Sesame Street
Buffy and Cody leave Sesame Street
Air date March 29, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Production January 20, 1978
Sponsors I, J, 11
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria, Gordon, and others impatiently wait for the mailman to arrive, as he is bringing their goodbye present for Buffy and family, who are about to head back to Hawaii today. The Muppet postman finally arrives and hands Gordon the package; Gordon immediately slaps a bow on it and gives it to the Wolfchilds. The gift is a photo album, which Buffy loves. She wishes to have photos of her friends to put in it, and the postman whips out a bunch of photos of himself he can contribute.
BabyRocky
Muppets Baby Rocky performs "Cry" from his crib.
(First: Episode 1107)
2lines
Cartoon Two lines intersect at the middle of the screen and have an argument; they cooperate by making a cross.
(First: Episode 0276)
Noimage
Film A gymnast demonstrates on and off.
(First: Episode 0526)
Herecomedejudge
Cartoon "The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug."
Studio: Ken Snyder; Director: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0009)
2414-Jasper
Cast Jasper Johnson (David) performs his famous "J" Walk for a roaring crowd.
(First: Episode 0761)
1839zl
Cartoon J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
0871s
Muppets Hands count to 11.
(First: Episode 0183)
Pinball 11
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0988)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Noimage
Insert Bob and the kids play a simplified version of hopscotch.
(First: Episode 0863)
Film-3KidsStretch
Film A male voice instructs three kids in stretching exercises.
(First: Episode 1013)
E&Bhereornothere
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is reading a book when Ernie startles him by asking if he wants to play checkers. Bert says, "I thought maybe you weren't here!" Ernie starts to search to see if he can find himself.
(First: Episode 0171)
Toon.Up.Down.Up.Down
Cartoon Various demonstrations of DOWN and UP
(First: Episode 0847)
Kerm-grover-updown
Muppets Kermit has Grover help him demonstrate up and down by having Grover climb UP a sky-high flight of stairs -- while Kermit takes the elevator to the top. Exhausted, Grover faints and rolls DOWN the staircase.
(First: Episode 0693)
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SCENE 2 Buffy places some photos in the album, when Herry Monster comes over with a large photo of himself she can have. Buffy points out the picture is much too large, so Herry fetches a large photo album. She then claims it won't fit in her suitcase, so Herry gets a giant suitcase. She finally asks him for a small picture, which he has hanging on his wall. Naturally, he brings the wall with it.
Toon.Clumsysquare
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
1800-11
Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
Ringmybell
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is.
(First: Episode 0449)
Rhymeswithballtoon
Cartoon Words that rhyme with BALL
(First: Episode 0773)
BeeFilm
Film A bumble bee
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)
Five balls try to play basketball
Muppets Five balls get together to play basketball. It takes them awhile to count themselves, but then they realize they don't have a ball.
(First: Episode 0267)
Song.Capital.I
Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Buffy sings "Cody Watching You Grow."
Jenny Jeff Jacket
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)
Screwdriver
Film A screwdriver slowly drives a screw into the ground.
(EKA: Episode 0796)
11lions
Cartoon At the circus, Tommy Trueheart displays his 11 trick-performing lions.
(First: Episode 0816)
Noimage
Film Wrench - Tools (0:24)
DonMusic-OldMacDonald
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music successfully writes "Old MacDonald," with the help of Kermit and several barnyard animals.
(First: Episode 0923)
Speechballoon.Island
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I for Island.
(First: Episode 0314)
2059e
Film George the Farmer demonstrates up/down with two ladders.
(First: Episode 0239)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Big Bird has packed his bags and is ready to join Buffy's family in Hawaii, which is news to them. As he goes to get his feather duster, Buffy and Sheldon discuss how to break it to him that he can't come with them. When Big Bird returns, he reports that he can't go with them after all - he and Mr. Snuffleupagus are going to the spaghetti factory tomorrow and he can't abandon his best friend.
1800-22
Cartoon A girl runs home to her CASA.
(First: Episode 0503)
0871e
Film A farmer takes care of baby calves.
(First: Episode 0784)
1091-08
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is thirsty, and imagines that he's drinking nice cold water. Irritated, Bert tells him to go get a real glass of water. Ernie does, but then he annoys Bert by saying that now he's hungry.
(First: Episode 0459)
Herecomedejudge
Cartoon "The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug." (repeat)
Richie Havens 1-20
Celebrity Richie Havens counts 1-20.
(First: Episode 0742)
1800-21
Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(First: Episode 0586)
2423-Sprout
Film Time-lapse of seeds growing.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Updowncartoonman
Cartoon A man demonstrates up and down.
Artist: Al Jarnow
(First: Episode 0276)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Gordon's car is loaded up to take Buffy and family to the airport. Before parting, Buffy tells Maria that Cody has left a special "thank you" up in her apartment. Maria goes inside to find the room covered with his crayon drawings.


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