Sesame Street
Bob and Luis prepare cereal
Air date March 16, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Production January 16, 1978
Sponsors E, Q, 2
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At Mr. Hooper, Bob and Luis get ready to dig into their hot cereal. However, Bob likes his with butter and salt, and Luis likes his with sugar and milk. They both think the other's way of serving it is absurd, until they take a taste of the other's. They find they like it so much they swap bowls.
2795z
Animation New Ball in Town: Three striped balls encounter a polka-dotted ball.
(First: Episode 0777)
Spilled milk film
Film A woman asks a boy how a glass of milk was spilled on the table, so the boy offers several outlandish scenarios before telling her the truth: it was him.
(First: Episode 0212)
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Cartoon A man tells a confused boy that he saw a bird on a tree, with both of their thoughts appearing on the screen.
(First: Episode 0565)
KermitHerryCookie.bicycle
Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry Monster are fighting over a bicycle, when Kermit suggests they share it. The two monsters cooperate, and devour the bicycle together.
(First: Episode 0978)
I'mpretty-original
Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
(First: Episode 0389)
Jazzyspies2
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird sees the grownups working on a giant mural in the arbor. He wonders why he wasn't invited to participate and assumes they don't want him involved. As he starts to cry, the adults call him over, having been waiting for him this entire time. They tell him that they send someone over to get him earlier, but he was asleep. Big Bird is pleased that they've left the entire top open for him to paint.
FirstandLastsong
Muppets Two brothers, First and Last, sing about how their names affect how they do things.
(First: Episode 0134)
Film-FeetFirst
Film A kid enters a tunnel made of snow to demonstrate "head first" and "feet first."
(First: Episode 0290)
Lastforchow
Cartoon Beetle Bailey wants to be first in the chow line, but he ends up last.
(First: Episode 0666)
ThreeOfTheseKids-Sweeping
Song Bob sings "Three of These Things" about three kids playing basketball and one kid sweeping.
(First: Episode 0606)
Eforerase
Cartoon E for Erase
(First: Episode 0486)
Headball-Counting
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin leads a counting practice for his Headball team.
(First: Episode 0893)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird has plans to see a lecture at the Audubon Bird Society with Luis at two o'clock, but he knows that he always has trouble remembering when to meet up with people. So, he decides to find a pneumonic device to help him remember. He produces a shoe, as it rhymes with "two." He thinks it might not be enough to help and starts looking for something else. Outside the doors, Luis waits for Big Bird and decides to poke his head in to see if he's ready. Big Bird cancels their plans, having brought out dozens of other rhyming objects that he now must put away.
Ssnfbicycle
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music tries to write "Mary Had a Little Lamb", but he can't come up with a word that rhymes with "snow". Kermit suggests that Don try another angle, which leads to Don writing the hit song "Mary Had a Bicycle." Don sings the song, with back-up vocals from the Monotones.
(First: Episode 0698)
QuietKorty
Cartoon Q for Quiet
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0441)
Character.brad
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is preparing to give his nephew Brad a bath, but Ernie chastises him for not providing any bath toys. He brings so many toys that Bert feels there is no longer room for Brad. So as not to waste the water, Ernie hops into the tub.
0871p
Cartoon The Typewriter: "Q", Quiet
(First: Episode 0768)
Noimage
Muppets Hands deal cards 12-1 wild (0:37)
(First: Episode 0433)
Cartoontwoeyes
Cartoon A man counts two ears, two eyes and two arms. He picks up each leg to count two legs, and then falls down.
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
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Insert Bob, Luis and Gordon sing "Three Musketeers."
(First: Episode 1052)
Eaticecream
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
Film.greentreesnake
Film Green Tree Snake
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0285)
E&Boutappartment
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie won't let Bert into the apartment. At first, Bert worries his friend might be in trouble, or feeling sad, but then he thinks Ernie might be hiding something from him, which makes him mad. He is finally let in, and finds that Ernie has thrown him a surprise party, which makes him happy. Guests at the party include Roosevelt Franklin, Herbert Birdsfoot, Prairie Dawn, Sherlock Hemlock, Grover, Guy Smiley, and a mailman.
(First: Episode 0461)
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SCENE 4 Bob and Linda sing the sorting song using circles and a triangle.
Countupto9a
Muppets The Count croons "Count Up to Nine."
2train
Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
1836m
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
1201-Teeth
Cartoon On a musical theater stage, teeth dance as they're flossed and brushed.
(EKA: Episode 1107)
2477t
Cartoon A photographer tries to look for some animals quietly, but they all end up secretly following him.
(First: Episode 0799)
Waiter-flyinsoup
Muppets Mr. Johnson has been served a bowl of soup, but flags down his waiter to make a complaint. He asks Grover to inspect the fly that's in his soup, but Grover looks under; next to; and above the soup before he agrees to bring out a new bowl. The kitchen is all out of what Mr. Johnson ordered, so he brings him Cream of Mosquito.
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Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall.
(First: Episode 0370)
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SCENE 5 Goodbye


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