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Sesame Street
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 script materials provided by a trusted source.


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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob meets Linda's dog, Snoopy, who understands sign language commands very well. "This dog puts me to shame," Bob remarks.
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Cartoon Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal)
(First: Episode 0784)
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Muppets Cookie Monster tells Ernie that he is going on a diet and won't take his cookies, until Grover tells Cookie that he looks sick.
(First: Episode 0153)
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Cartoon Small v ... for voom, voice, violin, etc.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0167)
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Film A female vocalist sings about the many different types of flowers found all over.
(First: Episode 0141)
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Cartoon Small v... (Spanish version)
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0389)
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Muppets "Frazzle" with Frazzle & The Frazzletones
(First: Episode 0846)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin
A musician plays a violin, which instantly breaks.
(First: Episode 0052)
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SCENE 2 Linda teaches the kids how to sign the alphabet. Alphabet Bates then appears in the sky to write a letter V.
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Cartoon Violet climbs a vine with V words.
(First: Episode 0389)
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Cast Luis looks for the SALIDA in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy V
Artist: John Hubley
(First: Episode 0311)
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Muppets 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)
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Cartoon This is a big letter V poem
(First: Episode 0507)
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Cast David sings "Mary Had a Little Lamb" while Linda signs it.
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Cartoon "That's About the Size of It"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film A gymnast demonstrates close to and away from.
(First: Episode 0513)
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Cartoon Consonant Sound: V, violin
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SCENE 3 Oscar learns some Grouchy signs from Linda so he no longer has to rely on Bob to get his rotten message across.
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Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit the Frog and Tracy demonstrate "close" and "far".
(First: Episode 0129)
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Cartoon A story of a man who hates frogs (voiced by Daws Butler), until his swamp becomes infested with flies.
(First: Episode 0387)
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Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
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Insert Olivia sings "Standing in Somebody's Shoes."
(First: Episode 1008)
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Muppets Grover demonstrates near and far.
(First: Episode 0787)
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Cartoon A boy passes by various signs before reaching the SALIDA.
(First: Episode 0500)
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SCENE 4 Bob, Linda and the kids play "The Mirror Game," where they act like each others' reflections.
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Cartoon 1-10, 10-1 count with stripes.
(First: Episode 0926)
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Film 1-20 Ice Skaters
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0408)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: A pair of feet stand on a wall while Kermit the Frog talks about them and what they can do.
(First: Episode 0371)
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Cartoon The story of a king who learns to take a bath.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1083)
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Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon W For Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
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Film Pottery
music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0169)
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Animation Sand W/w
(First: Episode 0641)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird looks for something to do, when Bob tells him about the mirror game they just played. Big Bird acts like Bob's reflection...and won't stop.
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Film Marching Band #3
(First: Episode 0517)
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Cartoon 3 song (butterflies, birthday presents, waving pennants etc.)
(First: Episode 0927)
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Transition Bridge #2 - Scoring
(First: Episode 0291)
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Film Number Three Ball Film: A red ball follows a rollercoaster-like track through checkpoints (each, a set of three) that are counted in voiceover. At the end, the ball turns into a cherry which is devoured by a girl.
(First: Episode 0744)
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Transition Bridge #12 - Glass smashes
(First: Episode 0276)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird and Bob read newspapers together. Bob insists the game is over, but Big Bird keeps reflecting him. Big Bird tells Bob that he's getting tired of playing the game and recommends they stop; Bob breaks down.


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