Sign Sounds: One Way
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: In a take on the "Hey Diddle Diddle" nursery rhyme, Kermit the Frog interviews Natalie the cow and her cat manager as she prepares to jump over the moon. Natalie plans to break the usual cow stereotype by doing this jump. After the cat plays a fanfare on his fiddle, she makes the jump and crash lands back to Earth, where she is praised and congratulated for her jump.
(First: Episode 0634)
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found.
(First: Episode 0268)
Film George the Farmer demonstrates noisy and quiet.
(First: Episode 0241)
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0277)
Cookie Danger David.jpg
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster asks David to read a DANGER sign.
(First: Episode 0279)
SCENE 3 Sheldon gives Cody a bath, but gets wet in the process.
Film Kids watch a silent movie with a man resting on the train tracks with an oncoming trolley - DANGER!
(First: Episode 0480)
Grover danger sign.jpg
Muppets Grover reads a sign that says DANGER and looks around for said danger. He doesn't find it anywhere until he trips and falls on the sign.
(First: Episode 0182)
Cartoon Four construction workers build a number 4.
(First: Episode 0507)
Song "Sawmill" - Folk singers detail how lumber is made into usable wood. (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0657)
Pinball 04.jpg
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(First: Episode 0984)

Film Future careers: footage of a kid acting out a certain job, followed by an adult doing "the real thing." Includes a girl singing the "Sesame Street Theme" and another watching a sketch with Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog.
(First: Episode 0796)
SCENE 4 Buffy lets Big Bird take Cody for a stroller ride. He sings “Little Brother”, about what it would be like to have a younger sibling.
Cartoon A peacock counts twenty feathers on his tail.
(First: Episode 0406)
Film A boy visits the hospital to see his mother's new baby.
Muppets Bert says that he's going to demonstrate quiet by talking quietly to Ernie. But when he tries, Ernie claims that he can't hear what Bert is saying. Finally, Bert gets frustrated and shouts at Ernie; Ernie tells Bert not to be so loud.
(First: Episode 0150)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Otters in the zoo
(First: Episode 0487)
Insert Three of These Kids are wearing winter gear in the cold, but one is not.
(First: Episode 0463)
Cartoon A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(First: Episode 0410)
Film A girl catches a lobster.
SCENE 5 Big Bird sees all the toys in Cody’s play pen and imagines him as a fireman, a football player, a chef, and a doctor.
Muppets / Celebirty Edgar Kendricks sings "Cross at the Green."
(First: Episode 1040)
Cartoon A man encounters someone with a DANGER sign hanging on the end of his nose, and doubts there's any danger until the character sneezes.
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the movies, Ernie makes some loud noises while he eats his candy bar and peanuts and drinks his soda. Bert loses his temper and shouts at Ernie to be quiet, at which point the usher enters and throws Bert out.
(First: Episode 0536)
Film Ten hats on a hatrack
(First: Episode 0439)
Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Loren demonstrate loud and soft.
(First: Episode 0432)
SCENE 6 Gordon and Susan accidentally forget their keys again, and have to climb through the window. The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.

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