Sesame Street
Plot Playing the Mirror Game
Air date April 18, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors V, W, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
  • Cartoon: Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal) (EKA: Episode 0815)
  • Cookie Monster: Herbert Birdsfoot invents a complicated machine, to test Cookie Monster's problem-solving abilities. Cookie Monster needs to pull the string to raise the glass cover off the plateful of cookies at the other end -- but when he lets go to retrieve the cookies, the cover will fall again. Herbert hears Cookie Monster approaching, and hides to observe him. Cookie investigates the machine for a moment, then gets the cookies by karate-chopping the glass cover. (First: Episode 0132)
  • Oscar learns a few "grouch" words in sign language.
  • Song: "Standing in Somebody's Shoes"
  • Linda, Bob, and children "mirror" one another's movements.
  • Cartoon: Consonant Sound: V - Violin
  • Big Bird plays the "mirror game", but later gets tired of it.

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