Sesame Street
Oscar's important message
Air date March 21, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors K, Z, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Mr. Snuffleupagus sneaks up on Big Bird and surprises him. Big Bird tells Snuffy to do the same to everyone else on Sesame Street, but his timing isn’t so great.
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Cartoon Two men push two large bird eggs on top of two hills.
(First: Episode 0773)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Me."
(First: Episode 0421)
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Film A baby messes around (literally) with a chocolate cookie, as Cookie Monster (in voice-over) wishes it were for him.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
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Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog witnesses how the mailman and salesman knock at the door while the Big Bad Wolf chases Little Red Riding Hood around the bed. Eventually, the Woodsman shows up, and Red and the Wolf chase him for cutting down a maple tree which was their favorite one.
(First: Episode 0621)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
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Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #2)
(First: Episode 0101)
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Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
(First: Episode 0489)
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SCENE 2 Count von Count encounters a child imitating him, which makes him proud.
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Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Frog Struggle Song."
(First: Episode 0492)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie keeps taking glasses of water outside the apartment. Bert thinks of possible uses Ernie could have for this water. As it turns out, the kitchen faucet is broken, and Ernie's trying to get rid of the water before the apartment floods.
(First: Episode 0425)
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Cartoon Stop! (Moving Colored STOP signs in fast-motion)
(First: Episode 0776)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Polly demonstrate five fingers.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets "The Subway"
(First: Episode 0762)
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Cartoon A little girl shows the building and apartment where she lives -- both with the number 6.
(First: Episode 0783)
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SCENE 3 Luis asks Herry Monster to help him move something heavy, but Herry has a previous engagement: giving his doll a bath.
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Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
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Film "There's a Bird On Me" (Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets Maria reads "The Boy Who Cried Monster." A terrible, cookie-stealing monster helps to teach a mischievous Anything Muppet boy an important lesson.
(First: Episode 0412)
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Cartoon 5 song (twinkles, candles, diamonds, horses)
(First: Episode 0973)
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Celebrity Paul Simon sings "El Condor Pasa."
(First: Episode 1036)
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Film A conductor yells "STOP" to his off-key violinist trying to play Vittorio Monti's "Czardas".
(First: Episode 0516)
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Cast The Lovers of Five (David, Luis, Gordon and Bob) sing "Gimme Five."
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 1: Bert tells Ernie to clean up the messy apartment.
(First: Episode 0010)
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Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 2: Ernie has almost finished cleaning up the apartment. His toybox is still a mess, so he begins to clean it out, throwing its contents all over the room.
(First: Episode 0010)
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Cartoon zip, zoom, zoom, zig, zag, zany, zoo.
(First: Episode 0359)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola demonstrate "big," "small," "smaller, and "smallest" with four balls.
(First: Episode 0544)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Jack Rabbit
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
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SCENE 4 Oscar calls everyone together for an announcement, then tells them to go away.
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Song "Five Onstage Dancers"
(First: Episode 0539)
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Cast Bob and Maria are spies who meet under a street lamp and greet each other with a recitation of "Little Miss Muffet". Once they've confirmed each others identities, Maria produces some tools and a tricycle while Bob sings "Three of These Things" with a British accent.
(First: Episode 0593)
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Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
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Transition Bridge #10 - Bricks Bridge A
(First: Episode 0286)
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Cast Buffy and Mr. Macintosh perform a song and dance about the letter K.
(First: Episode 0912)
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Muppets Lefty wants to sell Ernie a snowman, but it starts to melt, growing smaller and smaller.
(First: Episode 0368)
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SCENE 5 Oscar tries to make another important announcement, but everyone is wise to his trick this time. The sponsors are announced.


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