Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird arrives at the ranch in New Mexico and makes friends with the animals.
repeat of 0811
Air date April 24, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors G, K, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 The truck arrives at the ranch in New Mexico where Spanish-speaking people are waiting. Luis greets his relatives with hugs, and introduces them to his friends.
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SCENE 1
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Big Bird is introduced to Luis' relatives. He attempts to greet them in Spanish, but they understand each other in spite of the language barrier.
Girldraws
Cartoon A girl shows how good she is at drawing buildings.
(First: Episode 0454)
Bugs GW Stamp
Muppets The Twiddlebugs get a new postage stamp portrait of George Washington, but have trouble getting it to stick to the wall. They finally get it to work, but it is upside down.
(First: Episode 0776)
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Cartoon Sign Man: WALK TALL
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SCENE 2 Roberta shows Gordon how to make bread in the horno (oven). The stone dome can hold a lot of heat, and the bread is ready in 20 minutes.
Goose
Cartoon A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1141)
TwoGSounds
Muppets Grover and George sing "Two G Sounds."
(First: Episode 0358)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
Cosbytellsstory
Celebrity Bill Cosby tells his young friends a story that involves "over" and "under". He mixes the words up, and the kids correct him.
(First: Episode 0136)
Cartoonwizard
Cartoon A wizard walks through a door. A boy in pajamas tries to imitate him without success.
(First: Episode 1042)
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Film Joe Raposo counts 20 antique cars.
(First: Episode 0410)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
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SCENE 3 Luis, Gordon, Maria, and Bob sing "It's a Wonderful Place," happy to be visiting New Mexico. Oscar has a different take on the atmosphere ("It's a yucky old place!").
BrushYourTeeth!!
Cartoon Brush your teeth, up and down, side to side, round and round.
(First: Episode 1154)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again."
(First: Episode 0631)
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Cartoon He, She and It show how a faucet works.
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Muppets Simon Soundman has the viewers guess what sound he is making. He makes the sound of a train, car, and a horse. When Simon makes the sound of the horse, a cowboy uses his lasso to capture Simon, mistaking him for a real horse.
(First: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 4 Luis talks to the viewer about the adobe house he and his friends are going to help his grandfather build. Besides adobe, the house is also made of wood and cement. Oscar perks up when he hears that the adobe bricks are made of mud, but becomes frustrated when he learns the bricks are used to build the house.
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about six snails.
(First: Episode 0324)
LetsPaveaStreet
Film Olivia briefly narrates a film of re-paving a street.
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Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
SSNews.Jackandjill
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog reports on the story of Jack and Jill. Jack needs someone to go up the hill with him. First he chooses Mervin, then Francine and Gladys the Cow. Finally Jack chooses Jill, who refuses go up the hill with him again, so he asks Kermit to fill in.
(First: Episode 1071)
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Animation Sand G / g
(First: Episode 0643)
G film
Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
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SCENE 5 Bob encounters Big Bird looking very lonely. He wants to "go over there and make friends with them," but feels shy. Bob sings an uplifting song, "Don't Be Afraid to Make Friends," which boosts Big Bird's confidence. He musters up the courage to introduce himself to the ... chickens.
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Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 6 Mr. Hooper identifies some friends Big Bird is introducing to him over the telephone. The friends are farm animals, and a few people. At the same time, The Count counts all of Big Bird's friends.
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Cartoon The word SALIDA exits through a white square.
(First: Episode 0718)
Sleepykoala
Song "Rockabye Baby" is sung to a sleepy koala.
(First: Episode 0048)
Noimage
Muppets / Cast Olivia sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with a babysitter and photographer.
Dots4
Cartoon Dot Bridge (last dot shows up early)
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon SALIDA (train)
(First: Episode 0537)
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Film Marching band forms a square
(First: Episode 0514)
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SCENE 7 Luis herds a flock of sheep into the corral.
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Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo - A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one.
(First: Episode 0141)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
Erniethirsty
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie won't stop saying how thirsty he is, no matter how many glasses of water Bert brings him. Even after he's finished, he still won't stop saying "Boy, was I thirsty."
(First: Episode 1144)
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Film Footage of flamingos, ducks, and swans swimming.
(First: Episode 0981)
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SCENE 8 At twilight, everyone talks about their great day inside the house. Maria announces the sponsors.
The story of the New Mexico trip continues in Episode 1162.


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